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DfE and Microsoft bring Open Data to life with Power BI

Microsoft and the Department for Education (DfE) have recently collaborated to showcase how open...

Author: Nicholas Revell Date: 02/22/2018

Usability and Security – an oxymoron?

by Kalai Elumalai - Data Platform Solution Architect This article attempts to answer, Why Enterprise...

Author: Kalai Elumalai Date: 01/20/2017

Using a ‘User Query Store’ for Exceptions and Timeouts

by Mike Boswell – Data Platform Solution Architect. In the previous post, I mentioned that as a Data...

Author: BenCooper Date: 09/29/2016

Exporting SQL Server 2016 Query Store

By Mike Boswell – Data Platform Solution Architect. As a Data Solution Architect, we regularly work...

Author: BenCooper Date: 09/06/2016

The case for building a consolidated SSIS environment

By Jonathan Ball – Data Platform Solution Architect. SQL Server Integration Services, SSIS, can be...

Author: BenCooper Date: 08/04/2016

Live Query Statistics

By Mike Reed – Data Platform Solution Architect. So you work in an organisation who run 'mission...

Author: BenCooper Date: 07/07/2016

Power BI in Your Organisation

By Michael Robson – Technical Solution Professional (Data Platform / BI). Since the launch of Power...

Author: BenCooper Date: 06/21/2016

Moving Schema and Data: SQL Azure Migration Wizard

By Dan Stillwell – Data Platform Solution Architect. In my previous blog I wrote about a scenario...

Author: BenCooper Date: 06/06/2016

Transactional Replication Using an Azure SQL Database Subscriber

By Graeme Scott – Data Platform Solution Architect. For companies that have geographically dispersed...

Author: BenCooper Date: 05/23/2016

Back on the mat

By Craig Clayton – Technical Solution Professional. I recently went back to Brazilian jiu-jitsu...

Author: BenCooper Date: 05/20/2016

Quick way of achieving HA when a POC becomes dependable to the business!

By Dan Stillwell – Data Platform Solution Architect. The great thing about Azure is the flexibility...

Author: BenCooper Date: 05/16/2016

UK Data Platform Team at SQLBITS

By Mike Boswell and Ben Cooper – Data Platform Solution Architects. As a team, we want to become...

Author: BenCooper Date: 05/05/2016

Demystifying Activity Scheduling with Azure Data Factory

By Nicholas Revell – Data Platform Solution Architect. If, like me, you are familiar with scheduling...

Author: BenCooper Date: 05/03/2016

Are Your ETL Batch Windows Full? Real Time Operational Analytics Can Change The Landscape!

by Graeme Scott – Data Platform Solution Architect. A colleague and I recently attended a discovery...

Author: BenCooper Date: 04/22/2016

Temporal, where art thou data? – Establishing the Temporal Basics part 1

by Mike Boswell - Data Platform Solution Architect. At a recent SQL event I presented on the use...

Author: BenCooper Date: 04/13/2016

Welcome to our blog

by Ben Cooper - Data Platform Solution Architect. Hello. Welcome to the UK Data Platform Technical...

Author: BenCooper Date: 04/11/2016