Teo Lachev

Teo
Lachev

Teo Lachev, MVP (SQL Server), MCSD, MCT, is a consultant, author, and trainer, with a focus on Microsoft Business Intelligence. His most recent book is "Applied Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services" (Prologika Press). Teo Lachev delivers Business Intelligence training through his company, Prologika (http://www.prologika.com).

Articles
Passing Multivalued Parameters in SQL Server 2008
Table-value parameters, a new feature in SQL Server 2008, makes it easier to pass multivalued parameters. Learn how to use them.
Protect UDM with Dimension Data Security, Part 2 9
Two approaches let you use MDX expressions to easily secure UDM data: storing security policies in a factless fact table and leveraging SSAS stored procedures to integrate UDM with an external security service.
Protect UDM with Dimension Data Security
SQL Server 2005 Analysis Services offers a robust role-based security model for restricting access to Unified Dimensional Model objects and data.

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May 18, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 24: Synchronizing SSIS Packages

In my previous post I covered options for adding “If-checks” into SSIS Packages – or SQL Server Maintenance Plans (which are, effectively, specialized SSIS packages). Once you’ve tackled that process, you’ll need to tackle something else when it comes to managing SSIS packages in conjunction with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. Or, more specifically, you’ll actually need to tackle two tasks....More
May 13, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 23: Maintenance Plan Backups and SSIS Packages

In my last post, we took a look at some of the details involved in actually implementing backups against databases being hosted in AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In addition to providing a high-level overview of how sys.fn_hadr_backup_is_preferred_replica() works, I also mentioned that integrating it into backups managed by SQL Server Maintenance Plans isn’t as easy as what you’ll run into with other types of backups....More
Apr 28, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 22: Executing Backups

Ultimately, there are a number of ways that DBAs can regularly create backups of their databases. Some of the more common options for managing backups include:...More
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