This year, SQL in the City is a free virtual event, bringing a host of sessions and talks, demos and highlights to your desktop, your tablet, and even your mobile. Wherever you are, you can join some of the best known speakers from the database world.
The session content will be the same on both days. Check the schedule below for details and times.
Register now and keep updated on the speakers, agenda, and running times.
Grant Fritchey is a SQL Server MVP with over 20 years experience in IT including time spent in support and development.
Grant has worked with SQL Server since version 6.0 back in 1995. He has developed in VB, VB.Net, C# and Java. Grant volunteers at PASS with the Editorial Committee and is president of the Southern New England SQL Server Users Group (SNESSUG). He has authored books for Apress and Simple-Talk, and joined Redgate as a Product Evangelist in January 2011.
Steve Jones is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and has been working with SQL Server since version 4.2 on OS/2. After working as a DBA and developer for a variety of companies, Steve co-founded the community website SQLServerCentral.com in 2001.
Since 2004, Steve has been the full-time editor of the site, ensuring it continues to be a great resource for SQL Server professionals. Over the last decade, Steve has written hundreds of articles about SQL Server for SQLServerCentral.com, SQL Server Standard magazine, SQL Server Magazine, and Database Journal.
Mickey Stuewe has been working with SQL Server and other Microsoft development products for twenty years. Her focus is on database development and report design using the SQL Server stack.
She is an active blogger and contributes to sites such as SQL Server Central and SQL Server Mag. She co-authored the book, SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints and has spoken at events such as PASS Summit, Dev Connections, and SQL in the City. She is also the co-leader and founder of the BIG PASS Community user group.
Alex loves DevOps. He also loves databases. Alex has been helping data professionals apply DevOps principles to relational database development and deployment since 2010. He's most proud of helping Skyscanner develop the ability to deploy 95 times a day. Originally for Redgate, now for DLM Consultants, Alex has worked with clients on every continent except Antarctica. As a keen community member, he helps organise the London Continuous Delivery meetup and SQL Relay.
Ally is a Software Engineer in the Redgate Data Platform Studio team. He is passionate about creating great software and runs monthly community Software Craftmanship meet-ups.
Pre-Sales Engineer at Redgate
Tom is an experienced Pre-Sales Engineer who has worked with Redgate SQL Server tools since 2008. During that time he has worked with hundreds of clients across the globe, from start-ups to FTSE/Fortune 100 companies and everything in between. He specialises in helping clients to improve their approach to Database Lifecycle Management (DLM) and has recently been writing and delivering DLM training courses in Europe and Asia.
Lead Application Developer at Farm Credit Services of America
Simon is the joint founder and CEO of Redgate Software. Over the past 17 years, Simon has been part of Redgate’s growth from a 2 person firm operating out of a spare room to today’s 230 person outfit with hundreds of thousands of users. Although Simon’s responsibilities are primarily strategic, his background is technical with qualifications including a PhD in physics from Cambridge University and former employment with Shell and ThornEMI.
Stephanie has been working at Redgate for the last 8.5 years on Database Lifecycle Management. Before that, she was a software and database engineer for 8 years. She’s passionate about leveraging best practices from application development for the database and loves working in agile environments.
Richard is a Product Manager at Redgate, having previously spent almost 20 years in IT management, database administration and development for Insurance and Financial Services firms in London, back-filling other roles along the way. He spends much of his time boring anyone in earshot about the DevOps and automation implications of financial compliance and audit.
Tony edits articles and writes editorials for both the Simple-talk.com and SQLServerCentral.com websites and newsletters, with a combined audience of over 1.5 million subscribers. Tony specializes in databases, and especially SQL Server. As the editor behind most of the SQL Server books published by Redgate, he spends much of his time helping others express what they know about SQL Server. He is also the lead author of the book, SQL Server Transaction Log Management. In his spare time, he enjoys running, football, contemporary fiction and real ale.
Jake has been part of Redgate’s Pasadena office for the past 2 years. He’s part of the Accounts team, and focuses primarily on the DLM tools. He's worked closely with customers from many different industries to help improve them with database development processes.
Product Marketing Manager at Redgate
Carly is a product marketing manager at Redgate for SQL Prompt and SQL Compare. Having been a part of the Communities team previously, she has a passion for supporting the SQL community and enjoys meeting new people at conferences.
Annabel is the Events and Communities Marketing Manager at Redgate, and has 10 years’ experience in community and events marketing. For the past 7 years she’s specialised in creating, organising, marketing, and managing events and community marketing for Redgate software.
Educational sessions will show you the ins and outs, the how-tos and top tips on everything SQL Server. You’ll learn about the latest developments and have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss what’s important to you.
World famous speakers will entertain and inform you. Already confirmed are Steve Jones from SQLServerCentral, The Scary DBA Grant Fritchey, and Tony Davis, editor of Simple Talk. Register for the event and we’ll update you on every other speaker.
The very latest technologies will intrigue you, whether you want to provision databases faster, take that first step into the cloud, hunt down the annoying process slowing your servers down, or share your SQL in a smarter way.
“SQL in the City is a great opportunity to see what's coming next from Redgate, as well as a chance to get some free training. The presenters are knowledgeable and their enthusiasm is contagious. Watch and learn.”
Register now and keep updated on the speakers and the agenda.