Welcome to SQL Saturday #314
SQL Saturday is a FREE training event for
IT professionals and those wanting to learn about the Microsoft product.
This event will be held October 18, 2014 at New England Technical
Institute (NEIT), 1408 Division Road, East Greenwich, RI 02818.
Admittance to this event is free but we do
charge a non-refundable lunch fee of $10! Please register soon as
seating is limited, and let friends and colleagues know about the event.
Aaron Bertrand is a Senior Consultant for SQL
Sentry, makers of Event Manager, Performance Advisor, and Plan
In his spare time he is either playing volleyball, blogging at SqlPerformance
and SqlBlog, or
contributing to SQL conversations on Twitter,
StackOverflow and Dba.StackExchange.
He has worked with SQL Server since 6.5 and has been an MVP since
Jason Brimhall is a principle
consultant at SQL
Solutions Group. His credentials include a MIS degree from Utah
State University, a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL 2008, and twenty
years experience in the IT industry.
One of the highlights his my career was co-authoring "SQL Server 2012
T-SQL Recipes: A Problem-Solution Approach". He is a frequent
presenter at SQL Server events worldwide and co-leads the Las Vegas
SQL Server Users Group.
He loves finding that magic turbo button to make queries go faster
which ultimately leads to huge relief and satisfaction for the client.
Andy Novick is a SQL Server MVP in the
Boston area with 25 years of database and application development
His consulting practice, Novick
Software, focuses on building applications, including software
products that use SQL Server’s capabilities to the maximum.
He has developed both OLTP and data warehouse databases with
He has particular expertise in automating data management for such
Other recent projects have included ETL, Security and SQL Injection
Andy is the originator of the popular “SQL Server Load-fest” event
conducted in Waltham, MA.
Randy Knight founded the SQL
Solutions Group in October 2010, after more than 20 years
in the technology industry.
What I love about my work is solving, fairly easily, what can seem to
others to be insurmountable problems. I was once called the “database
whisperer” by a customer. I thought that was pretty cool.
Prior to founding SSG, he spent many years as a Database Administrator
in a variety of industries including financial services,
telecommunications, and dot com / internet properties.
He is a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server 2008 and has been a
certification junkie for most of his career.
We always need volunteers to help run
Most assignments run 1-2 hours, and might range from picking up ice
the morning of the event to putting out direction signs to stuffing
If you are interested in volunteering, please register below and click
the checkbox next to "Would you like to volunteer to help conduct the
If you're already registered, please contact us.
*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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