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Posted by jnaras at January 27 2014, 8:07 PM

Our next meeting will be on Wednesday February 12th, 2014.  The meeting will start at 6:00 PM with food being provided approximately 20-30 minutes prior.
Sponsor: Election Systems & Software.
Election Systems & Software has supported elections throughout the United States for more than 40 years. They are dedicated to providing valuable, trusted, and proven election equipment and services to our election administrators. They are delivering the highest standards of accuracy, security, and reliability in their election products and services. 
Topic:  Implementation of Database Audit Specifications in SQL Server 2012.
In this 90-minute session demonstrate the implementation of Database Audit Specifications in SQL Server 2012, and how we can use it to identify dormant databases and answer other pesky usage questions.  Also cover integrating fixed-format FILETABLEs with your existing relational data to provide a practical solution for common unstructured data problems.  Finally, show you a utility script which identifies all the ways in which a given login is able to access a SQL Server, and exactly what the login can do when connected.  This session includes hands-on examples and code, so take a solution or two home with you!
Speaker: Mark Marinovic
Mark Marinovic has worked in the Information Technology (IT) industry for 13 years. He is currently a Database Administrator with HDR Inc., a global architecture and engineering firm headquartered in Omaha, NE. His responsibilities at HDR include design, implementation, security, and optimization of over 1,000 of the firm’s databases. He has previously worked at the Gallup Organization as a Database Administrator, at Bank of the West as a Senior Systems Developer, and has been an independent IT Consultant. Mark earned a B.S. from the University of Nebraska’s Peter Kiewit Institute (Omaha) and achieved MCSA certification for SQL Server 2012. He is a four time president club recipient (Bank of the West) and was awarded two Excellence Awards (Gallup). Mark has also received an internal Pathfinder Excellence award and has earned the Professional Associate designation at HDR.