MCCC Welcomes IT Professionals throughout the Region with SQLSaturday Event

SQL Saturday MCCCWhat can information technology learn from plane crashes? Attendees at SQLSaturday on June 3 learned the answer to that question and much more as Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) hosted the event organized by the Philadelphia SQL Server Users Group (PSSUG).

SQL, which stands for Structured Query Language, is used to communicate with a database, and is the standard language for relational database management systems. SQLSaturday is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics.

The event drew more than 250 people to the College with intriguing session titles such as “Who’s Flying the Plane? What IT Can Learn from Plane Crashes,“ “Weird Stuff I Saw…While Working with Heaps,” and “Slay the Legacy Leviathan.”

“We are very happy to have the opportunity to partner with PSSUG on this event," said Dr. James Bretz, interim dean of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Division at MCCC. "Working with PSSUG is a natural fit for the College because of the strength of our computer science and information technology programs, and we look forward to working with them in the future."

MCCC offers several information technology related associate degree and certificate programs including Cloud Computing, Computer Science, Computer Networking, Cyber Security, Information Technology, Software Engineering, and Web Design and Development. For more information, visit the STEM Division webpage.

SQLSaturday was developed and is owned by the Professional Association of SQL Server, which licenses the use of SQLSaturday to groups who want to host SQL Server training events globally.