Louisville SQL Server and Power BI User Group

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Welcome!

Welcome to the Louisville SQL Server Users Group! We represent the SQL Server community in Louisville, the surrounding metropolitan area, and throughout most of Kentucky. As a technical users group, we focus on monthly meetings, but also provide networking, learning opportunities, speaking opportunities, training, and collaboration for SQL Server professionals throughout the Ohio Valley area. Our monthly meetings occur on the second Thursday of each month, either at lunchtime in the downtown Louisville area or in the evening outside downtown. This alternating approach to meeting times and locations allows us to support as many of our users as possible and provides different venue and time options for our meetings and our attendees. We also partner with various volunteer groups to bring special events to the area, such as SQL Saturdays. Those events typically draw large crowds of SQL Server professionals from Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, and beyond!

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Next Meeting

Friday,

March

14

VS Database Tools

Join us on Friday, Mar 14 for the next monthly meeting of the Louisville SQL Server Users Group!  We will meet at the Humana Training Center in the Waterfront Plaza, with food available around 11:15am and the meeting starting at 11:30am.

Our meeting sponsor this month is Kforce Technology:

Headquartered in Tampa, Florida, Kforce has been matching job seekers and employers since 1962. Today, Kforce provides staffing services and innovative solutions through more than 60 offices located throughout the United States and one in the Philippines. With a commitment to “Great People = Great Results”, Kforce is dedicated to being the Firm most respected by those we serve.

At Kforce, We Believe that Great People = Great Results.

By understanding what drives our specialty industries, becoming involved in our communities on a professional and personal basis, following a disciplined process of identifying quality candidates, partnering with employers to understand their core business and their employment requirements, and delivering exceptional service, we achieve great results for all concerned.

Our Louisville location is continuously looking for top talent in the following areas:

- Project Managers

- Business Analysts

- Software Developers (C#, .Net, Java, etc.)

- DBAs

- Desktop and HelpDesk support

Please come out for our March meeting, learn about VS Database Tools, and thank Kforce for being our sponsor!

Featured Presentation:

VS Database Tools

Dave Fackler, Senior BI Architect Rolling Hills Enterprises, Inc.

Visual Studio is now host to several improvements for developing databases, database objects, and database code. These features are collectively known as SSDT -- SQL Server Data Tools. During this presentation, we'll discuss what SSDT has to offer, how database developers and administrators might take advantage of these features, and common patterns for working with database designs between SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) and SSDT.

About Dave:
Dave Fackler is a business intelligence architect, focusing on enterprise data warehouse and business intelligence solutions using Microsoft technologies. Dave has helped organizations design and implement large-scale data warehouses, exploiting SQL Server enterprise database features using dimensional modeling design principles and best practices. He has also architected and developed several enterprise ETL processes using SSIS and its robust set of high-performance tasks and transformations. Dave has delivered various end-user reporting solutions using SSAS and SSRS, often coupled with SharePoint and Office components. Dave speaks about business intelligence at numerous technical conferences, user groups and professional groups each year.

Supplementary Materials

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