Carlos is a Principal Consultant working with B2B Solutions in Richmond VA and enjoys working with other member of the SQL Family. He speaks regularly at SQLSaturday and User Group events.
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I recently switched to Verizon FIOS and spent more time than I care to admit getting my printer set up. The printer is attached to the network and was working previous to my change; however, when I tried to connect … Continue reading
I was looking to implement some conditional logic in and SSIS package. In my case, I wanted the package to halt if some validation rules were not met. The logic for these validation rules are found in a stored procedure … Continue reading
File growth can cause system outages as SQL Server will have to wait for the file to grow before it can resume operations. Of course, this depends on the size of the database, the growth rate, etc; however, the size … Continue reading
I find myself needing to import files from time to time and usually use SSIS to import the data–normally to a temp table. I did so the other day and got this error. SSIS package “MyTest.dtsx” starting. Information: 0x4004300A at … Continue reading
Saturday December 9th found me in Washington DC for SQL Saturday 173. As we are planning an event in Richmond, I opted to volunteer more than I have in the past so I could be closer to the logistics and … Continue reading
October 18th, I spoke at the Roanoke SQL Server users group. While not a big group, there was a good comradery and I enjoyed meeting the people there. I spent the night in Roanoke with the family and we enjoyed … Continue reading
I have a client that wants to ability to see the ad-hoc queries/scripts I write for them. These aren’t things that go into production or a source control environment. While it is only a couple of clicks, it became tediuos … Continue reading
I have had a pretty good life on the D list as a DBA here in RVA and I am looking to bump it up a notch–you know, take it to a new level. I have found so many different SQL Bloggers … Continue reading
I registered for the SQL Saturday in Washington DC on December 8th. Should be a good one. Hope to see you there.