Back in late May, my pal Buck Woody (blog | twitter) and I presented SQL Server for the Oracle DBA. Buck played Jerry Lewis' role, while I played the straight man a la Dean Martin. You can see the recording and slide deck here. Since both Buck and I spent a considerable number of years working on Oracle, we felt like we had pretty good legs to stand on doing this presentation. Here's the abstract:
enterprise IT, database professionals face a mixed-bag of platforms
within their environments -- and the overlapping duties that go along
with them. Whether you like it or not, you get asked to support Microsoft SQL Server operations even though you're an Oracle DBA.
In this instructive webcast, experts from Microsoft and Quest with years of experience in both platforms will discuss the biggest issues and areas of interest for Oracle DBAs who need to work on Microsoft
SQL Server. You'll learn their tips and tricks for efficiency and gain
a deeper understanding of SQL Server to help you add more value than
ever to your organization.
Of course, there are always questions and we aim to please. Here are
the transcripts of the Q&A chat session (below) that accompanies
the presentation. The only editing I did was ... [READ MORE