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Welcome to Southampton SQL Server User Group, this event is hosted at St Andrews United Reformed Church located on the corner of Alma Road and The Avenue.
Please be aware that in order to attend we need you to register in advance as there is limited space and we need to know how many people to order pizza for, thanks :-)
We have a couple of great speakers covering different SQL Server based topics along with a number of prizes to give away and free pizza during the break.
18:15 - Doors Open
18:30 - Introductions
18:45 - Mark Broadbent (@Retracement) - Mark Broadbent is a Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) in SQL Server, chapter leader, virtual chapter leader, SQLSaturday Cambridge founder (the UKs first SQLSaturday) and awarded Microsoft's Community Contributor award in 2011 and the PASS outstanding Volunteer award in 2012. Mark is a regular speaker at both international and national events and is an expert in HADR solution, SQL Server Migration and SQL Server Concurrency Control.
SQL Server Failover-Clustering on Windows 2012 R2, Tips, Tricks, Best Practices and New Features
Failover-Clustering has long been the premium HIgh Availability solution for the Microsoft Platform and whilst Microsoft have delivered alternative SQL Server High Availability solutions, changes to Failover-Clustering in Windows 2012(and above) make this technology more compelling than ever to deliver 5-nines availability.
In this extended 2 hour session we will take a look through a wealth of Clustering tips and tricks, paying special attention to new and often misunderstood features. We will start from simple conceptual beginnings working all the way up to a comprehensive understanding of how and why you should implement this technology as part of your HA strategy. So if you are interested in SQL Server, Windows Failover-Clustering or Hyper-V then this one is surely for you!
19:45 - Break
20:00 - SQL Server Failover-Clustering on Windows 2012 R2, Tips, Tricks, Best Practices and New Features (Cont.)
21:00 - Prize Draw & Close
21:15 - Event close
A massive thanks to our sponsors, without them we would not be able to host this event for free.
SpectrumIT kindly provide funding for the room pizza and a £20 Amazon Voucher.
Pluralsight kindly provide two one month free passess to their Excellent training content.
|Wrox kindly provide a discount code to the user group for technical books.|
When & Where
Southampton Data Platform User Group
Southampton Data Platform 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. We meet on the first Wednesday of each month (except January).
The user group has been run by John Q Martin (Twitter | LinkedIn) & Steph Middleton (Twitter | LinkedIn) for the last four years, in which time we have seen the group grow significatly with members joining and moving on.
We are sponsored 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.