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.
7.00pm - 7.15pm Registration and networking
Meet and greet. (Eat biscuits)
7.15pm - 8.00pm Chris Testa-O'Neill - Getting dimensional with data
Chris will provide an overview of the steps required to create a cube in SQL Server Analysis Services. Exploring the use of Data Sources and data source views to define the source data that the cube will use. Understanding the importance of Dimensions and how hierarchies can be added to improve the user experience of browsing a dimensional data . To bringing the cube together with measures that will hold the business metrics that intersect each dimension in a cube.
8.00pm - 8.15pm SQL Supper
Eat Pizza and talk about everything SQL Server.
8.15pm - 9.00pm Jen Stirrup (@JenStirrup) - SSRS - the Dataviz Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Microsoft SQL Server
Reporting Services provides many ways of
visualising data: some good, some
bad, and unfortunately, lots of
During this session,
you will learn to distinguish the 'good' in SSRS
that will allow you to
visualise the data in accordance with dataviz
We will use
SQL Server SSRS R2 in order to demonstrate some practical
questions will be taken throughout.