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Welcome

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.

Announcements

Upcoming PASS Events

PASS Summit 2015 - October 27-30, 2015, 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 - November 2014 - Upcoming SQLSaturday events and Virtual Chapter Meetings, Outstanding Volunteer Program information

Next Meeting

Next Meeting: Wed, Jan 14 2015

Making the Leap from Profiler to Extended Events

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVPURL: None

Making the Leap from Profiler to Extended Events

If you’re like me, you’ve been using SQL Trace and Profiler since you started using SQL Server. They’re like old friends, tried and true. You know how they work, you know what you can capture, you know how to find the data you need. But now you’ve been told that your good friends have been deprecated in SQL Server 2012, and you need to become best friends with Extended Events. What is THAT all about? It’s ok. Really. In this session we’ll look at Profiler and Extended Events side by side to see how easy it is to transition to Extended Events. We’ll step through real world examples using Extended Events to do what you’re used to doing with Trace, and even more. You can find the time learn Extended Events…today

 

Erin Stellato, SQLskills, Principal Consultant

Erin Stellato is a SQL Server MVP and lives in Cleveland, OH. She has over 13 years of technology experience and has worked with SQL Server since 2003. Her areas of interest include statistics, performance tuning, Extended Events, and helping accidental/involuntary DBAs figure out how SQL Server works.  Erin is an active member of the SQL Server community, is on the board of the Ohio North SQL Server User Group, and is a regular speaker at conferences like SQLintersection and the PASS Summit.  Outside of time with family and friends, she enjoys running, spinning, movies, and all things chocolate.

 

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

Eventbrite - SQL Server Users Group January 2015

When

iCal
UTC : Wed, Jan 14 2015 21:00 - 23:00
Event Time : Wed, Jan 14 2015 15:00 - 17:00 (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Your Local Time: Wed, Jan 14 2015 21:00 - 23:00

Where

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

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Making the Leap from Profiler to Extended Events

Speaker: Erin Stellato, Principal Consultant SQLskills.com

Summary: If you’re like me, you’ve been using SQL Trace and Profiler since you started using SQL Server. They’re like old friends, tried and true. You know how they work, you know what you can capture, you know how to find the data you need. But now you’ve been told that your good friends have been deprecated in SQL Server 2012, and you need to become best friends with Extended Events. What is THAT all about? It’s ok. Really. In this session we’ll look at Profiler and Extended Events side by side to see how easy it is to transition to Extended Events. We’ll step through real world examples using Extended Events to do what you’re used to doing with Trace, and even more. You can find the time learn Extended Events…today

About Erin: Erin Stellato is a Principal Consultant with SQLskills and lives in Cleveland, OH. She has over 12 years of technology experience and has worked with SQL Server since 2003. Her areas of interest include internals, performance tuning, and high availability and disaster recovery. Erin is a SQL Server MVP and an active member of the SQL Server community. She is involved with the Ohio North SQL Server User Group and blogs at SQLskills.com/blogs/erin. You can find her on Twitter at @ErinStellato.

Networking and Open Forum

Speaker: Fred Botts, Chapter Leader IASSUG

Summary: IASSUG Book/SWAG Raffle (be sure to fill out your meeting feedback sheets)

About Fred: None

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Future Meetings

Be on the lookout for our next meeting to be held January 14, 2015.

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