February 22 – Mike Walsh – SQL 2016…What’s New

Please RSVP Join us at the Roundabout Diner for networking starting about 6pm and then the feature presentation at about 7pm. This month’s presentation by our fearless leader Mike Walsh is: SQL 2016…What’s New In this session Mike will go over many of the new features that are part of SQL Server 2016 with a […]

January 25 – Bryan Cafferky – PowerShell for Database Developers

Please RSVP Join us at the Roundabout Diner for networking starting about 6pm and then the feature presentation at about 7pm. This month’s presentation by our Bryan Cafferky is: PowerShell for Database Developers PowerShell has become the backbone of Windows Administrators but not heavily adopted by SQL Developers and this presentation is out to change […]

No December Meeting due to Holidays

We will have no meeting in December because it falls between Christmas and New Year’s. Thanks for great year, especially when it comes to members stepping up to speak. Hope to see that continue in 2016. Have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. We will be meeting on January 25th, speaker and topic to […]

November 23 – David Taylor – Getting Started with Master Data Services

Please RSVP Join us at the Roundabout Diner for networking starting about 6pm and then the feature presentation at about 7pm. This month’s presentation by our own David Taylor is: Getting Started with Master Data Services Master Data Services (MDS) is a service that allows an enterprise to centralize its Master Data. Master data is […]

July 27 – John Flannery – What the Hekaton

Please RSVP Join us at the Roundabout Diner for networking starting about 6pm and then the feature presentation at about 7pm. This month’s presentation by John Flannery is: What the Hekaton In SQL Server 2014 – Microsoft is introducing In-Memory OLTP. (Formerly known as project Hekaton.) In this session – we will introduce this technology, […]

June 22 Meeting – Chris Seferlis – Scratching the Surface: Designing your first Power View Dashboard

Presentation Resources available here. Join us at the Roundabout Diner at 6:30 for networking and then our featured presentation by group member, Chris Seferlis RSVP Scratching the Surface: Designing your first Power View Dashboard Dashboards have quickly become a cornerstone for decision-making by managers and business leaders in all facets of corporate operations. Microsoft Power […]

March 23 – Rahul Deshmukh Presenting An introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups

RSVP An introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups Rahul Deshmukh will discuss SQL Server 2012/2014 AlwaysOn Availability Groups, the flagship High Availability and Disaster Recovery (HADR) solution that Microsoft SQL Server offers. He will demonstrate how you can create a SQL Server 2014 AlwaysOn Availability Group. He will also provide insights into how the data synchronization […]

February 23 – Rich Mechaber Presenting I Hired the Devil and Lived: Getting Things Done with .NET CLR in SQL Server

RSVP I Hired the Devil and Lived: Getting Things Done with .NET CLR in SQL Server Microsoft introduced .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) in SQL Server 2005. Since that time, there is still a great deal of misinformation, confusion, and head-scratching about it: • What does it do that T-SQL either can’t do or does […]

April 27 – Andy Novick presenting Writing Faster T-SQL Stored Procedures and Functions

RSVP Writing Faster T-SQL Stored Procedures and Functions Stored procedures and functions are the mainstay of SQL Server coding. In this session you will learn techniques to locate problematic code and to improve the performance of procedures and functions. Step one is to discover where the time is going using standard, DMVs, server traces, code […]

November 24 – Brandon Leach presenting Treating Tables Like Legos, Partitioning Basics

Treating Tables Like Legos, Partitioning Basics Partitioning allows us to isolate parts of our table as small chunks called partitions. In turn, these partitions allow us to do some really cool tricks for manageability and performance. In this session we’ll look at the concepts surrounding partitioning and how we can apply them. We’ll reinforce what […]