Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Singapore SQL Saturday 2017 - August 26th

Dear All,

Singapore SQL Saturday is back for the second year and it is being held on Aug.26th. We have an even bigger line up of speakers than last year!!! Some highlights of the schedule / speakers line up provided below

* 2 Members of Microsoft Tiger Team
* 4 Microsoft Certified Masters
* 5 Microsoft Speakers
* 13 Most Valuable Professionals
* 20 Sessions and 21 hours of top quality content!!!

Isn't that HUGE? This makes SQL Saturday Singapore one of the biggest SQL Saturdays in Asia Pacific region. The best part is that the entry to the event is absolutely FREE!!! Not just that, lunch and tea breaks are catered for attendees, speakers and volunteers.

Check out the schedule over http://www.sqlsaturday.com/646/Sessions/Schedule.aspx

Show your support for the event by registering for the event over here -
https://www.sqlsaturday.com/646/RegisterNow.aspx

Please note that registration for the event can be done only on SQLSaturday website on the link provided above and not on meetup.

See you on Aug.26th at SQL Saturday Singapore :)

Regards,
Singapore SQL Saturday Team (Nagaraj, Dharmendra, Khilitchandra, Sarbjit Singh)

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Singapore SQL PASS Chapter - Pre conference on "Analyze SQLServer like a BOSS"

Dear All,

Here we go for the announcement on Second Pre Conference of SQL Saturday Singapore 2017!!!

We are happy to announce the pre conference titled "Analyse your Microsoft SQL Server like a BOSS" delivered by Uwe Ricken, MVP & MCM from Germany. If you are a Database Administrator or Consultant looking to learn the tricks of the trade in solving performance problems, this pre conference / workshop is for YOU. In this one day event held in Microsoft Singapore office on Aug.25th, Uwe Ricken will explain how to identify and resolve serious real world performance problems using concrete examples, demonstrations, possible effects and answers.

Detailed course details and registration link provided below. Block your calender and book your tickets soonest to take full advantage of the super low early bird price of 100$

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/analyze-your-microsoft-sql-server-like-a-boss-tickets-36251976638

Please note that, all bookings and registrations are handled only via eventbrite and not on meetup. Please email sqlsaturday646@sqlsaturday.com for any questions.

Regards,

Singapore SQL Saturday 2017 Team ( Dharmendra, Nagaraj , Khilitchandra, Sarbjit)

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Singapore SQL PASS Chapter - Pre conference on "Implementing a Data Warehouse"

Dear All,

Here we go for the first big announcement of SQL Saturday Singapore 2017!!!

We are happy to announce the first pre conference of SQL Saturday Singapore 2017!!! We are proud to have Mr. Dinesh Priyankara, 12 time Data Platform MVP from Srilanka, delivering a one day workshop / training on the topic "Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server" on 25th August at Microsoft Singapore. So, if you are an database administrator trying to learn business intelligence or buisness intelligence developer trying to enhance your skills, this is your perfect chance to learn for the best!!!

Detailed course details and registration link provided below. Block your calender and book your tickets soonest to take full advantage of the super low early bird price of 100$

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/implementing-a-data-warehouse-with-microsoft-sql-server-tickets-35864938998

Please note that, all bookings and registrations are handled only via eventbrite and not on meetup. Please email sqlsaturday646@sqlsaturday.com for any questions.

Regards,

Singapore SQL Saturday 2017 Team ( Dharmendra, Nagaraj , Khilitchandra, Sarabjit)

Sunday, July 30, 2017

SQL SG UG Meetup - July 2017

Dear All,

Singapore SQL PASS Chapter meet up for July is scheduled on July 27th ( Thursday) at 7 PM as usual. Speaker and topic details provided below

Agenda:

July 27th - 6:45 PM to 7 PM - Registration and Snacks

7 PM to 8:15 PM - Topic 1 - Presentation by Senthamil Selvan

8:15 PM to 8:30 - Break

8:30 PM to 9:15 - Topic 2 - Presentation by Nagaraj Venkatesan

Location: Microsoft Office, One Marina Boulevard, Conf Room 21-MRP02

Topic1: Azure Cosmos DB


Abstract:This session is about the new Azure Cosmos DB and how to quickly scale any app using the Cosmos DB. Learn how to build a scalable App in minutes using the Cosmos DB and how to quickly distribute the data globally. Learn more about foundation of Cosmos DB and the multi model database service.

