October '11 Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group Meeting

Post date: Sep 19, 2011 2:26:5 AM

Topic: Replication replacement with CDC

Date: October 12, 2011

UPDATED LOCATION: LSU Tureaud Hall, Room 206 http://g.co/maps/5s8qh

Sponsored By: MS User Group Support Services


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

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

6:35 - 7:45 pm: Main Topic

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

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

Lightning Round Speaker: William Assaf, Sparkhound

Topic: Reporting Architecture and the Resource Governor

Description: A discussion on reporting system architecture and use of the Resource Governor to protect critical application

Speaker Bio: William Assaf is the President of the Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group and a senior development consultant and team lead at Sparkhound, Inc. He started off as a .net developer and moved into database administration and architecture, and has been lead db designer on major application and data warehousing projects for private and public clients. An experienced DBA trainer and database developer, he blogs about SQL at sqltact.com, where his sample scripts have been posted.

Main Topic Speaker: Matt Maddox, Lamar Advertising

Topic: Replication replacement with CDC

Description: A real-life scenario in which transactional replication was replaced by a custom-coded Change Data Capture (CDC) solution in SQL 2008.

Speaker Bio: Matt Maddox is a DBA for Lamar Advertising.  He got his ISDS degree some LSU in 1996.  Starting as a Visual Basic developer and later a .Net developer he was always heavy into SQL.  He decided to make the move to being a full time SQL Server DBA two years ago for Lamar Advertising where he works on administration and warehousing projects.