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Put Your Feet Up : Simplified Management using the Enterprise Policy Management Framework (Martin Cairney)
Author: Darren Gosbell Date Posted: 10/10/2011 6:35:28 AM
Wouldn't you rather spend your day learning all the funky new features in SQL Server ‘Denali’ than running all your daily checks over your instances? SQL Server 2008 introduced Policy Based Management which allows a fine-grained level of configuration and control of the instance's properties. The Enterprise Policy Management Framework takes this and extends it out to allow you to manage SQL 2000 and 2005 instances through policies as well.

In this presentation I'll take you through the basics of Policy Based Management and look at the way the EPMF allows you to check on all your instances from 2000 to 2008 in one convenient location.

About the Presenter
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Martin Cairney is a highly experienced Database Administrator and Developer with well over a decade’s worth of experience with SQL Server. He has knowledge across multiple industry sectors including London’s global financial institutions and both State and Federal Government Departments. He has regularly worked with companys with hundreds of SQL Server instances and has experience in developing tools and scripts for managing such large environments. He is an experienced conference presenter, having presented a number of times at SQLBits in the UK and various SQL Server User Groups in Australia and the UK. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and holds a number of Microsoft certifications, including MCDBA and MCITP. He has recently moved to Melbourne to help establish LobsterPot’s presence there.

Venue: Microsoft Level 5, Building 4, Freshwater Place, Southbank , Melbourne, VIC | Duration 5:30PM pizzas & drinks for 6:00 start, approx 7:45pm finish | On: Tuesday, 18 October 2011