Upcoming Events

Jan
24
Thu
VTUG Winter Warmer 2019 @ Gillette Stadium 1 Patriot Place
Jan 24 @ 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

For more than a decade The Virtualization Technology User Group has been bringing quality speakers and education to you at Gillette Stadium for the Annual Winter Warmer!

This year, our 13th, is no different…Over the next few months more information will be forthcoming; but for now, here is the tentative agenda for January 24th, 2019 at Gillette Stadium:

About VTUG

Our goal is getting you the the latest in IT and being unbiased about it. There is so much information out there that it helps to be able to rely on one source. Our blog shares the latest trends and news while our events bring the industry leaders right to you. Featuring keynote speakers and hands on training, it is one of the best ways to gain invaluable knowledge in a condensed amount of time. And if you can’t attend an event you can catch up with our media page, keeping you ahead of the game!

 

 

Dec
11
Tue
Boston New Technology Cloud, Security and AI Startup Showcase #BNT96 (21+)
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Boston New Technology .com
Tuesday, December 11 at 6:00 PM

– See 7 innovative and exciting local technology demos, presented by startup founders- Network with 200 attendees from the Boston-area startup/tech co…

Price: 15.00 USD

Boston New Technology Cloud, Security and AI Startup Showcase #BNT96 (21+)

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018, 6:00 PM

Foley Hoag LLP
155 Seaport Boulevard Boston, MA

2 Founders, Tech Pros & Supporters Attending

– See 7 innovative and exciting local technology demos, presented by startup founders – Network with 200 attendees from the Boston-area startup/tech community – Enjoy dinner with beer, wine and more Each company presents an overview and demonstration of their product within 5 minutes and discusses questions with the audience. 21+. Save 50% up to 48…

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GDG Holiday Party
Dec 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

GDG Boston Android
Tuesday, December 11 at 6:00 PM

Hi everyone! It’s the holiday season so we should celebrate. Join us at Kayak and some tasty Indian food from Minerva, drink, as well as numerous priz…

GDG Holiday Party

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018, 6:00 PM

Kayak
10 Canal Park Cambridge, MA

2 Members Attending

Hi everyone! It’s the holiday season so we should celebrate. Join us at Kayak and some tasty Indian food from Minerva, drink, as well as numerous prizes and giveaways. We will also have a speaker from Google, Myles Borins who will be speaking about Adventures in Ethical Computing. Come and socialize and celebrate the end of a good year for the dev…

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Dec
12
Wed
Locks, Blocks, and Snapshots: Maximizing Database Concurrency ~ Bob Pusateri
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

New England SQL Server User Group
Wednesday, December 12 at 6:00 PM

The ability for multiple processes to query and update a database concurrently has long-been a hallmark of database technology, but this feature can b…

Locks, Blocks, and Snapshots: Maximizing Database Concurrency ~ Bob Pusateri

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018, 6:00 PM

Microsoft
5 Wayside Road Burlington, MA

1 Data Professionals Attending

The ability for multiple processes to query and update a database concurrently has long-been a hallmark of database technology, but this feature can be implemented in many ways. This session will explore the different isolation levels supported by SQL Server and Azure SQL Database, why they exist, how they work, how they differ, and how In-Memory O…

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IT-Pro User Group Holiday Meeting / ComVault
Dec 12 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

IT-Pro User Group Holiday Meeting / ComVault

 

Keynote Presentation:

Group Q&A / How to be a Consultant

Bob Borges and Bill Dwyer will be leading a group Q&A session around utilities and modern IT. They will also discuss what it takes to be a consultant in the ever-evolving field of Information Technology.

  • Management and Troubleshooting tools
  • Remote access utilities
  • Speaking with client CEOs and other executives

 


Event Sponsored By:

Bob Smolenyak of ComVault will be presenting:

Digital Transformation and Industry Leading Heterogeneous & Storage Agnostic Data Management

  • How a single solution can enable you to maximize your Azure Cloud, Azure Stack, O365, on-premise data environment.
  • How a comprehensive and heterogeneous data management is your best defense against Ransomware attacks and compliance issues (including GDPR).
  • How to accelerate workload migrations to Azure (and now Azure Stack) to create the agility you need.
  • How to enable O365 content to be searched for E-Discovery with the rest of your enterprise’s data.

You will also experience hands-on demonstrations of this technology in action – enabling you to evaluate the real impact it can have on your digital transformation.

Bio:  Bob Smolenyak – Global PMM – Office of the CTO – CommVault Inc. – CommVault Inc.
Over 25 years industry experience in Distributed Data and Storage Management, Data Protection, Archiving, Content Management, Disaster Recovery and e-discovery technologies.

Dec
17
Mon
Informal Android Developer Meetup (Boston Edition)
Dec 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

GDG Boston Android
Monday, December 17 at 7:00 PM

Android developers get together for informal discussion of mobile technologies. Everyone is welcome, all interests and skill levels. Stop by to talk a…

Informal Android Developer Meetup (Boston Edition)

Monday, Dec 17, 2018, 7:00 PM

Jaho Coffee Roasters & Wine Bar
665 Washington Street Boston, MA

4 Members Attending

Android developers get together for informal discussion of mobile technologies. Everyone is welcome, all interests and skill levels. Stop by to talk about the mobile industry, debug some Android code, or hang out with other techies and coders. This is Jaho’s downtown location, not the South End or Back Bay. Use the Street number, please. Jaho has f…

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Dec
18
Tue
Azure SQL DB: keeping your business running when disaster strikes
Dec 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Please join us Tue Dec 18 from 6:00-8:30 at NERD in Cambridge for a Boston Azure event featuring a talk that will educate you on keeping your business running in the face of disaster presented by Taiob Ali. To complement the featured talk on created advanced/complex Azure Functions, we will open with a short talk on creating a simple Azure Function that checks how many days remain before an SSL certificate expires. Featured talk: Azure SQL Database: How to keep your business running when disaster strikes? by Taiob M Ali. Government-issued ID needed:- Please check in at the security desk with photo id on street level. They will direct you to the first floor. AGENDA6:00-6:30: Gather, eat, drink, and be social6:30-7:00: Opening talk – TBD7:00-8:15: Featured talk -8:15-8:30: Announcements then done! FEATURED TALK: Azure SQL Database: How to keep your business running when disaster strikes? by Taiob M Ali. FEATURED SPEAKER: Taiob M. Ali @sqlworldwide ABSTRACT:Azure SQL Database is a relational database-as-a-service (DBaaS) based on the latest version of Microsoft SQL Server Database Engine. You can build a data-driven applications and websites in the programming language of your choice, without needing to manage infrastructure. While considering Azure SQL Database two of the most important questions you need to answer is what are my options for business continuity and how to implement these options? In this demo intensive session, I will talk about five specific options and show you how to implement those. You will walk out of this session equipped with knowledge and scripts to implement appropriate High Availability and Disaster Recovery solution for your Azure SQL Database.