Calling all Business Intelligence and Business Analytics Professionals!
Welcome to SQLSaturday #281

SQLSaturday Edinburgh #281 BI Edition will be held at the John McIntyre Centre at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland on  Friday 13th and Saturday 14th June, 2014. Also make sure to check out the SQLSaturday Edinburgh website for additional information on travel, hotel, and all important things to know about our event (click the logistics menu item). Edinburgh is easier and faster to travel to than you might think!

Friday 13th June is a training day where delegates will receive fantastic low cost high quality training. Please click on the links for more information and to register:

Eventbrite - Real World SQL Server High Availability Masterclass
An exhaustive and up to date abstract of this training day session can be found on the trainer's own website (which can be found here). It will be continually updated leading up to the event day itself and we encourage you to read it for further detail of what to expect for this intensive and comprehensive session.

  • The Data Analysts Toolkit: Microsoft Power BI and R with Jen Stirrup (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional)
Eventbrite - The Data Analysts Toolkit: Microsoft Power BI & R

Saturday 14th June is our official SQLSaturday free event day, we are nearly full so please make sure you register as soon as possible here.

Based on feedback from our previous successful event in 2013, the SQLSaturday Edinburgh team decided to  dedicate the Saturday free Community day to the Microsoft Data Platform including SQL Server 2014,  Business IntelligenceBusiness AnalyticsData Visualisation and Big Data Analytics. We are asking for a £5 contribution for lunch but you are welcome to bring your own lunch, of course. The Saturday is a free community day that will focus on business intelligence, and the sessions are aimed at information workers, data stewards, data professionals, Business Intelligence professionals and Business Analytics professionals.

Register now because places are limited but passion for data is not! We believe that professionals will really appreciate a Business Intelligence community dedicated free Saturday event plus a reasonably-priced training on Friday 13th June. We look forward to sharing our day with people who are as passionate about data topics as we are.


*We do ask that you consider to OPT-IN for the Sponsors of this event. Without their assistance, we cannot bring this FREE event to you. You can always opt-out if and when they contact! Thank you for your consideration.

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Event News

Mar 24,2014
We are delighted to announce that we are one of the Microsoft official SQL Server 2014 Launch events! We would like to thank Microsoft for their sponsorship and their hard work for the data community in Scotland.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 builds on the mission-critical capabilities delivered in the prior release by providing breakthrough performance, availability and manageability for your mission critical applications. SQL Server 2014 delivers new in-memory capabilities built into the core database for OLTP and data warehousing, which complement our existing in-memory data warehousing and BI capabilities for the most comprehensive in-memory database solution in the market.

SQL Server 2014 also provides new disaster recovery and backup solutions with Windows Azure, enabling customers to use their existing skills with the on-premi

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