Next Meeting: Tue, Apr 28 2015

April User Group Meeting

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None

Thank you to our April sponsor, Actifio!


Please note: This meeting is at the Microsoft Office, and will start at 5:30 PM.


UTC : Tue, Apr 28 2015 21:30 - 23:00
Event Time : Tue, Apr 28 2015 17:30 - 19:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Tue, Apr 28 2015 21:30 - 23:00


Pittsburgh North Shore
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Tour of Spatial Data

Speaker: Jason Horner, Consultant

Summary: This session is a whirlwind tour of the spatial features introduced in SQL Server 2008. We will cover the basics of working with spatial data including: importing, querying, and visualizing. As time permits, we will dive into some best practices for working with spatial data and ways to improve spatial query performance.

About Jason: Jason Horner is a Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server and has worked with it for more than 10 years. He began work as a DBA/Application Developer in 1999. He made the transition to delivering BI solutions in 2002 and began working with spatial data in 2008. Jason’s latest focus has been architecting large-scale spatially enabled BI solutions.