YoDB #7: free tickets available on Eventbrite for 1st March

For the first YoDB meeting of 2017 we are going back to our roots at The Editor's Draught (our first meet-up was at this venue under a previous name) in Leeds city centre on Wednesday March 1st. Our first speaker is Ron Ekins (@RonEkins) from Pure Storage with a presentation… >>read

YoDB #6 video: DevOps for DBAs

DevOps is a word often heard it IT now but where did it come from and what does it mean for your humble DBA? Should DBAs adopt DevOps and which tools might be of use? Ben Thompson goes through the four elements of C.A.M.S. - Culture, Automation,… >>read

YoDB #6 video: Your Workloads in VMWare

VMWare ESX is a popular stack on which to run databases and other workloads. Alex Pearson (@alexpearson) takes us through the considerable capabilities of this platform, going into some details about its scheduling algorithms, common set up scenarios and how it works with the latest storage hardware, NUMA memory layouts… >>read

YoDB #6

Hello DBAs of Yorkshire, The May YoDB meeting will be hosted, as usual, at The Adelphi in Leeds city centre on Tuesday May 17th. At this event we have talks on a couple of modern IT topics that we're sure have affected you in the work place. The first talk… >>read

YoDB #5: Big Data Special

The first YoDB meet-up of 2016 will be held on Thursday February 25th and is a peek in to the future for us crusty old RDBMS people. The venue is upstairs in The Adelphi Hotel in Leeds city centre, we have switched to Thursday for this event. The first speaker… >>read