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  • Selected to speak at SQLBits 9

    We are absolutely thrilled that we’ve been asked to speak at the next SQLBits conference, in Liverpool on 1st October 2011. Alex Whittles will be presenting an introduction to PowerPivot and QlikView, showing how to get started with these in-memory analytical tools, how they differ and what their pros and cons are. This will be Alex’s second SQLBits conference that he’s presented at. SQLBits is the largest, and generally…

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  • Purple Frog Booked for Talks

    The Purple Frog team have a busy few months ahead in the SQL Server Community, presenting talks at a number of SQL Server groups around the country including Southampton, London, Bristol and Exeter. We’ve also got another event coming up in Birmingham, which Purple Frog runs and sponsors. The SQLBits team have also announced the next SQLBits conference, being held in Liverpool between 29th September and 1st October 2011. If you’re…

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  • New contract with Investment Bank

    Purple Frog Systems are proud to announce that we’ve won a new contract with one of the World’s leading investment banks. Purple Frog will be designing the architecture and data model for a new data warehouse providing real time analysis and reporting capability across OTC derivatives. We’re delighted to have been awarded this contract, and look forward to working with such a prestigious client.

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  • Purple Frog Seminar at SQLBits

    Purple Frog have been asked to deliver a seminar at Europe’s largest SQL Server conference, SQLBits. Alex Whittles will be presenting a demonstration using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) to create automated dynamic documentation of SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) cubes. Using SQL Server 2008 R2, this will utilise Dynamic Management Views (DMV) and spatial data to automate items such as the Kimball BUS Matrix and star schema…

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  • SQL Bits 8 Registration Open

    Europe’s biggest and best SQL Server conference is now open for registration at http://www.sqlbits.com/ SQL Bits 8 will be held in Brighton from Thursday 7th April to Saturday 9th April 2011, and will be in The Brighton Grand Hotel. Day 1 – 7th April – Pre-Conference Training Day – Choose from one of eight Full day seminars by SQL Server experts on a wide range of aspects of SQL Server. Day 2 – 8th April –…

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  • SQLBits Session Summary

    This weekend saw the eighth SQLBits conference take place in Brighton. Alex Whittles from Purple Frog presented two technical sessions at the conference, one on using DMVs and spatial data to visualise star schemas and the BUS matrix to automate OLAP cube documentation, and one for a bit of fun, drawing pictures using SQL Server spatial queries. The sessions were recorded so should be available to watch in the near future, in the meantime…

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  • Datawarehouse Presentation

    Purple Frog is presenting a session on data warehouse design concepts at the South Wales SQL Server User Group on Thursday 25th February 2010.

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  • Confused Data Warehouse

    Purple Frog have been chosen by Confused.com, one of the UK’s leading price comparison sites, to help review and advise them on their business intelligence strategy.

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  • Liberty Contract Extension

    Liberty Syndicates, one of the largest Lloyds of London insurance syndicates, have renewed their contract with Purple Frog for a further 6 months.

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  • Hollie awarded BCS Membership

    We are delighted to congratulate Hollie on being made a full Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS), as well as being voted onto the committee for the Telford/Shropshire branch of the BCS.

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