Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Baton Rouge SQL Server User Group Meeting Tonight

Last Night (9/14/2010) I had the opportunity to present to the Wisconsin SQL Server User Group.  My topic was SSIS- Configuration Files, Deployment and a Little Performance Tuning.  The presentation was well received and I hope to have the opportunity to speak to the group again on another occasion. 

Tonight(9/15/2010) I will be speaking in front of my local SQL Server User Group in Baton Rouge.  The topic is Loading a Data Warehouse with SSIS.  In addition, I will doing a short presentation (Lightning Round) to the local .Net User group just before the SQL User group begins.  If you are in and around the Baton Rouge area this even stop by.  The details for both groups are as follows:

There will be great prizes supplied by Enta including:

A Nook (plays all three e-reader types), Madden 2011, Windows 7, and many more...

Date: September 15, 2010

Time: 5:45 pm

Location: Lamar Advertising, 5551 Corporate Blvd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808

Sponsored By: User Group Support Services


5:45 - 6:15 pm: Networking and Refreshments

6:15 - 6:30 pm: Lightning Round

6:30 - 7:45 pm: (.Net) Introduction to RIA Services and (SQL) Loading a DataWarehouse with SSIS

7:45 - until: Open Forum for questions and Raffle

Lightning Round (Lamar Kitchen)

Topic: Introduction Data-tier applications

Overview: SQL Server 2008 R2 introduced a new feature called Data-tier applications (DAC). A data-tier application defines the SQL Server Database Engine schemas and objects that are required to support an application. Join Patrick for a brief introduction to this new feature and learn how to author, build and extract the applications from an existing database using Visual Studio 2010 and SQL Server Management Studio.

Speaker: Patrick LeBlanc, SQL Server MVP, MCTS

.Net User Group (Lamar Kitchen)

Topic: Introduction to RIA Services

 Overview: RIA Services and Silverlight 4.0 are recent releases and are tightly integrated with .NET 4.0 and Visual Studio 2010. RIA services is a very powerful productivity tool/framework and can be a bit overwhelming when trying to learn. This session will cover an overview of RIA services and then dive into the details using the new Silverlight Business Application Template in VS.NET 2010. We will cover some tips to modifying the code that is generated by the template to tailor it for most enterprise environments.

Speaker: Mike Huguet

BIO: Company:

Sparkhound Blog:

Mike Huguet is a Solutions Architect for Sparkhound. He is an active member of the community acting as co-leader of the Baton Rouge .NET User Group and committee member for the BR SQL Saturday event. He is also a member of the Microsoft SharePoint Patterns and Practices Advisory team for the recent release for SharePoint 2010. Mike has a software development background and has been working with .NET since Beta 1 of the 1.0 framework.

SQL Server User Group (3rd Floor Board Room)

Topic: Loading a DataWarehouse with SSIS

Overview: With SSIS Data Warehouse developers have a new method of loading their DW. In this session Patrick LeBlanc will show you how to use SSIS to load your Dimensions and Facts. We will discuss different methods that can be used in various environments. He will show you how to fully reload or incrementally load your Data Warehouse.

Speaker: Patrick LeBlanc, SQL Server MVP, MCTS

BIO: Patrick LeBlanc, SQL Server MVP, is currently a Business Intelligence Architect for Pragmatic Works. He has worked as a SQL Server DBA for the past 9 years. His experience includes working in the Educational, Advertising, Mortgage, Medical and Financial Industries. He is also the founder of, and the President of the Baton Rouge Area SQL Server User Group. Patrick is a regular speaker at various SQL Server community events, including SQL Saturday’s, User Groups and the SQL Lunch. 

Talk to you soon,

Patrick LeBlanc, SQL Server MVP, MCTS

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