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 - April 22, 2014 @ 6:30 PM

Title:  Team-based Database Development - Playing Nice With Others

Speakers:  Samuel Vanga

Abstract:  As soon as you've more than one person working on a development effort, you're going to see issues with collaborating and integrating your work - you may not know what the other person is doing, or your changes may break others code. In this session, you'll learn how development practices such as version control, unit testing, continuous integration, etc., can help ease some of your team-development headaches. You'll see demonstrations (using Red Gate tools) of how to implement these practices in your environment and improve the productivity, efficiency, and quality of your development process.

Title:  IT and SQL Server Tech Trends

Speakers:  Erica Woods and Vivek Mehta of Apex Systems

Abstract:  Interested in getting a gauge of what’s trending in the Information Technology and SQL Server world?  In this session, we’ll provide some insight on the following: top tech markets, overall salary and compensation trends, top titles in Information Technology by salary, the top technologies in demand, SQL Server trends, and trends in how employers are addressing employee motivators.  This information will be based on findings from our 1,000+ clients across the country, Wanted Analytics insights, the annual Dice report, and CareerBuilder findings. 

Meeting Sponsor:  Apex Systems, Inc.


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