Upcoming CDNUG Event – Microsoft and Openness / Clustering in SQL Server 2008

Upcoming CDNUG Event – Microsoft and Openness / Clustering in SQL Server 2008

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Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) brings another event to you, by/for the Community!

This month’s event features two sessions:

  • Microsoft and Openness
  • Clustering in SQL Server 2008

The first session, with speaker Andreas Hadjipanayi (Technical Account Manager at the local Microsoft Office in Cyprus) discusses how Microsoft has become more open over time.

The major discussion points during this session are:

  • Microsoft’s contribution in standards and open source.
  • Microsoft’s commitment to listen to customers who want to deploy cool new solutions that combine Microsoft and other technologies.
  • Microsoft’s effort to make the transition to the cloud in an open manner.

The second session, with speaker Michael Theodoulou (MCITP: SQL Server 2008 Database Administrator and DBA team leader) discusses the several methods that SQL Server 2008 (and R2) offers for High-Availability (HA) and Disaster Recovery (DR) and how these can be used to maximize application uptime, data availability and reduce data-loss. 

Among other, the session will cover installation of a SQL Server 2008 clustered instance:

  • Overview of SQL Server clustering. What it is and what it is not.
  • Possible configurations of clustered instances.
  • Requirements for Windows cluster.
  • Requirements for SQL Server 2008 cluster.
  • Domain & network requirements.
  • Possible issues and troubleshooting steps for AD environments.
  • Installation demo.


Event details:
Topic 1 : Microsoft and Openness
Speaker: Andreas Hadjipanayi (Technical Account Manager at Microsoft-Cyprus)

Topic 2 : Clustering in SQL Server 2008
Speaker: Michael Theodoulou (Leader of the DBA team at a private international organization, MCITP: SQL Server 2008 Database Administrator)
 
When: Wednesday, November 24, 2010
Time: 19:00

Duration: 2 Hours
Where: Microsoft Office (11 Limassol Avenue, Nicosia)
 
Registration: Please sign-up on the following CDNUG Yahoo poll.
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For more details check our website at http://www.cdnug.net.

So, if it happens and you are in Cyprus, join us for our November’s event and learn exciting new things!


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Artemakis Artemiou
Artemakis Artemiou is a Senior SQL Server Architect, Author, Software Developer and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry in various roles. Among other, via his initiative SQLEBooks.com, Artemakis authors and publishes eBooks on different topics on SQL Server. Artemakis currently serves as the President of the Cyprus .NET User Group (CDNUG) and the International .NET Association Country Leader for Cyprus (INETA). Additionally he is the founder of the SQLArtBits initiative that aims to provide the technical community with simple, yet powerful and high-quality SQL Server tools. Currently, the highlights of these tools are DBA Security Advisor and In-Memory OLTP Simulator. Artemakis's official website can be found at aartemiou.com. Artemakis's blogs can be found at: SQLNetHub.com and TechHowTos.com.