Nick Nastic

The Regina Technology Community welcomes Nick Nastic!

Topic: SQL Server 2008 R2 and project codename "Madison"

SQL Server 2008 R2 is the next generation of the Microsoft SQL Server database platform, planned for release in the first half of 2010. SQL Server 2008 R2 expands on the value delivered in SQL Server 2008 to help organizations improve IT and developer efficiency with:
  • new and enhanced tools for the management of applications and multiple servers
  • master data services
  • complex event processing
Nick's presentation will cover the new Self Service Business Intelligence (BI) capabilities that empower end users to access, integrate, analyze and share information using business intelligence tools they already know - Microsoft Office. Nick will also discuss the "Madison" Project and the Microsoft Data Platform roadmap.

Speaker: Nick Nastic
Principal Technical Solution Professional for Microsoft Data Platform, Western Canada

Location: University of Regina
Event: Classroom building, room CL 126 (North-West end of campus) - Map
Parking: Free in Lot 15 - M (South-West end of campus, yellow in the map below)
Campus and parking map: pdf

Date: Wednesday Evening, September 16th, 2009

Cost: Free

5:30 pm: Food and social - please register if you are joining us for dinner
6:00 pm: Welcome and opening announcements
6:15 pm: SQL Server 2008 R2 and project codename "Madison"
8:15 pm: Closing

We need to know how much pizza to order! :) If you're joining us for dinner, please register through the Regina Technology Community website.
Registration deadline is Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 12:00 pm.

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