Category Archives: Meetings

This is our monthly user group meeting.

Dec 2013 ~ SSIS Design Patterns for Better Performance ~ Matt Batalon

Presenter: Matt Batalon Topic: SSIS Design Patterns for Better Performance These days ETL developers face two common problems: 1: They are managing more and more ETL processes that have to complete in a shorter time window, and 2: their data … Continue reading

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Nov 2013 ~ How isolated are your sessions? ~ John Miner

  Presenter: John Miner Topic: How isolated are your sessions? Downloads: Available on CraftyDBA.com   Have you ever executed a TSQL program that crashed due to an integrity error? Upon inspecting the job history, the error code states you have … Continue reading

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Oct 2013 ~ Meeting Cancelled ~ PASS Summit

  October 15 to 18 is PASS Summit 2013 in Charlotte, NC. Many speakers, SQL Server MVP’s and some regulars of SNESSUG are attending this event. Hence this month’s meeting is cancelled.

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Sept 2013 ~ Stacia Misner ~ Taking BI to the Next Level: Collaboration

Presenter: Stacia Misner Topic: Taking BI to the Next Level: Collaboration Self-service BI is usually an independent activity. But when individuals discover interesting information that they want to share, they need a centralized location to do that. When people work … Continue reading

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Aug 2013 ~ Query Optimization – Specific Techniques to Make Queries Faster ~ Andy Novick

Presenter: Andy Novick Topic: Query Optimization – Specific Techniques to Make Queries Faster Executing individual queries is the heart of what SQL Server does for us and many a hour is spent trying to optimize the performance of a single … Continue reading

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July 2013 ~ What are you waiting for? ~ Jason Strate

  Presenter: Jason Strate Topic: What are you waiting for? Presentation Materials Abstract: You’ve spent the afternoon sweating over your T-SQL query. You’ve wrung out all of the wrinkles. It’s deployed, it’s running… now its waiting. In SQL Server the … Continue reading

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June 2013 ~ Using File Partitioning And Data Compression For An Effective Data Warehouse Solution ~ John Miner

  Presenter: John Miner Topic: Using File Partitioning And Data Compression For An Effective Data Warehouse Solution Downloads: Available on CraftyDBA.com   Biography: John has over twenty years of IT experience including a Masters degree in Computer Science from the … Continue reading

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May 2013 ~ SQL Server Development and Administration Tips and Tricks ~ Roman Rehak

Presenter: Roman Rehak Topic: SQL Server Development and Administration Tips and Tricks Downloads: Presentation Materials (.zip) This presentation will cover many common issues, challenges and problems encountered when developing for, or administering SQL Server as well as examining best ways … Continue reading

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Apr 2013 ~ SSIS Best Practices, Tips and Techniques ~ Bryan Cafferky

Presenter: Bryan Cafferky Topic: SSIS Best Practices, Tips and Techniques Downloads: SSIS Presentation (.zip) Join us for this presentation on the best practices, tips and techniques of leveraging SSIS. Learn how to load any external file confidently and easily, how … Continue reading

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Mar 2013 ~ Why is an SSIS Framework important? ~ James Phillips

FREE! Query Optimizer eBook and SQL Prompt trial This free ebook from Red Gate Software will take you from the fundamentals of Statistics, Cost Estimation, Index Selection, and the Execution Engine, and guide you through the inner workings of the … Continue reading

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