SQLBits X, London, 2012

Registration is Now Open

SQLBits X is the official UK SQL Server 2012 Technical Launch Event.

SQLBits is delighted to announce that SQLBits X is the official UK Technical Launch for SQL Server 2012.

Not only will there be 3 days of amazing deep SQL Server content, there will also be some of the best SQL Server 2012 content available in the world. With many presentations based on actual production deployments of SQL Server 2012.

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Biggest SQL Event in Europe

SQLBits continues to be the biggest SQL Server event in Europe and SQLBits X will be no different. SQLBits X will be the biggest and best event yet, with increased capacity for this event to allow for:

  • 900 attendees on each day.
  • 14 Training day seminars.
  • 70 breakout sessions.
  • 2 Evening network events.

3 days of amazing SQL Server Training

Thursday will be a series of deep dive full day sessions delivered by leading SQL Server experts.

Friday 7 tracks of SQL Server 2012 sessions delivered by the highest rated speakers including SQL Server Product Team , MVPs, MCMs and other world renowned speakers.

Saturday will conclude proceedings with a free Community Day.

Leading speakers from around the world

Submissions have been received from an amazing selection of speakers:

This is just a small section of the Microsoft Certified Masters, Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals and Microsoft Staff who will be attending the most important European SQL Server event of the year.


It’s not all about work, SQLBits is an amazing opportunity to network with SQL Server professionals from around the world. The following events will follow on from the normal conference days on Thursday and Friday evenings.

  • Thursday Fusion-io’s follow-up to last year’s highly entertaining Crappy Code Games in the evening. Test your SQL Server skills to win amazing prizes or just relax and watch.
  • Friday SQLBits Pub night. This is a great chance to test your non SQL Skills against your colleagues and fellow SQL Server professionals. This a must attend event & partners can come too. Make sure you say they are coming when you register.


The agenda isn’t finalised yet but one can still register to ensure a place. Should you want to change your mind once the agenda is finalised then you can do, but the content is going to be amazing so you would be mad to.


The conference will be taking place at the Novotel London West. There is a special rate for attendees but space is limited, so book early to avoid disappointment

To see details go to the Travel & Accommodation page


I hope many SQL Server professionals will take advantage of this unique event. The good news is that for the third conference in a row, the attendance prices are frozen. Visit the pricing page for more information.


SQLSaturday #105, Dublin

We are delighted to announce that SQLSaturday is coming to Ireland on March 24th 2012.

SQL Saturday is a one day FREE training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. High profile local and international speakers will give of their time and expertise to make sure that this is a high value event. Numbers are capped at 240, so register soon to avoid disappointment!

SQL Saturday #105 will be a THREE TRACK event: DBA, Developer & BI with SQL Server 2012 featuring across all three tracks.

DBA Track – aimed at delegates who have responsibility for the infrastructure, operations, maintenance and support of SQL Server environments.

Developer Track – aimed at delegates whose main responsibilities include the development and tuning of SQL Server databases and dot.net applications, covering both on premise and cloud.

BI Track – A track aimed at members of the IT and business teams involved in planning, designing or implementing Data Warehouses, Cubes, Reporting and Dashboards in their organisation.

SQL Saturday#105 will take place on Mar 24 2012 at The Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2, Ireland. We will have an after-party from 17.30 on the day and hope you can join us. If you are travelling to Dublin for the event you will be pleased to know that the Hilton has made a limited # of rooms available to us at the special rate of €79 per single and €89 per double.

Admittance to this event is FREE! Please register soon as seating is limited; and do let friends and colleagues know about the event.

We will also be having a pre-con training day on Friday, March 23rd. Further details to come!


More immediately, we are looking for speakers, both local and international, to submit suggestions for sessions at the event. The closing date is next Thursday, December 15th. Those interested in speaking can submit their topics here.

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