Monday, November 21, 2016

SG SQL UG Meetup - Nov 2016

Dear All,

Its meetup time again at Singapore SQL PASS Chapter. Please refer below for the details.


November 24th - 6:45 PM to 7 PM - Registration and Snacks

7 PM to 8 PM - Topic 1 - Presentation by Andreas Wolter

8:00 PM to 8:15 - Break

8:15 PM to 9:00 - Topic 2 - Presentation by Nagaraj Venkatesan

Location: Microsoft Office, One Marina Boulevard, Level 21 Auditorium

Topic 1: “SQL Server Attacked” – excerpts from “Hacking SQL Server from inside & outside”


Join us in this November’s special: Andreas Wolter will give a “best of” of his various “Hacking SQL Server” sessions, covering attacks from inside as well as from outside. While a part will be demonstrated using SQL Injection, other small demos will demonstrate security traps and holes that can occur when mixing Development & Production and granting external personnel too many permissions.

Speaker Profile: Andreas Wolter

Andreas Wolter(Facebook | LinkedIn) has over 16 years of experience with SQL Server and earned the Master-Certification both on SQL Server 2008 (MCM) and SQL Server 2012 (MCSM)– as one of only 2 experts worldwide. Besides that he has also been awarded with the MVP for SQL Server since 2014.
He is the founder of Sarpedon Quality Lab, originally from Germany, specializing in Development and Optimization of SQL Server Database- and Datawarehouse-architectures with focus on performance, scalability and security.

Topic 2: SQL Server 2016 SP 1 - a Rocking Release!!!

Synopsis: SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 was announced on Nov 17th and unlike any other usual service pack release, it had several path breaking changes announced. The big one of them being a major list of Enterprise features being made available on Standard edition. This session will discuss the features that moved to standard and how the applications can benifit using the same. The session will also cover few other useful enhancments that were released in SP1

Speaker Profile: Nagaraj Venkatesan

Nagaraj Venkatesan, a SQL Server enthusiast exploring SQL Server for the last 10 years. Working for NCS Pte Ltd as SQL Server DBA, Nagaraj maintains databases used by one of the busiest public facing applications in the city. He frequently blogs at and is a regular contributor Besides these, he also holds a Masters Degree in Computing from National University of Singapore