Category Archives: Development

My first project using Biml & Mist

I have recently started using Biml & Mist. Both of these products have been created and maintained by Varigence. Most experienced SSIS / BI developers that I’ve had the pleasure to work with have expressed irritation with how much time … Continue reading

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Software Development Estimates for Small Jobs

As a consultant, I regularly get asked to estimate the amount of work involved in software changes that customers want. In principle this is fine. I know that all work that is done in business these days is based on … Continue reading

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MS SQL Certifications

Today I passed my exam for MCTS: SQL Server 2008 Database Development. I am by nature quite nervous when I take exams, I don’t know why. With every Microsoft certification I have ever written I have finished the test and … Continue reading

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Overregulation in Standard Operating Environments. A Developer’s worst nightmare

Before you get bored of this blog, let me point out that I have to elaborate on my current work situation in order to get to the point. So please try to read the whole thing. I recently ventured from … Continue reading

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