What is SQLBits?

SQL Bits was started by a group of individuals that are passionate about the SQL Server product suite. There is a breadth of knowledge in the SQL Community that will benefit everyone in the community. We want to spread that knowledge.

We all work with the SQL community, some of us for many years and have all been given the MVP award by Microsoft.

Our line-up has changed over the 10 years of SQLBits, and from the photos below you can see how we have aged. The current crew can be found on the Who's behind SQLBits page.

SQLBits Dicso, Telford May 2017
SQLBits Steam Punk
SQLBits 7, York October 2010

History?

SQLBits 2017

SQLBits Disco was held at the Telford Internation Centre, 5 - 8 April 2017. The first time we returned to a venue, and we managed to fill our Disco dance floor with geeks.
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SQLBits X

SQLBits in Space at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool, 4-6 May 2016. Our very own moon base complete with inflatable domes for our session rooms.
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SQLBits XIV

SQLBits Superheros was our first four day event, 4 - 7 March 2015, held at ExCeL London, March 2015.
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SQLBits II

SQLBits 12 was held at the Telford Internation Centre, 17 - 19 July 2014. The Steam Pumk Party complete with fun fair and a helter skelter!
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SQLBits XI

SQLBits 11 at the East Midlands Conference Centre, Nottingham, 2 - 4th May 2013. A Robin Hood themed evening, some truly memorable sights.
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SQLBits X

The UK SQL Server 2012 Technical Launch, Novotel Hammersmith, London, 29 - 31 March 2012. A step up from previous events complete with a Casino night, and the ultimate Pub night with Quiz and Pro Darts.
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SQLBits IX

SQLBits 9 was held at The Adelphi Hotel, Liverpool, 29 September to 1 October 2011. It was a particuarly hot weekend, so obviously we gave away scarves :)
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SQLBits XIII

SQLBits Beside the seaside, held at The Grand Hotel in Brighton, 7 - 9 April 2011. Perfect beach weather :)
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SQLBits XII

SQLBIts 7, The Seven Wonders of SQL took place 30 September - 2 October 2010 in York, breaking all previous records a total sell out.
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SQLBits XI

SQLBits The 6th Sets took place 16 April at the Church House Conference Centre in London. A single day event, but the best attended day of all the conferences till then.
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SQLBits V

SQLBits goes West, 19 - 21 November at the Celtic Manor, Newport. Our first 3 day conference, full day training sessions followed by two days of earth shattering conference sessions.
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SQLBits IV

SQLBits goes Forth, on 27 - 28 March 2009 Manchester Metropolitan.
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SQLBits III

SQLBits Cubed took place on 13 September at the the University of Hertforsdshire in Hatfield.
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SQLBits II

SQLBits II The SQL, held on 1 March 2008 at the Lakeside Conference Centre in Birmingham
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SQLBits

On the 6 October 2007 we held the first SQLBits, all for free! We had over 320 people turn up to attend 20 sessions, held at Microsoft HQ, TVP Reading.
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