Geoff has architected SQL systems with high throughput and availability for business in many sectors including media and finance. Geoff has been involved with SQL Server since the beginning having been the technical architect at BAA for one of the earliest SQL database project. Geoff began his professional career as a consultant for ICL based in the City of London, designing and capacity planning mainframe systems before moving to Ingres relational databases on Sun and more recently Microsoft .Net technology including SQL Server.
MCM SQL Server 2008, MCPD Azure.
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.
T4 templating will be a first class citizen in SSDT for SQL Server 2014. This session will show why you should use this technology for SQL code generation and how you can automate the process. The session will be demo rich.