This isn’t really a surprise. As developers have been burdened or perhaps graced with ever-faster development cycles, and as applications rush to market, the role of the DBA continues to slip away. Read more at http://thenextweb.com/kennygorman/2013/12/12/dba-dead/#!umHpW
Monday, January 27, 2014
The first SS SLUG meet-up for this year was held at Microsoft Sri Lanka on January 22. We had two sessions on database development and data mining, with 47 attendees in total. Here's a summary of the event, including pictures and downloads
- Session Summary: http://is.gd/ssslug
- Photo Gallery: http://is.gd/ssslug_pic201401
- Slides and Code Downloads: http://is.gd/ssslug_dls2014
- diGIT Live Blog: http://digit.lk/sql-server-sri-lanka-user-group-january-meetup/
- Video: Video of the entire event is being processed by diGIT magazine and will be available soon.
If you had missed the December 2013 meet-up or need to see the action, see these links:
Monday, January 20, 2014
Friday, January 17, 2014
TITLE: Predictive Modeling with the Microsoft Naïve Bayes algorithm
Join this session where Dinesh showcases the capabilities of predictive analysis using the Microsoft Naïve Bayes algorithm. Naïve Bayes is a classification algorithm that ships with SQL Server Analysis Services and is used to mine for and predict outcomes based on selected parameters.
CATEGORY: Business Intelligence (Data Mining)
40 minutes approx.
TITLE: Writing Resilient T-SQL Code - Part II
Continuing from where he left off from November's session, Gogula will guide you through writing better T-SQL code that is more resilient to unexpected issues and common code failures. This session is based on the book Defensive Database Programming by Alex Kuznetsov.
40 minutes approx.
Time & Location
JANUARY 22, 2013 - 6:00 PM Onwards at MICROSOFT SRI LANKA
11th Floor, DHPL Building, No. 42, Nawam Mawatha, Colombo 2, SRI LANKA
An excellent opportunity to network and learn. Refreshments provided.