Next Meeting: Tue, Apr 28 2015
April User Group Meeting
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
Thank you to our April sponsor, Actifio!
Please note: This meeting is at the Microsoft Office, and will start at 5:30 PM.
UTC : Tue, Apr 28 2015 21:30 - 23:00
Event Time : Tue, Apr 28 2015 17:30 - 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Tue, Apr 28 2015 21:30 - 23:00
Pittsburgh North Shore
Tour of Spatial Data
Jason Horner, Consultant Pragmatic Works
This session is a whirlwind tour of the spatial features introduced in SQL Server 2008. We will cover the basics of working with spatial data including: importing, querying, and visualizing. As time permits, we will dive into some best practices for working with spatial data and ways to improve spatial query performance.
Jason Horner is a Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server and has been working with SQL Server for over 10 years. He began working with SQL Server as a DBA/Application Developer in 1999, starting with version 6.5. He made the transition to delivering BI solutions in 2002 and began working with spatial data in 2008. His latest focus has been architecting large-scale spatially enabled BI solutions.