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SQL Server Training the Red Gate way

London 2014

Friday 24 October 2014

Agenda

Time

Nelson Room

Dickens Room

Donne Room

Doors open at 8.45

Registration & welcome

9.30 - 10.00

Welcome and Keynote: "Ship often, ship safe"

Steve Jones, SQL Server MVP, & John Theron, President at Red Gate

Access via Dickens Room

10.05 - 11.05

Four Weddings and a Funeral: ALM and DevOps

Brian Randell, Visual Studio ALM MVP

Access via Dickens Room

11.05 - 11.35

Break – Time for networking with attendees, presenters, and Red Gaters

11.35 - 12.25

Build a database deployment pipeline

Grant Fritchey, SQL Server MVP

Avoiding a DBA's worst days with monitoring

Steve Jones, SQL Server MVP

All day drop-in, hands-on Labs

Red Gate team

12.30 - 1.15

Version control for databases

Steve Jones, SQL Server MVP

How to speed up .NET and SQL Server web apps

Bart Read, Independent Consultant

All day drop-in, hands-on Labs

Red Gate team

1.15 - 2.15

Lunch, plus demos, discussion groups, and networking

1.30 - 2.00

Lunchtime session: First steps in continuous integration for databases with Red Gate's SQL Automation Pack

Tom Austin, Pre-Sales Engineer, Red Gate

Dickens Room

2.15 - 3.00

Get testing with tSQLt – practical examples and automation

Steve Jones, SQL Server MVP

How to read execution plans

Grant Fritchey, SQL Server MVP

All day drop-in, hands-on Labs

Red Gate team

3.00 - 3.15

Break – Time for networking with attendees, presenters, and Red Gaters

3.15 - 4.00

Automating your database deployments

Grant Fritchey, SQL Server MVP

SQL Server tips and tricks

Ike Ellis, SQL Server MVP

All day drop-in, hands-on Labs

Red Gate team

4.05 - 4.35

Case study – Slaying the legacy dragon: the benefits of continuous delivery for the database

Move With Us

Case study – Adding reliability and credibility to database development: how we source controlled our database and what we learnt along the way.

HTEC

All day drop-in, hands-on Labs

Red Gate team

4.40 - 5.10

Community lightning talks

Annette Allen | David Williams | Chris Bland

Drinks, networking, and discussions with Red Gaters

All day drop-in, hands-on Labs

Red Gate team

4.30 - 5.30

Prize draw (5.20), continued networking, and drinks

Please note the agenda schedule is subject to change.

Follow #sqlinthecity for updates.

Session abstracts

Community lightning talks

Annette Allen
What's hot and what's not when writing unit tests

David Williams
SQL Server 2014 new features (not Hekaton!)

Chris Bland
DataQA – showing data problems right down to rows and values

Grant Fritchey & Steve Jones
The SQL Prompt Challenge

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