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Los Angeles SQL Server Professionals Group Presents ...
Thursday, September 15, 2016
How I Met Your SQL Server!
This session is a historical review of new features in different versions of SQL Server from 2000 to 2016
We will also discuss critical decision factors on when to upgrade to a new version of SQL Server and what challenges to anticipate during the upgrade process.
Speaker: Ben Aminnia
Ben Aminnia started his computer career with IBM as a systems engineer and has held various consulting positions in the IT industry. His roles have also included management of the SQL Server database department at one of the largest companies in the United States, overseeing a staff of 12 DBAs and database professionals. He has also been President and Database Architect of Pointer Corporation ( since 1986.
In 1990, long before it was acknowledged as a worldwide phenomenon toward the end of the 20th century, Ben was among the first computer science visionaries to publish an in-depth article about the upcoming Y2K crisis and various methodologies to address its consequences. Shortly thereafter, he wrote and published a book called Diary of a Successful Computer Consultant.
In addition to his role as an IT consultant, Ben has been President of the Los Angeles SQL Server Professionals Group ( for the past 13 years and has acted as an Expert Witness in legal cases involving the IT industry for the past seven years. He has also been a frequent speaker at various computer user groups and database technology events throughout Southern California.
Furthermore, Ben is the architect and co-developer of the Virtual Information Portal (VIP) System, which is a web-based platform for secure generation, archival, and retrieval of corporate correspondence and letters using .NET and SQL Server technologies (
6:30 PM, Registration and Refreshments
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Presentations
Our Meeting Location:
Crescent Solutions
6420 Wilshire Blvd. #200
Los Angeles, CA 90048
This meeting is generously sponsored by:
Reduxio Systems
Reduxio provides an enterprise-class "time machine" that enables instant restore to one-second recovery points without using snapshots. By obsoleting snapshots technology, Reduxio has reduced the recovery time from database failures from hours to seconds.
FREE Parking: Please park anywhere on the lot or on the first floor (valet) area of the structure.
If you park in the parking structure, please take the elevator up to the lobby then to the 2nd floor.

FREE Admission