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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:

 

 Upcoming Events

Next Meeting: Thu, May 21 2015

Analysis Services Terms and Concepts For The DBA

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVPURL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evvpass-analysis-services-terms-and-concepts-for-the-dba-tickets-16636641643

Despite some overlapping concepts, the worlds of the Relational engine and Analysis Services really are quite different. With more and more organizations realizing the power of Analytics, there is a good chance a BI initiative will come your way at some point.

 

This session is intended for the DBA that wants/needs to learn more about SQL Server Analysis Services. The goal is to provide a meaningful base of knowledge that will allow you to effectively participate in discussions of Analysis Services in your organization.

 

Through both slides and demos, you will learn:

-- The differences between SSAS Multidimensional and SSAS Tabular

-- Key terms like Measures, Dimensions, and Hierarchies

-- Storage options such as MOLAP, HOLAP, ROLAP, and Direct Query

-- Monitoring with Extended Events

-- Overviews of MDX, DAX, and XMLA

-- And more

 

Come take a few steps into the exciting world of Business Intelligence with SQL Server Analysis Services.

When

iCal
UTC : Thu, May 21 2015 16:30 - 18:00
Event Time : Thu, May 21 2015 11:30 - 13:00 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Thu, May 21 2015 16:30 - 18:00

Where

200 SE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd
Evansville, Indiana

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Analysis Services Terms and Concepts For The DBA

Speaker: Mark Vaillancourt, Business Intelligence Enterprise Consultant Digineer

Summary: Despite some overlapping concepts, the worlds of the Relational engine and Analysis Services really are quite different. With more and more organizations realizing the power of Analytics, there is a good chance a BI initiative will come your way at some point. This session is intended for the DBA that wants/needs to learn more about SQL Server Analysis Services. The goal is to provide a meaningful base of knowledge that will allow you to effectively participate in discussions of Analysis Services in your organization. Through both slides and demos, you will learn: -- The differences between SSAS Multidimensional and SSAS Tabular -- Key terms like Measures, Dimensions, and Hierarchies -- Storage options such as MOLAP, HOLAP, ROLAP, and Direct Query -- Monitoring with Extended Events -- Overviews of MDX, DAX, and XMLA -- And more Come take a few steps into the exciting world of Business Intelligence with SQL Server Analysis Services.

About Mark: Mark is a SQL Server MVP and a Business Intelligence Enterprise Consultant for Digineer, a Microsoft partner based in Plymouth, MN. He has been working with SQL Server since 2007 and holds the MCITP – Business Intelligence Developer 2008 certification. With a background in Theater and Improvised Comedy, Mark makes sure that his presentations are both informative and fun.

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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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If you would like to be a sponsor please contact us at evvpass@gmail.com

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