Please join us Thursday, September 28th, 2017, from 2:30PM – 4:00PM at the Microsoft office in Corporate Woods. Register HERE.
Topic: Introduction to Graph Databases in SQL Server 2017
This session will be an introduction to the new Graph database functionality in SQL Server 2017. We will cover what graph databases are, when they are useful, how to create them in SQL Server, and how to interact with them using T-SQL. Other topics that will be discussed are edge and node tables, creating relationships within a graph, and current limitations in SQL Server 2017.

About David Fundakowski:
David is the Manager of EDI and Database Systems at New Directions Behavioral Health. He has been working with SQL Server for the past 5 years in large, high availability environments and is a contributing author on SQL Server Central. David is also involved with LaunchCode as a guest speaker and volunteer. 

Please note, this will be an afternoon meeting.
Meeting Schedule for Thursday, September 28th, 2017:
  • 2:30 - 2:40 - Greeting and Housekeeping
  • 2:40 - 3:50 - Presentation
  • 3:50 – 4:00 - Wrap up and Q&A
We look forward to seeing you all soon!
SQLSaturday 680 in Kansas City:
SQLSaturday is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server, Business Intelligence and Analytics. This event will be held on October 7, 2017 at Rockhurst University.  
Please see the SQLSaturday website for more details: http://www. aspx.
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 next year with speakers for the upcoming 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.

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