February OPASS Meeting Tonight

Jack Corbett, 2010-02-09

It’s here!  Our February meeting is tonight at 6pm at End To End Training, 225 S. Westmonte Drive, Suite 2010, Altamonte Springs, FL (see the OPASS web site for directions).  While we would love for you to be there in person, the presentation will also be available on-line via Live Meeting at https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/mvp/join?id=24PPGB&role=attend.

Speaker: Ronald Dameron

Ronald Dameron is a Senior Database Administrator for the largest life insurer in the United States. He is most comfortable with Microsoft SQL Server as a database developer and DBA. He is currently exploring how PowerShell can simplify his life as a DBA and the new features of SQL Server 2005/8. Follow him on Twitter at @RonDBA and at his blog at http://ronalddameron.blogspot.com.

20 years of IT experience on a wide range of platforms to include: Mainframes (Yes, he does know what JCL is.) and Windows Server systems.
He now chants Standardization, Optimization, Automation in his sleep.

Topic: Database Hardening via PowerShell.

Ron will demonstrate how he uses PowerShell to handle the issues encountered in a Fortune 50 corporate environment that has over 500 database servers and 3600 databases.

Please email webmaster@opass.org to RSVP for in person attendance.





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