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Pragmatic Works Foundation

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The next Pragmatic Works Foundation class will take place 4/7-4/11! If you want to begin a new career in IT, apply at http://t.co/ETIjENb6m1
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Introduction to Power Query Q&A

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Great resource page for Power Query by Devin Knight Pragmatic Works!

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Delivering Successful Care Coordination: Creating the IT Foundation for ... - Healthcare Informatics

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Landmark Steps to Liberate Open Data | The White House

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President Obama signs an Executive Order directing historic steps to make government-held data more accessible to the public and to entrepreneurs and others as fuel for innovation and economic growth.
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Executive Order (EO) on open data

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Pragmatic Works Partners with Cornerstone Performance Management as an ... - DigitalJournal.com

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President of Pragmatic Works Consulting Elected Executive Vice ...

Adam Jorgensen, President of Pragmatic Works Consulting, was recently elected as Executive Vice President for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) at its Board meeting in Kansas City, Kansas.
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Pragmatic Works – Performance Tuning | Ramblings of a Crafty DBA

I had the opportunity last week to attend the SQL Server Performance Tuning Workshop by Pragmatic Works Learning Center. I definitely recommend this workshop. This is the second class I have taken at the Microsoft New ...
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SSIS Best Practices Checklist

SSIS 2012 -Watch webinar here - http://tinyurl.com/lfyqvdt - 7M 24s

Investigate SSIS packages for adherence to best practices.

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SSIS 2012 -Watch webinar here - http://tinyurl.com/lfyqvdt - 7M 24s Investigate SSIS packages for adherence to best practices.

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New Software Developer Apprenticeship Program Opens - PR Web (press release)

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New Software Developer Apprenticeship Program Opens PR Web (press release) Brian Knight, owner of Pragmatic Works, one of Florida's fastest-growing technology companies, is making an investment in statewide and national employment needs for...

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Pragmatic Works Parallel Data Warehouse

More information here - http://www.pragmaticworks.com/Services/ParallelDataWarehouse As data volumes grow and the number of users increase, traditional archi...
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Doc xPress Command Line Feature

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First use the cd command (change directory) to change the current working directory in the operating system to where the Pragmatic Workbench is located (i.e) cd C:\Program Files (x86)\Pragmatic Works\Pragmatic Workbench.
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When Big Companies Support Start-ups, Both Make More Money - blogs.hbr.org (blog)

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Brian Knight, CEO of Pragmatic Works is one such entrepreneur.
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Harvard Business Review article with mention of Pragmatic Works and Brian Knight!

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PowerPivot and Small Data: A Self-Service Approach to Business Intelligence - SQL Server Pro

PowerPivot and Small Data: A Self-Service Approach to Business Intelligence - SQL Server Pro | Pragmatic Works | Scoop.it
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I requested the following comparison of the backend versus a client-side solution as part of my pre-sales discussion with Pragmatic Works.
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Alex - this is your client just found this post from Tuesday.

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Vivo School of Technology - Florida Trend

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This isn't Knight's first foray into worker training — he started the Pragmatic Works Foundation several years ago to offer free IT training.
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Pragmatic Works Recognized as Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)

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Pragmatic Works Now Offering New Service Migrating From ...

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Today for the first time, Brian Knight, founder of Pragmatic Works, announced that Pragmatic Works will be offering a new service aimed at migrating their clients from Informatica to SSIS! This is a very exciting offering for ...
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Beginning T-SQL 2012 (Beginning Apress) ~ Everyday 1 Ebook

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Book Description

Beginning T-SQL 2012 is the first step toward learning the T-SQL language that underlies Microsoft’s SQL Server database engine. T-SQL is essential in writing SQL statements to get data into and out of a database. T-SQL is the foundation for business logic embedded in the database in the form of stored procedures and functions. Beginning T-SQL 2012 starts you on the path to mastering T-SQL, with an emphasis on best practices and sound coding techniques.
Beginning T-SQL 2012 begins with an introduction to databases, normalization, and to SQL Server Management Studio. Each subsequent chapter teaches an aspect of T-SQL, building on the skills learned in previous chapters. Exercises in each chapter give readers an opportunity for the hands-on practice that leads to true learning and distinguishes the competent professional.

    Imparts best practices for writing T-SQL
    Helps you avoid common errors
    Shows how to write scalable code for good performance

What you’ll learn

    The fundamentals of relational theory, upon which Transact-SQL is based
    How to write accurate queries that are scalable and perform well
    How to combine set-based and procedural processing, obtaining the best from both worlds
    How to embed business logic in your database through stored procedures and functions
    How to simplify your work with new and advanced features, such as common table expressions and virtual tables
    How to enhance performance by knowing when to apply features such table value parameters, and when not to

Who this book is for

Beginning T-SQL 2012 is for developers and database administrators who will be writing database applications against SQL Server databases.

Table of Contents

    Getting Started
    Writing Simple SELECT Queries
    Using Functions and Expressions
    Querying Multiple Tables
    Grouping and Summarizing Data
    Manipulating Data
    Understanding T-SQL Programming Logic
    Working with XML
    Moving Logic to the Database
    Working with Data Types
    Writing Advanced Queries
    Where to Go Next?

About The Author

Kathi Kellenberger is a Sr. Consultant with Pragmatic Works. She enjoys writing and speaking on SQL Server topics, having written over two dozen articles, contributed to four books, and presented at many SQL Server events. In her spare time, Kathi enjoys spending time with family and friends, singing and cycling.
Scott Shaw went from a starving literature major to a well-fed but sleep-deprived IT professional. After filling a wall with certifications ranging from Oracle to Microsoft server, he found his niche in SQL Server. Scott has more than 12 years of experience working in information technology, and now spends his days and nights managing hundreds of virtual SQL servers for a large Midwest healthcare organization while writing articles and presenting speeches for the always-generous SQL community. Scott lives in Saint Louis, Missouri with his wife and two children. He has a master of arts degree in English and comparative literature and a master of science degree in management information systems. Scott has taught classes in T-SQL for Washington University’s CAIT program and present topics for SQLSaturday. He is a frequent contributor to MSSQLTips.com and will be speaking at the inaugural PASS SQLRally in Orlando, Florida in November 2011.
Product Details

    Paperback: 456 pages
    Publisher: Apress; 2 edition (July 4, 2012)
    Language: English
    ISBN-10: 143023704X
    ISBN-13: 978-1430237044
    Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 0.9 x 9.2 inches

Beginning T-SQL 2012 (Beginning Apress) http://www.everyday1ebook.info/2012/08/beginning-t-sql-2012-beginning-apress.html


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Pragmatic Works Awarded Top Honor by HP and Microsoft at Worldwide Partner ... - Broadway World

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Pragmatic Works is a Microsoft NSI Partner with Microsoft Gold Competencies in Data Platform and Business Intelligence.
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