Keeping SQL Server Safe

Keeping SQL Server Safe

Speaker: KEVIN FEASEL A default SQL Server installation is reasonably secure, but “reasonably secure” doesn’t cut it in an era in which one bad line of code, one weak password, or one open port can result in your customer database ending up on Pastebin. In this talk,...
River Cruise

River Cruise

6:30 pm – 9:00 pm Get ready for great dining, dancing and Hampton Roads views. We will board the Spirit of Norfolk promptly at 6:30 for a two hour river cruise. We will be able to go out onto the top deck for open air access to the cool October weather. I have...
The Low Down on Big Data

The Low Down on Big Data

Speaker: KEVIN FEASEL  It can seem like the relational database will soon make way to their new Big Data overlords. This sessions gives an overview of the big data technologies, but we also want to touch on how technologies like poly-base can help tie those systems...
MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD

MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD

RANDOLPH WEST James Phillips of Microsoft said “the move to the cloud is inevitable”. Our email is most likely there along with other applications we use like social media and third party products. In this session we will discuss the basics of the cloud and some of...