Where in the world is Quacky?

Where in the world is Quacky?

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!

If you’d like Idera to sponsor an upcoming event, please contact us at sponsorships@idera.com

Geek Sync

Join us in a Geek Sync to discover new ways of thinking, build your repertoire of tips and tricks, and connect with industry experts.

Want to lead your own Geek Sync? Contact us and let us know what ideas you have.

 

Geek Sync | Using PowerShell with Python and SQL Server

Maximo
02.22.2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CDT

Just as PowerShell is argued as the main technology for automation in Windows Datacenters Infrastructure, it is equally important in other non-Windows Operating Systems. According to Maximo Trinidad, Windows Administrators have an advantage working with PowerShell just as Linux Administrators have an advantage with Bash / PHP / Python.

Join IDERA and Maximo Trinidad as he walks you through using PowerShell with both SQL Server and Python. This Geek Sync will be interactive and very demo intensive. Questions are encouraged!

About Maximo Trinidad: In Florida, Maximo is known as Mr. PowerShell. He is the founder of the Florida PowerShell User Group which meets on a monthly basis. Maximo is originally from Puerto Rico and has been working in the technology world since 1979. Over the years, he has worked with SQL Server Technologies, provided support to Windows Servers/Client machines, Microsoft Virtualization Technologies, and built some Visual Studio solutions. He has been a Microsoft PowerShell MVP since 2009 and MVP SAPIEN Technologies 2015. He speaks at many of the SQLSaturdays, IT Pro and .NET camps events around Florida.

Geek Sync | The Importance of Data Model Change Management

03.08.2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CST

In today’s development environments, it is of critical importance to ensure that data models and databases are aligned to the user stories and tasks being created. Data architects must proactively collaborate with DBAs and designers, and take the initiative to track data model changes and correlate them against development and database updates.

Join IDERA and Joy Ruff in this webinar to learn about these trends and considerations for implementing model change management in your enterprise.

About Joy Ruff: Joy is the product marketing manager for ER/Studio, IDERA’s flagship data modeling and architecture platform, plus several database management and security products. With nearly 25 years of experience in high-tech hardware and software, Joy enjoys communicating product value to customers.

Geek Sync | Cloud Considerations

Mike Fal
03.22.2017 @ 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Movement to the cloud is in full swing. Whether your company is considering Azure, Amazon Web Services, the Google Cloud, or any of the other providers, you will need a cloud strategy. However, with the cloud comes a different way of thinking. The good news is, you have a lot of options. The reality is, migrating to the cloud is not as simple as creating servers in the service and charging forward.

Join IDERA and Mike Fal and he discusses the different options for cloud migration, that include Platform-as-a-Service, hybrid cloud footprints, disaster recovery, and many other facets of using the cloud. Attendees will get a high level overview of what it means to move to the cloud and what you should consider as you navigate your own cloud migration strategy.

About Mike: Mike Fal(@mike_fal) is a specialist in data management technologies. As a community advocate, public speaker, and blogger, Mike is a practicing thought leader for data and automation. He is passionate about DevOps and data, building platforms to optimize, protect, and use data efficiently. Since 1999, Mike has been working in the database field, focusing primarily on SQL Server and specializes in automating data solutions to improve the reliability and efficiency of his environments. He currently works as a SQL Server Consultant for UpSearch, LLC and has been caught playing trombone in public on more than one occasion.