Wednesday October 17th 2018

Timings

  • 18:30 – Turn up, have a drink, a snack, and a chat (food, soft drinks, beer, coffee)
  • 19:00 – Git Extras - Jason Bruce-Halliwel
  • 19:30 – A little break
  • 19:35 – Data Warehousing for Fun and Profit - Mark Taylor
  • 20:10ish – Pop over to the pub for a chat and a drink

Free tickets are available on Meetup. Please sign up so we know how much food to buy.


This is a free event, open to all. There will be some bottles of beer, tea, coffee, soft drinks, and food provided. We will have vegetarian food, if you have any other dietary requirements send us a message and we’ll do our best.

The event will be located at Platform above Leeds city train station.

The Talks

Data Warehousing for Fun and Profit

Mark Taylor - LinkedIn

Learn the advantages of having a Data Warehouse, what the hell a star schema is, and how we designed and built our solution with a custom PHP7 & Symfony 4 powered ETL (Extract Transform Load) process leveraging parallel processing. Our solution runs on the highly scalable Amazon Redshift in our production environment and uses Postgres for developement and testing.

Git Extras

Jason Bruce-Halliwel @JasonBruce88

Git is a great Version Control System, we all probably use it everyday without thinking what else it can be used for apart from version control. With some plugins, a few extra commands and the use of one or two tools, it can improve your development skills and general day-to-day working life.


Sponsors

Our sponsors make this monthly event possible, so please take the time to check them out, and thank them for their support.

  • Bruntwood - Platform – Platform is a reinvention of a Leeds landmark offering workspace for businesses of all sizes, right at the heart of the city. With a range of co-working desks, serviced offices and full floor plates, get the space that works for you. Join a new community of communicators, cultivators and collaborators.

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Free tickets are available on Meetup. Please sign up so we know how much food to buy.