Tag: SQL Server

SQLCape May Meetup

Good Day Professional!

This month we had Nolan Schoonraad speaking on Extended Events – say goodbye SQL Profiler

We learnt why extended events are the preferred over SQL profiler.

Bio:
Nolan Schoonraad has over 18 years of IT experience. He is the Database Specialist as well as the manager of the data team for Capitec Bank. Originally, a core banking system programmer he converted to a DBA and has now been working as a DBA for 10 years. His main focus is optimisation and troubleshooting on high volume OLTP systems. Passionate about data, he works closely with the data warehousing teams and assists in optimising ETL processes. Nolan was involved in the POC and implementation of the first PDW in South Africa.

Presentation:
Extended Events - Say goodbye to SQL profiler NS

SQLCape May Meetup

Good Day Professional!

This month we have Nolan Schoonraad speaking on Extended Events – say goodbye SQL Profiler.

Learn why extended events are the preferred over SQL profiler. Come and see how to migrate to Extended events. Some practical info will be shared with a lot of demos.

Bio:
Nolan Schoonraad has over 18 years of IT experience. He is the Database Specialist as well as the manager of the data team for Capitec Bank. Originally, a core banking system programmer he converted to a DBA and has now been working as a DBA for 10 years. His main focus is optimisation and troubleshooting on high volume OLTP systems. Passionate about data, he works closely with the data warehousing teams and assists in optimising ETL processes. Nolan was involved in the POC and implementation of the first PDW in South Africa.

We look forward to seeing all of you there!

The SQLCape Team

Azure Bootcamp Cape Town 2017

This year we had the first Global Azure Bootcamp in Cape Town held at the Bytes offices in Cape Town. There was a fantastic turnout and amazing speakers.

We were privileged to have the following speakers:

  • Gary Hope
  • Johan Myburgh
  • Peter Wilmot
  • Nicolas Blank
  • Allan Pead

We would like to say a special thanks to our Global Sponsors!

         

Below are some of the presentations from the event:

Gary Hope – Keynote & Welcome

Azure Bootcamp Keynote

 

Peter Wilmot – Azure Hosting for ASP.Net and SQL on Linux

Azure Hosting for ASP.Net and SQL on Linux

 

Gary Hope – Azure Function Fundamentals

Azure Bootcamp Functions Sesions

 

Allan Pead – Building Connected Cross Platform Apps with Xamarin and Azure

Cross Platform Connected apps with Azure

 
Below was the lineup at the event:

Timeslot Speaker Presenter
 08h30-09h00 Keynote & Welcome  Gary Hope
 09h10-10h00 Getting started with Blockchain in Azure Johan Myburgh
 10h10-11h00 A quick tour of the tools and features available from .Net Core and SQL vNext on Linux – hosted on an Azure Ubuntu VM. Peter Willmot will also point out some of the key limitations and challenges that you will encounter when migrating your existing ASP.Net apps to a hosted Linux platform Peter Wilmot
 11h10-12h00 Azure Function Fundamentals  Gary Hope
 12h00-12h30 Lunch
 12h30-13h30 Backup and DR as a service

Azure offers several backup and DR options for on-premises and cloud hosted services. Join Nicolas as he explores what options are available to build robust backup and restore options using Azure based services.

 Nicolas Blank
 13h30-14h30 Building Connected Cross Platform Apps with Xamarin and Azure

Introduction to Xamarin
What is Xamarin Forms?
Azure Mobile Services

 Allan Pead
 14h30-15h00  Prize Giving