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 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. 

Use discount code USNCS24 to save $150 off the current registration price.

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

Next Meeting

Next Meeting: Wed, Nov 12 2014

AzureML

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVPURL: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sql-server-users-group-november-2014-tickets-13911596961

Presentation Summary:  Remote Presentation (Length: 30-45 minutes).
AzureML is a cloud-based predictive analytics and machine learning service that allows both simple and sophisticated models and put those models into production using the Azure platform.  Come and see AzureML in action and leave knowing how to get started creating your first model.

Presenter Summary:
Mark Garner is a Business Intelligence Technical Specialist at Microsoft located in Minneapolis, MN.  Mark has been at Microsoft for 3 years now having previously been in a SQL Server TS role.  Before working at Microsoft, Mark worked as a consultant in the Des Moines area in various customers.  Mark is also honored to have been a founding member of the IASSUG when it first started!

Meeting Sponsor:
Volt

Eventbrite - SQL Server Users Group November 2014

When

iCal
UTC : Wed, Nov 12 2014 21:00 - 23:00
Event Time : Wed, Nov 12 2014 15:00 - 17:00 (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Your Local Time: Wed, Nov 12 2014 21:00 - 23:00

Where

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

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

AzureML

Speaker: Mark Garner, Business Intelligence Technical Specialist Microsoft

Summary: AzureML is a cloud-based predictive analytics and machine learning service that allows both simple and sophisticated models and put those models into production using the Azure platform. Come and see AzureML in action and leave knowing how to get started creating your first model.

About Mark: Mark Garner is a Business Intelligence Technical Specialist at Microsoft located in Minneapolis, MN. Mark has been at Microsoft for 3 years now having previously been in a SQL Server TS role. Before working at Microsoft, Mark worked as a consultant in the Des Moines area in various customers. Mark is also honored to have been a founding member of the IASSUG when it first started!

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

Attachments

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.