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Azure Managed Instances: A Primer
Agenda: 6:00-6:30 - Networking and Appetizers - you can buy your own drinks and dinner from the bar if you like or just enjoy water and appetizers provided by our sponsor. 6:30-6:45 - Greetings and Announcements 6:45-8:00 - Feature presentation 8:00-9:00 - Questions and discussions We are an informal group so the times may vary a bit from the schedule and please feel free to arrive anytime from 6:00 on and leave when you need to leave. Here is this month's featured presentation: Azure Managed Instances: A Primer So you’ve heard about Azure SQL Database – you probably watched a demo and chat on that when Mike shared it last year! You’ve probably heard about Azure Managed Instances, Also. What are they? How easy are they to set up? What does it cost? How do we take advantage of it? Will SQL Agent jobs and all that “instance level stuff” I worry about with Azure SQL DB come over? Come to this session and find out. We’ll do some obligatory slides talking about use case, the pros, the cons and compare it with other services out there (Amazon RDS, Azure SQL, etc) and then we’ll spend a lot of time doing an interactive demo where we will build an Azure SQL Managed Instance, deploy to it and interact with our instance of SQL up in the cloud. About Mike Walsh Founder and SQL Server Consultant, Straight Path Solutions Mike Walsh is an experienced SQL Server professional and has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. He has been in the role of DBA, developer, and “performance guy” but always leans on his DBA and tuning experience. He has been awarded the SQL Server (now Data Platform) designation 5 times since 2011 and is a current MVP. He has spoken several times at PASS and regional events. In his spare time he raises a small flock of Icelandic Sheep, Chicken, Bees and other farm animals with his family in rural New Hampshire and is a call Firefighter in his small town with a primarily on-call/volunteer force.

Roundabout Diner

580 US Highway 1 Byp · Portsmouth, nh

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    This is a FREE group where you can learn about all aspects of the Microsoft Data Platform, from on-premises SQL Server and the cloud data offerings from Microsoft in Azure and even using SQL Server in AWS. We can have topics that cover administration, development, BI, ETL, and big data solutions.

    We typically meet on the 4th Monday of the month alternating between the Roundabout Diner in Portsmouth (January, March, May, July, September, November) and BankW Holdings in Bedford (February, April, June, August, October). An email will be sent out announcing the meeting. Please RSVP to attend so we can plan for appetizers in Portsmouth and Pizza in Bedford.

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