SCOM 2012 R2 – Specified Cast Is Not Valid Error – Run As Accounts

NOTE: SCOM 2012 R2 Update Rollup 5 addresses this issue. See http://support.microsoft.com/kb/3023138 for more details. It turns out that in System Center Operations Manager 2012 R2 (SCOM 2012 R2), there is a pretty nasty, but well documented bug that causes corruption and the following error: After clicking OK a few times, you can attempt to […]

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SQL Saturday #91: Omaha – I will be presenting

Saturday, August 27th, in Omaha, NE, we are hosting a SQL Saturday event that is promising to be a great time. This is a free event ($10 lunch fee if you want lunch on us) that helps promote our local SQL PASS chapter. Register here: http://www.sqlsaturday.com/91/eventhome.aspx I will be presenting on two topics: SSIS changes […]

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SQLSaturday #91 – Call for speakers (attendees too!)

Omaha, Nebraska. A town based alongside the Great Flood of 2011 Part II (The Missouri River) will be hosting its first SQLSaturday event on August 27th, 2011. A SQL PASS sponsored event offering a full day of free SQL Server education, networking, food, and fun. The event will be held at the brand new, state […]

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Blog Update – Mobile version of ssistalk.com now active!

For those of you that wished this site was accessible on mobile clients, this request is now complete. The site will detect that you are browing with a mobile client and present you automatically with a format suited for your device. Please let me know if you run into issues. Also, when viewing the mobile […]

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SSIS – SSISTalk.com Content

If you have something that you’d like to see blogged here regarding SSIS and/or SQL Server, please let me know and I’ll see what I can do. Also, if you find a post here that you’re using to work on an issue in SSIS 2008, let me know if it isn’t working for you. It […]

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My apologies!

I had a little “snafu,” if you will, regarding my domain name provider which caused this site to be unavailable for a few days over the weekend… This has been resolved…. Sorry for the inconvenience!

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Happy New Year and what’s in store for SSISTalk.com

Happy New Year to all of the readers of SSISTalk.com!! You can look forward to reading about the SSIS API using real world examples, a review of Itzik Ben-Gan’s new book, “Microsoft SQL Server 2008 T-SQL Fundamentals,” more blog posts about tough SSIS concepts, news from the dev team (that I can share!), and much […]

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