1515 SW 5th Ave. Suite 900, Portland, OR
Data Types: the Right and the Wrong
In this demo heavy presentation, I will focus on the importance of proper selection and usage of data types. Both performance and accuracy can be adversely affected by making poor choices, and I’ll demonstrate both the right and the wrong selection and usage choices. I’ll also show some of the newer data type features.
Vern (LinkedIn) is an independent SQL Server consultant and contract trainer in Portland, OR. He has attained MCSE, MCITP (both Administration and Development), and MCT certifications, among others. Vern has been working with databases since 1992, and has worked with SQL Server since version 4.21a. He provides broad technical SQL Server skills gained from the mixture of academic and practical experiences acquired from his classroom instructing and varied consulting contracts.
Solving DR requirements with Azure
Azure now provides excellent opportunities to solve Data Recovery issues, all the while creating a robust DR Plan that can be ‘bulletproof’. SQL Server, Web Servers, Exchange, AD, File Servers, Linux Servers, -just about any organizational need can be deployed to Azure at very low cost. Join Arnie in an informal discussion about how Azure may be the best DR Plan you could possibly create.
Arnie [LinkedIn] is a Data Architect, Consultant and Trainer specializing in developer/development issues related to SQL Server. Clients include Fortune 100 enterprises, large scale NGOs, as well as domestic and foreign governments. In addition to facilitating the Oregon SQL –developers user group, he is a SQL Server MVP, a senior moderator for the Microsoft MSDN SQL Server Forums, member of the Microsoft TechNet Wiki Community Council, and co-founder of Portland Code Camp.
A quick introduction on how to get a $50,000 SQL server for free!
(For a month, using Azure.)
We will see how to get an Azure free trial and how to configure a SQL database and a full CTP 3.3 SQL Server 2016 on Server 2012.
Don is a consultant working to help organizations get better productivity and save money using Microsoft Cloud products including Azure and Office 365 (SharePoint, email, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business, Office 2016).
Don has been in IT since it was called Data Processing and RAM was 50 cents per byte.
Refreshments graciously provided.
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We wish to acknowledge the OSHU Information Technology Group for supporting Oregon SQL by generously providing the meeting venue.