For our next meeting, we are lucky enough to have several Microsoft Project managers flying out to South Africa and they have kindly agreed to come and join us. The format of the evening will be roughly a 60 min talk on the future direction of the Microsoft Data Platform followed by a 30 session… Read More 12 June 2018 – Q&A with Microsoft’s Azure Data Services Engineering Team
What a whopper we had this month a “first talk’er”, a “PowerPoint wiz” and some “Azure Goodies” to bring it home. Firstly, let me mention the full “trans-auditorium log” with almost not a single seat available. To kick off the evening all the way from Entelect we had Courtney who shared with us her experiences… Read More May 2017 User group recap
Hi Guys and Gals, A big thank you to everyone who attended the April user group session, we hope that you have learnt something new. We had a few great sessions namely “Database Projects and Source Control”, “Top Tips on cracking a new database” and “a peak into the database future” we will upload more… Read More Recap : April 2017 user group
Our next event will take place on 11 April 2017 at the Microsoft Bryanston offices at 18:30. Kirsten Burnett Database Project and source control A look at database projects with a focus on how they can be used with source control Warren Rocchi Top tips on cracking a new database and impressing your new employer… Read More 11 April SQL user group meeting
We would like to extend a big thank you to EOH and Entelect who are returning as sponsors for 2017. We have simplified the user group sponsorship by only having a single sponsorship level. We look forward working with them again.
Due to a conflict with another event happening at Microsoft on the 14th, Community night will now take place on the 7th. You can register for the event here. Please let any friends or colleagues you know that attend know of the change.
This month we had a great first time presentation by Daniel H.C. Jeong who spoke about the importance of effective communication in the workplace. You can find his slides below communication-to-talk-or-how-to-talk-the-talk communication-to-talk-or-how-to-talk-ppt We also had long time speaker and MVP Gail Shaw who presented on transaction logs. below you will find the white board images that… Read More November User group meeting
Due to the SQL Saturday that has just taken place there will not be a User group meeting. We look forward to seeing you all in October.
Due to the public holiday there will be no community night in August. Please remember to sign up for next months SQL Saturday #554 Don’t forget to check out our Precons for more great learning opportunities.
Hi Guys/Gals A big thank you to everyone that could attend this month’s user group we hope that you had learned something new. We had a jam-packed session on “New features in SQL Server 2016”. These sessions covered a broad range of new features in numerous different categories namely SQL Server Core/Reporting Services/Analytics as well as… Read More Recap : July 2016 User Group