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

Wednesday,

November

18

PASS SQL London Chapter (18th Nov 2015)

  • In-Person @ CodeNode (Skillsmatter) London, Greater London, United Kingdom (map)
  • 18:00 - 20:30 (UTC+00:00) Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London
  • Language: English

PASS London Chapter November Event with SQL Sentry

IMPORTANT: Please ensure that you also DO REGISTER via the following link; as we need to provide the details of who's attending with skillsmatter team for security badges

https://skillsmatter.com/meetups/7569-sql-sentry-event-share-learn-and-connect

We are pleased to annouce we are holding a SPECIAL evening for you with 2 presentations from the Amazing SQL Sentry UK Team and they have more to share on the evening for thier products

Richard Douglas "Wait Watchers – Gain Performance Increases Fast!"

In this session you will learn all about SQL Server’s wait statistics, these are statistics the database engine stores about the resources it is waiting on. Armed with this information you, as a SQL Server professional, can make better informed decisions on which areas of your environment to tune to greater effect .After attending this session you will be able to know where to find, interpret and use this information to tie down problem areas in your SQL Server estate. Not just to fix that problem query, but improve overall performance for all of your users.

Richard Douglas is a Sales Engineer at SQL Sentry, where he specializes in the SQL Server product range. He has worked with SQL Server since version 7.0 in various developer and DBA roles and holds a number of Microsoft certifications. Richard is a keen member of the SQL Server community, having ran a PASS Chapter in the UK and served on the organizing committee for SQLRelay.

Richard blogs at http://SQL.RichardDouglas.co.uk and is on Twitter as @SQLRich.

John Martin "Building & Configuring SQL Server: Recommended Practices"

When planning your SQL Server deployments there are a lot of different options to choose from and configurations that you can use, but which ones are for you? Here I will discuss and highlight some of the key recommended practices that you should follow and put in place when you build your SQL Servers and ways that you can automate these in order to standardize your server deployments.

John is a Sales Engineer for SQL Sentry, interacting with existing and prospective customers at conferences and trade shows. He also provides demos and online webinars for existing and future users of SQL Sentry software

We holding this @ the awesome Skillsmatter CodeNode venue again, which is right opposite the Church venue we have recently used for our events and was the venue for the last event

The evening starts starts @ 6:30 PM but come socialize from 6:00PM @ CodeNode and we’ll  have 2 hours of quality session's for you to learn from leading experts in the industry

We'll have some FOOD, Drinks and SWAG



also why not bring a friend or colleague as we will be having a NEW members only raffle as well that evening {both of you can win a prize}

PASS London Chapter Team

Featured Presentation:

Wait Watchers – Gain Performance Increases Fast

Richard Douglas, Senior Solutions Engineer SentryOne

In this session you will learn all about SQL Server’s wait statistics, these are statistics the database engine stores about the resources it is waiting on. Armed with this information you, as a SQL Server professional, can make better informed decisions on which areas of your environment to tune to greater effect .After attending this session you will be able to know where to find, interpret and use this information to tie down problem areas in your SQL Server estate. Not just to fix that problem query, but improve overall performance for all of your users.

About Richard:
Richard Douglas is a Senior Solutions Engineer at SentryOne, where he specializes in the SQL Server product range. He has worked with SQL Server since version 7.0 in various developer and DBA roles and holds a number of Microsoft certifications. Richard is a keen member of the SQL Server community, having run a PASS Chapter in the UK and having served on the organizing committee for SQLRelay. Richard blogs at http://SQL.RichardDouglas.co.uk and is on Twitter as @SQLRich.

Building & Configuring SQL Server: Recommended Practices

John Martin, Product Manager SentryOne

When planning your SQL Server deployments there are a lot of different options to choose from and configurations that you can use, but which ones are for you? Here I will discuss and highlight some of the key recommended practices that you should follow and put in place when you build your SQL Servers and ways that you can automate these in order to standardize your server deployments.

About John:
John (@SQLDiplomat) is the Product Manager at SentryOne, looking after SQL Sentry and the core monitoring suite. John is also a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, with over a decade of experience with SQL Server and the Microsoft Data Platform. Having worked with SQL Server for the last decade, John has gained a level of experience as a DBA, Developer, and former Microsoft Premier Field Engineer. Gaining a broad understanding of how you can use, and misuse, SQL Server.

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