Welcome to the Columbus SQL Server Users Group

Welcome

We have meetings on the second Thursday of every month. 

In an ongoing attempt to make the content presented useful to our members we start each meeting with a short introduction and Q&A session.  Unless noted in the meeting notes the schedule for each meeting will be:

6:00 - 6:30 - Networking & social time
6:30 - 6:45 - Welcome and announcements
6:45 - 7:45 - Presentation(s)
7:45 - 8:30 - Door prizes and Question & Answer session

Upcoming Events

Next Meeting: Thu, Nov 13 2014

CBusPASS November 13th User Group

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

    • Hello Columbus SQL Server enthusiasts! Take time away from all that turkey-roasting, leaf-raking and winterizing. Come to the Microsoft offices to see Columbus' own Keith Mayer illuminate us on "SQL Server in the Cloud", aka Azure!

      If you (or your company) has not already looked at Azure, the time is right. More and more, businesses are realizing the flexibility and cost-savings that can be realized from Azure. You be the one to take the Azure message back to the mother ship!!

      TOPIC

      Building SQL Server in the Cloud

      As organizations move business applications to cloud platforms to gain agility, reduce costs, and improve time-to-market, how can you provision SQL Server in the cloud to deliver on the performance and scale needed? Attend this session to learn the options for deploying SQL Server on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, including some of the latest updates available with Azure SQL Database and SQL Server 2014. 
      AGENDA

      We'll start with dinner at 6pm at Microsoft, followed by networking and the presentation from Keith. Centric Consulting is hosting dinner. Please join us! You can also register as a PASS member for free at sqlpass.org. This is encouraged but not required for attendance.

      TIME & LOCATION

      November 13, 2014 
      6:00pm-8:00pm

      Microsoft Polaris Office 
      8800 Lyra Drive 
      4th Floor 
      Columbus, OH

      SPEAKER

      Keith Mayer is a Senior Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focused on Windows Infrastructure, Data Center Virtualization, Systems Management and Private Cloud. Keith has over 20 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, in diverse roles, such as Network Engineer, IT Manager, Technical Instructor and Consultant. He has consulted and trained thousands of IT Pros worldwide on design of enterprise technology solutions.

When

iCal
UTC : Thu, Nov 13 2014 23:00 - 01:00
Event Time : Thu, Nov 13 2014 18:00 - 20:00 (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Your Local Time: Thu, Nov 13 2014 23:00 - 01:00

Where

8800 Lyra Dr
Columbus, Ohio

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Building SQL Server in the Cloud

Speaker: Keith Mayer, Tech Evangelist Microsoft

Summary: As organizations move business applications to cloud platforms to gain agility, reduce costs, and improve time-to-market, how can you provision SQL Server in the cloud to deliver on the performance and scale needed? Attend this session to learn the options for deploying SQL Server on the Microsoft Azure cloud platform, including some of the latest updates available with Azure SQL Database and SQL Server 2014.

About Keith: Keith Mayer is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focused on Windows Infrastructure, Data Center Virtualization, Systems Management and Private Cloud. Keith has over 17 years of experience as a technical leader of complex IT projects, in diverse roles, such as Network Engineer, IT Manager, Technical Instructor and Consultant. He has consulted and trained thousands of IT professionals worldwide on the design and implementation of enterprise technology solutions

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