UK SQL Server User Group

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Past events

  • Using Spatial Data in SQL Server and Virtual Earth

    Thu, 16 Apr 2009, 18:00 - 21:00 in London, United Kingdom

    Come along the the London Usergroup meeting and hear about whats going on in the SQL world. This evening event is focused on using spatial data in SQL Server and viewing it in Virtual Earth.

  • Using Spatial Data in SQL Server and Virtual Earth

    Thu, 16 Apr 2009, 14:00 - 17:00 in London, United Kingdom

    Come along the the London Usergroup meeting and hear about whats going on in the SQL world. This afternoon event is focused on using spatial data in SQL Server and viewing it in Virtual Earth.

  • SQLBits IV

    Sat, 28 Mar 2009, 10:13 - 14:13 in Manchester, United Kingdom

    SQLBits is a free-to-attend SQL Server tech conference, organised by the SQL Server community for the SQL Server community. Topics covered include DBA, developer and BI.

  • Manchester Area SQL Server User Group Meeting

    Thu, 5 Feb 2009, 18:00 - 21:00 in Manchester, United Kingdom

    Inaugural meeting of the Manchester Area SQL Server User Group

  • What's New for the DBA in SQL Server 2008

    Wed, 28 Jan 2009, 18:00 - 21:00 in Leeds, United Kingdom

    There are many great new features in SQL Server 2008. In this presentation Martin will demonstrate some of his favourite features that will be of interest to DBA including the new Auditing feature, Transparent Data Encryption, Change Data Capture, Resource Governor, Compression features, Performance Data Collector

  • Business Intelligence Evening with Mitchell and Webb

    Thu, 15 Jan 2009, 17:30 - 21:00 in Reading, United Kingdom

    Using BI in a practical sense; Allan Mitchell looks at Data Mining and Time Predictions; Chris Webb shows us how to use SSIS, SSAS & SSRS to build a monitoring system for SSIS, SSAS & SSRS. Come and join UK SQL experts and your peers in this ever popular and growing networking and knowledge sharing

  • UK SQL Server User Group Evening Meeting

    Thu, 20 Nov 2008, 18:00 - 21:15 in Reading, United Kingdom

    SQL Server evening, Lots information and advice. If you have a top tip and want to share it bring along a 5 minute demonstration and we will try to fit it in.

  • SQLBits III

    12-13 Sep 2008 in Hatfield, United Kingdom

    SQLBits is the UK's greatest free-to-attend SQL Server technical conference, held in Hatfield on September 13th.

  • A detailed look at Common Table Expressions and Recursion and SQL 2008 for Developers

    Thu, 28 Aug 2008, 18:00 - 21:15 in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

    A two header meeting for the new venue in Milton Keynes! A detailed look at CTEs and Recursion followed by a SQL Server 2008 for Developers

  • LINQ to SQL and Entity Framework

    Thu, 21 Aug 2008, 18:00 - 21:00 in London, United Kingdom

    Here's your chance to find out what LINQ is all about from Mike Taulty and how it will affect the lives of SQL Server Developers and DBAs

  • Leeds Area SQL Server User Group Meeting

    Wed, 16 Jul 2008, 18:30 - 21:00 in Leeds, United Kingdom

    Using Visual Studio Team Edition for DB Professionals - Microsoft Visual Studio Team Edition for Database Professionals for the first time makes the database developer a first class citizen in the Microsoft development family. In this presentation Richard Fennell will cover the complete development life cycle using this tool, addressing issues such as schema management, source control, testing, data generation and deployment.

  • SQL Server 2008 UK User Group London Launch event

    Thu, 19 Jun 2008, 17:30 - 21:00 in London, United Kingdom

    As part of the SQL Server 2008 Launch wave, we are going to run this as an open session so you'll be able to ask us to cover the areas you want us to cover. Simon Sabine and Jasper Smith will discuss and demonstrate topics and features you want to know about . Loads of giveaways, including Vista, training vouchers, Technet subscriptions and SQL Server licenses.

  • Whats New in SQL Server 2008 T-SQL

    Thu, 29 May 2008, 18:30 - 21:00 in Leeds, United Kingdom

    Leed Area SQL Server User Group: Thursday 29th May 18:30 - 21:00 Speaker: Martin Bell Whats New in SQL Server 2008 T-SQL The next version of SQL Server is due out later this year and included plenty of new, improved and updated features including extensions to Transact SQL.

  • The 6 W's of SQLDiag and Declarative Management Framework concepts and solutions

    Wed, 23 Apr 2008, 18:30 - 21:00 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    Scottish Area SQL Server User Group: Wednesday 23rd April 18:30 - 21:00 : Edinburgh The 6 W's of SQLDiag and Declarative Management Framework concepts and solutions

  • Seminar Why 64 bit? - Christian Bolton; Curse of Cursors - Eric Alsop

    Thu, 17 Apr 2008, 17:30 - 21:00 in London, United Kingdom

    Will you still want me, when I'm 64? - Christian Bolton (COEO) An in-depth look at the move toward 64-bit computing with SQL Server The cursors of SQLStein - Eric Alsop (IM Group) Nothing divides the SQL community like a cursor, so why are they still around?

  • Indexes from Every Angle - Internals, Statistics, Performance, Maintenance (Kimberly Tripp)

    Tue, 14 Mar 2006, 09:00 - 18:00 in Reading, United Kingdom

    There is no other area within SQL Server where you can get better performance gains than with indexes. Yet almost ironically, this is also the most misunderstood and improperly maintained area of database design/tuning. In this fast paced full day seminar, we will look at the internal structures of

  • What's New for DBA in SQL Server 2005

    Thu, 1 Dec 2005, 09:00 - 18:00 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    SQL Server 2005 introduces an arsenal of new features and enhancements for the DBA. This seminar focuses on the database implementation and maintenance aspects of the DBAs world, covering subjects such as high availability, database maintenance, schema management, performance, concurrency, and more.

  • Advanced Querying and Query Tuning in SQL Server 2000 and 2005

    Tue, 29 Nov 2005, 09:00 - 18:00 in Reading, United Kingdom

    This full-day seminar covers tuning in SQL Server 2000 and 2005. It presents a methodology for database tuning in general, and then focuses on T-SQL and query tuning specifically.

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