For those waiting for the next CTP release it is now available at https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/evalcenter/evaluate-sql-server-2016 and you can see what new here https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/02/03/introducing-sql-server-2016-community-technology-preview-3-3/
The Durban SQL User Group will be hosting there second user group meeting on 16 Feb 2016 at the Derivco offices. Fundamentals of DB design – Sean Creamer and Niels Berglund For more detail check out https://www.eventbrite.com/e/durban-sql-user-group-tickets-21053633986
The Johannesburg BI User Group will be hosting there next event on 18 Feb 2016 at the Entelect Offices Melrose Arch. Introduction by Chris Nezar NodeXL by Ryan Naude Data Visualisation by Darren Burnett Click here for more details https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jhb-bi-user-group-tickets-20726733217
More great news. Pluralsight has agreed to be our sponsor again for 2016. this means that in addition to the the great prizes from some of our other sponsors, we will also have 2 x one month subscriptions to give to speakers and attendees. Make sure you attend for an opportunity to win one of… Read More Another new sponsor – Pluralsight
Great news! Jet Brains will be sponsoring the Johannesburg SQL User Group. This means that every month we we have one Jet Brains licence to hand out to one lucky attendee. Make sure you attend the next meeting to stand a chance to win one of these great prizes.
We are currently putting together the schedule for 2016. you can see the schedule here. If you would like to present please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or via twitter @JHBSQLUserGroup
8 December will be the final user group meeting of 2015. To wind down the year we will be hosting a fun filled evening with both a panel discussion followed by a Quiz and prizes. Our panel consists of Gail Shaw (T ) Donovan White (T) Mark White Jacques Mostert (T) The quiz will be a… Read More December year end function.
The slide decks from the November User Group meeting are can be found below. If you have any questions for the speakers let me know and I can put you in contact with them. SQLRecoveryModels(shorted) Querying CSV Files with SQL using ‘q
Hey Guys Don’t forget to register for this years SQL Saturday. Register here Registering early helps organize a great event. Looking forward to seeing you there.
With SQL Saturday just around the corner we have some great pre-con options available for you this year. Pre-cons are a full day training event presented by some of the best people in the industry. The cost of the Pre-cons will be R1 000 which is great value. Pre-con sessions are: All about Execution Plans… Read More SQL Saturday #425 Pre-Cons