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 Updates....

Holiday Event!  See description below...If possible, bring a beverage (regular or "spirited") to share!

  
 Welcome

We have meetings on the second Thursday of every month.  Our group meets at the Microsoft Heartland District Office in the Southfield Town Center.  The office is on the 19th floor of the 1000 Building, and there are signs directing you to the conference room where the meeting will be held.

In an ongoing attempt to make the content presented useful to our members we start each meeting with a short Q&A session.  Unless noted in the meeting notes the schedule for each meeting will be:

6:00 - 6:30 - General Q&A session & Announcements
6:30 - 7:30 - Presentation(s)
7:30 - ?? - Door prizes and Question & Answer session

 Next Meeting


Topic(s):

Cloudy With a Chance of Data

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Registration:

Thursday, December 18th

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Microsoft Southfield Office
1000 Town Center
Suite 1930
Southfield, MI 48075
Directions found clicking here.

Register at EventBrite (so we know how much food to order) 

 

 Speakers:

Geoff Hiten

Microsoft MVP Geoff Hiten is a SQL Server consultant. Geoff began working with SQL Server in 1992 with version 4.2 and has used every version since then. He specializes in high-availability and high-performance SQL systems. Geoff is heavily involved in the Microsoft SQL Server Community and was initially awarded MVP status in 2004. Geoff was appointed in 2011 to fill an interim Director position at the National PASS organization.

 

 


Overview:

 

Cloud, Cloud, Cloud. Microsoft is "all in". CxOs love the idea of renting compute resources. You know this is where our profession is headed, but when and how fast. When should you jump on board? The good news is cloud will not eliminate or even reduce the need for IT and Data professionals. The bad news is our world and our profession is changing. Adapt or be left behind. Come see what Microsoft Azure has to offer Data Professionals.

  
 Contact Info

I have set up an e-mail address for SEMSSUG related issues, so it doesn't  generate as much traffic to my work e-mail account.  Please send any questions, concerns, etc to Joseph.Fleming@sqlpass.org 

The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, not-for-profit association, dedicated to supporting, educating, and promoting the Microsoft SQL Server community. From local user groups and special interest groups (SIGs) to webcasts and the annual PASS Community Summit � the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world � PASS enables knowledge sharing, in-depth learning, access to the Microsoft SQL Server team, and the ability to influence the direction of SQL Server technologies. PASS was founded in 1999 by Microsoft and CA and continues to enjoy executive level endorsement from both organizations. As the number one user community for Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft looks to the PASS community for valued feedback, input, and inspiration. PASS Mission Empower the global Microsoft SQL Server community to connect, share, learn and be inspired through networking, knowledge sharing, peer-based learning, and the ability to influence the direction of Microsoft SQL Server products and services.
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