Exam Prep 70-463: Control Flow Tasks and Containers

This post is part of a series on this blog that will help me, and hopefully you, pass exam 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.  So far, we’ve covered: Tables and Schemas in the data warehouse Dimensions and Slowly Changing Dimensions Fact tables and measures Intro to columnstore indexes Columnstore indexes and partitioning […]


Exam Prep 70-463: SSIS Connection Managers

This post is part of a series on this blog that will help me, and hopefully you, pass exam 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.  So far, we’ve covered: Tables and Schemas in the data warehouse Dimensions and Slowly Changing Dimensions Fact tables and measures Intro to columnstore indexes Columnstore indexes and partitioning […]


Exam Prep 70-463: Introduction to SSDT

This post is part of a series on this blog that will help me, and hopefully you, pass exam 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.  So far, we’ve covered: Tables and Schemas in the data warehouse Dimensions and Slowly Changing Dimensions Fact tables and measures Intro to columnstore indexes Columnstore indexes and partitioning […]

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Exam Prep 70-463: Columnstore Indexes and Partitioning

This post is part of a series on this blog that will help me, and hopefully you, pass exam 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.  So far, we’ve covered: Tables and Schemas in the data warehouse Dimensions and Slowly Changing Dimensions Fact tables and measures Intro to columnstore indexes Today we’re continuing the […]


Exam Prep 70-463: Intro to Columnstore Indexes

This post is part of a series on this blog that will help me, and hopefully you, pass exam 70-463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.  So far, we’ve covered: Tables and Schemas in the data warehouse Dimensions and Slowly Changing Dimensions Fact tables and measures SQL Server 2012 introduced a new way of […]

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