6:00 – 6:30pm Registration and networking
Meet and greet.
6.30 - 7.30pm Neil Hambly Extended Events "New Age of Profiling"
Extended Events is the replacement for profiler in many respects, and will be the choice of capturing data from within SQL Server 2008 and in future editions, so we need to understand the differences this new tool has to profiler "old guard" and why we should be using this new feature for this purpose I'll take you on a Guided tour of the key aspects, and show you simply how in just minutes you can up and running and capturing data using this new method and how to analyse it effectively - Follow me to the "new age" of understanding your systems activity
7.30 - 8.00pm BREAK: Light refreshments
More time to network and ask questions...
8:00 – 9.00pm Speaker Chris Testa O'Neill (SQL Server MVP)
" BI Exam Question. Discuss: Reporting Services. A Sharepoint or SQL Server technology"
There is new world dawning with SQL Server Reporting services that is forcing SQL Server professionals to examine how Reporting Services is deployed and implemented within an infrastructure. It may seem scary but it is a situation we must face. Join Chris and face this question together as he explores how Reporting Services is evolving to bring about a new world order of collaboration, while leveraging the power of SQL Server.
Chris Testa-O'Neill is a SQL Server Microsoft Most Valuable Professional(MVP) and a Senior Consultant at Coeo specialising in SQL Server Business Intelligence. He is also a technical author, working on courses for SQL Server 2008 R2 with Microsoft Learning and advising on the SQL Server 2012 curriculum. Chris runs the Manchester SQL Server User Group and is an organiser for SQLBits. Chris has spoken at a range of events including user groups in the UK, Europe, Australia, and last year’s SQLPASS in the United States. Chris is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCDBA, MCTS and MCITP in SQL Server.