Jacksonville SQL Server Users Group

Welcome to the Jacksonville SQL Server Users Group

The Jacksonville SQL Server Users Group (JSSUG) was founded by Brian Knight in January 2003, creating a community for database developers and administrators in the Jacksonville area. The goal of JSSUG is to share knowledge, best practices, and network. Today, it is a community focusing on development, administration, and business intelligence. Free meetings are open to the public every month. Meetings include presentations, technology announcements, local job opportunities, and quick brainstorming/guidance for users experiencing difficulty. An after event for additional networking, shop talk, and users desiring more detailed guidance for specific challenges is available following the meeting.

Welcome

Our typical Monthly meeting structure:

6:00PM-6:15PM: Check-in, food! 
6:20PM-7:45PM: Annoucements, Sponsors, Presentation
7:45PM-8:00PM: Wrap up, prizes, Networking
8:00PM-Whenever: Social time: Dave & Busters or another selected location.

Keiser University 
6430 Southpoint Pkwy #100
Jacksonville, FL 32216

If you have any questions, please feel free to email: Jeff Taylor at jeff@reviewmydb.com. 

Next Meeting

Next Meeting: Wed, Feb 20 2013

JSSUG Monthly Meeting - February 20, 2013

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None
RSVP URL: http://jssugfeb2013.eventbrite.com/

Our monthly meetings as usual the third Wednesday of every month but at our new meeting location.

When

iCal
UTC : Wed, Feb 20 2013 23:00 - 00:30
Event Time : Wed, Feb 20 2013 18:00 - 19:30 (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Your Local Time: Wed, Feb 20 2013 23:00 - 00:30

Where

10151 Deerwood Park Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida

Direction: From our previous location on Southside: Continue down southside and turn right at the business park just before the Bulter Blvd overpass

Featured Presentation

Building a SQL Server for Optimal Performance

Speaker: Gareth Swanepoel, Premier Field Engineer Microsoft

Summary: An "accidental DBA" is a SQL Server administrator who has been thrust into the task without having the complete experience or know how required to keep SQL running at peak performance. This is not their fault and is purely due to the fact that they have not been exposed to it before. If you are a DBA and find yourself wondering how hardware changes affect performance or have questions relating to the performance implications of partitioning or compression, then this session is for you. In this session, I will be exploring topics such as Memory configuration, CPU options, IO considerations, partitioning, compression and database file placement.

About Gareth: Gareth Swanepoel is a sysadmin-turned-SQL Server DBA. He has been working in the IT industry doing support and administration for over 25 years. He enjoys solving the complex problems that customers encounter when performance tuning SQL Server or when deploying SQL Server in large data warehouse environments. He is originally from South Africa and is currently a Dedicated Support Engineer (PFE) with Microsoft. He is a passionate member of the SQL Server community and is an accomplished author and speaker having presented at various user groups, SQL Saturdays, the PASS Summit and other technical conferences.

Attachments

Supplementary Materials

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