Baltimore SQL Server Users Group

Join the Baltimore SQL Server Users Group to expand your knowledge and network!  We hold free monthly meetings focusing on SQL Server DBA, Development, Business Intelligence and Professional Development topics.  We meet at the Charles I. Ecker Business Training Center of Howard Community College located at 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive Columbia, MD 21046. Our meetings are typically on the third Tuesday of the month from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM and they are free to attend.  We generally have pizza, drinks and sometimes dessert, besides one or two valuable educational sessions.        Come check out our next meeting and spread the word!

Join the BSSUG and expand your SQL Server knowledge.  Here's how to get started:
> Official mailing list (Constant Contact)
> General announcements and job postings (Yahoo Group)
> LinkedIn
> Meetup 

The BSSUG was started in the days before SQL Server 7.0, which was sometime ago, by Raymond Barley.  The group has met in a few different places and been co-lead by a few different individuals, but the group always been in the BWI-Columbia area.  We are a constantly growing group and always interested in meeting new members.  We are a member of the Capital PC Users Group and a SQL PASS official chapter.

Interested in speaking or sponsorship?  We are looking to round off our speakers and sponsors for the year. If you are interested in speaking or sponsorship opportunities please contact Jeremy Kadlec.

Who are the leaders of the Baltimore SQL Server Users Group?
> Raymond Barley - email | 410.804.4658
> Jeremy Kadlec - email | 410.591.4683

Meeting Details - October 21, 2014 @ 6:30 PM

Time Topic
6:30 PM Announcements and Knowledge Sharing
6:45 PM Title - SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTP
Abstract - New in SQL Server 2014, In-Memory OLTP can significantly improve OLTP database application performance by allowing certain workloads to run in-memory, freeing them from the latching contention of disk based tables and procedures.  In-Memory OLTP is a memory-optimized database engine integrated into the SQL Server engine, optimized for OLTP. 

- Karriem O. Lateef, Technology Solutions Specialist for Microsoft Corporation
7:15 PM Title - SQL Server Database Security Best Practices
Abstract - With the numerous data breaches that are popping up in the news all the time, we as SQL Server Professionals need to take a hard look at our environment and make the most out of the native SQL Server features available to us.  Nobody wants to see your company in the news for the wrong reasons.  But should you only be concerned about external threats?

In this demo centric session, we will focus on the following topics:

- Security Assessment and Realistic Implementations
- SA Login and Administrative Rights to SQL Server
- Practical approaches to secure SQL Server data
- Identifying and analyzing SQL Server permissions
- Auditing Options

Speaker - Jeremy Kadlec of Edgewood Solutions and

8:15 PM Raffle, networking and wrap-up



Meeting Sponsor:  Microsoft






   Food for the Meeting:  Qdoba Mexican Grill, Pizza, Drinks and Dessert




  Baltimore SQL Server Users Group Sponsors


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