Ike Ellis, San Diego SQL Consultant


Partner at Crafting Bytes
Power BI, SSRS, SSAS Consultant

What I do:

  • Help organizations implement:
    • Power BI Dashboarding and Reporting
    • Power BI Data Modeling and Administration
    • SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)
    • SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS)
    • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
    • DAX Expressions
    • T-SQL Performance Tuning
    • Data warehouse design and implementation
    • Azure Data Factory(ADF)
    • Strong interest in Azure cloud data products like CosmosDB, Azure Data Lake Analytics, HDInsight, Azure SQL DB, and Azure SQL DW
  • Speaking Experience:
    • Regularly speaks at Code Camps and SQL Saturdays on Power BI, Reporting, SQL Server Development.
    • Wrote the course material for Power BI and SQL Server HADR (AlwaysOn) for Azure University.
    • Spoke at SQL PASS Summit 2014, 2015, 2017
    • Spoke at RedGate SQL in the City in London and Seattle 2012, 2014, 2015, 2018
    • Spoke at SQLBits in London 2018
    • Spoke at SQL PASS Business Analytics Conference 2015.
  • Awards and Certifications and Publications:
    • 7-time Microsoft Data Platform MVP (2011 - Present)
    • 6-time Friend of Redgate (2012 - Present)
    • 18 years as a MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD, and MCT
    • Wrote a cover story for TDWI - 2014
    • Wrote a story for CIO Insider magazine on Database Lifecycle Management
    • Course author and instructor on SQL Server, Business Intelligence, and Big Data for Wintellect
    • Co-authored a with a few other MVPs on database performance
    • Co-authored a book on Developing Azure Solutions with Michele Bustamante and Zoiner Tejada

  • I'm a partner in Crafting Bytes. We are a San Diego-based software development studio and business inteliigence group. We have deep experience in Microsoft .NET JavaScript (and all the popular frameworks), mobile development, WCF, REST services, software architecture, Azure, AWS, SQL Server, Power BI, SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS.