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Welcome to BIG PASS Community

  • We meet at the Del Taco Headquarters in their training room on the ground floor  |  25521 Commercentre Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630 
  • We start mingling around 6:30, start the presentation at 7:00 and head to Los Cabos Cantina for drinks around 8:30

March 8th

Anday Nakamura will be presenting: A Beginners Adventure into Reporting Services 2017 and PowerBI Reporting

April 12th

No Meeting as SQLSaturday Orange County at Golden West College in Huntington Beach is 2 days later on the 14th.  Check out the Pre-Cons on the 13th!

May 10th

Speaker and Topic to be announced soon.


Do you have any events to share? If you do, send them to Ted Stathakis.


 

Next Meeting

Thursday,

June

09

BIG PASS Community Monthly Meeting - Cathrine Wilhelmsen

  • In-Person @ 25521 Commercentre Dr. Lake Forest, California, United States (map)
  • 18:30 - 20:30 Pacific Daylight Time
  • Language: English

We are really looking forward to our next meeting. I hope you are too. If you can make it, please RSVP here.

Agenda

6:30 PM - Networking. Feel free to bring your dinner and join us for some great conversation. 

7:00 PM - Announcements

7:15 PM - Cathrine Wilhelmsen (Remotely)

8:30 PM - Raffle and wrap up

8:45 PM - Networking at Los Cabos Cantina

You do not need to bring a paper ticket to the event. The registration is to obtain a head count for the size of the room and for how much food needs to be purchased. Please un-register by Wednesday if you know that you won't be able to make it. Thank you.

Abstracts below
 
Please contact Mickey Stuewe if you have any questions.

Featured Presentation:

Biml for Beginners: Speed up Your SSIS Development

Cathrine Wilhelmsen, DWH & BI Geek Cathrine Wilhelmsen Consulting

Are you tired of creating and updating the same SSIS packages again and again? Is your wrist hurting from all that clicking, dragging, dropping, connecting and aligning? Do you want to take the next step and really speed up your SSIS development? Say goodbye to repetitive work and hello to Biml, the markup language for Business Intelligence projects. In this session we will look at the basics of Biml. First learn how to use Biml to generate SSIS packages from database metadata. Then see how you can reuse code to implement changes in multiple SSIS packages and projects with just a few clicks. Finally, we will create an example project that you can download and start with to speed up your SSIS development from day one. Stop wasting your valuable time on doing the same things over and over and over again, and see how you can complete in a day what once took more than a week!

About Cathrine:
Cathrine loves teaching and sharing knowledge. She works as a consultant, technical architect and developer, focusing on Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence projects. Her core skills are ETL, SSIS, Biml and T-SQL development, but she enjoys everything from programming to data visualization. Outside of work she's active in the SQL Server and PASS communities as a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, BimlHero Certified Expert, author, speaker, blogger, organizer and chronic volunteer.

Upcoming Speakers

March 2018 - Andy Nakamura   |  SSRS 2017 and PowerBI

April 2018  - SQLSaturday on the 14th and pre-cons on the 13th

May 2018 - One of our SQLSaturday 2018 speakers!

June 2018 - You?!

If you would like to speak for us, please contact the chapter leader, Ted Stathakis.

 

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