SQL Saturday Returns To Silicon Valley

Posted on Jan 1, 2014 in SQLSaturday | 0 comments

SQL Saturday Silicon Valley returns on March 15, 2014.   SQL Saturday is a free, one-day learning event about SQL Server, Microsoft Business Intelligence, and Big Data.  You can learn more and register here.

Speakers will include well-known experts from the SQL Server and Business Intelligence worlds, including:

  • Angel Abundez, DesignMind
  • Carlos Bossy, Quanta Intelligence
  • Dan Bulos,  Symmetry Corporation
  • Denny Cherry
  • Josh Fennessy, Blue Granite
  • Argenis Fernandez, SurveyMonkey
  • Kevin Kline, SQLSentry
  • Thomas LaRock, Confio
  • Ami Levin, SolidQ
  • Denise McInerney, Intuit
  • Rushabh Meta, SolidQ
  • Stacia Misner, Data Inspirations
  • Patrick Sheehan, Microsoft

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SQL Server & Business Intelligence Speakers Rock!

Posted on Jul 25, 2013 in SQL Server 2012 | 0 comments

We had a super first half of the year with incredible speakers and record attendance at our Bay Area user groups.

Check out our stellar lineup of January-July 2013 speakers:

Bay Area Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group

  • January > Sanjay Kaul of Microsoft: Data Warehousing with SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse
  • March > Erika Bakse: Take MDX to the Next Level in SSRS
  • April > William Brown of Microsoft: New Microsoft BI Features
  • May > Ofer Mendelevitch of Hortonworks: Big Data, Data Science, and Hadoop
  • June > Andy Leonard: Hacking the SSIS 2012 Catalog
  • July  > Jillian McRae of Aegis and Microsoft: The Successful BI Short Order Cook

San Francisco SQL Server User Group

  • January > Eric Freeman of Esurance: Speed T-SQL with Macro Scripting and Templates
  • March > Stacia Misner: Collaborative BI
  • April > Ernest Hwang of Practice Fusion: SQL Server Continuous Integration
  • May > Mark Abramson: Intro to Relational Database Design
  • June > Angel Abundez: Five Ways SSIS 2012 Will Save You Time and Money
  • July > Brad Schulz of DesignMind: SQL Server APPLY Clause

Silicon Valley SQL Server User Group

  • January > Peter Myers: PowerPivot and Power View in Excel
  • March > Dilip Nayak, DBA at CUDirect: SQL 2012 AlwaysOn
  • April > Ami Levin of SolidQ: Physical Join Operators
  • May > Ernest Hwang of Practice Fusion: SQL Server Continuous Integration
  • June > Sandy Rivas, Microsoft: Interactive Visualizations with Power View 2013
  • July > Ami Levin of SolidQ: Data Loading at Warp Speeds

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SQL Server and Business Intelligence Groups Are On A Roll!

Posted on Aug 10, 2011 in Business Intelligence | 0 comments

It’s been a great year so far for the San Francisco and Silicon Valley SQL Server User Groups, as well as the Bay Area Microsoft Business Intelligence User Group!   I want to thank the experts who have delivered valuable information about cutting edge topics in the SQL Server and Microsoft BI worlds.

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, I hope you’ll be able to join us this fall for more great speakers and topics.BI full name logo for web 2 SQL Server and Business Intelligence Groups Are On A Roll!

Thank you Jan-July 2011 speakers!

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