UK SQL Server User Group based in the London area aimed at enthusiasts looking to learn more about all things SQL Server related. "Network, learn, ask a question, meet other folk, get fed - these are all things that happen at user group events. These events are a really great opportunity to socialise in an informal learning experience"
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Azure Data Factory v2: Data Flows Capabilities
Featuring Kamil Nowinski
Microsoft's services in Azure helps us to leverage big data more easily and even more often accessible for non-technical users. Having UI in ADF version 2 - Microsoft added a new feature: Data Flow which resembles components of SSIS. This is a very user-friendly and non-code approach...data sql
Maintenance Scripts: One Step Beyond
Featuring Mark Pratt
We will be exploring how to extend the use and deployment of these precious things into large, complex and often dynamic environments. following this will be Neil and he is discussing all new (shiny) releases like SQL Server 2019, Azure like DataWarehouse (GEN2), PowerBI (so many things) and more...cloud data-warehouse sql
Show Me, Don't Just Tell Me!
Featuring Richard Macaskill
Protecting data can be difficult. With data often spread across a growing number of different environments, it's hard to know what to restrict and where it's located. This risks non-compliance, and leaves organizations open to data breaches.redgate gdpr sql-server sql
Maximising SQL Performance - Unleash the I/O
Featuring Neil Hambly
When you IO Performance hits its throughput limits, you can accept that performance or look at finding a way to increase it. This session will showcase how you can unleash the full true IO potential of your SQL Servers.io sqlservers
PASS London Chapter Evening- Say our Security Right (or Not)
Featuring Neil Hambly
Database security is one of those topics that too many misunderstand; haven’t learned it to the right depth, or just not sure how to approach designing a database security strategy.pass sql database security sql-server
PASS London Chapter Evening
Featuring Allan Hirt
In September 2015, Allan delivered the talk “What’s New for High Availability in SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016” to the London SQL Server User Group. It was a preview of those as-yet-to-be-released versions. A lot has changed in 18 months. Both SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016...sql linux sql-server
ETL for the lazy one... Introduction to SSIS with BIML
Featuring Ben Weissman
In this demo-heavy session, you will learn about the basic concepts of increasing productivity by creating your SSIS packages using BIML. We will look into manual BIML creations to understand the general idea of BIML, then take it from there and generate a whole staging area from scratch and end...sql-server database bigdata ssis biml
Data Platform Experts Panel
For this meetup we have a number of speakers from Microsoft, Pryamid and other SMEs. We are taking full advantage of this to tackle those challenging questions and also get to know this latest SQL Server 2016 Release in more detail. We are having a great turnout for the #INSIDESQL Day conference...sql datascience