Speaker Profile:
Senthamil Selvan is awarded as Microsoft MVP in Windows Development. He has 11+ years of experience in Microsoft Platform including Windows Forms, SharePoint and Universal Apps development. He has published several Windows Apps in the Store - 8 Windows Phone and 5 Windows Store Apps.

Topic 2: Adaptive Query Processing in SQL Server 2017
Abstract: Adaptive Query Processing is one of the most important enhancements to be released in SQL Server 2017. Adaptive Query Processing adds intelligence to the optimizer and improves query plan choices significantly. Following session will provide an overview on Adaptive query processing and explain the scenarios at which Adaptive Query Processing automatically provides performance gain with no change to the code.

Speaker Profile:
Nagaraj Venkatesan(Microsoft Data Platform MVP,) is a SQL Server enthusiast since 2005 currently working as Senior Database Administrator for NCS Pte Ltd, Singapore. At NCS, Nagaraj maintains databases used by one of the busiest public facing applications in the city. As a active member of SQL Server community , Nagaraj leads the team managing Singapore SQL Server Pass Chapter ( User group ). As a part of the team, Nagaraj has organized many user group meet up sessions, in addition to being a regular speaker at them. Nagaraj shares his technical knowledge at strictlysql.blogspot.com and also by contributing at public SQL Server forums. He has also written articles at sqlservercentral.com. Besides these, Nagaraj holds a Masters Degree in Computing | http://strictlysql.blogspot.sg/

Meetup link: https://www.meetup.com/mssgug/events/241921953/

Friday, June 30, 2017

SQL SG UG Meetup - June 2017

Dear All,

Singapore SQL PASS Chapter meet up for May is scheduled on June 28th ( Wednesday) at 7 PM as usual. Speaker and topic details provided below

Agenda:

June 28th - 6:45 PM to 7 PM - Registration and Snacks

7 PM to 8:15 PM - Topic 1 - Presentation by Ben Sadeghi

8:15 PM to 8:30 - Break

8:30 PM to 9:15 - Topic 2 - Presentation by Nagaraj Venkatesan


Location: Microsoft Office, One Marina Boulevard, Conf Room 21-MRP01

Topic 1: SQL Server 2017: In-Database Analytics with Python


Abstract:Starting with the CTP 2.0 release of SQL Server 2017, you can now bring Python-based intelligence to your data in SQL Server. In the session, you will explore in-database analytics with Python.

Speaker Profile:

Ben Sadeghi is a Big Data & Advanced Analytics Technical Specialist at Microsoft (Cloud & Enterprise – Southeast Asia), Ben contributed to several NASA and JAXA space missions. Ben is an active member of the open-source Julia language community. He holds an M.Sc. in computational physics, with an astrophysics emphasis.

Topic 2: Adaptive Query Processing in SQL Server 2017

Abstract: Adaptive Query Processing is one of the most important enhancements to be released in SQL Server 2017. Adaptive Query Processing adds intelligence to the optimizer and improves query plan choices significantly. Following session will provide an overview on Adaptive query processing and explain the scenarios at which Adaptive Query Processing automatically provides performance gain with no change to the code.

Speaker Profile:
Nagaraj Venkatesan(Microsoft Data Platform MVP,) is a SQL Server enthusiast since 2005 currently working as Senior Database Administrator for NCS Pte Ltd, Singapore. At NCS, Nagaraj maintains databases used by one of the busiest public facing applications in the city. As a active member of SQL Server community , Nagaraj leads the team managing Singapore SQL Server Pass Chapter ( User group ). As a part of the team, Nagaraj has organized many user group meet up sessions, in addition to being a regular speaker at them. Nagaraj shares his technical knowledge at strictlysql.blogspot.com and also by contributing at public SQL Server forums. He has also written articles at sqlservercentral.com. Besides these, Nagaraj holds a Masters Degree in Computing | http://strictlysql.blogspot.sg/