Welcome to the CBIG site!

The Charlotte BI Group, or CBIG as we like to call ourselves, is a technical user group focused on Business Intelligence topics.  

As a member, you will learn about Business Intelligence best practices, recommended architectures, design patterns, development platforms and techniques, as well as administration and configuration topics with an emphasis on the Microsoft BI stack and related toolsets.  From time to time we'll also cover other important BI skills such as business analysis, requirements gathering methodologies, usability, and testing. 

Our meetings will approach learning in a casual, fun and social way.  You'll be given opportunities to get to know fellow BI, SQL Server, and Analyst professionals in the area.  We'll also do our best to keep you informed about regional events & happenings in the technical community.


Be sure to visit the Join CBIG page to receive invitations to monthly CBIG meetings and special events!


Oct 4, 2016: Practical PowerShell for the SQL & BI Developers

5:30 pm:  Dinner and networking with fellow CBIG members 

6:00 pm:  Introduction & Spotlight Sponsor 

6:15 pm:  Main Presentation : Practical PowerShell for the SQL & BI Developers - 0 to 60 in 60 mins

Abstract: PowerShell is always something you heard about and wanted to use but never did! Starting with the resources available for a PowerShell newbie, we will advance to what pro's use to automate their database activities and beyond, for both DBA's and developers. The goal of this session is to get you immersed in PowerShell. Ask questions and learn how PowerShell can enable you and more importantly do your job for you (the way, future is heading). We will also look at free libraries and tools to help you advance your automation abilities. Common automation scenarios is the theme! Anything done with clicks can be automated.

PresenterJana Sattainathan works as a Senior Oracle and SQL Server DBA at SCOR, a leading Reinsurance company in the world. He has spent most of his professional life around databases. At work, he has automated most aspects of his job using PowerShell. Most recently, he created PowerPump, a “PowerShell Database Copy Server” for his company to copy 50 billion rows (>20 TB,) from 4000+ of Oracle/SQL Server tables on a recurring basis to SQL Server targets for migration/testing.

Location:  Microsoft Campus - 8055 Microsoft Way Charlotte, NC 28273 - View Map

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-2016-cbig-practical-powershell-for-the-sql-bi-developers-0-to-60-in-60-mins-tickets-28230512222



Check back soon for more 2016 speakers & topics!   Have any ideas or want to speak?  Email us at CharlotteBIGroup@outlook.com

Upcoming meetings:
Nov 7, 2016

 

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