The Arizona SQL Server Users Group
Welcome to first Microsoft SQL Server user group to serve the Phoenix, Arizona metropolitan area. Our group focuses on the business and technical aspects of deploying and administering Microsoft's premier database and business intelligence system. Guided and often presented by our membership, meeting content is designed to enlighten the audience and provide timely insight.
Meetings and membership are free to anyone interested in learning more about Microsoft SQL Server and related products and technologies. We're continuing to grow! You too can be an insider to the many upcoming advances for SQL Server and related Microsoft technologies. Get plugged in!
If you have any questions, comments or suggestions drop us a line: AZSSUG@sqlpass.org . Our new twitter feed is @azssugsqlpass, #azssugsqlpass. We would love to hear from you!
- Garage parking is $1.50 per 30 minutes or $12 for 4 hours or more. They accept cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, and Discover. They do not accept American Express.
- There are parking meters in front of the building. The cost is 25¢ per 10 minutes, and may be paid in increments of 80 minutes at a time.
- There are light rail and bus stops at Mill and 3rd Street. After arriving at the stop, walk north on Mill for two short blocks. Microsoft is on the NE corner of Mill and Rio Salado in the Hayden Ferry Lakeside building. For further information and direction, please visit www.valleymetro.org.
- We are approximately a ¼ mile walk from Tempe Beach Park, where there is limited free parking. Please be aware that we cannot guarantee availability.
We meet on the second Wednesday of every month (with a few exceptions) and run from 4:30 to 6:00pm.
Our group meets at the Phoenix Microsoft Offices at 60 E. Rio Salado Parkway, 12th Floor, in Tempe (at Tempe Town Lake).
The meeting calendar for 2017 is as follows:
January 11th - MPP Architecture : Mark Drewes and Josh Sivey
January 24th - Azure DocumentDB : Mark Hedley Microsoft
February 8th - SQL Server 2016 Features Deep Dive Into Column store and In-Memory: Joe Barth
February 27th - Data Stewards
March 8th - U-SQL and Big Data - Ginger Grant
March 25th - SQLSaturday #597 Phoenix 2017
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Oct 31 - Nov 3 PASS Summit 2017 Seattle Washington
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Nov 28 - ?
Dec 13 - Christmas party at the lodge.
*** At Drive Time - 1720 West Rio Salado Parkway, Tempe, AZ 85281
SQL Saturday 2017 Site
Jen and Sean McCown - The Enterprise Maintenance Lifecycle: Problems & Solutions
Database maintenance isn’t a single event; it’s a lifecycle. Aside from the maintenance event itself,
there’s also reporting, error management, specialized configs, HA/DR and more. In this full day session,
we'll explore the many issues surrounding maintenance and how to solve them in a way that is cohesive and comprehensive.
If you’re managing more than one server, come to this session.
Event Brite Link - The Enterprise Maintenance Lifecycle: Problems & Solutions
Tim Mitchell - Building Better SSIS Packages
Building packages in SQL Server Integration Services is easy. Building good packages takes a bit more effort.
SQL Server Integration Services is deceptively easy to use. With a few hours of instruction or self-study,
most data professionals can throw together an SSIS package. However, creating a process that simply runs successfully isn’t the endgame;
enterprise-class ETL demands a higher standard.
Event Brite Link - Building Better SSIS Packages
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Josh Sivey - Power BI – From zero to “wow” in one day!
You have probably heard about how Microsoft’s Power BI service can help bring your data to life with rich visualizations and analytic capabilities.
In this session, we will work through hands-on labs to explore the components of Power BI, from data ingestion, modelling, report creation, and publishing.
Event Brite Link - Power BI – From zero to “wow” in one day!
Mindy Curnutt - SQL Server Performance Tuning & Bottleneck Detection
Argggggggggh!!!! So many places to look and so many things to consider! Where do you even start?
This full-day PreCon will provide you with valuable information and techniques, exposure to free tools,
a robust script library and (most importantly) a proven methodology that will allow you to analyze performance
and to come up with an effective action plan.
Event Brite Link - SQL Server Performance Tuning & Bottleneck Detection
SQL Saturday 2016 Sponsors
We do not provide parking validations for attendees.