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  • Phil Robinson
    SQL Server Professionals, Don t forget the user group meeting this Thursday February 17th. Please join us for pizza and networking starting at 6:00 followed by
    Message 1 of 1 , Feb 15, 2011
      SQL Server Professionals,

      Don't forget the user group meeting this Thursday February 17th.

      Please join us for pizza and networking starting at 6:00 followed by our
      presentation at 6:30.
      Ted Tasker from Microsoft will present:
      Big Data, Fast BI, and Low Cost of Ownership.
      Microsoft PDW and Distributed Data Warehouse Architecture.

      Session Abstract:

      As businesses today continue to process extremely large volumes of data, the
      need to keep data warehousing costs under control while ensuring superior
      business intelligence (BI) performance has never been greater. Enter
      Microsoft�s Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW), an appliance-based architecture
      that enables predictable performance and massive workload scalability at a
      significantly lower cost of ownership.

      Learn how PDW has been architected to scale to 100s of terabytes by
      distributing data and query load across multiple servers built on commodity
      HW and SQL Server. PDW is designed to work in a distributed data warehouse
      architecture with features like Remote Database Copy for fast data transfers
      to downstream data marts.

      PDW allows you to leverage your existing SQL Server skillset and your
      current BI SW investment but take your data capacity capabilities and query
      performance to the next level.

      Speaker Bio:

      Ted Tasker joined Microsoft in 2008 as a SQL Technology Solution
      Professional � and is now focused on SQL Parallel Data Warehouse. Ted has
      over 15 years of experience with SQL Server going back to version 4.2.1.
      Prior to joining Microsoft, he spent 10 years leading DW and BI departments
      in financial and Internet entertainment companies. In his current role, Ted
      provides technical guidance and support in evaluation and implementation
      planning of SQL Server Data Warehouses for customers in Western and South
      Central U.S.

      Please join us for the meeting at our great new location:

      Provide Commerce
      4830 Eastgate Mall
      San Diego, CA 92121

      Detail directions to the building:
      From Eastgate Mall, turn north on Judicial Drive.
      Turn right at the roundabout (after three speed bumps).
      Building 4830 is the second building on the right.

      See you there.
      Phil Robinson - President SDSQLUG

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