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Each year, IDERA sponsors a variety of events worldwide to support education, training and networking opportunities for Microsoft IT professionals. Check out the list below to find events near you. We look forward to meeting you!

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Online ER/Studio: Improving Collaboration with TeamServer

ER/Studio TeamServer gives data modelers and data architects the capabilities needed to analyze, document, and share essential models and metadata across the organization, including glossaries, definitions and custom attributes. Data professionals can establish an enterprise glossary to consolidate the business terms and metadata for all data models, and business users can contribute to the glossary contents to compile an authoritative reference.

Online Managing a Multi-Platform Database Environment

With IT budgets being stretched thin, the ability to support multiple database platforms is an important skill to have in the IT portfolio. In fact, a lot of IT pros become “accidental” managers of their second platform. This webinar will provide insights into SQL Server and Oracle, Windows and Linux, examining their similarities, their differences, and tools that can ease the pain of multi-platform management.

  • Learn about the complexities and similarities of managing a multi-platform environment.
  • Learn about multiple operating systems and their differing needs.
  • Compare and contrast Oracle and SQL Server and see the differences in managing each platform.
  • Bridge the knowledge gap using database tools.

Speaker(s) Joseph D'Antoni is an Senior Architect and SQL Server MVP with over a decade of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. He is currently Principal Consultant at Denny Cherry and Associates in Malvern, PA. He is frequent speaker at major tech events, and blogger about all topics technology. He believes that no single platform is the answer to all technology problems. He holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Louisiana Tech and an MBA from North Carolina State.

Online Developers: Who Needs a DBA? (Sponsored by IDERA)

You store data in SQL Server, but you don't have enough work to keep a full-time DBA busy. In just one hour, you'll learn the basics of performance troubleshooting, backup, index tuning, and security. Brent Ozar, recovering developer, will teach you the basic care and feeding of a Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, or 2014 instance and give you scripts to keep you out of trouble.

Online ER/Studio: Effective Team Working with the Repository

ER/Studio Repository provides access to diagrams for more than one person at a time. Modelers can update or delete model information simultaneously by working with ER/Studio Data Architect in the normal fashion and by merging their changes into a single model.
This session will introduce the architecture of the Repository and also cover operations such as check in, check out, agile change management and conflict resolution. Other more advanced capabilities such as security roles will also be introduced.