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Wednesday, October 28th
Executive Breakfast: Current Trends of RDBMS in the Cloud
Hosted by Amazon
Speaker: Hal Berenson, VP of Relational Database Services at Amazon Web Services
Running RDBMS in the cloud presents unique challenges and opportunities. We’ll discuss how these changes have shaped the management, operations, features and the future direction of databases.
Transform Database Agility with XtremIO
Hosted by EMC
Speakers: Bryan Walsh, Product & Solutions Marketing Manager, XtremIO and Wanda He, Principal Solutions Architect, XtremIO
All-Flash Arrays deliver IOPS in abundance. XtremIO goes further to provide predictable, consistent sub-millisecond latency and unleash agility for your SQL Server databases. Our unique XtremIO Virtual Copies (XVC) capabilities allow for fully writable copies for production, test/dev, reporting/analytics workloads on our market leading consolidation platform. This allows for consolidation of your SQL Server based environments onto a single array to maximize efficiency. Space is limited – please RSVP today to reserve your seat.
Thursday, October 29th
Best Practices for Running Workloads on RDS SQL Server
Hosted by Amazon
Speaker: Ghim-Sim Chua, Sr. Product Manager of Relational Database Services at Amazon Web Services
Come learn some tips, tricks and best practices of running SQL Server in RDS.
Smarter (& Caffeinated) Data Integration For Your SQL Ecosystem w/ Microsoft & Attunity
Hosted by Attunity
Speaker: Matt Goswell, Sr. Product Manager, Data Platform & IoT, Microsoft; John Hoang, Program Manager, SQLCAT, Microsoft; and Kevin Petrie, Sr. Director, Attunity
Join us for hot breakfast and coffee talk as we discuss how explosive growth in big data creates opportunity for real-time, actionable insights and business value. Explore how to optimize your data transfers and help alleviate some of the traditional challenges of moving and managing data on-prem and in the cloud. Come for the coffee and bacon, stay for the conversation, and leave with new insights and ideas to optimize your infrastructure and empower your data initiatives. PLUS attendees will be entered into a raffle for a chance to win a new Microsoft Band smartwatch!
Complete DBA Control of SQL Server Backup and Recovery
Hosted by EMC
Speaker: Jeff StCyr, Data Protection Manager, Database & Applications, EMC Corporation
Do you feel you need to be closer to the data protection strategies for your mission critical application data? Is your IT department expecting you to use their processes while you feel you need to duplicate effort just to feel you know for sure you are protected? Are your backup windows closing due to the sheer size of your databases? If you answered ‘Yes’ to any of these questions, join us over a hot breakfast to find out how EMC Data Protection Solutions can help.Space is limited – please RSVP today to reserve your seat.
Friday, October 30th
PASS the Bacon: Breakfast Panel
Hosted by SIOS Technology
Speakers: Geoff Hiten, Denny Cherry, and Kendal van Dyke
Topics includes leveraging flash storage in database scenarios for more than performance; comparing and contrasting flash storage options in the market for in-server, caching, and array based solutions; and creating a #SANLess cluster for high performance and high availability in a cost-saving solution.