Maidenhead SQL Server User Group - Tuesday 9th October
18:00 - 18:30 - Registration, Intro, Round Table discussion, Nuggets etc.
18:30 - 19:30 - Increasing Business and IT collaboration with SQL Server 2012 - Chris Testa-O'Neill
19:30 - 19:45 - Understanding SQL Server Certifications - Chris Testa-O'Neill
20:00 - 21:00 - Understanding Indices - Richard Douglas
Increasing Business and IT collaboration with SQL Server 2012 - Chris Testa-O'Neill
SQL Server 2012 provides the ability to deliver solutions for BI users with all experience levels. See the ease of collaboration of business intelligence reporting between business users and IT departments and demonstrate a real world use case as used by a Coeo customer to present a business case for using SQL Server 2012 within your business.
Speaker Bio: Chris Testa-O’Neill Chris Testa-O’Neill is a SQL Server Microsoft Most Valuable Professional(MVP) and a Senior Consultant at Coeo specialising in SQL Server Business Intelligence. He is also a technical author, working on courses for SQL Server 2008 R2 with Microsoft Learning and advising on the SQL Server 2012 curriculum. Chris runs the Manchester SQL Server User Group and is an organiser for SQLBits. Chris has spoken at a range of events including user groups in the UK and Adelaide, Australia, SQLBits, the MCT Conference and this years SQLPASS. Chris is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCDBA, MCTS and MCITP in SQL Server.
Understanding Indices - Richard Douglas
it comes to boosting SQL Server performance, few things can have as much impact
as indexing. Join Richard Douglas as he
provides unique insight about the value of indexing and shed light on SQL
Server’s index architectures.
the end of this session, you’ll know how to:
Find missing and unused indexes
- Resolve fragmentation issues
- Make the right indexing choices
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire