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Welcome! We are an active SQL Server Local Group supporting the Des Moines, IA, and surrounding areas, since September 2009. IDA-Des Moines is one of three Iowa SQL Server Local Groups. Please visit the Meetups for our sister groups: I-380 PASS Data Professionals (https://www.meetup.com/380PASS/) and Quad Cities Data Professionals (https://www.meetup.com/QuadCityPASS).

Please visit our sqlugs.com (https://sqlugs.com/) website (work in-progress): IDPA-DesMoines (https://idpa-desmoines.sqlugs.com/)

We are in partnership with Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS.org) and in association with Iowa Data Professionals Association (https://projects.propublica.org/nonprofits/organizations/820698101) (IRS 501c3 registered not for profit organization), we support our member community.

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IDPA-Des Moines "DBATools: Migrating Database Servers"

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*This meeting will be 100% online, there will be no in person meeting **

Connection Software: Microsoft Teams

The Des Moines branch of the Iowa Data Professionals (IDPA) will meet this Monday, September 12, with meeting presentation starting at 6:00 PM Central Time (23:00 UTC).

I will start the Microsoft Teams Meeting at 5:30 PM Central Time (22:30 UTC), and will admit attendees to join before the main presentation.

Feel free to connect, eat your dinner, discuss events in your SQL Server profession and renew friendships.

At 5:50 PM Central Time (23:00 UTC) our Local Group Leader will call to order for user group announcements.

At 6:00 PM Central Time (23:00 UTC) we will introduce our featured speaker.

Session Information:

Title: DBATools: Migrating Database Servers


Times past SQL Server Instances were migrated using various scripts and checklists. While Checklists are always a good idea DBATools has made it easier using a few commands.

Bio: H. Ross Reed

H. Ross Reed is a Lead Database Administrator for the Options Clearing Corp. He has been a database administrator for over 20 years. He’s Co-Organizer of the Chicago Data Professionals User Group, and a frequent presenter.

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