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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:


August Meeting Invitation

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

  • What ~ Charlotte SQL Server User Group Meeting

  • When ~ Wednesday, August 16th, 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 – Mike Zawadzki

  • Topic Maximizing SQL Server Performance via Execution Plans

  • Registration – Free RSVP required at EventBrite

Register for the Meeting

Mike Zawadzki
Senior Consultant, Fortified Data Services 
Mike Zawadzki worked for Microsoft Customer Support Services for twenty-four years supporting Microsoft SQL Server 4.2 through Microsoft SQL Server 2016. During Mike’s time at Microsoft, he specialized in Storage Engine and Performance subjects and was a key contributor to the supportability of the product. Mike has presented at SQLPASS in the past on the topic of Database Mirroring. Currently Mike is working as a Senior Consultant for Fortified Data Systems. Mike graduated with a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Michigan Technological University in 1990.

Connect with Mike
 on LinkedIn.

Maximizing SQL Server Performance via Execution Plans
Maximizing Microsoft SQL Server performance is the goal that all database professionals should strive for. This presentation is focused on query execution plans as a means to optimize performance. It is designed to provide the knowledge of the following key questions/activities:

· How to find poor running queries
· How to get an execution plan for a query
· How to analyze graphical execution plans (*.sqlplan)
· How to analyze XML execution plans
· What data to collect to monitor execution plan performance over time

 

PASS Summit 2017:


Several thousand SQL Server users, database administrators, and database developers gather each year at the PASS Summit–a national conference with top notch networking, keynotes presented by the most influential experts in the field, and over 175 choices for breakout sessions to go in depth.

This year’s Summit is at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center in downtown Seattle, WA.

The dates are:  Main Conference Oct 31-Nov 3, Preconference Oct 29-30th

We have a special Charlotte SQL Server User Group Referral code: LC15SNQ2
This will give you $150 off the PASS Summit registration, and kicks back at least $50 to our local user group chapter.
*Note: The discount code cannot be combined with any other PASS Summit 2017 registration, and cannot be applied retroactively.

Register at http://www.pass.org/summit/2017/registernow.aspx

 

2017 Tentative Meeting Dates:


We are saving these dates as the tentative meeting dates for 2017 Calendar year. We typically meet on the third Wednesday of each month.

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 Jan 18th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed Feb 15th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed Mar 8th 2017 (Second Wed)
Wed Apr 19th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed May 17th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed June 21st 2017 (Third Wed)

Friday July 7th 2017 (First Friday) special guest speaker, Kevin Kline

Wed July 19th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed Aug 16th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed Sept 20th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed Oct 18th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed Nov 15th 2017 (Third Wed)
Wed Dec 13th 2017 (Second Wed)