What we're about

Welcome! We are a community of professionals interested in Microsoft SQL Server database products. Monthly meetings are usually 3rd Mon or Tue at 5:30pm.

We cover all topics related to SQL Server, including T-SQL, Production DBA, SQL Development, Business Intelligence, OLAP, SSIS, SSRS, and Service Broker.

This group is for you if you want to network and meet other SQL professionals whose abilities are between beginner to well-seasoned, ask SQL-related questions to other members, learn about job opportunities, and basically give your career a boost.

No cost to attend monthly meetings!

However, please consider making a donation (https://secure.meetup.com/BoulderSql/contribute/) to defray costs.

This is NOT a group for recruiters - unless you are interested in being a sponsor. This means helping with some of the basic costs for running this group. In return you meet some great people who are passionate about their careers. Please contact me if you are interested in sponsoring in some capacity. Some possibilities: paying for appetizers/drinks at SQL Lunch events, paying for the annual SQL Holiday Networking Social, and paying for pizza at our monthly meetings. In return you are given a 2 minute spotlight to say what you want to the group, meet and chat with people before and after events, and hand out your business cards. THIS IS NOT A GROUP FOR POSTING JOBs - there are plenty of over venues for that. This is a technical group with the promise of being free from job postings.

Paul Paiva

Paul@BoulderSql.org

President

Osei May

Osei@BoulderSql.org

Vice President

Manguirish Sardesai

Manguirish@BoulderSql.org

Vice President

Upcoming events (3)

Rattling Tech Talks & Exploring SQL Server containers in Docker & Kubernetes

Details 1st PRESENTATION -Rattling Tech Talks on Topics. We will have one member present. MAIN PRESENTATION Exploring SQL Server containers in Docker & Kubernetes In this session we will explore the options we have when working with SQL Server running on Docker containers or Kubernetes. Also, will take a look at some real world scenarios of backing up \ restoring databases in containers, high availability, version upgrades and the most important portability. Join me to discuss further about this interesting topic that is called by some experts as “The Future of Database Infrastructure”. BY MAIN PRESENTER Carlos Robles is Microsoft Data Platform MVP also a very experienced multi platform DBA (MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, SQL Azure) with over 10 years of experience in the database field. He has worked in database support as primary consultant and DBA manager for larger US based companies and around the work in the healthcare, insurance, retail, food and energy industries. He has a few certifications under his belt MCSE, MCSA, MCP, MCTS, ITIL v3, Docker, Kubernetes and RedHat openshift. International speaker, blogger, Guatemala SQL community group leader, mentor, he also enjoys to help people using the #SQLHelp hashtag in Twitter during his spare time. Love everything related to technology, sci-fi and video games! ------------------------------------------------------------ 5:30 Pizza and networking 6:00 Meeting starts, introductions, announcements (punctual start) 6:15 First Presentation (TBD) 6:45 Main Presentation(Exploring SQL Server containers in Docker & Kubernetes) 8:00 Wrap-up, Q/A, address technical issue of the group 8:15 Meeting ends Questions? Send an email to [masked]. Connect with us online: Website: BoulderSql.org

Rattling Tech Talks & SQL Server on Azure

Datavail Corporation

1st PRESENTATION - Rattling Tech Talks on Topics. We will have one member present. MAIN PRESENTATION SQL Server on Azure With the current transformation of technologies, small to enterprise organization are migrating towards cloud. In this presentation, we are going to talk about one of the cloud platform “Microsoft Azure”. This going to be introductory session for few Azure features and services. Highlights: • Difference between different Azure Offerings (IaaS, PaaS, Managed Instance • Different Tier levels available in PaaS • Login, User and content user for PaaS • Automation accounts and runbook for PaaS • Geo-Replication • Log analytics BY MAIN PRESENTER: Kailash is a MCITP with over 16 years’ experience in IT industry specializing in SQL Server administrator. He also works on assessment project involving implementation of Microsoft best practices, Server and Database migration, performance tuning etc. You can reach on him at [masked] ------------------------------------------------------------ 5:30 Pizza and networking 6:00 Meeting starts, introductions, announcements (punctual start) 6:15 First Presentation 6:45 Main Presentation 8:00 Wrap-up, Q/A, address technical issue of the group 8:15 Meeting ends Questions? Send an email to [masked]. Connect with us online: Website: BoulderSql.org

Building the Foundation with Azure Databricks by Stian Ulriksen

Details 1st PRESENTATION -Rattling Tech Talks on Topics. We will have one member present. MAIN PRESENTATION Building the Foundation with Azure Databrick Azure Databricks is a managed Azure service that allows you to easily perform data computations in a cluster. Databricks has multiple use cases including ETL and data science. This presentation will give beginners all of the information necessary to get started in Databricks and will include a demo that implements a fuzzy matching algorithm across a cluster using Python. BY MAIN PRESENTER Stian Ulriksen has half a decade of experience working in data science and data engineering across a variety of fields both professionally and academically. Stian has demonstrated advanced skills in developing and deploying data science models and algorithms to help organizations understand their data. Stian also specializes in developing intuitive visualizations and reports to communicate data and technical terminology in an easy-to-understand manner for clients. ------------------------------------------------------------ 5:30 Pizza and networking 6:00 Meeting starts, introductions, announcements (punctual start) 6:15 First Presentation (TBD) 6:45 Main Presentation(Exploring SQL Server containers in Docker & Kubernetes) 8:00 Wrap-up, Q/A, address technical issue of the group 8:15 Meeting ends Questions? Send an email to [masked]. Connect with us online: Website: BoulderSql.org

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