SQL Saturday # 163

I will be presenting  Data Warehousing and PDW on Oct. 13th for SQL Saturday # 163 in Dallas.

Session:

Scaling SQL Server to HUNDREDS of Terabytes!

Provide an introduction to the Microsoft Appliance and Reference Architectures. Learn how these Appliance Architectures can scale to hundreds of Terabytes. The presentation will focus on the Fast Track Reference Architecture and also contain real world performance metrics and lessons learned directly from someone who actually developed a Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) BI Solution.

Session Level: Intermediate

Garrett Edmondson, MCITP has 10+ years experience working with the full Microsoft BI Stack. For the past year he has been working on the Microsoft’s Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Appliance, which allows SQL Server to scale to hundreds of terabytes.

Contact URL: https://garrettedmondson.wordpress.com/

North Texas SQL Server User Group (NTSSUG) in partnership with Microsoft, is proud to present SQLSaturday #163 – BI Edition, a dedicated Business Intelligence event for SQL Server Professionals.

SQLSaturday #163 – BI Edition is a free training event for technical professionals wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence, and its related technologies.

This event will be held Oct 13, 2012 08:00 AM – 05:30 PM CST at the Microsoft Campus , 7000 State Hwy 161, Bldg LC1, Irving TX 75039 Map. Admittance to this event is FREE.

Our main focus for this event will be towards SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence topics – Data Quality Services, Power View, PowerPivot, BigData (Hadoop/Hive), Dashboard/Reporting, Parallel Data Warehouse, etc. The goal of this event is to help SQL Server professionals get a jump start on SQL Server BI and related technologies from Ground Zero. There will be advanced level sessions as well for those seasoned BI folks. Registration is now open, please Register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and colleagues know about the event.

Breakfast/Lunch: Attendees are responsible for their own breakfast/lunch. There are tons of restaurants in a 1 mile radius. If the organizers decide to provide food, they will keep you informed closer to the event. We want to keep this event as simple as possible.

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