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.
6.00pm - 6.30pm Networking / Biscuits
6.30pm - 6.35pm Intro
6.35pm - 7.20pm Neil presenting Introducing Data Quality Services
High quality data is essential to the efficiency and decision making of businesses and institutions. SQL Server 2012 features a new component 'Data Quality Services' (DQS) which gives us tools to resolve data quality issues. In this session we will take a look at, and demo DQS concepts, specifically focussing on data cleansing, data matching and the DQS Cleansing Component in SSIS.
7.20pm - 8.45pm Pizza
7.45pm - 9.00pm Sacha Tomey from Adatis presenting SQL Server 2012 Database Engine Enhancements for Data WarehousingThe SQL Server 2012 Database Engine provides additional support for Data Warehousing. In this demo-heavy session we will introduce three new areas relating to Performance (The Column Store Index), Productivity (T-SQL enhancements) and Unstructured Data (File Table and Semantic Search).
Please use the entrance on Alba Road. The signs should point you in the right direction.