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Next Meeting: Tue, Jan 27 2015

January User Group Meeting

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVPURL: http://jan2015PSSUG.eventbrite.com

Sponsor: DataSchramm Solutions LLC

When

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UTC : Tue, Jan 27 2015 22:00 - 00:00
Event Time : Tue, Jan 27 2015 17:00 - 19:00 (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Your Local Time: Tue, Jan 27 2015 22:00 - 00:00

Where

2000 Technology Dr
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Implementing SQL Server as a Service in Amazon: Lessons Learned

Speaker: Eric Schramm DataSchramm Solutions LLC

Summary: To reduce cost and simplify management, database as a “Service” is becoming a viable option for many companies and government agencies. This presentation discusses a recent implementation of SQL Server 2012 within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Relation Database Service (RDS) platform for a customer. Eric will discuss: * Overview of RDS * DBA Management: RDS vs Traditional * Implementation / Management of AWS RDS for a Production System (lessons learned)

About Eric: Eric Schramm is a database specialist who has extensive experience working for Fortune 500 and Federal/State Government agencies. Eric has primarily worked in the Oracle platform but has recently “came back” to SQL Server (I do have a certification in SQL Server 7!). Eric worked for Hewlett Packard for 26 years and “retired” to start his own company: dataSchramm Solutions. For the past 10 years, Eric has primarily worked in the Federal government space.

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