North Texas SQL Servers Users Group

Dallas SQL Saturday 2019 Info

     4 Full Day Sessions for Ridiculously Low prices. One of them has already sold out. Tell your boss, "Hey, I can get a $1200 class for only $139!". Seriously, it's that much of a steal! And these speakers are
Internationally Known, Book Authors, and Respected Authorities. Good gracious folks, what's holding you up? Can't miss that Friday meeting?


  More than 60 Sessions throughout the day, 10 different sessions to choose from in any particular hour. Absolutely FREE. What's to lose? Register now!



   The MAY 2019 meeting is sponsored by Red Gate. We will have 1 big raffle prize and many smaller raffle items to give out. We will also announce their upcoming SQL in the City, taking place next week in Austin, TX. Thank you Redgate!

Next Meeting: Thu, May 21 2015

21 MAY 2015 NTSSUG Meeting

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None

6:00 - 6:20 - Welcome, Announcements & Food

6:20 - 8:30 - Why should I upgrade to SQL Server 2014?! by Kalyan Yella and Andre Hass

8:30 - 8:45 - Raffle and closing




UTC : Thu, May 21 2015 23:00 - 02:00
Event Time : Thu, May 21 2015 18:00 - 21:00 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Thu, May 21 2015 23:00 - 02:00


7000 North Highway 161
Irving, Texas

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Why should I upgrade to SQL Server 2014?! -- Continued

Speaker: Kal Yella Andre Hass Microsoft

Summary: Still on the fence to upgrade your SQL Servers? Well, we can help! In this session we are going to introduce you to some of the cool features in SQL Server 2014 that helps you Achieve Mission Critical Performance, Maintain Security/Compliance and Optimize Data Infrastructure. The topics include new features like In-Memory OLTP, Buffer Pool Extension and enhancements to existing features like Cardinality Estimator, AlwaysOn, Columnstore Index and Cloud Integration. This session is going to be demo rich and is one session that you don’t want to miss if you are looking to learn more about SQL Server 2014.

About Kal Yella: Kal started his life at Microsoft in 2006. After spending 2+ years in consulting role, he moved to his current role as Sr. Premier Field Engineer. In his current position, Kal supports multiple Health Care customers in maintaining and improving their large SQL Server environments. He also recently started helping customers migrating their SQL deployments to the cloud. Kal has overall 14+ years of experience in the SQL Server field as a DBA and Consultant for various financial and consulting organizations. Kal holds several SQL Server certifications including MCSE, MCT (Microsoft Certified Trainer) and the esteemed MCSM (Microsoft Certified Solutions Master). Andre Hass has been working for Microsoft as Premier Field Engineer for 8 years primarily focused on SQL Server Engine, most recently Analytics Platform System (PDW) and Azure Databases. In 2006 and 2007 he received from Microsoft an industry recognized MVP Award – Most Valuable Professional. Andre has 12+ years of experience on SQL Server Administration, Development and Design. Speaker on SQL Server technical summits, Microsoft conferences including TechEd and internal events. Andre started his career as a consultant for Financial Institutions, Insurance and Health care companies. Later became Microsoft Certified Trainer teaching Microsoft Official Courses. Andre holds Microsoft certifications since SQL Server 2000 including MCDBA, MCTS, MCIT SQL Server 2012 and MCT. His areas of expertise include Core engine, High Availability, Disaster Recovery, Query Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting.

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