March 2016 QLD SQL Server User Group
Meetings

Mar 2016 – Martin Catherall – March 2016 QLD SQL Server User Group

March 2016 QLD SQL Server User Group – Martin Catherall A Lap around Columnstore Columnstore indexing was first introduced in SQL Server 2012, however it was not widely adopted. SQL Server 2014 added additional functionality to columnstore which resulted in a marginally higher uptake. The initial versions required some creative thinking to get all of […]

Maintain SQL Server Performance Baseline
Meetings

Feb 2016 – Allen White – February 2016 QLD SQL Server User Group

February 2016 QLD SQL Server User Group – Allen White Maintain SQL Server Performance Baseline w/PowerShell Maintaining a solid set of information about our servers and their performance is critical when issues arise, and often help us see a problem before it occurs. Building a baseline of performance metrics allows us to know when something […]

Meetings

Dec 2015 – Amit Arora – December 2015 QLD SQL Server User Group

December 2015 QLD SQL Server User Group – Amit Arora Introducing Temporal Databases in SQL Server 2016 More and more organizations are storing archives of data to help them make important business decisions. Traditionally, organizations had to rely on expensive, and tedious methods to go back in time and make sense of growth, negative growth, […]

SQL Server

Aug 2015 – Matt Lavery – August QLD SQL Server User Group

August QLD SQL Server User Group – Matt Lavery Monitoring SQL: The new SQL dashboards and introduction to Operations Management Suite integration Monitoring SQL: The new SQL dashboards and introduction to Operations Management Suite integration. In this sessions we will look at the new enhancements in the recent SQL Management Pack and in particular how […]

Azure Machine Learning

Jul 2015 – Rod Colledge – July QLD SQL Server User Group

July QLD SQL Server User Group – Rod Colledge An Introduction to Azure Machine Learning “A Festivus for the rest of us!”. That was how Seinfeld character Frank Costanza described his alternative to the Christmas tradition. In this session, I’ll describe an alternative to the traditional approach to Data Science. Armed with nothing but a […]