5:45 - 6:15 pm: Networking and Dinner with the other user groups
6:15 - 6:30 pm: Announcements, Sponsor Message, and Lightning
6:30 - 7:00 pm: User Group business
7:00 - 8:00 pm: Main Topic Speaker
8:00 - 8:30 pm: Raffle and Giveaways
Main Topic:Indexes and Execution Plans: Using them together for the better
Detail: Have you ever wondered what indexes to put on
a table? Believe it or not SQL Server provides guidance built in to the
system, Microsoft calls them Execution Plans. This presentation will
briefly cover how to read execution plans and how to determine the best index
for your specific query.
Bio: Robert Bishop, SQL Server Consultant, Sparkhound
As a.NET developer for ENGlobal
Engineering, Robert became an accidental DBA out of necessity. For the past 5
years, he has worked as an Applications Developer for Business Intelligence and
a Database Administrator for Woman’s Hospital. Currently Robert is employed
with Sparkhound as a SQL Server consultant.
Power BI is quickly becoming the hub for all things SQL Business Intelligence related, and will soon have both cloud-based and on-premise options. This exciting technology will continue to expand as SQL 2016 is announced.
Stay tuned for more information on the official website and first meeting of the Power BI user group, which will be in either December or January.