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SQLBits goes Forth

SQLBits goes Forth, the 4th SQLBits community day event took place on 28th March 2009 Manchester at the Manchester Metropolitan. It was another great success and our best turn out to date with over 300 attendees, again many new to these events since we moved location again. The conference was preceded by our second training day on Friday 27th held at the conference hotel.


AddIns for SSMS - build your own
Comparing Azure storage and SQL Data Services
Data Mining and SSIS - makes sense
Data Warehouse Data Modelling
Data Warehousing features in SQL 2008
Database Maintenance Optimization
Designing Effective Aggregations in Analysis Services 2008
Effective test-driven database development
End to End Report Creation and Management in SQL Server Reporting Services 2008
High Availability in SQL Server 2008
Implementing Clustering using SQL Server
Instrumenting, Monitoring and Auditing of SSIS ETL Solutions
Making the SQL developer one of the family with Visual Studio Team System
Message in a bottle: Service Broker from 1 to 100 in 75 minutes!
NHibernate – Open Source Object Relational Mapping (ORM)
Performance Optimization with SQL Server 2008
Performance Tuning your TSQL
Securing and Hardening a SQL Server Implementation - Notes from the Field
SQL Server Architecture: The life of a query
SQL Server’s storage engine
SSIS by example
SSIS Nuggets Live
Stop throwing hardware at the problem !
Understanding ADO.NET Data Services
Understanding Graphical Execution Plans
Universal calculated measures in MDX queries
Upgrading To SQL Server 2005 & 2008: Notes & Best Practices
What’s New in SQL Server 2008 T-SQL