To the community of learners who have joined us before, thank you for coming and asking great questions. For those that jumped in on the advanced courses and began learning about SQL Server the hard way, here's the introductory class to fill in any gaps. For the seasoned professionals, this is still a great reminder of all the tools available in the stack, a great class discussion and a refresh on the newer features.
5 Saturday classes from Sept 11th - Oct 9th
Intended Overview topics:
Full Text Indexing
Master Data Services
Class Text: Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Step by Step
Principle Instructor: Mike Hotek
Auxiliary instructors to be determined
To those of you new to the community and don't know the instructor, former Microsoft MVP Michael Hotek has been doing SQL server since before it was a Microsoft product (remember Sybase?). He has authored 8 SQL Server books, spoken at numerous conferences, taught a large number of classes and amassed two jam packed decades of experience consulting in a huge breadth of industries .
Price $25 to support the Users Group
Special thanks: Michael Hotek for donating his time and years of expertise
Mark Valentino and Freese & Nichols for getting us the space