Past Meetup

PASSDC Monthly Chapter meeting


Our regular meeting! In addition to our featured speaker, we're looking forward to hearing from you about how best this user group can support professionals in the DC area. We'll also have food and raffle of a few things at the end!

Featured Presentation:

Do More With Less: Consolidate and Virtualize Jorge Segarra, BI Consultant Pragmatic Works In today's economic times, we are being asked to do more with less. Less budget, less hardware and yet our data needs keep growing! So how do we keep our database infrastructure humming along given these restrictions? In this session we will talk about different options of consolidation including: database-level consolidation, instance-level consolidation, and virtualization. Additionally we will also talk about some of the tools and methods you can use today to help you consolidate your SQL Server environment and do more with less!

About Jorge:
Jorge Segarra is a DBA-turned-BI consultant for Pragmatic Works Consulting and a SQL Server MVP. In addition to being a member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group, he is a Regional Mentor for PASS. Jorge co-authored the Apress book "SQL 2008 Pro Policy-Based Management" as well as the upcoming title "SQL Server 2012 Bible" and was a Red Gate Software Exceptional DBA of the Year 2010 finalist. He also founded SQL University, a community project aimed at helping people learn SQL Server from the ground up, which you can find at