As a shared database infrastructure in the cloud, SQL Azure provides the opportunity for creating large workloads in a scalable and reliable environment.
When your boss sends you to a conference, she expects you to learn something useful. Like all of the buzzwords she has to explain to her boss. Make it worth her while (and budget) and bring back the info she craves.
Come see what a Database Private Cloud is all about. If you have many SQL Server instances already or need to grow use of on-premises SQL Server and other demanding workloads you may need a database private cloud.
Do you want to learn how Microsoft helped one of the largest Financial Services organizations in the world design a Private Cloud infrastructure using Windows Hyper-V and System Center 2012 to standardize and consolidate hundreds of SQL Servers?
Microsoft Codename "Data Explorer" provides a new way to organize, manage, enrich, share and gain new insights from your data.
In this presentation, we provide an introduction to SQL Azure Federations and also show
some interesting patterns that provide additional capabilities such as
scale-out query processing, cross-shard schema management and multi-key sharding.
Sql user group leaders present an A-Z of nuggets
Learn how the SQL Server Data Tools can help you migrate your on-premise SQL Server databases to SQL Azure
Juneau is a new developer tool in Denali. Brings VS paradigms to SQL Server like Debug, Refactor and Declarative maintenance. Come to this session and learn what these tools are really about.
Basic outline of SQL Azure: How SQL Azure fits in with other Azure Storage Options. Main differences between SQL Azure and SQL 2008. Brief new design challenges.
The leaders from every SQL user group across England, Scotland & Wales have got together and created the definitive dictionary of essential SQL know-how, and crammed all of this into a single fast paced romp through the SQL alphabet.
With a myriad of options available, choosing the most appropriate storage solution for your company can be challenging. This session will give you a brief introduction to the technologies available, and what to focus on when making the decision.
The SQL Server provides much functionality that increases the scalability and flexibility of your solution by distributing data and jobs among low-priced commodity servers.
All developers and DBAs make mistakes when programming in SQL Server. Learn to avoid the most common mistakes.
This session will teach you how to successfully plan, implement and manage SQL Server consolidation and virtualization within your organization
Mark Souza (General Manager in the SQL Server product team) will spend an hour of presentation and discussion of Microsoft's next generation database platform followed by a discussion on cloud technology.
SQL Azure is Microsoft’s new strategy for storing your data in the cloud, but what to do when you exceed the 10/50GB limit. This is where sharding or partitioning comes into play – this session shows you how it can be done in an OLTP system and show you some of the common pitfalls of SQL azure as we have discoverd in analyzing SQL Azure as an alternative to onsite SQL Server instances at different clients.
Consolidation of SQL Server infrastructure has become increasingly popular.
This is true from both a technological and financial perspective, may it be through virtualization, instance concentration or in building SQL Server hotel environments.
This is an in-depth presentation on one of the biggest consolidation projects ever in the Nordic countries based on SQL Server 2008.
This presentation will cover both the business aspects as well as the technical reasons behind this project by two of its top resources.
In one year the customer went from nearly 200 physical machines hosting over 1100 databases to only 20 servers without using any form of virtualization!
Everything you need to know to get up and running with this new technology
Comparison between Azure storage and SQL Data Services
Taking a look at what ADO.NET Data Services does for us in exposing data over a set of RESTful protocols for easy access from any kind of client.