To start our events in 2014 we have two speakers from Microsoft SQL Server team, based in Redmond, WA.
Date: Monday 10th February 2014
Time: 9:00 am – 11: 30 am
Target Audience: Developers, Database Administrators and System Administrators.
9:00 - 9:10 Registration
9:10 - 10:10 Session 1 - Practical Uses and Optimization of New T-SQL Features
Tobias Ternstrom - Principal Program Manager Lead, Windows Azure SQL Database & SQL Server
Tobias has worked with SQL Server in a customer capacity since the mid-90s. A few years back Tobias joined the program management discipline of the SQL Server Engine team focusing on engine programmability (T-SQL, SQL). He is currently a Lead Program Manager leading a team of program managers focusing on the customer and performance experiences of Windows Azure SQL Database.
10:10 - 10:20 BREAK
10:20 - 11:20 Session 2 - New features in SQL Server Database Engine
In this session we will look closer at some of the new features in SQL Server 2014 from a developer perspective. It will also offer some insights into how the team develops SQL Server as well as what Microsoft is doing to run SQL Server in the cloud.
Hans Olav Norheim - Software Developer, Windows Azure SQL Database & SQL Server
Hans is from Norway and has worked with SQL Server since the early 2000s as a customer, a few years back before he joined the SQL Server Engine team as a developer in the engine programmability team (T-SQL/SQL). Today he focuses mostly on the distributed infrastructure running Windows Azure SQL Database.
11:20 - 11:30 Extra Q&A and Closing Remarks
Location: Microsoft Caribbean Office
61 Mucurapo Road
St. James, Port-Of-Spain