VC Chapter meeting. Azure 101

The Azure Virtual chapter for PASS today will be presenting on SQL Azure 101. This will be a live meeting so you don’t need to go anywhere! It will be streamed directly to your computer. Please come and join us to learn more about SQL Azure.

Topic: SQL Azure 101

Date: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 6:00 PM EST

Presenter: Scott Klein and David Robinson

Abstract:

Microsoft SQL Azure Database is a cloud-based relational database service built on SQL Server technologies. It provides a highly available, scalable, multi-tenant database service hosted by Microsoft in the cloud. SQL Azure Database helps to ease provisioning and deployment of multiple databases. Join us as we introduce you to the SQL Azure world and help you to understand the benefits that it can provide.

Speaker Bio:

Scott Klein is co-founder of Blue Syntax Consulting, a company that specializes in Azure training and consulting. Scott has been working with SQL Server for nearly 20 years, working with companies large and small all over the United States, working in a wide scope of fields such as medical, finance, and retail. Scott is also a veteran author, having written a number of books including Professional SQL Server XML, Professional LINQ, Pro ADO.NET Entity Framework 4.0, and the soon to be released Pro SQL Azure. Scott is a SQL Server MVP and President of the South Florida SQL Server Users Group and the newly formed Azure PASS Virtual Chapter. He speaks frequently as SQL Saturday events and user groups, and was lucky enough to speak at the 2008 European PASS conference in 2008.

David Robinson is a Senior Program Manager on the SQL Azure team. David is responsible for a multitude of things including driving product features, code samples, and most importantly demonstrating to customers the value that SQL Azure and cloud computing provides. You can often find him speaking on Channel 9 or TechEd.

Live Meeting to join:

https://www.livemeeting.com/cc/usergroups/join?id=BW4C3W&role=attend&pw=Z%2428s%3C%7EwR

Audio Information

To use computer audio, you need speakers and microphone, or a headset.

First Time Users: To save time before the meeting, check your system to make sure it is ready to use Microsoft Office Live Meeting.

Notice :Microsoft Office Live Meeting can be used to record meetings. By participating in this meeting, you agree that your communications may be monitored or recorded at any time during the meeting.

For more information about future events and links to SQL Azure resources please visit the PASS SQL Azure Virtual Chapter website: http://azure.sqlpass.org/

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