Welcome to Iowa SQL Server Users Group

Iowa SQL Server Users Group meets the second Wednesday of every other month.  Meetings are usually held from 3:00 to 5:00 pm but check back here for any changes to the regular schedule.

Learn tips and tricks from the professionals.  No sales pitch, just a bunch of techies getting together to learn something new.


Upcoming PASS Events

PASS Business Analytics Conference - May 7-9, 2014, San Jose, CA - The PASS BA Conference brings together analysts and IT pros from the world of BI and analytics to connect, share experiences, and learn more about the power of data to transform business. Use discount code BA2Q7B to save $150 off the current registration price.

SQLSaturday #307 - June 7, 2014, Iowa City, IA - SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server.

PASS Summit 2014 - November 4-7, 2014, Seattle, WA - PASS Summit is the world's largest and most intensive technical training conference for Microsoft SQL Server and BI professionals. But more than that, it’s your conference – planned and presented by the SQL Server community for the SQL Server community.

Join us in Seattle and get the top-notch training, technical tips and tricks, and networking and connections you need to take your SQL Server skills to the next level. 

PASS Community News - April 2014 - Upcoming SQLSaturday events and Virtual Chapter Meetings, Outstanding Volunteer Program information

Next Meeting

Next Meeting: Wed, May 14 2014

In Memory Database Capabilities in SQL Server 2014

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVPURL: http://iassugmay2014.eventbrite.com

Topics will include:
     The Buffer Pool Extension
     Columnstore Indexes
     Memory-Optimized Tables


Be sure to bring your government-issued photo id (driver's license), as Microsoft requires this identification in order to be admitted to Microsoft offices.

Parking Information


UTC : Wed, May 14 2014 20:00 - 22:00
Event Time : Wed, May 14 2014 15:00 - 17:00 (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Your Local Time: Wed, May 14 2014 20:00 - 22:00


1408 Locust St.
Suite 102
Des Moines, Iowa 50309-3014

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

In Memory Database Capabilities in SQL Server 2014

Speaker: Jarrod Edge, Lead Instructor Spindustry Training

Summary: Topics will include: * The Buffer Pool Extension * Columnstore Indexes * Memory-Optimized Tables

About Jarrod: 16 years as a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Jarrod has crossed the globe training and consulting on Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, as well as Microsoft SharePoint design, governance and development. Jarrod has worked with and trained many large companies on the .NET Framework, Visual Studio, C#, VB.NET, SQL Server, WCF, SharePoint, Website Development, Database Design and more. Jarrod’s long term relationship and partnership with Spindustry Training, a Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions, located in Des Moines, IA has earned him a position as the Lead .NET Instructor for Spindustry Training as well as the Senior SharePoint Consultant. Jarrod holds the following certification: MCT, MCPD, MCITP, MCSD, MCTS, MCAD, MCP, CTT, CTT+

Open Forum

Speaker: Juan Moya, IASSUG Chapter President

Summary: Need help with a SQL problem or issue? Did you discover something cool? Bring it up to the group for discussion.

About Juan: None


Future Meetings

Be on the lookout for our next meeting to be held July 9th, 2014.

We'll update here when we know more about the next speaker.