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Las Cruces & El Paso SQL Server Users Group

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Las Cruces-El Paso SQL Server User Group: Know Your Options: Databases on Amazon Web Services with G

  • In-Person & Online @ 700 N Main Las Cruces, New Mexico, United States (map)
  • 12:00 - 13:00 Mountain Daylight Time
  • Language: English

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The Las Cruces-El Paso SQL Server User Group (LCEP) will be having its next meeting, Thursday 7/13/17 from 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM at the Las Cruces City Hall - 700 N Main St, Rm 2007-C, Las Cruces, NM 88001. Gabriel Villa will be sharing his knowledge. Join us for his presentation “Know Your Options: Databases on Amazon Web Services”.  Ask Gabe questions, get to know your peers, maybe win a prize and have lunch on us! 


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Featured Presentation:

Know Your Options: Databases on Amazon Web Services

Gabriel Villa, Architect Revgen Partners

Are you considering to move your databases to Amazon Web Services but unsure of your options? Understand the possibilities to leverage Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service and what is the best for cloud solution your situation. Gain insights from years of lessons learned to minimize your maintenance and costs. Discover scaling possibilities for relational and NoSQL databases to petabyte size demands. I will demonstrate how to get started with the basics of managed services and platforms for running databases on AWS. DBAs, hear how to use managed relational databases such as MS SQL Server with minimal administration. Architects, Developers, DBAs, Managers or IT Professionals, discover other cloud options such as managed NoSQL or scaling your own instances with resizable elastic compute cloud. Take home an introduction from in-memory cache to petabyte-scale data warehouse databases in the Amazon cloud.

About Gabriel:
Gabriel is a skilled leader, architect, and technical expert focusing primarily on Microsoft technologies and is passionate about open-source technologies for integration, automation, and development. Gabriel’s versatility extends from systems, data and development and leverages hybrid/SaaS/Cloud integration, proven software engineering platforms, and best-of-breed data management and business intelligence solutions. Originally from El Paso, Texas, Gabriel lives in Colorado Springs with his wife and kids, where he is an Architect for RevGen Partners, volunteers in the tech community and enjoys the Colorado outdoors.


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