The Charlotte SQL Server User Group meets monthly to network amongst each other and  learn SQL Server topics from the experts.


Charlotte, NC has a dynamic, growing business environment filled with opportunities for Microsoft SQL Server professionals. The goal of the Charlotte SQL Server User Group is to encourage and support the growth of that environment by providing a venue for user education and peer collaboration.

Connect with Database Administrators and Business Intelligence professionals from the Charlotte, NC region at our monthly meetings. Free food is provided by our sponsors.
Share your knowledge within the Chapter and improve your presentation skills.
Grow your personal network with local business contacts and recruiters at our events
• Improve your database skills with our excellent training delivered by the finest industry experts and MVPs

You are Invited – Join us for our monthly meetings

We meet once monthly for 2 hours for friendly networking and expert training sessions covering a variety of Microsoft SQL Server topics. Stay in touch to learn when the next meetup is planned, by signing up for our email announcements. It’s free and food is provided. RSVP is required for each meeting using the email links provided monthly.

 Next Meeting:

December Meeting Invitation

Please join us for the monthly Charlotte SQL Server User Group evening meeting.

  • What ~ Charlotte SQL Server User Group Meeting

  • When ~ Wednesday, December 13th, 2017

    • 5:30 PM Networking with Food & Refreshments
    • 6:00 PM Technical Presentation
    • 7:30 PM Meeting End
  • Where @ 8055 Microsoft Way, Charlotte, NC 28273 Map it

  • Presenter – A Panel of 6 SQL Server MVPs

  • Topic – Panel Discussion with the MVPs from SentryOne

  • Registration – Free RSVP required at EventBrite

Register for the Meeting

MVP Panelists
Greg Gonzalez (@SQLsensei) provides strategic leadership for SentryOne and is intimately involved with product design and development. Here he covers new features and how to use the software to optimize SQL Server performance.

Kevin Kline(@kekline) is responsible for expanding SentryOne’s technical sales and marketing initiatives and is also heavily involved in product design activities. He is a founder and former president of PASS and the author of popular IT books like SQL in a Nutshell.

Allen White (@SQLRunr) is the Business Development Manager at SentryOne, where he manages relationship with our partners, helping them leverage the power of the SentryOne platform to improve their ability to help their customers get the best possible performance out of their corporate servers. 

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) is a Product Evangelist at SentryOne with industry experience dating back to Classic ASP and SQL Server 6.5. He is editor-in-chief of the performance-related blog, SQLPerformance.com, and serves as a moderator for Q & A sites answers.SQLPerformance.com and dba.stackexchange.com.

Andy Yun (@SQLBek)Andy Yun is a SentryOne Senior Solutions Engineer and a Microsoft MVP. He has been working with SQL Server for 15 years as both a Database Developer and Administrator. Leveraging knowledge of SQL Server Internals and extensive experience in highly transactional environments, he strives to make T-SQL leaner and meaner. 

John Martin   John is the Product Manager of the SQL Sentry and diagnostics solutions from SentryOne. Responsible for guiding the direction of the solutions to meet the needs of DBAs, Data Platform Engineers, and Developers alike. John has over a decade of experience with the Microsoft Data Platform, as a DBA, Developer, and consultant with the SQL Server stack.

Panel Discussion with the MVPs from SentryOne
There are fewer than 400 SQL Server MVPs in the world and we’re privileged to have six of them at our December user group meeting! SQL Server MVPs are recognized by Microsoft for their contributions to the SQL Server community in sharing their expertise and enthusiasm through blogs, presentations, papers, and by being early adopters, experimenting with new technologies and telling others their experiences. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear this panel of SQL Server experts!



2018 Tentative Meeting Dates:

We are saving these dates as the tentative meeting dates for 2018 Calendar year. We are able to reserve 6 months out, so the full annual schedule is not available, but we generally try to meet on the third Wednesday of the month.  For the past few years, we’ve met in the same room,  in AP1, at Microsoft.  In 2018, the meeting location will vary, so please check the monthly invitation.  The second location is in AP2, across the street at the opposite end, catty-corner from our meeting location in AP1.  

We may change the meeting date depending on speaker availability and other factors, so please confirm via the official invitation before you commit to your calendar.

Wed Dec 13th 2017  AP1 (Second Wed)

January 17th, 2018 AP2 (Third Wed)
February 21st, 2018 AP1  (Third Wed)
March 21st, 2018 AP2  (Third Wed)
April 18, 2018 AP1  (Third Wed)
May 16th, 2018 AP2  (Third Wed)
June 20th, 2018 AP1  (Third Wed)