SQLSaturday #685 Porto 2017

At SQLSaturday Porto 2017 edition I was speaker and a member of the organization team of the event. From the organization perspective the event went smother than the previous year. We were happy with the improvements that we were able to made. My presentation was about how to set a WordPress website using Azure Web Apps and a Azure Database for MySQL but the “demo gods” were not on my side, and the last demo crashed. However the interaction with

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SQLSaturday #546 Porto 2016

This was my second SQLSaturday Porto as member of the organization team and my first time as speaker. After the stressful initial preparation: conference rooms, speakers room, check-in area, networking/coffee break area and all the other logistic details, I presented my session about source control for database. The feeling and the feedback from attendees and speakers about  the event organization was globally positive. The same thing can be said about my talk. You can find the slides here:

SQLSaturday #485 Lisbon 2016

SQLSaturday #485 Lisbon 2016, held on February 20, was my third SQLSaturday event and my first as speaker. When  I received the email saying that my session had been accepted in schedule’s event I felt happy and honored.     My session, Road to database automation, was accepted as lightning talk. So I had 10 minutes to address the first stage of the database automation: database source control and it´s benefits. During that time I presented the reasons that lead me to

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SQLSaturday#429 Porto 2015 experience

My first contact with SQLSaturday event occurred in 2014 on the SQLSaturday#341 Porto 2014 edition as simple and curious attendant. A full day of learning, sharing and meeting people sounds to good to be true especially if it´s free. At the end of the day I was amazed, and asked myself why organize and event like this? The answer is quite simple: sharing. The same principle lead me to join Porto.Data community. It was here that I met Ivan Campos  the

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