SQL Relay 2013 is coming to Norwich!!
What is SQL Relay?
A full day, single track, technical conference focusing on all aspects of SQL Server.
In 2013, the Relay is visiting 8 cities around the UK, over two weeks from 17th to 27th June
The Norwich event will be held at The Kings Centre, on Thursday 20th June. This is 5-10 minutes from the the train station and 5 minutes walk from the main shopping area. See below for venue details / parking.
Who runs SQL Relay?
All SQL Relay events are run by your local user group leaders, working together to put on national conferences with a local focus.
What will the content be?
The sessions and speakers are still being finalised, but rest assured that we'll get the best speakers for you. All sessions will be technical in nature, and will cover all aspects of SQL Server.
How much does it cost?
All SQL Relay events are free to attend. We're able to put them on thanks to our generous sponsors. When you register, please allow third party contact so that our sponsors can contact you. This will help encourage them to sponsor these events next time!
Last year, the events were full, so don't leave it too late to register! Also remember to tell your friends and colleagues to register.
||Welcome & Introduction|
||Anthony Saxby (Microsoft)
Michael Sullivan (Microsoft)
|Keynote and Q&A|
||Tobiasz Koprowski (MVP)
||2 AM. A Disaster just began...|
|Women in IT|
Gavin McLaughlin (X-IO)
|SQL Server and Solid State Storage|
||Andrew Fryer (Microsoft)
||Managing Databases in Cloud OS|
||Scott Klein (Microsoft)
||SQL Azure (TBC)|
||Natural Born Killers: SQL Performance Issues to Avoid|
||Prize draw & close|
The King's Centre, King Street, Norwich, NR1 1PH
Nearest train station: Norwich
Speaker Bios:Richard Douglas is a SQL Server consultant for Quest Software in the UK covering a range of SQL Server products both in a pre and post sales capacity. Richard is often asked to come on site and perform server health checks to ensure systems are running optimally and to provide valuable feedback on problem areas. Prior to working for Quest Richard was working as a DBA in womens clothing - that's the retail vector! Richard is active in the UK SQL Server community having been a volunteer at SQLBits, now he runs a PASS chapter and is on the organising committee for "SQL Relay" - a series of events which pulled in around 600 attendees this year, he holds several certifications in SQL Server 2008