Ottawa Windows Server User Group, Dec. 11th 2008

Topic: SQL Server 101 for the IT Pro & SQL Server Chalk Talk

SQL What?!? What every IT Pro needs to know about SQL Server

More and more products require a SQL Server database. Are you an IT Pro installing SQL Server but not sure how to support it? Do you work at a place where you are the IT department? Well this event is for you!

The OWSUG and user groups are teaming up to bring you a special session dedicated to SQL Server for the non-DBAs.

We will cover important topics that are often overlooked until it is too late, and talk about ways to simplify SQL Server administration.

Topics include:

· Backup and Restore

· Checking for data corruption

· Creating Maintenance plans

· Sending alerts

· Setting up email for notifications

· Security Basics

· Tips and Tricks, and time saving tools

… and much more!

After the presentations we will have a panel of local DBAs, SQL Server veterans and Microsoft MVPs ready to answer your questions in an informal SQL Server Chalk Talk

Product Showcase (15 minutes): SQL Response – Red Gate Software, David E. Myers


No flashing lights. No repetitive emails. No complicated configuration required. Only the intelligent alerts and diagnostic data you need to resolve problems on your SQL Servers sooner. All from a single, intuitive interface. SQL Response monitors the health and activity of your SQL Servers, so you can work proactively to resolve the problems that matter most. See how no-nonsense monitoring from Red Gate’s new SQL Response can help you make the most of your office hours.

Microsoft Canada Co.
100 Queen Street Suite 500
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 1J9

Date: December 11th, 2008


5:00 p.m.  Event registration
5:30 p.m.  Presentation
7:30 p.m.  Q & A
8:00 p.m.  Door Prizes

Notes: Pizza and Pop will be served, Please RSVP to help us order enough of both.


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