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Archive for February 17th, 2012

PASSMN February 2012 Meeting

Posted by denglishbi on February 17, 2012

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UPDATE (2/21/2012): New presentation information – local author Brian Larson will be speaking

The next Minnesota SQL Server User Group meeting is coming up next week.  This month author Brian Larson will be speaking on using maps in Reporting Services and you will see not only how it can be used its analytical capabilities, but also for gaming.  Just a note that this month the meeting will be from 4 to 6 p.m. and don’t forget the new meeting location which is at the Microsoft Technology Center in Edina.

Minnesota SQL Server Users Group

The sponsor for this month’s meeting is True Source Recruiting of Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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Location: 3601 West 76th Street, Suite 600 Edina, MN 55437

Date/Time: Tuesday, February 21 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Live Meeting:


  • 4:00-4:15 : Registration / hospitality / networking
  • 4:15-4:30 : Announcements etc.
  • 4:30-4:45 : SQL Tips/Tricks
  • 4:45-5:45 : Geographic Visualizations Using Maps in SSRS (Brian Larson)
  • 5:45-6:00 : Closing comments/prize giveaways

Please click here for meeting details and to RSVP for the event

Geographic Visualizations Using Maps in SSRS (Brian Larson, Superior Consulting Services – VP of Technology) – This session will explore the many and varied uses of the map report item in Reporting Services. From providing geographic analytics to diagramming locations on a warehouse floor plan, the map report item – when combined with SQL Server spatial data types – can be used in a variety of ways to create spatial representations of your data. We may even look at a game or two created using the map report item.

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