Reminder of January’s User group meeting 
The January meeting will take place on Thursday, January 16th at 2:30 PM
This meeting will be held at the Microsoft offices at 10801 Mastin Blvd - 6th floor, Overland Park, Kansas(map) 
Featured Presentation: dbatools - A PowerShell Toolkit for the DBA 
Speaker:Jack Corbett
Duration: 75 minutes
Level: 200
Stream: Data Management
Audience: DBA, IT Pro
Technology Focus: Database Administration
Track: Support

In this demo driven session you will learn how to: prepare your computer for installation of the dbatools module, install dbatools and pre-requisites, use dbatools commands to automate routine tasks such as migrating logins and jobs, setup log shipping, and add databases to availability groups. At the end of the session, you will be able to return to your office with dbatools as a new tool in your toolkit to help you manage your SQL Server estate in a more efficient manner.

Prerequisites: Basic PowerShell knowledge. Some SQL Server Administration experience 
Schedule:Please note, this will be an Afternoon Meeting. 
  • 2:30 – 2:40 – Greeting and Housekeeping 
  • 2:40 – 4:30 – Presentation (Remote WebEx) 
  • 4:30 – 5:00 – Wrap up and Q&A 
We look forward to seeing you all soon! 
KC User Group Slack Channel! 
Our user group has a Slack channel! 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. 
Mentorship Program!
We're excited to announce that we're working on putting together a Data related mentorship program this year! We're currently looking for anyone that would like to participate as either a mentor or a mentee. Please reply to this email if you'd like to participate or want additional information.
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!
Big shout out to Ben Harder and Rubrik for sponsoring our user group!

We are also looking for sponsors for these future meetings! If your business has any interest in promoting their brand, please let us know by replying to this email!

KC SQLServer User Group web site: http://kansascity.

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