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Pricing (per person)

  • 1 person = £350
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  • Mark Souza
    KEYNOTE
    My Mission Critical SQL Server
    Mark Souza
    General Manager, SQL Server
  • Steve Wozniak
    SPECIAL GUEST
    Disruptive Storage
    Steve Wozniak
    Chief Scientist Fusion-io, Apple co-founder
    
9:30 - 10:15 Registration
Coffee and pastries
10:15 - 11:45 My Mission Critical SQL Server 
Mark Souza - General Manager, SQL Server
Guy Lucchi - Chief Technology Officer NHS Account, CSC

Microsoft SQL Server is the mission critical database platform for many enterprise organizations around the world.  Mark Souza will share with you how some of the largest SQL Server customers overcome the enterprise mission critical challenge with SQL Server. This will include firsthand experience from Guy Lucchi, CTO for the multi-billion dollar CSCA NHS programme.

Mark will also share with you Microsoft’s vision for "Mission Critical" and the wider data platform.
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11:45 - 12:00 Break
12:00 - 12:45 Reducing TCO with Consolidation and Virtualization Strategies
Ross Mistry - Enterprise Architect, Microsoft
Ross will discuss why consolidation and virtualization are key drivers for reducing the total cost of ownership of large scale database environments. Ross will also share success stories based on work he has conducted for Microsoft’s largest customers at the Microsoft Technology Center in the Silicon Valley. 
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12:45 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 14:45 Delivering Business Insight on Big Data
Richard Tkachuk - Senior Program Manager for SQL Server

Business data has grown exponentially in recent times. The challenge of managing terabytes of data is no longer the sole domain of retailers and telcos but now affects all enterprise business. Managing "Big Data" is only part of the problem; obtaining timely business insight from such intense data volumes is the real battle. Find out from Richard Tkachuk, Program Manager for SQL Server, how this problem affects your enterprise and why the appliance model and SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse is the solution.
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14:45 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 16:00 Disruptive Storage
Steve Wozniak - Chief Scientist Fusion IO
New technologies are changing the way we think about storage in the enterprise, and this session will show how they can enable consolidation, eliminate expensive infrastructure and slash energy consumption.
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16:00 - 17:00 Panel Discussion - Meeting the Enterprise Data Challenge
Steve will be joined on stage by our esteemed guests and speakers for an open q&a session.