UK SQL Server User Group based in the London area aimed at enthusiasts looking to learn more about all things SQL Server related. "Network, learn, ask a question, meet other folk, get fed - these are all things that happen at user group events. These events are a really great opportunity to socialise in an informal learning experience"
PASS London Chapter Evening- Say our Security Right (or Not)
Organised by London SQL Server User Group
Database security is one of those topics that too many misunderstand; haven’t learned it to the right depth, or just not sure how to approach designing a database security strategy.sql-server security database sql PASS
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PASS London Chapter Evening
Featuring Allan Hirt
In September 2015, Allan delivered the talk “What’s New for High Availability in SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016” to the London SQL Server User Group. It was a preview of those as-yet-to-be-released versions. A lot has changed in 18 months. Both SQL Server 2016 and Windows Server 2016...sql-server linux sql
ETL for the lazy one... Introduction to SSIS with BIML
Featuring Ben Weissman
In this demo-heavy session, you will learn about the basic concepts of increasing productivity by creating your SSIS packages using BIML. We will look into manual BIML creations to understand the general idea of BIML, then take it from there and generate a whole staging area from scratch and end...biml ssis data database sql-server
Data Platform Experts Panel
For this meetup we have a number of speakers from Microsoft, Pryamid and other SMEs. We are taking full advantage of this to tackle those challenging questions and also get to know this latest SQL Server 2016 Release in more detail. We are having a great turnout for the #INSIDESQL Day conference...datascience sql
Featuring Dejan Sarka
In an enterprise, merging master data, like customer data, from multiple sources is a common problem. Typically, you do not have a single, i.e. the same key identifying a customer in different sources. You have to match data based on similarity of strings, like names and addresses. In this...DQS data
Data Warehouse Automation
Featuring Davide Mauri
Abstract: A key point for being Agile and apply agile principle to Data Warehouse and BI is being able to automate all the low added value work, allowing iterations to be not only feasible but economically sustainable. In this session I’ll present the “Adaptive BI Framework”, a framework I’ve...BI-framework agile
Visualising Financial Risk Using Power BI
Featuring Mark Wilcock
Banks trading and lending activities generates millions of valuations of trades and positions and risk measures, and prices of foreign exchange, shares and bonds. Managers need to make fast decisions every day on this data and they need powerful interactive dashboards to help them make sense of...data PowerBI sql
Warehouse of the Future: Lakes Vs Marts
Featuring Simon Whiteley
It's time to face the fact that Data Warehouses, as we know them, are changing.
The increasing power of automatically scaling systems and the rapidly dropping cost of storage are challenging how we decide which data to keep and how we push it out to those who need it.
In this session...datascience PowerBI
Using PowerBI to simplify your SQL Server Migration
Featuring Neil Hambly
Performing a SQL Server migration when you have more than just a few instances can quickly become a challenge to understand the wide variety of Physical and Virtual instances, Windows OS & SQL Server Version, Editions, Database Sizes, Compatibility levels and a hundred other items in addition...PowerBI sql-server