SQL Saturday in South Florida is quickly approaching in just 2 short
weeks. As usual, if you are in the area please come out and support
the wonderful people who are giving of their time to help out in the
community. Don’t forget that it is a free event, so that has to be a
mark in the PROS column to get you to come!! There are going to be a
lot of great speakers including several from good ol’ Pragmatic Works.
We have several people making the trip down for the day; I’m not sure
how many will be able to make the speaker dinner the night before
I will be doing three sessions on Saturday: Intro to SSIS, Dynamic
SSIS:Expressions, Configurations and Variables as well as co-presenting
Pulp SQL with Jorge Segarra (Blog|Twitter). Below you will find the details for my sessions as well as the required information for the event. Please note that a parking pass is required and you can print it from the SQL Saturday site (link below).
11:00 AM – Introduction to SSIS:
In this session Brad will help get you past the learning curve of SSIS.
He will cover the basics of the development environment, the control
flow and data flow. Brad will show you how to create an end to end
package to demonstrate best practices and illustrate design concepts.
This is a great session for anyone who is new to SSIS.
1:00 PM – Configuring and Extending SSIS:
In this session Brad will walk you through some of the best
practices for configuring SSIS. Each of the configuration types will be
covered from XML to registry entries. The use of expressions for
configuring your SSIS package will also be covered. Finally he will walk
you through some best practices for moving your packages between
environments and keeping your configurations up to date.
2:15 PM – Pulp SQL (With Jorge Segarra):
Stories, all have them. In this session Brad and Jorge will
tell the tales of how SQL in shops can go horribly wrong, and how to
properly go about doing it. This story will be told Tarrantino-style so
prepare for some twists, characters and ninja-like tactics* to help you
avoid your own SQL mistakes! *fight scenes may or may not break out
When: August 13, 2011
Time: Registration starts at 7:30 AM with first sessions at 8:30 AM
Where: Nova Southeastern University in Davie, FL
All the details can be found on the SQL Saturday event page
Link to the parking pass, which is REQUIRED: Download it here
Hope to see you there!!