ETL – From SSIS to Azure

ETL – From SSIS to Azure

I recently built a set of traditional on-prem SSIS ETL processes for a data warehouse, only to discover that the client had chosen Azure as the server platform, post development. SSIS (SQL Server Integration Services) is a Microsoft tool that is used to…

Disciplined Agile – What’s It All About?

Disciplined Agile – What’s It All About?

It’s been just over 20 years since a group of seasoned software developers and managers came together to hash out what we know today as the Agile Manifesto. “Traditional” project management focuses on gathering all of the requirements up front…

Gone ph1$h1ng!

Gone ph1$h1ng!

This morning I was greeted by a curious message in my Outlook inbox. My spidey sense immediately smelled a rat as I had never seen style of phishing attempt before. I initially opened it on my phone and couldn’t make out the headers to see if there...

Protecting sensitive data using Always Encrypted

Protecting sensitive data using Always Encrypted

By Jeff Davies, Senior Developer These days we regularly hear of large corporations getting hacked and sensitive information getting leaked. It's become more important than ever to make sure that your data is secure. With that in mind I thought I...