Holiday Party

Hi Everyone -

For December, we will be doing something very different than our usual. Instead of meeting at the Microsoft Offices. Chuck Chiambalero has found us a venue at a private room at a bar and a sponsor to cover free beer and refreshments.

We’ll be having the meeting a week from Tomorrow on the 18th. We are also switching our reservation system to using meetup.com. Please click on the following to
see the details of our meeting and to RSVP. You’ll have to join meetup.com if you haven’t already, but joining is free.

November 20th Meeting – Simplify your Life With Powershell

Using PowerShell to Quickly Deploy New SQL Server Instances

As much as you love SQL Server, do you cringe whenever you hear you’ll need to stand up yet another SQL Server instance? Sure it’s fun, but who has the time? Maybe you’ve thought there must be a better way of doing this. You can generate an unattended install file, but what about all the other tasks that will need to be done?

In this session, we’ll explore a process that was created to truly automate not just the SQL Server install, but all the configurations and the deployment of your organization’s standard objects – all using a free, open-source set of PowerShell scripts that you can download and use today. This session will review the process that has saved hundreds of hours and ensures a SQL Server instance that meets your company’s standards.

Please register by clicking here.

Registration Link

Speaker: Michael Wells

Michael Wells is a database administrator for a small start-up in Midtown Manhattan. He has worked in IT since 2000 and has supported all versions of SQL Server from SQL Server 2000 to SQL Server 2014. Michael has been presenting on SQL Server topics since 2007 for local user groups, CodeCamps, SQLSaturday events, and IT Pro Camps. He has also spoken at PASS Summit, SQLLive, and Oracle OpenWorld. You can contact him via email at mike@sqltechmike.com or on Twitter at @SqlTechMike.