What we're about

The Northern Virginia SQL Server Users Group is a SQL Server and Azure Data Platform MeetUp. As data platform roles and responsibilities have evolved, we have broadened our scope to include Microsoft Azure Advanced Analytics, Big Data, and general Azure topics. The goal of the leadership of NOVASQL is to provide a comfortable environment where members can participate in multi-disciplinary discussions of Microsoft data platform related issues.

Presentation Downloads - https://aka.ms/novasqlug-downloads

You Tube Channel - https://aka.ms/azurecloudevents

Check us out on twitter - @novasql

Benefits to NOVASQL Attendees include:

• We host at least two full-day technology conferences a year (e.g., Global Azure Bootcamp, Azure DataFest)
◾Networking with local data platform professionals
◾The latest and greatest Microsoft SQL Server news
◾Microsoft SQL Server and Azure Advanced Analytics and Big Data questions answered by Microsoft insiders
◾Valuable information for career development
◾Free food, drinks, and giveaways

Upcoming events (5)

NOVA SQL User Group - Monthly MeetUp - Azure ARC Enabled Data Services

Hello Everyone! Our speaker for this month will be Mike Ray, awesome person and friend of mine. Mike will discuss Azure Arc Enabled Data Services. Mike will be connecting with us from Redmond, WA - so lets make him feel welcome.

Title: Azure ARC Enabled Data Services

Description. Azure Arc makes it possible to run Azure data services on-premises, at the edge, and in public clouds using Kubernetes and the infrastructure of your choice.

Currently, the following Azure Arc enabled data services are available in preview:

SQL Managed Instance
PostgreSQL Hyperscale

docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/azure-arc/data/overview

Speaker: Mike Ray, Microsoft, Senior Content Developer

Speaker BIO: https://www.linkedin.com/in/michael-ray-8170476/

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This monthly Friday lunch time webinar series running from January 29th through October 29th, 2021. All of our meeting on 2021 will be online/virtual until we are well past COVID19 issues. This MeetUp is designed to help you on your professional and technical development. We will cap of 2021 with a one or two day virtual conference at some point in November 2021. We will talk about a range of Azure related topics, of course covering SQL Server and Azure Data Services, but also Azure compute, networking, storage, security, monitoring and governance.

NOVA SQL User Group - SQL/Azure SQL Backup/Restores

Online event

Hello Everyone! Tim McAliley and potentially other co-workers will discuss back/restore capabilities for SQL on Azure VMs, Azure SQL DB and Azure SQL Managed Instance. We will talk about automated backups, backup storage, point in time restores, and long term retention.

Title: SQL/Azure SQL Backup/Restores

Description: We will discuss back/restore capabilities for SQL on Azure VMs, Azure SQL DB and Azure SQL Managed Instance. We will talk about automated backups, backup storage, point in time restores, and long term retention.

Speaker: Tim McAliley

Speaker BIO: https://www.linkedin.com/in/timothymcaliley/

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This monthly Friday lunch time webinar series running from January 29th through October 29th, 2021. All of our meeting on 2021 will be online/virtual until we are well past COVID19 issues. This MeetUp is designed to help you on your professional and technical development. We will cap of 2021 with a one or two day virtual conference at some point in November 2021. We will talk about a range of Azure related topics, of course covering SQL Server and Azure Data Services, but also Azure compute, networking, storage, security, monitoring and governance.

NOVA SQL User Group - Monthly MeetUp

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This monthly Friday lunch time webinar series running from January 29th through October 29th, 2021. All of our meeting on 2021 will be online/virtual until we are well past COVID19 issues. This MeetUp is designed to help you on your professional and technical development. We will cap of 2021 with a one or two day virtual conference at some point in November 2021. We will talk about a range of Azure related topics, of course covering SQL Server and Azure Data Services, but also Azure compute, networking, storage, security, monitoring and governance.

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This monthly Friday lunch time webinar series running from January 29th through October 29th, 2021. All of our meeting on 2021 will be online/virtual until we are well past COVID19 issues. This MeetUp is designed to help you on your professional and technical development. We will cap of 2021 with a one or two day virtual conference at some point in November 2021. We will talk about a range of Azure related topics, of course covering SQL Server and Azure Data Services, but also Azure compute, networking, storage, security, monitoring and governance.

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