September '14 Baton Rouge SQL Server UG

posted Aug 12, 2014, 2:46 PM by BRSSUG SQLPass BatonRouge   [ updated Aug 22, 2014, 9:38 AM ]
Main Topic: SQL Server Hostile Takeover

Date: Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Location: The Louisiana Technology Park -

Sponsored By: RedGate

5:45 - 6:15 pm: Networking and Dinner with the other user groups
6:15 - 6:30 pm: Announcements and Sponsor Message
6:30 - 7:00 pm: User Group business
7:00 - 8:00 pm: Main Topic Speaker
8:00 - 8:30 pm: Raffle and Giveaways

Special Announcement: The October 8 meeting will be our annual SPEAKER IDOL competition! Sign up today!

Main Topic: Hostile Takeover

Main Topic Speaker: Robert Bishop, Woman's Hospital Baton Rouge

Main Topic Summary: A SQL Server instance was just handed to you to manage.  OK, great, now what?  What are the logical steps and/or best practices in taking over the management of a SQL Server instance.

Main Topic Bio: Robert M Bishop is a true “Accidental DBA” and currently the Database Administrator for Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge. As a MS SQL 2008 MCITP in Business Intelligence, Robert has been working with .NET development, MS SQL Server, SSRS and SSIS since 2004. He currently blogs at, but not as often as he would like, and can be found on twitter at @SQL_Padre.