Next meeting: Thursday, December 5, 2013
Time: 6:30 PM
6:30PM-7:00PM- Registration & Refreshments
NR Computer Learning Center
1835 West Orangewood
1.SQL Server Reporting Services: Four Dimensions of Report Authoring for Executives and Upper Management
2. SQL Azure vs. Amazon RDS: An In-Depth Comparision
Ben Aminnia started his computer career with IBM as a systems engineer and has held various consulting positions in the IT industry. His roles have also included management of the SQL Server database department at one of the largest companies in the United States, overseeing a staff of 12 DBAs and database professionals. He has also been President and Database Architect of Pointer Corporation (www.pointercorp.com) since 1986.
In 1990, long before it was acknowledged as a worldwide phenomenon toward the end of the 20th century, Ben was among the first computer science visionaries to publish an in-depth article about the upcoming Y2K crisis and various methodologies to address its consequences. Shortly thereafter, he wrote and published a book called Diary of a Successful Computer Consultant.
In addition to his role as an IT consultant, Ben has been President of the Los Angeles SQL Server Professionals Group (www.sql.la) for the past 10 years and has acted as an Expert Witness in legal cases involving the IT industry for the past four years. He has also been a frequent speaker at various computer user groups and database technology events throughout Southern California.
Furthermore, Ben is the architect and co-developer of the Virtual Information Portal (VIP) System, which is a web-based platform for secure generation, archival, and retrieval of corporate correspondence and letters (www.vipletters.com).