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SQL Soton - June 5th User Group

Southampton SQL Server User Group

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:15 PM (BST)

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June SQL Server user group meeting.



One License of SQL Data Generator from Redgate

Two, one month, Pluralsight passes

One, £20 Amazon voucher from SpectrumIT



18:00 - Doors Open


18:30 - Introductions


18:45 - Brent Ozar (Remote via WebEx) - [@BrentO]

Which Queries Are Killing My Server?

What’s slowing down production? It’s easy to find out in just a few minutes using ClearTrace, sp_WhoIsActive, and the plan cache.  Whether you’re a junior DBA or a senior developer, you can use the three free tools covered in this session to find the culprit.


19:45 - Pizza, drinks & chat.


20:00 - Jeremiah Peschka - (Remote via WebEx) - [@PeschkaJ]

 Completely Legal Performance Enhancements

A database is far more than a persistent object store for your application; it is capable of data validation en masse, aggregations, and creating different projections of data. By working with your database, rather than against it, it is possible to leverage all of the capabilities of a relational database to provide rich, high performance interaction with your application through an ORM. This presentation will discuss the finer points of building a full-featured data access layer using an ORM and the features of a relational database.


21:15 - Raffle & End

Have questions about SQL Soton - June 5th User Group? Contact Southampton SQL Server User Group

When & Where

Avenue St Andrew's United Reformed Church

SO17 1XQ Southampton
United Kingdom

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:15 PM (BST)

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Southampton SQL Server User Group

Southampton SQL Server user group has been running since 2010, in that time we have had many speakers both local and international present high quality sessions on a range of SQL Server and data platform topics. We aim to deliver high quality training and insight for free to the SQL Server community.

The user group has been run by John Q Martin (Twitter | LinkedIn) & Steph Middleton (Twitter | LinkedIn) for the last three years, in which time we have seen the group grow significatly with members joining and moving on.

We are spponsored by SpectrumIT who are a local recruitment company, setup by recrutiment agents who have helped us by providing the location, Pizza and an Amazon voucher to raffle off each meeting.

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