1274January User Group Meeting this Thursday the 16th
- Jan 14, 2014Our presentation will be: A match made in Heaven (or at least The Clouds) - SQL Server on EC2, Amazon Redshift, and Tableau OnlineABSTRACTA relatively new offering in the AWS suite, Amazon Redshift is a cloud-based data warehouse that offers a fast, full-featured database that is easy to scale and administer.Matt Shoemaker of Interactions Marketing will demonstrate how they utilize a SQL Server/Redshift/Tableau Online framework to provide highly granular BI reporting to the organization.Using SQL Agent and SQL Server stored procedures, de-normalized data sets are automatically sent to Redshift on a daily schedule, where they can be rapidly sliced and diced using Tableau data visualization software.BIOMatt has been developing databases and applications for over 15 years. Starting in the biotech/pharmaceutical industry, he has since done consulting work in the fields of travel/tourism, transportation, retail, and web analytics.Now the data architect for Interactions Marketing, Matt is developing dashboards and analytical reporting systems to maximize sales promotions and salesperson performance.In 2010, Matt founded the San Diego Tableau User Group, and continues to organize meetings every 1-2 months in the San Diego and Orange County areas.he can be contacted at ShoemakerConsulting@...About Interactions MarketingInteractions Marketing is a division of Daymon Worldwide, which provides a full range of services to the grocery and retail industries, including own-brand product/package design, product broker services, product demonstrations, shopper surveys, and mystery shopping. Under the banner of Club Demonstration Services (CDS), Interactions Marketing runs the food sampling demonstrations at all Costco stores in the United States, Mexico, Australia, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan. CDS provided well over 2 million food demos in Costco Stores in 2013 alone.Please join us starting at 6 PM for Pizza and networking. The presentation will start at 6:30 PM.Meeting location:New Horizons Computer Learning Center7480 Miramar Road Suite B202San Diego, CA 92126Detail directions to the building:East on Miramar Road from the 805.Turn left on Carroll Road at the Pyramid.Turn right into the parking lot.Suite B202 is upstairs in the last building on the left at the east end ofthe lot above Greene Music.