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PASSMN August 2013 Meeting

Posted by denglishbi on August 13, 2013

The next Minnesota SQL Server User Group meeting is on Tuesday, August 20. This month SQL Server MVP and Microsoft Certified Master Joe Sack will be presenting on resolving performance issues.

Be sure to register so that your name badge will be available for you at the Microsoft Technology Center when you arrive.Minnesota SQL Server Users Group

The sponsor for this month’s meeting is RBA.

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

Live Meeting:


  • 4:30-5:00 : Registration / Networking / Announcements
  • 5:00-6:00 : Performance Issue Patterns by Joe Sack
  • 6:00-6:15 : Prizes / Giveaways

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


Performance Issue Patterns by Joe Sack

Abstract: While a SQL Server professional may encounter various one-off situations over the course of a career, there are also several shared patterns and scenarios.  In this session we’ll walk through a few of these patterns interactively – where I’ll reproduce the issue and we’ll work through the scenario until we get to the root cause.

About Joe: Joe Sack is a Principal Consultant with SQLskills. He has worked as a SQL Server professional since 1997 and has supported and developed for SQL Server environments in financial services, IT consulting, manufacturing, retail and the real estate industry.  Prior to joining SQLskills he worked at Microsoft as a Premier Field Engineer supporting very large enterprise customer environments. He was responsible for providing deep SQL Server advisory services, training, troubleshooting and ongoing solutions guidance. His areas of expertise include performance tuning, scalability, T-SQL development and high-availability.  In 2006 Joe earned the “Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2005” certification and in 2008 he earned the “Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008” certification. In 2009 he took over responsibility for the entire SQL Server Microsoft Certified Master program and held that post until 2011.

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