Date: Thursday 11th April 2013
Venue: Liberty IT, Adelaide Exchange, 24-26 Adelaide St, Belfast.
The presentation will cover the SQL 2012 Always On Deep Dive and Windows Azure for SQL Folk
5:45 - 6:15: Registration & Intro
6:15 - 7:15: SQL 2012 Always On Deep Dive
7:15 - 7:30: Break and Refreshments
7:30 - 8:30: Windows Azure for SQL Folk
8:30 - 8:45: Q&A and Summary
To find out more about this free seminar, please contact Ryan Dickson at firstname.lastname@example.org
To book your place, please download the ticket above or contact email@example.com
Bob Duffy is a SQL Server MVP from Dublin, Ireland who is MCA, MCM and now Analysis Services
Bob currently is the lead database architect at the Prodata SQL Centre off Excellence in Dublin,
Ireland where he helps enterprise customers with design, performance tuning, benchmarking and
pretty much anything to do with SQL Server or Business Intelligence.
SQL 2012 Always On Deep Dive (Beginner/Intermediate)
Always On Availability Groups offers a huge leap forward in terms of high availability. This
sessions is a demo based introduction to the high availability changes in Denali emphasising
key features and benefits.
During the demonstration we will show how to seamlessly upgrade a database from SQL
2005+ to Denali with ZERO down time and then use the Always on features to simplify
reporting, availability and disaster recovery.
This session will be useful for anyone who is working in a high availability environment or
currently using replication to provide reporting and looking for a neater solution.
Windows Azure for SQL Folk (Beginner)
So what is this cloud stuff and how does it affect database professionals?
In this session we aim to cover the fundamental concepts that you should know on the
Cloud and Windows Azure. In this demo based hour we will step through building Azure
applications, deploying and managing them and what storage choices you have when
developing applications in the cloud.
This sessions is Ideally suited to anyone who wants to understand more behind how Azure
works, what it offers and what is probably just hype.