Midlands SQL Server User Group, being held in the offices of Wragge & Co solicitors at 55 Colmore Row in the centre of Birmingham on Thursday 3rd October 2013.
Session 1: Performance Issues in SQL Server - Neil Hambly
Session 2: SSRS Tips, Tricks and Techniques - Adam Aspin
6.00pm – 6:30pm Meet & Greet
6:30pm - 7:30pm Performance Issues in SQL Server (Neil Hambly)TBC
7:30pm - 8:00pm Break & Food
8:00pm – 9:00pm SSRS Tips, Tricks and Techniques (Adam Aspin)Adam will be looking into SQL Server Reporting Services, showing techniques and tips on KPIs, Score Cards, Dashboards, managing multiple datasets, interactivity, and comparing it to other alternatives.
We'll be putting on food for the event, so please do register so we know numbers. If you then can't make it we'd really appreciate it if you'd unregister and/or let us know.
Wragge & Co's office is at 55 Colmore Row, Birmingham, B3 2AS, just around the corner from the Old Joint Stock pub.
If you need any further details or have any requests for this or future Midlands SSUG events, please let me (Alex Whittles) know, either on Twitter (@PurpleFrogSys or @SQLMidlands) or email SSUG@PurpleFrogSystems.com
Neil Hambly is a Senior DBA @ Confio Software, having held various SQL Server roles during the last 14 years @ market leading companies (Accenture, ABN AMRO, BBC, iProfile, MDSL) He has considerable Experience in SQL Server starting with version 6.5 through to the latest 2012 release. A regular International speaker @ SQL conference & User Group, he also leads the SQL London PASS Chapter (UK). Frequently found studying the inner workings of SQL Server, as well as an avid Tweeter @Neil_Hambly.
Adam AspinAdam Aspin is an independent Business Intelligence consultant based in the United Kingdom. He has worked with SQL Server for seventeen years. During this time, he has developed several dozen reporting and analytical systems based on the Microsoft BI product suite.
A graduate of Oxford University, Adam began his career in publishing before moving into IT. Databases soon became a passion, and his experience in this arena ranges from dBase to Oracle, and Access to MySQL, with occasional sorties into the world of DB2. He is, however, most at home in the Microsoft universe when using SQL Server Analysis Services, SQL Server Reporting Services, and SQL Server Integration Services.
Business Intelligence has been his principal focus for the last ten years. He has applied his skills for a range of clients, including J.P. Morgan, The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Tesco, Centrica, Harrods, Vodafone, Crédit Agricole, Cartier, and EMC Conchango.
Adam has been a frequent contributor to SQLServerCentral.com for several years. He has written numerous articles for various French IT publications. A fluent French speaker, Adam has worked in France and Switzerland for many years.
He is the author of “SQL Server Data Integration Recipes” – Apress, November 2012.