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Updates on SQLSaturday#59 in NYC

Hi, ALL:  Just want to bring you some updates and news on SQLSaturday#59 @MS HQ in NYC on Nov 20, 2010.  Things are shaping up and promises to be a fantastic fall event! 

So far, we have over 120+ registrants to date, so it's not too late!  Avoid the last minute rush, and register at: http://www.sqlsaturday.com/59/register.aspx 

We are proud to have WhereScape as our first official GOLD sponsor, and that means they will be providing the Speaker/Volunteer after party!  Wherescape RED, their software platform, builds data warehouses fast!  Their software is designed to support agile data warehousing - in your database of choice. It helps you build your working data warehouse in a matter of days. You can then trial it with users, tune it and refine it, until they are completely satisfied.

Wherescape's software automates the entire data warehouse lifecycle. With WhereScape RED keeping your data warehouse up to date is a drag-and-drop operation.  http://www.wherescape.com

Providing afternoon refreshments, sweets, sugar and drinks, is our SILVER sponsor, and well-known provider of solutions for the management of databases, applications, Windows, virtualization, and more! http://www.quest.com

Quest software creates simple-to-use IT management software that saves you time and money across virtual, physical, and cloud environments. Their award-winning products and time-saving services ease the toughest IT challenges for more than 100,000 customers worldwide. You need simpler ways to do powerful things. That’s what Quest has delivered since 1987.

OK, now that I've done the obligatory commercials, for up to the minute event news and updates, you can visit the SQLSaturday#59 home at http://www.sqlsaturday.com/59/eventhome.aspx, and follow us on Twitter, using hashtag #sqlsat59 (although, I have to figure out why my tweets don't get published - tech support! :-)

For a sneak peak at the planned sessions and speakers who might be presenting (including yours truly), you can see all the submitted proposals on the site at this location: http://www.sqlsaturday.com/59/schedule.aspx.  The SQLDiva and her team are getting ready to choose speakers and presentations, so any of you SQL Experts out there who were thinking about it, now is the time - do it ASAP!!  Call for speakers is closing soon, and its getting a bit Scary ;-)

To get a taste of what dynamic topics you can expect from our great speakers, there is a mix of BI, dashboards, mining and DataWarehousing topics, performance tuning tips, methods and analysis, high-availability and clustering, t-sql programming, SSRS, CDC, a pinch of SQL Azure, DBA professional career and professional development sessions - AND MORE!  Something for everyone - DBA's, BI professionals, SQL Developers, etc.

Keep watch for the PearlKnows Blog, as I will continue to bring you the latest news and updates from the field.  See you soon!  Thanks!

 

Comments

Posted by SQLDiva on 23 September 2010

Robert,

Thanks for the write-up and all your help!!

Melissa

Posted by Fahim on 23 September 2010

Thanks Rob for the details. I'll be in NY on the day and will attend my first ever SQL Saturday. Hope it'll be a good experience.

It'll be great if you can include SQL Azure as one of the topics in the event.

Cheers,

Fahim (Brisbane, AU)

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