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Welcome to the Evansville PASS User Group!

We are comprised of people in the Evansville, Indiana area interested in learning more about SQL Server. 

Meetings are generally held the 3rd Thursday every month over lunch. 

The location for the meetings unless posted otherwise will be the Browning Events Room B at the:

Central Library
Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
Evansville, IN 47713

The group is sponsored by various companies in the area (they provide lunch from time to time).  We are a Special Interest Group within the Evansville Technology User Group, Inc. organization which provides a non-profit framework for our larger events which we hope to host in the future.

Membership to the group is free but we do ask that you register with SQLPASS to receive our meeting notices, informative sql server content on sqlpass.org and so we can have a record of your attendance for PASS records. 

Why Register?

With PASS account, you will be able to:

  • Receive up to date info about EVV PASS User Group meetings
  • View all available training content via SQL PASS
  • Access to events at discounted rates
  • Access and join Local Chapters and Virtual Chapters
  • Personalize your PASS website experience

If you are not a PASS member yet, you can register first.

Once you have registered or if you are an existing PASS member, you can add us to your chapter membership through your personal dashboard. 

UPCOMING AREA EVENTS:

10/11/2014 - SQL Saturday St. Louis, MO

11/04/2014 - 11/07/2014 SQL PASS Summit

1/17/2015 - SQL Saturday Nashville, TN

 EventDisplay

Next Meeting: Thu, Sep 18 2014

Video Presentation From PASS SUMMIT 2013:10 Query Tuning Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should Know

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVPURL: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/evvpass-10-query-tuning-techniques-every-sql-programmer-should-know-tickets-13068152195#

The SQL PASS Summit is just weeks away! To build the hype about the PASS Summit, This month, we are going to be showing a video from last year's PASS Summit. Kevin Kline and Aaron Bertrand have artfully crafted a fantastic session about writing better, faster SQL queries. A session EVERYONE would benefit from.

SESSION ABSTRACT

SELECT statements have a reputation for being very easy to write – but hard to write very well. This session will take you through 10 of the most problematic patterns and anti-patterns when writing queries and how to deal with them all. Loaded with live demonstrations and useful techniques, this session will teach you how to take your SQL Server queries from mundane to masterful.

SESSION SPEAKERS:

Kevin Kline

Director of Engineering Services, SQL Sentry

Kevin Kline is a database expert serving as Director of Engineering Services at SQL Sentry, a leading database tools vendor. A Microsoft SQL Server MVP since 2003, he is a founder and former president of PASS, author of over a dozen books, blogger, columnist, and popular speaker.

Kevin has authored many books, including the best-selling "SQL in a Nutshell," and contributes monthly columns to SQL Server Pro and DBTA magazines. He tweets at @kekline and blogs at http://KevinEKline.com.

Aaron Bertrand

Senior Consultant, SQL Sentry, Inc.

Aaron Bertrand is a Senior Consultant for SQL Sentry, makers of performance monitoring and event management software for SQL Server, Analysis Services, and Windows. He blogs at sqlperformance.com and sqlblog.com, has been an MVP since 1997, will soon be a three-time SQL Cruiser, and speaks frequently at various community events. You can find his MVP profile at https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Aaron.

Have questions about EVVPASS: 10 Query Tuning Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should Know? Contact Evansville PASS User Group

When

iCal
UTC : Thu, Sep 18 2014 16:30 - 18:00
Event Time : Thu, Sep 18 2014 11:30 - 13:00 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Thu, Sep 18 2014 16:30 - 18:00

Where

200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Evansville, Indiana

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

10 Query Tuning Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should Know

Speaker: Kevin Kline, Director of Engineering Services SQL Sentry

Summary: SELECT statements have a reputation for being very easy to write – but hard to write very well. This session will take you through 10 of the most problematic patterns and anti-patterns when writing queries and how to deal with them all. Loaded with live demonstrations and useful techniques, this session will teach you how to take your SQL Server queries from mundane to masterful.

About Kevin: Kevin Kline is a database expert serving as Director of Engineering Services at SQL Sentry, a leading database tools vendor. A Microsoft SQL Server MVP since 2003, he is a founder and former president of PASS, author of over a dozen books, blogger, columnist, and popular speaker. Kevin has authored many books, including the best-selling "SQL in a Nutshell," and contributes monthly columns to SQL Server Pro and DBTA magazines. He tweets at @kekline and blogs at http://KevinEKline.com.

Attachments

The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, not-for-profit association, dedicated to supporting, educating, and promoting the Microsoft SQL Server community. From local user groups and special interest groups (SIGs) to webcasts and the annual PASS Community Summit � the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world � PASS enables knowledge sharing, in-depth learning, access to the Microsoft SQL Server team, and the ability to influence the direction of SQL Server technologies. PASS was founded in 1999 by Microsoft and CA and continues to enjoy executive level endorsement from both organizations. As the number one user community for Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft looks to the PASS community for valued feedback, input, and inspiration. PASS Mission Empower the global Microsoft SQL Server community to connect, share, learn and be inspired through networking, knowledge sharing, peer-based learning, and the ability to influence the direction of Microsoft SQL Server products and services.
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