Unclaimed user group prizes, Live meeting on Monday, Next weeks UG, SQLRelay and more prizes


Hi Everyone

Firstly I want to let you know that I finally found the LINQ book prize winners and the list of people at the bottom of this email are owed a LINQ book. This will be given out at next week’s UG meeting

Live meeting with Carolyn Chau, Program Manager at Microsoft on Monday!

It is very rare that we get the opportunity to have a Live meeting with a Program Manager in Redmond. Carolyn Chau will be presenting PowerView next Monday at 8pm. Live meeting details can be found on


Next week’s UG!!

We welcome Mark Broadbent to Manchester next week where he will be presenting his session on SQL Server 2012 on Windows Core. We also hand out the unclaimed prizes. Register at


Chris Webb is in Manchester!!!

Chris Webb will be speaking at the Manchester SQL Server UG on 4th July. He will also be running his Real World Cube Design and Performance Tuning with Analysis Services between the 3rd – 5th July. If you want to attend then you can sign up at the link below


SQLRelay and a Special Prize and Jamie Thomson comes to Manchester!!!!

SQLRelay takes place in Manchester on the 22nd. We have a special guest, after years of asking Jamie Thomson is coming to Manchester. The SSIS Junkie will be gracing us with his presence with a talk on SSIS 2012.

Also we have a prize. Know a friend or colleague who would benefit from SQLRelay? Get them to register at www.sqlserverfaq.com and then register for the event


Then send an email to ctesta-oneill@hotmail.co.uk with the subject of SQLFriend with the name of your friend.

If you are both at the SQLRelay event on the day and your names are pulled out of the hat you will win a PASS 2011 DVD and your friend will win the “Best of PASS DVD 2011” worth  $1000 courtesy of SQLPASS. The draw will take place between 4.30pm – 5pm on the day.

SQLBits feedback!!!!!

Attended SQLBits? We really need to know your opinion. Please fill out the survey for the days you attended

If you attended any of the days at SQLBits please can you all fill out the following survey


If you attended the Thursday Training day then please fill out the following survey:


If you attended the Friday Deep Dives day then please fill out the following survey:


If you attended the Saturday Community day then please fill out the following survey:




Chris and Martin


LINQ BOOK winners

Andrew Birds

Chris Kennedy

Dave Carpenter

David Forrester

Ian Ringrose

James Cullen

James Simpson

Kevan Riley

Kirsty Hunter

Martin Bell

Martin Croft

Michael Docherty

Naga Anand Ram Mangipudi

Neal Atkinson

Nick Colebourn

Pavel Nefyodov

Ralph Baines

Rick Hibbert

saad saleh

Simon Enion

Stan Venn

Steve Powell

Stuart Quinn

Published Thursday, April 12, 2012 7:31 PM by Testas


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