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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Feb 25, 2015
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Data Profiling to the Rescue by Pushing Metadata Boundaries

Don’t let bad data sneak up on you when and where you least expect it. Ferret out bad data with Melissa Data’s newest Profiling Component for SSIS. Learn how to take control of your data using knowledge-base-driven metadata. The truth shall set you free!...More
Feb 11, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 17: Creating Jobs to Check on Synchronization

In my previous post, I provided a high-level outline of the core logic (and rationale behind that logic) that would be needed to set up regular synchronization checks on SQL Server Agent Jobs for servers where AlwaysOn Availability Groups have been deployed. In this post, I’ll walk through the steps--and the code--needed to setup those checks....More
Jan 22, 2015
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AlwaysOn Availability Groups and SQL Server Jobs, Part 18: Health Checks for Availability Groups

Now that we’ve outlined the process to let servers in a SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group "talk to each other" by means of setting up linked servers, it’s possible to set up some additional or improved checks on Availability Group Health....More
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