Next Meeting: Tue, Sep 10 2013
HASSUG & H-BI Monthly Meeting - September 10, 2013
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
The general schedule for each meeting will be:
11:30-11:40 – Announcements
11:40-12:40 – General presentation (What DBAs Need to Know About Managing SSAS Databases)
12:40-1:00 – Lunch\Networking – Raffle #1
1:00-2:00 – BI themed presentation (Building an Effective Data Warehouse Architecture)
2:00-2:30 – Recap Announcements – Raffle #2 - Networking
UTC : Tue, Sep 10 2013 16:30 - 19:30
Event Time : Tue, Sep 10 2013 11:30 - 14:30 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Tue, Sep 10 2013 16:30 - 19:30
750 Town & Country Blvd., 10th Floor
Building an Effective Data Warehouse Architecture
James Serra, Big Data Evangelist Microsoft
You’re a DBA, and your boss asks you to determine if a data warehouse would help the company. So many questions pop into your head: Why use a data warehouse? What’s the best methodology to use when creating a data warehouse? Should I use a normalized or dimensional approach? What’s the difference between the Kimball and Inmon methodologies? Does the new Tabular Model in SQL Server 2012 change things? What’s the difference between a data warehouse and a data mart? Is there any hardware I can purchase that is optimized for a data warehouse? What if I have a ton of data? Join this session for the answers to all these questions. You’ll leave with information that will amaze your boss and lead to a big raise… – or at least lead you down the correct path to adding business value to your organization!
James is a big data and data warehousing solution architect at Microsoft. He is a thought leader in the use and application of Big Data and advanced analytics. Previously he was an independent consultant working as a Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence architect and developer. He is a prior SQL Server MVP with over 25 years of IT experience. James is a popular blogger (JamesSerra.com) and speaker. He is the author of the book “Reporting with Microsoft SQL Server 2012”.
What DBAs Need to Know About Managing SSAS Databases
Ron is a BI professional who is currently leading the Houston BI User Group of the Houston Area SQL Server User Group (HASSUG).