Hello PASS London Member
Some Great news, with SQLBits XIV event starting on 4th March, we have arranged a special pre-event lined up for you, sorry It's last minute notice, our original booked venue was unfortuntely was lost, however we found a replacement and are pleased to have noted MVP Tim Ford in town and join us for the evening on 3rd March
Network, learn, ask questions, meet other SQL folk, Plus get fed, these events are a really great opportunity to socialize in an informal learning experience
Remember to tell / bring your friends and colleagues; make sure you register before spaces are filled.
6:00 - 6:15pm Registration and networking
6:15 – 6:20pm PASS London Chapter Update
6:20 - 7:35pm Choose Your Own SQL Adventure in the AWS Cloud
Join noted SQL Server MVP Tim Ford as he takes you on a tour of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Cloud offerings and helps you to understand all the different paths and tools that exist there. By the end of this session you'll know your EC2 from your RDS and your S3 from your Glacier. In minutes you can deploy a full version of SQL Server using your licensing and be ready to go. Best of all Tim will show you how you can build solutions for your first 12 months for absolutely no cost.
Tim Ford is a Data Professional, Author and Community Rapscallion whose technical passions lie in creative solutions for managing and presenting data. He's been a healthcare DBA since 2000 and leads SQL Agent Man Consulting in addition to SQL Cruise. That's right; he takes 25 students and leaders in the SQL Community and places them on cruise ships for technical and professional development training without the distractions of the office and internet twice a year on SQL Cruises (www.sqlcruise.com).
You can read more about the latest SQL Cruise from one of the most-respected Community Leaders in SQL: Jes Borland @grrl_geek here.
Timothy R. Ford
Director at Large, SQL Saturday, The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS)
Founder, CEO, CTO | B-Side Consulting/SQL Cruise Events
Bestselling author of Performance Tuning with SQL Server Dynamic Management Objects | Microsoft MVP Since 2009
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7:35 - 8:00pm Food, Drink and Networking
8:00 - 8:30pm SQL CRUISE – Is this for you
Tim will give tell us all about the SQL Cruise experience, I'll leave it to him to give you the details