Omaha SQL/BI User Group Meeting: August 2013
Start Time: August 07 2013, 6:00 PM

Posted by jmorehouse at July 23 2013, 7:32 AM

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday August 7th, 2013.  Food will be available approximately 15-20 minutes prior to the meeting.  The meeting will start at 6PM.Speaker:Phil Brammer Phil Brammer is a database administrator and asixth year Microsoft MVP in SQL Server and a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert.  He has over 13 years’ data management experience in various technologies from reporting through ETL to database administration. Currently he manages nearly 200 SQL databases instances from gigabytes to multiple terabytes in size and is responsible for setting the vision for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Nebraska's database architectural roadmap.  He is very active in the Microsoft SQL Server community and has contributed to books, SQLSaturdays, SQL PASS Summits, and local user groups. Topic:Right on the heels of SQL Server 2012, the SQL team has announced new features in SQLServer 2014.Come learn about the new features and the changes you can expect with the new version.  You will see columnstore indexing enhancements,query optimizer improvements, online operation enhancements, AlwaysOn Availability enhancements, and much more.  This will be a high-level overview of the major changes in SQL Server 2014, with time for questions and answers.  We will also gauge interest in having monthly user group meetings for the remainder of the year to go deeper into the offerings of SQL Server 2014.

Our facility will be provided by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska. Food Sponsor:Since 1993, Bass & Associates has been a successful provider of information technology staff augmentation and managed service solutions.  Bass & Associates prides itself on being an employer of choice and matching career goals with effective solutions to meet the needs of our customers.  With offices in Omaha, Minneapolis, and Dallas we work with clients and consultants throughout the United States. It’s been twenty years since Bass & Associates opened and quickly became the area’s most recognized name in technology consulting.  Cheers to 20 years!