New Venue - Manchester SQL Server User Group Begins!
18:00 - 18:30 - Introduction, Networking and Food
18:30 - 19:00 – Round Table problems and answers, SQL nuggets - bring a tip or 1 - 5 minute demo and share with your peers.
19:00 - 19:45 – Bits and Bobs to help the Developer - TSQL, Tony Rogerson, SQL Server MVP
In this session I will look at a number of techniques and features in the product that help Developers and DBA's allike create robust and scalable queries. We will look at how the optimiser can use the schema to help it, parameter sniffing, table valued functions, cte's, table valued variables and a few more [once I've thought about them - please email me firstname.lastname@example.org if there is anything specific].
19:45 - 20:00 – Break
20:00 - 21:00 – Table Valued Parameters - Saints or Sinners?, Martin Bell, SQL Server MVP
With the release of SQL Server 2008 and the new Table Valued Parameter feature, should we all be using them orare they the spawn of the devil? Martin will look at what options are available in the different versions of SQL Server and compares the performance and practicalities of using each one.
off Portland Street,