Milton Keynes UG Meeting
A new venue just off the M1 near Milton Keynes; thanks go to Unisys and Phil Ealey for doing all the leg work to make this happen.
If you live
or work near Milton Keynes you would also like to know there is a general IT
group on Yahoo (http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/itinmk/)
that brings together a number of IT disciplines.
6pm – 6:30 Registration and networking + Tea/Coffee with biscuits.
Meet and greet.
6:30pm – 7 Round Table discussion - ALL
Take stock and get the latest news in the SQL Server field. This is also a great opportunity to ask any burning questions you have, may be a problem at work.
7pm – 7:30 Tony Rogerson, SQL Server MVP
Common Table Expressions - What are they? How they work and How to do Recursion
Tony will take us through how Common Table Expressions have been implemented. We will use the Adjaceny List model to demonstrate how recursion works, we will also look at the performance considerations when using CTE's and how to get round it.
7:30pm – 7:50 BREAK: Sandwiches and Drinks
More time to network and ask questions...
7:50pm – 9.15pm Simon Sabin, SQL Server MVP
SQL Server 2008 fly past for Developers
As much of the new features of SQL Server 2008 that we can cover in the time and before the security guards throw us out.
There are some amazing new features in SQL Server 2008 both in the engine and in the tools. Features like, Table Valued parameters, MERGE statement, debugger, Intellisense, new data types etc etc.
Bring your list of features you want to know about and we will try and make sure we cover them.