Welcome to the Quad Cities PASS Chapter (QCPASS)

QCPASS is a SQL Server User Group in the Quad Cities area (Davenport & Bettendorf, IA and Rock Island & Moline, IL and the surrounding area).  We meet monthly, typically on the 2nd Wednesday of the month.  Meetings are always FREE and food will typically be provided.  Please come be a part of our local community! 

Time:           5:30 PM   Dinner
                  6:00 PM   Meeting
 
Location:     201 N Harrison St (4th Floor)
                   Davenport, IA

Parking:     Parking Ramp      - enter from Harrison St (.75/hr)
                 Parking Ramp      - enter from Harrison St (south side, no gate, FREE)
  On street parking - FREE after 5:00 PM

If you would like to be on our email list, please join our chapter by registering for a free PASS membership at http://www.sqlpass.org and adding our chapter to your myChapters page.  Please also check back here at the website for details!

Speakers and sponsors please contact us from our "About Us" page.

 

 

Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - Remote

               Jonathan Kehayias

 

SQLskills.com

Principal Consultant

Jonathan is a SQL Server MVP and Microsoft Certified Master. He has presented at multiple conferences including PASS, SQLIntersection, SQLRally, SQLBits, and VMware Open Forum. In addition Jonathan teaches part of the SQLskills Immersion Events on Performance Tuning and on High Availability, and used to teach the SQL Server portion of the Microsoft Certified Master – SharePoint certification for Microsoft. Jonathan is also a Drill Sergeant in the U.S. Army Reserves, and did a tour of duty in Iraq in 2004. He’s married with two young children who he can often be found goofing off with.

Email: Jonathan@SQLskills.com 

Website: http://www.SQLskills.com 

Full Bio: http://www.sqlskills.com/about/jonathan-kehayias/
Blog:
 http://www.SQLskills.com/blogs/Jonathan 
Twitter:
 http://twitter.com/SQLPoolBoy 
Microsoft
 MVP since 2007


Deadlocking for Mere Mortals

While troubleshooting deadlocking in SQL Server has gotten easier in SQL Server, it continues to be a constant source of questions in the forums online. This session will look at the most common deadlocks asked about on the forums, and how to troubleshoot them using the various methods available to DBA’s in SQL Server; including Trace Flags, SQL Trace, Event Notifications, and Extended Events.

RSVPs are appreciated so we know how much food to order - just click on the big red button below.



Eventbrite - QCPASS Meeting - February 15, 2017


Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - On site

              Pat Phelan - Ethics 101 for the DBA

RSVPs are appreciated so we know how much food to order - just click on the big red button below.


Eventbrite - QCPASS Meeting - March 15, 2017




June 10, 2017


 



 

O'REILLY User Group Offer

Receive a 35% discount on Wiley ebooks.  Use code DSUG35 when placing an order online at oreilly.com.


 


Microsoft Press - Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012

Friends, the final and complete version of Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2012, by Ross Mistry (@RossMistry) and Stacia Misner (@StaciaMisner), is now ready as a free download! You can download the PDF version of this title here (288 pages; 10.8 MB).  The EPUB is here, and the MOBI is here.

If you prefer a hard copy of the book, you can order it here for $14.99.

We are releasing this title to help you learn about the new features and capabilities in SQL Server 2012, which Microsoft released to manufacturing (RTM) on March 6, 2012. You can expect general availability of the product to begin on April 1, 2012.

Please help us share the news about this ebook. And enjoy!

 


 


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