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SQL Server Tips for Everyday Programmers
Programming and databases go together like peas and carrots. It doesn't matter if you are building a web application, a mobile application, desktop software, or an API, chances are it is interacting with a database of some sort. Unfortunately, most programmers don't know enough about database systems to really use them to their full potential. Sure, they may have plenty of practice creating things like tables and stored procedures, but very few of them get the opportunity to go much beyond that. I know this, because I was once one of those programmers. I would just use the database for not much more than a simple container for storing information. But that changed recently. After having moved full time into the world of databases I've learned many new things that would have made my life as a programmer easier and my applications much more efficient. In this session I will discuss some useful features in Microsoft SQL Server that you probably aren't aware of. Highlighting each specific feature, how you can use it, and why you should use it, I will provide direct explanations that can be incorporated immediately into your daily development (without all of the overly technical DBA mumbo-jumbo). Regardless of the programming language you use, if you use SQL Server you’ll want to attend this session.
About Eric Cobb
Eric Cobb is a seasoned IT professional with extensive experience in advanced application and database development. After a 15 year programming career as a web and software developer, Eric decided to move full time into the world of databases. Having always had a strong interest in SQL Server he earned his Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE): Data Platform certification in 2013, and is currently working on his new book "SQL Server Tips for Everyday Programmers".
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