Welcome to the London PASS Chapter

We are an established PASS Chapter covering London. 

We look forward to meeting you! To contact us, please visit the About Us page. 

Please find details of the next meeting below.

Registration for the event via following links

http://www.meetup.com/London-SQL-Server-User-Group/

SQL London PASS Chapter Team

Next Meeting

Tuesday,

May

19

PASS SQL London Chapter (19th May 2015)

  • In-Person @ 80-100 Victoria Street, London London, Victoria, United Kingdom (map)
  • 16:00 - 21:00 UTC
  • Language: English

 

Microsoft Cardinal Place

 

80-100 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 5JL

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Network, learn, ask a question, meet other folk, get fed - these are all things that happen at user group events. These events are a really great opportunity to socialise in an informal learning experience

Remember to tell your friends and the people you work with; make sure you register as soon as you can.

Agenda is subject to alterations on the timings as we finalize the complete agendaa

Afternoon Agenda

4:00 - 4:30pm Event Registration & Networking

4:30 - 5:00pm Data Culture "Panel Session"

5:00 - 5:45pm SQL Server Experts Answers "Bring your SQL Server Questions"  

For information on these Data culture events, visit

http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/enterprise/event/microsoft-data-culture-series.aspx#fbid=naHsPbovYpx?Overview

May 19th Event Registration (Full day attendance)

https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/EventDetail.aspx?EventID=1032602617&Culture=en-GB&community=0

Evening Agenda

5:45 - 6:00pm Registration, Networking

6:00 - 6:10 PASS Chapter Updates

6:10 - 7:10pm Allan Mitchell (MVP)

DocumentDB

Are relational databases too restrictive for you? Developers want to store data as they get it?  Need to store arrays and query as first class citizens instead of performing gymnastics? Yes?  Then this session is for you. 

 

It introduces Microsoft's Document database. Come see what it is and how it could make your developers happy

7:10 - 7:40pm Break, Food & Networking

 

7:40 - 8:40pm Tobiasz Koprowski (MVP)

WASD for Beginners

The special edition of Microsoft's SQL Database - The Cloud Edition known as Windows Azure SQL Database formerly known as SQL Azure Database. Introductory session about what it is Database in the Cloud, how to start work with them, which compatibility points are important.

 

Brief SWOT analysis will be presented, I also tricks and tips for beginners. We will discuss about availability, backup, storage, performance and security. At the end we will try to look into the future of DBA.

Featured Presentation:

DocumentDB

Allan Mitchell, Managing Director elastio

Are relational databases too restrictive for you? Developers want to store data as they get it? Need to store arrays and query as first class citizens instead of performing gymnastics? Yes? Then this session is for you. It introduces Microsoft's Document database. Come see what it is and how it could make your developers happy

About Allan:
Allan Mitchell is a SQL Server MVP and runs elastio, a small consultancy helping customers to make informed decisions about their data storage and integration. His focus is on enterprise search as well as real-time data integration.

WASD for Beginners

Tobiasz Koprowski, Independent Consultant, Trainer Shadowland Consulting

The special edition of Microsoft's SQL Database - The Cloud Edition known as Windows Azure SQL Database formerly known as SQL Azure Database. Introductory session about what it is Database in the Cloud, how to start work with them, which compatibility points are important. Brief SWOT analysis will be presented, I also tricks and tips for beginners. We will discuss about availability, backup, storage, performance and security. At the end we will try to look into the future of DBA.

About Tobiasz:
CEO of Shadowland Consulting. In January 2015 decided to permanently leave Poland and discover new worlds. Actually settled in West Bridgford (England). Community leader focused on SQL Server, SharePoint, security, collaboration and ITIL, DR, BCM and SLA. Love licensing stuff. MCT, freelancer and consultant. Subject Matter Expert at CQURE. Member of Microsoft Terminology Community, Friends of RedGate PLUS, PASS, ISSA, ACM and several communities in the world. Member of the boards: PTI & ISSA (Poland's Chapter). Since 1st July 2010 Data Platform MVP. Former President of the Polish SQL Server USer Group. Creator of SQLDAY Conference and Conference CEO 2009-2011. Co-Leader of PASS East Midlands Group. Speaker at group meetings and conf