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November NWA SQL Server User's Group Meeting

  • In-Person & Online @ 2505 Technology Circle Bentonville, Arkansas, United States (map)
  • 11:30 - 13:00 (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
  • Language: English

This is our last meeting of the year...  We will observe a winter break over December and January, so don't miss it!

Please join us to discuss SQL Server issues, hear war stories from this year's PASS, and observe a presentation from Andrew Loree regarding stretch cloud services from Blue Chip!  Lunch this month will be provided by Tyson Foods, Inc.

About the presenter:

Andrew Loree – Solution Architect, Blue Chip Consulting Group

Andrew is in the Data Platform and Analytics focus area at the Blue Chip Consulting Group. He has over sixteen years of experience in the information technology industry, and has played key database technology-centric roles in numerous projects, including architecture, design, development, and implementation of enterprise-scale data solutions leveraging Microsoft SQL Server.

Featured Presentation:

Stretch Database & Managed Backups: Cloud Services for your SQL Servers

Andrew Loree, Solution Architect Blue Chip Consulting Group

This presentation covers the new SQL 2016 Stretch Database feature along with Managed Backups to Azure, available since SQL 2014. Demo heavy, covering use-cases and limitations to illustrate how these Azure cloud service features may fit into your current and future SQL Server environments.

About Andrew:
Andrew has over sixteen years of professional experience in database technologies, including architecture, design, development, and implementation of enterprise-scale data solutions. A Microsoft Certified Data Platform & BI Expert, Andrew has a diverse technical background outside of the database realm including web development, system administration, automation, and IT service management. Andrew is a Solution Architect with the Blue Chip Consulting Group, delivering tailored technical solutions at a fixed-price using a delivery-led business model.