Arizona SQL Server Users Group

The Arizona SQL Server Users Group

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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: . Our new twitter feed is @azssugsqlpass, #azssugsqlpass. We would love to hear from you!  

Parking Options

 - 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

- 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.

Meeting Calendar

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 2018 is as follows:

Jan 10, 2018 - Solving Common DBA Problems With Uncommon Uses Of R, Part 2 ***

Feb 14 - TBD

March 17 - SQL Saturday at Grand Canyon University

*** At International Cruise and Excursions - 7720 N Dobson Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85256


SQL Saturday 2017 Sponsors


  We do not provide parking validations for attendees.

Next Meeting: Wed, Feb 14 2018

Microsoft Meeting for February

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None

Come join us for a good night of Networking and fun!


UTC : Wed, Feb 14 2018 23:30 - 01:00
Event Time : Wed, Feb 14 2018 16:30 - 18:00 (UTC-07:00) Arizona
Your Local Time: Wed, Feb 14 2018 23:30 - 01:00


60 E Rio Salado Parkway, 12th Floor
Tempe, Arizona

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Azure Data Factory Version 2 - Early Adopters

Speaker: Joseph Barth, Senior Consultant II Neudesic

Summary: Azure Data Factory version 2 is really exciting, number one it can run SSIS in the cloud! Yes no more on-prem deploy to SSIS! Deploy from VS or SSMS directly to you cloud based SSIS instance. Joe Barth will walk your through what is new and what is available to do with ADFv2. His presentation will also show what we have learned so far as an early adopter and how to run Azuure SSIS in the cloud.

About Joseph: This man needs an introduction, right from the East Valley, originally from the Midwest,then moving to the east coast and now living in the Southwest. Joe Barth. A eight year Microsoft SQL Server Specialist, has made his splash on a couple of industries including, healthcare, insurance and education. Working on versions of SQL Server 2000,2005,2008,2008 R2, 2012 and 2014, he has done many jobs, including and not exclusively SQL Developer, DBA, SSIS and SSRS. MCSA: SQL Server 2012


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