Past Meetup

Data Warehousing for Fun and Profit & Git Extras

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This is a free event, open to all. There will be some beers, tea, coffee, soft drinks, and food provided. We will have vegetarian food, if you have any other dietary requirements or questions please send us a message.

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★ The talks

✩ Data Warehousing for Fun and Profit - Mark Taylor

Learn the advantages of having a Data Warehouse, what the hell a star schema is, and how we designed and built our solution with a custom PHP7 & Symfony 4 powered ETL (Extract Transform Load) process leveraging parallel processing. Our solution runs on the highly scalable Amazon Redshift in our production environment and uses Postgres for developement and testing.

✩ Git Extras - Jason Bruce-Halliwel (@JasonBruce88)

Git is a great Version Control System, we all probably use it everyday without thinking what else it can be used for apart from version control. With some plugins, a few extra commands and the use of one or two tools, it can improve your development skills and general day-to-day working life.

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★ Timings

18:30 – Turn up, have a drink, a snack, and a chat (food, soft drinks, beer, coffee)
19:00 – Git Extras - Jason Bruce-Halliwel
19:30 – A little break
19:35 – Data Warehousing for Fun and Profit - Mark Taylor
20:10ish – Pop over to the pub for a chat and a drink

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★ Sponsors

Our sponsors make this monthly event possible, so please take the time to check them out, and thank them for their support.

• Bruntwood - Platform (https://bruntwood.co.uk/our-locations/leeds/platform/) – Platform is a reinvention of a Leeds landmark offering workspace for businesses of all sizes, right at the heart of the city. With a range of co-working desks, serviced offices and full floor plates, get the space that works for you. Join a new community of communicators, cultivators and collaborators.

• Infinity Works (https://www.infinityworks.com/) - Infinity Works offer an unparalleled skillset across a broad range of engineering disciplines and business specialisms, making them capable of helping to deliver any project and overcome any challenge. Some areas of work are project & product delivery, Managed Services, Organisational Optimisation, Consulting, and Training. They also offer great careers for leading Engineers and Technologists. @InfinityWorks (https://twitter.com/InfinityWorks)

• Searchability (https://searchability.co.uk/) - Searchability are a recruitment marketing company that help companies secure hard to find candidates either indirectly or directly via our award winning JobHoller platform. There are few sectors more challenged by skill-shortage than digital tech, we specialise in sourcing unique opportunities & engaging relevant candidate audiences across the IT & eCommerce sectors by fusing traditional methods with a twist of social magic, with particular focus & expertise within Software Development in Yorkshire, where it all started for us in 2012. @SearchabilityUK (https://twitter.com/SearchabilityUK)