Welcome to the Nashville SQL Server Users Group

Monthly Meetings

Our regular monthly meetings occur on the last Friday of each month from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Lunch is served during the first half hour and the scheduled session begins at noon. We meet at Nova Copy which is located at 15 Lindsley Avenue, Nashville, TN 37210.

Next Meeting: Fri, May 29 2015

May Meeting - Jim Houchin

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVPURL: None

With the high cost of SQL licensing and the proliferation of hypervisors many companies have been forced to reduce their SQL footprint. We’ll take a tour around the ideas used to alleviate the issue. From the evaluation of your environment to the options for consolidation and ultimately performance and monitoring consideration, this holistic view of SQL consolidation will show what it takes to get the job done.

When

iCal
UTC : Fri, May 29 2015 16:30 - 18:00
Event Time : Fri, May 29 2015 11:30 - 13:00 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Fri, May 29 2015 16:30 - 18:00

Where

15 Lindsley Avenue
Nashville, Tennessee

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

SQL Consolidation

Speaker: Jim Houchin, DBA Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

Summary: With the high cost of SQL licensing and the proliferation of hypervisors many companies have been forced to reduce their SQL footprint. We’ll take a tour around the ideas used to alleviate the issue. From the evaluation of your environment to the options for consolidation and ultimately performance and monitoring consideration, this holistic view of SQL consolidation will show what it takes to get the job done.

About Jim: Jim has been working with SQL in both a development and administrative capacity since 1999. Mostly working in the very broad spectrum of administration in the OLTP environment as both a consultant and corporate employee. Currently he’s the lead database administrator and Enterprise Applications Manager at Pillsbury Law, in addition with being a part of the Nashville SQL Server Users Group and Local Pass leadership.

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Nashville BI User Group

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