Steel City SQL Server Users Group is the Birmingham, AL chapter for the Professional Association for SQL Server or PASS.
PASS is the world's largest, user-run community dedicated to Microsoft SQL Server technologies including Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence. Steel City SQL is promoting the goals of PASS locally in Birmingham through the monthly meetings by giving attendees the opportunity to connect with other SQL Server users, learn from a presentation on a relevant SQL Server or Business Intelligence topic and share by giving attendees the opportunity to present to group or simply share solutions to problems that they have seen that other users might be challenging other attendees.
Steel City SQL meets monthly on the third Tuesday of the month on the Third Floor of Thomas Russell Hall on the campus of Samford University starting at 6PM. Each meeting starts with a 30 minute networking session followed by a technical presentation at 6:30PM which generally last for an hour.
There are no membership fees or dues to belong to the group and there is no cost other than your time to attend a monthly meeting. All that we ask is that you let us know that you plan to attend so that we can plan accordingly for food and beverages.
To view our meeting archives, over the last 5 years, please visit the below EventBrite site --
Meeting Details -
With End of support for SQL Server 2008 around the corner (ends in July!), do you have a plan? What do you need to do to ensure your transition is smooth? What approach do you take?
Not only will you receive insightful views on migration, you’ll also walk away with an actionable plan for the year ahead.
-- Learn from peers and experts
-- Direct from the engineers at Microsoft and Intel
-- Have fun, get cool swag
Speaker Details -
Samir is a Solution Architect with EBSCO Industries and builds software solutions using cutting edge technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over 13 years of IT experience working on large-scale enterprise applications involving complex business functions, web integration, and data management in various domains like Insurance, Manufacturing and Publishing.
Samir is a frequent speaker at conferences such as PASS Summit, IT/Dev Connections, CodeStock, SQL Saturdays and CodeCamps. He is the Co-Chapter Lead of the Steel City SQL Server UserGroup, Birmingham, AL.
Meeting Location -
800 Lakeshore Drive
Room 311, Thomas Russell D Hall
Homewood, Alabama 35229
Sponsor Details -
We’d like to thank our sponsors PASS, Microsoft, and Intel® for their support.
Don’t delay, space is limited!
We look forward to seeing you there!