SQL Supper - Feb 2019

Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 18:00
SQL Supper

For this month's SQL Supper we are heading over to Spektrix to hear about their migration from on premise SQL Server to to Azure with the help of Sabin.io

Additionally, of the back of our successful lightning talks session at our last meetup, we want to have four talks of 5min duration. We will send out more comms on this in the next week, and if you are interested then please get in touch with us.


18:00 - 18:30 : Doors open

18:30 - 19:00 : lightning talks

19:00 - 19:30 : Pizza, refreshments and networking

19:30 - 20:15 : Perry Dyball & Mark Allison - Migrating Spektrix from on premise SQL Server to Azure

Talk summary:
Perry Dyball - Head of Technical Operations, Spektrix
Mark Allison - Senior Consultant, Sabin.io

Perry and Mark Allison will talk on how the Spektrix team, with help from Sabin.io, is migrating from SQL Server 2012 to Azure SQL Database Elastic Pools, involving engineering out features that are not available in Azure SQL PaaS

Spektrix is a .NET / SQL Server based multi tenant SaaS Platform for ticketing, CRM, fundraising and box office administration for Arts and Cultural sector organisations. Spektrix provides this platform to around 400 arts organisation clients in UK, Ireland, USA and Canada ranging from small theatres to complexes such as The Barbican Centre.

Spektrix Ltd

3 Dorset Rise