Michael Alan Brewer

Brewer

Michael Alan Brewer

The University of Georgia

Biography

Michael Brewer is a Web Developer Principal for the Franklin College Office of Information Technology at The University of Georgia. He designs database-backed web applications used by thousands of students and faculty and has served on several college and University-wide committees on Web development, best practices, and application security. In 2005, he won an Advising Technology Innovation Award from the National Academic Advising Association for an academic advising application he maintains; he also serves on the board of the United States PostgreSQL Association. He holds bachelor degrees in both Mathematics and Music from The University of Georgia, conducts Georgia’s oldest continuously-operating community band, is Director of Music at Emmanuel Episcopal Church (Athens, GA), and is a member of ASCAP.

Open Source Bridge 2017

Sessions for this user

* Geek Choir

In this session, we explore ways to improve team cohesion, cooperation, connection, and presence for each other via song.
Culture
Michael Alan Brewer

Open Source Bridge 2016

Sessions for this user

* Geek Choir

In this session, we explore ways to improve team cohesion, cooperation, and presence for each other through connecting via song.
Culture
Michael Alan Brewer

Open Source Bridge 2015

Sessions for this user

* GeekChoir 2015

In this session, we'll continue the grand Open Source Bridge tradition of learning how to increase team cohesion, identity, and collaboration through music, joining our voices (in our uniquely geeky way) in harmony.
Culture
Michael Alan Brewer

Proposals for this user

* Modular SQL

Sometimes, one can get lost in a jungle of SQL code; in this session, we'll go over how to build queries with a more modular design, testing components as they go, and building complex functionality from simpler SQL blocks.
Cooking 2015-03-08 05:42:55 +0000
Michael Alan Brewer

Open Source Bridge 2014

Sessions for this user

* Geek Choir

A hands-on session in which we show how to increase team identity, cohesion, and collaboration via singing.
Culture
Michael Alan Brewer

* SQL Utility Belt

SQL is an incredibly powerful language, but it can be difficult sometimes to advance beyond the basics. In this session, we will go over several tricks and tips to expand your SQL tool kit.
Cooking
Michael Alan Brewer

Proposals for this user

* What the WITH? Care and feeding of CTEs

Have you tried some recursion in your SQL? In this session, we will go over the concept of Common Table Expressions (CTE), also known as WITH queries. We will explore syntax, features, and use cases for this powerful SQL construct.
Cooking 2014-04-02 21:36:11 +0000
Michael Alan Brewer

Open Source Bridge 2013

Sessions for this user

* Conducting Your Open Source Project

How are open source projects like symphonies? In this session, we will review leadership strategies and insights gained from conducting non-profit amateur performing ensembles. We will discuss how to coordinate and lead teams of volunteers in both top-down and self-governing organizations.
Business
Michael Alan Brewer

* Geek Choir - Fast!

A hands-on session in which we show how to increase team identity, cohesion, and collaboration via singing.
Culture
Michael Alan Brewer

Proposals for this user

* Geek Choir - Extended!

An extended, hands-on session in which we show how to increase team identity, cohesion, and collaboration via singing.
Culture 2013-03-24 02:30:00 +0000
Michael Alan Brewer

Open Source Bridge 2011

Proposals for this user

* Geek Choir 3.0 (Long Form)

Geek Choir - The Return! (Now, even longer!)
Culture 2011-02-11 21:54:57 +0000
Michael Alan Brewer

* Geek Choir 3.0 (Short Form)

Geek Choir - The Return!
Culture 2011-02-11 21:51:53 +0000
Michael Alan Brewer

Open Source Bridge 2010

Sessions for this user

* Geek Choir

This is exactly what it looks like: We're going to make you sing. ;)
Culture
Michael Alan Brewer

Open Source Bridge 2009

Sessions for this user

* Running an EDU on OSS

An examination and discussion of the various enterprise-class OSS tools available for course management, online collaboration, and administration for educational institutions.
Culture
Michael Alan Brewer

Proposals for this user

* From Padawan to Knight: Expanding your SQL skillset

Do your SQL skills end at the banks of the Outer Join? This tutorial will help you to improve your SQL Fu.
Cooking 2009-04-08 15:24:48 +0000
Michael Alan Brewer

* Geek Choir

This is exactly what it looks like: We're going to make you sing. ;)
Culture 2009-04-08 15:37:31 +0000
Michael Alan Brewer