Arizona SQL Server Users Group

Next Meeting: Tue, Jun 30 2015

West Valley Here We Come!

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

Come meet up with us in the West Valley , we are going to have a good time!


UTC : Wed, Jul 01 2015 01:30 - 03:30
Event Time : Tue, Jun 30 2015 18:30 - 20:30 (UTC-07:00) Arizona
Your Local Time: Wed, Jul 01 2015 01:30 - 03:30


3300 West Camelback Road
Phoenix, Arizona

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Inaugural Meeting - Intro to SQL Server

Speaker: Sean Brown, Database Engineer Grand Canyon University

Summary: Welcome to our first AZSSUG West Valley event at Grand Canyon University. Aim of the West Valley group is to lean more towards introductory topics within the SQL Server ecosystem of tools and services. Following that theme, we have 4 speakers who will introduce the Microsoft Business Intelligence services (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS) that are commonly used when working with enterprise SQL Server data.

About Sean: Working with SQL Server since 2005, mostly doing ETL work but more recently supporting the database layer of multilayered web applications and writing web services to support data transfer between systems. Sean has previously worked at Acxiom, Dell, Blackboard, and currently works at Grand Canyon University as the lead developer on Student Information System team.

Inaugural Meeting - Intro to SSIS

Speaker: Joseph Barth, Senior Consultant II Neudesic

Summary: Will be an overview of all SSIS and how it relates to SQL Server databases.

About Joseph: An eight year Microsoft SQL Server Specialist in SQL Server 2005-2016, Azure SQL DB, he has held many development positions, including SQL query tuner, SSIS and SSRS . Joseph's early focus as an SQL tuning professional, fixing long running queries by techniques; join order,use of temporary object, also implementing Index optimization, maintenance and design to fix slowness. Joseph has focused on ETL solutions using SSIS for the last 4 years, data warehousing and cloud architecture using Azure. Currently working on a Modern Data Warehouse project involving Azure Data Lake and Azure SQL DW using external tables. MCSE Data Management and Analytics 2016 MCSA: SQL Server 2012 Co-found CASSUG Albany NY 2 yrs AZSSUG Chapter Leader 3 yrs

Inaugural Meeting - Intro to SSRS

Speaker: Adam Gardner, Database Engineer Grand Canyon University

Summary: An overview of SSRS and how it is implemented in an everyday situation.

About Adam: SQL Server career using the BIDS working at Grand Canyon University as a Business Analyst in the Office of Business Intelligence. He was primarily responsible for SSIS, SSRS, and other data warehouse reporting needs for the Traditional Ground Campus. His current role as Business Analyst serves the Student Accounting Team at Grand Canyon University. In addition to Business Analyst tasks, Adam helps develop custom jobs and reports for the Accounting Department. Adam earned a Master of Business Administration from Grand Canyon University where he also teaches in the Colangelo College of Business.


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