09 marzo 2010

PRPASS March Invitation: SQL Azure and SQL Server 2008 R2

Hola a todos, les copio la invitación del próximo evento de la Puerto Rico Professional Association for SQL Server (PRPASS) para este próximo 18 de marzo. En esta oportunidad se estarán presentando 2 temas del momento e interesantes, por mi colega José Rivera y este servidor. Si están en Puerto Rico no pueden faltar!

Aquí los detalles:

PRPASS Meeting


Thursday, March 18, 2010 (6:00 PM)


Microsoft Puerto Rico - Borikén Room - Microsoft Building, Metro Office Park Street 1 Lot 18 Suite 5000 Guaynabo PR

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Building Cloud Applications with SQL Azure
Speaker: José Rivera - Nagnoi, Inc.
Level: 200 (Intermediate)
Audience: IT Professionals & Developers

On this event, we will be talking about what is SQL Azure is, ITs’ pros and cons, requirements, comparisons in the industry and how to set it up. Also, we will create our first cloud application using SQL Azure. We will do a hands-on setup locally, then we will go thru the processes of setting up accounts and accessing “The Cloud”. Once everything is setup, we will build our first “Hello World” application using Visual Studio 2008. You will see that it’s remarkably simple and fast to build, debug, run, and deploy applications and services to the cloud. 

Speaker Profile: José Rivera is a Consultant at Nagnoi, Inc. and has more than 10 years of work experience in Information Technology.  Currently, he is working on a Data Warehouse project for a large retail chain, using Business Intelligence to increase visibility of sales, as well as developing an Operational Planning System to better Forecast Sales and Procurement of products. Other experiences include Data Warehousing and development of applications for the Public Sector, database integration for Web Solutions and development and maintenance of solutions for Microsoft ERP Systems (Solomon). José Rivera is certified as Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in PerformancePoint and Business Intelligence.

What’s new in SQL Server 2008 R2

Speaker: Alan Koo - Nagnoi, Inc.

Level: 200 (Intermediate)
Audience: IT Professionals

SQL Server 2008 R2 delivers several breakthrough capabilities that will enable your organization to scale database operations with confidence, improve IT and developer efficiency, and enable highly scalable and well managed Business Intelligence on a self-service basis for your users. The goal of this session is to provide a high level overview about the new features added in SQL Server 2008 R2 based on the SQL Server 2008 R2 November Community Technology Preview such as Software-plus-Service (S+S) support, StreamInsight, Reporting Services improvements, PowerPivot among others.

Speaker Profile: Alan Koo is a Senior Consultant at Nagnoi, Inc. with more than nine years of consulting experience in both public and private sector industries. He was awarded as Microsoft MVP on SQL Server for the last two years. An experienced software architect and technical leader with business vision. One of the first Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) in SQL Server 2005 and Microsoft Certified IT Professional in Business Intelligence in the world through the beta exam program. Speaker for the Business Intelligence session during the SQL Server 2005 and SQL Server 2008 Launch Tour Event in Puerto Rico. During 2008 he was selected to attend the exclusive “SQL Server 2008 Metro Train of Trainers” at Microsoft campus in Redmond. Areas of expertise includes Business Intelligence, Enterprise Performance Management and Enterprise Software Development.

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