January '12 Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group Meeting

Post date: Dec 01, 2011 2:44:42 AM

Topic: Entity Framework for SQL DBAs – The Admin Perspective

Date: Wednesday, January 11, 2012

LOCATION: LSU Campus, Turead Hall Room 103 - http://g.co/maps/xb5pf

Note new room location: Room 103 in Tureaud (same building, bottom floor now)



5:45 - 6:15 pm: Networking and Refreshments, held jointly with the .net User Group in Room 103

6:15 - 6:35 pm: Lightning Round Topic

6:35 - 7:45 pm: Main Topic, jointly with the BRDNUG

7:45 - until: Open Forum for questions and Raffle

Afterwards: An open invitation to join us at Walk-Ons

Lightning Round Speaker: Mike Carter, Sparkhound

Topic: Entity Framework Optimization

Main Topic:Entity Framework for SQL DBAs – The Admin Perspective

Main Topic Speaker: Devlin Liles, Principal Consultant, MVP, MCPD, Improving Enterprises

Speaker Bio: Devlin Liles is a Senior Consultant at Improving Enterprises and a Data Platform Development MVP. Since 2007 he has been presenting on software development practices and tools to audiences around the Texas, Arkansas, and Oklahoma. He is a regular regional presenter at user groups and events. He founded an internal Corporate Software Craftsmanship conference in Northwest Arkansas as well as led the Tyson User group for a year and a half. He is an avid soccer player and hobbyist gamer.

Description: In this talk we will have a highly interactive talk about the strengths and shortcomings of Entity Framework and how it fits into the roles of SQL DBAs in modern development. This talk will range from optimizing SQL queries that EF outputs, to testing for performance, and how output all the SQL your application will use. Bring an open mind and your questions. We will use both!