Simon Munro is a Senior Practice Consultant with EMC Consulting.  Currently doing solution architecture on the Microsoft stack, Simon has spent more than fifteen years straddling the line between application and database development.  Over the years he has worked on a wide range of database solutions from transactional to data warehouse and various volumes and loads.


Comparison between Azure storage and SQL Data Services
Some people are attempting to unseat the dominance of teh SQL RDBMS. What are the NoSql databases? Are they a threat? Do they actually work? What do they look like? This session contains some answers and offers a context for where non relational databases fit into the picture.
A challenge to traditional patterns of processing, storing and retrieving the precious data that we are responsible for
A data professionals introduction to spatial data concepts and how they are implemented in SQL Server