01 December 2006 07:15 tonyrogerson

Scottish SQL User Group meeting next week (6th Dec) - Edinburgh

Martin Bell, SQL Server MVP is kick starting the Scottish User Group again, if you are in Scotland and want the user group to work please show Martin your support and attend and contribute; we really want a Scottish group to be successful.

We will be running a competition for the best idea for subject to be covered by a session of the User Group the winner will get a registration for Visual Studio 2005 (to be claimed by 31/12/2006).

We also have a number of other prizes on to be offered during the evening.

Registration is at 6pm, evening will commence at 6:30pm and finish 9:30pm.

6:30pm - 6.45pm
Round Table Discussion
Update on what''s been going on and is going on in the SQL Server space. Bring your SQL problems and ask the audience, bounce ideas - anything related to SQL Server.

6.45pm - 8.00pm
"Identifying Performance Problems with SQL 2005 Profiler"
Martin Bell, SQL Server MVP

In this session Martin will demonstrate how to use SQL Profiler to find poorly performing SQL.

8.00 - 8.15pm
Break

8.15pm - 9.30pm
SQL 2005 - XML
Martin Bell, SQL Server MVP

This talk will show you how to use the new XML datatype in SQL 2005, changes to the FOR XML statement, XML data manipulation and using XQuery.

Registration
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Registration for the event is mandatory, so if you want to come or even thinking about coming then please register.

http://sqlserverfaq.com?eid=89


Location
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Microsoft Edinburgh
127 George Street
Edinburgh EH2 4JN

Directions
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Directions can be found here: http://www.microsoft.com/uk/about/map-edinburgh.mspx


Many thanks,
Tony.

Tony Rogerson SQL Server MVP
Torver Computer Consultants Ltd
ph. +44(0)1582 346161 | mb. +44(0)796 816 0362

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