Please join us this week on Thursday June 1st, from 2:30PM – 6:00PM at the College Basketball Experience (CBE) at Sprint Center for an awesome learning experience and a great opportunity to get to know your fellow Database professionals! This event is sponsored by Dell EMC!
Please register HEREPlease note: There are only 5 tickets left for this event. Your ticket will be required to attend this event.
Topic: SQL Performance Best Practices
Learn tips and tricks for maximizing SQL by leveraging performance metrics that will allow you to understand and tune bottlenecks in SQL, Windows Server, Virtualization, SAN, and Storage array.
About Craig Allen:
Craig Allen is a Microsoft Specialist at Dell EMC. His role as a technical consultant and “MSpecialist” is to help customers gain a strong technical understanding of Microsoft products and solutions, as well as the integration and interoperability between Microsoft and Dell EMC, including joint-development between the two companies.
Craig assists in the initial planning and evaluation of Dell EMC’s “Proven Solutions for Microsoft”, including requirements gathering, architectural guidance, and integration considerations. He also works with Dell EMC Consulting and local Microsoft teams to coordinate efforts around solutions development and deployment.
Craig is located in Dallas, TX and hash 25 years of experience in IT.
Our Sponsor:
Dell EMC is a global leader in enabling businesses and service providers to transform their operations and deliver information technology as a service (ITaaS).
Please note, this will be an afternoon meeting.
Meeting Schedule for Thursday, June 1st, 2017:
  • 2:30 - 2:40 - Greeting and Housekeeping
  • 2:40 – 2:50 – Dell EMC Introduction
  • 2:50 - 4:00 - Presentation
  • 4:00 – 4:10 - Wrap up and Q&A
  • 4:10: - 6:00 – Enjoy the College Basketball Experience
We look forward to seeing you all soon!
KC User Group Slack Channel!
Our user group treasurer Matt Jones has set up a Slack site for our user group! The site address is Since we are using the free version of slack, you must be sent an invitation email in order to join. If you would like to join our slack site, please reply to this email and we will send you an invitation!  Please note: Once you receive the invitation please join right away because we can only send out a limited number of invitations at a time. Any unaccepted invitations will block our ability to send out more invitations.
Call for Speakers!
We are looking to fill up the year with speakers for the coming months! If you have any interest at all in speaking at one of the meetings this year, please let me know and I will get you scheduled! If you are more interested in doing a 10-15 minute lightning talk, then we can definitely make that happen as well! Please reply to this email if you have any interest at all.
Call for Sponsors!
We are also looking for sponsors for these future meetings! If your business has any interest in promoting their brand, please let me know by replying to this email!
KC SQL Server User Group web site: http://kansascity.sqlpas

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