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  • Blog Post: Event: SQLBits 10 – The Official UK SQL Server 2012 Technical Launch Event

    SQLBits , the UK’s SQL Server technical conference and the second largest SQL Server conference in the world, is undoubtedly the place to be if you’re keen to improve your SQL Server knowledge and find out what’s new in SQL Server 2012! Over nine previous conferences since 2007, SQLBits has gained a...
  • Blog Post: SQL + Seaside = SQL Bits 8

    Whether you’re involved in development, database administration or business intelligence – if you’re interested in SQL Servers, it’s time to pack your bucket and spade and head down to Brighton for this year’s SQL Bits. The 8 th annual SQL conference is taking place on...
  • Blog Post: Come and join in the Crappy Code Games

    The chaps at SQLBits have been working hard to put on a blinding SQL Bits 8 , and as part of that are working with Fusion-IO on http://www.crappycodegames.com/ Details of the challenges can be found here and consist of a number of SQL challenges that will test you to write code that pushes the boundaries...
  • Blog Post: Event: Full Day Cloud Data Platform Immersion Day delivered by Conor Cunningham and the SQL CAT team at SQLBITS

    The Azure Customer Advisory Team and Product Group will deliver an intensive all day seminar at SQLBITS on Thursday May 2 nd .  This is a deep dive technical event for experienced architects and developers who want to understand and learn from the people who build the platform and the largest systems...
  • Blog Post: Less than one week until SQL Bits 8

    Get those bucket and spades at the ready: the countdown to SQL Bits 8 has officially begun! Whether you’re involved in development database admin or business intelligence – there’s only one place you want to head to next weekend and that’s sunny Brighton! With three days packed...
  • Blog Post: A SQL Server DBA walks into a Parallel Universe

    By Michael Sullivan,  SQL Product Manager, Microsoft UK We all know some pretty bad SQL jokes (the language that is). Well I do anyway. Like, a DBA walks up to two tables in a bar and says 'may I join you'? Enough. But imagine that same DBA walking into a restaurant and finding no tables or chairs...