The Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group

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  • April '17 Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group

    Our next meeting will be April 12, 2017 at the Louisiana Technology Park.


    The meeting will begin around 6pm, sponsored by Idera


    Please also visit our Meetup.com site and RSVP!


    Lightning Round Topic: TRY…CATCH Error Handling in SQL Server 

    Abstract: : TRY…CATCH was introduced in SQL 2005 as the standard for error handling in SQL Server. This presentation will review the benefits of using proactive error handling to address both anticipated and unanticipated errors during code execution, along with the ways to utilize TRY…CATCH in standard queries and stored procedures.  

    Speaker: Colby Loupe, Sparkhound

    Bio: Colby is a Junior Consultant for Sparkhound’s SQL Server division with experience with administration, data integration, and report development. After working as a report writer for her local government, Colby moved to Baton Rouge to pursue a career in Database Administration at Sparkhound. 



    Main Topic: You Want Me to Isolate What?

     

    Abstract: Isolation Levels in SQL Server can benefit your application and help control data integrity by managing concurrency effects but can also hurt your application if you are unaware of what they are and how they are used. A review of SQL Concurrency issues and how SQL Isolation Levels can help eliminate them and keep the integrity of your data. This presentation will demonstrate with queries what causes concurrency issues and what isolation levels will prevent them.


    Speaker: Robert Bishop, Sparkhound


    Bio: Robert has been working with databases since SQL Server 2005.  After 4 years as a .NET developer using SQL Server, Robert became a DBA out of necessity, a true "Accidental" DBA!  After 5 years as a DBA for a local hospital, Robert decided to expand his career by becoming a Senior SQL Server Consultant for Sparkhound. Robert has presented at his local SQL Server User group, SQL Saturdays and PASS Virtual Chapters.  As a Microsoft MSCA and an Idera ACE, Robert enjoys administrative tasks, configuring SQL Server for optimal performance, troubleshooting problematic SQL queries and making those query run faster than the speed of light.  In the event of "free time", Robert enjoys camping, playing his guitars and spending time with his family.

     


    All of our meetings are open to the public, open to students, folks looking to get into the field and those looking to move up! Please spread the word and come prepared to learn and share your knowledge and experience!




    Posted Mar 31, 2017, 7:51 AM by BRSSUG SQLPass BatonRouge
  • March '17 Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group

    Our next meeting will be March 8, 2017 at the Louisiana Technology Park.


    The meeting will begin around 6pm, sponsor TBD!

    Main Topic: Azure SQL Database for the Production DBA 

    Summary: Have you been wondering what Azure SQL Database is and what it means for you as a production DBA? Azure SQL Database has become an Enterprise-worthy database platform that provides relational database-as-a-service. In this session you’ll get a grounding in the fundamentals of Azure SQL Database from a DBA perspective. First we’ll cover how to create an Azure SQL Database using the Azure Portal and an approach for sizing a new Azure SQL Database. Then we’ll cover some of the similarities and differences between on premises SQL Server and Azure SQL Database. Finally, we will cover how monitoring and performance tuning Azure SQL Database differs from on premises SQL Server. If you’ve been considering Azure SQL Database for your organization, this session is for you!

    Speakers: Tim Radney

    Bio: Tim works as a principal consultant at SQLskills.com.  Tim is a SQL Server MVP. and has presented at PASS, SQLintersection, SQL Saturdays, user groups and numerous webinars. In addition Tim runs the Columbus GA SQL Users Group, is a PASS Regional Mentor and was named a PASS Outstanding Volunteer in 2012. He’s married with three children and has a passion for electronics. He also farms chickens (for eggs), dwarf Nigerian goats, and tilapias in his spare time.


    All of our meetings are open to the public, open to students, folks looking to get into the field and those looking to move up! Please spread the word and come prepared to learn and share your knowledge and experience!

    Posted Mar 1, 2017, 7:11 PM by BRSSUG SQLPass BatonRouge
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SQL Saturday Baton Rouge Event History

2017 

July 29 

#628

2016 

Aug 6 

#515

2015

Aug 1 

#423

2014

Aug 2

#324

2013

Aug 3

#234

2012

Aug 4

#150

2011

Aug 6

#64

2010

Aug 14

#28

2009

Aug 1

#17