Kansas City SQL Server User Group


We're currently looking for feedback on a number of items from the group in order to make the meetings more beneficial to everyone.  Please take a moment to fill out this survey (It should only take a minute or two).


We typically have meetings on the third Thursday on the month (times and locations may vary). 

We strongly encourage you to register and sign up using the registration link above to receive updates and announcements regarding our local chapter.  

Still have questions, please email me at: skirilov2009@gmail.com.



Next Meeting




December 2018 - KC SQL Server User Group Meeting

  • In-Person @
  • 03:00 - 05:00 (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
  • Language: English

Please join us Thursday, December 20st, 2018 from 3:00PM – 5:00 PM at the Microsoft Office in Corporate Woods.


Topic:Lightning Talks

Come join us for a fun time closing out the year with a good round of Lightning Talks. I know that I have 2 people that want to talk, but if anyone else is interested let me know!


Schedule:Please note, this will be an Afternoon Meeting.

3:00 – 3:15 – Greeting and Housekeeping
3:15 – 3:30 – Sponsor Introduction
3:30 – 4:45 – Presentation
4:45 – 5:00 – Wrap up and Q&A

We look forward to seeing you all soon!


RSVP: https://kc_sql_usergroup.eventbrite.com  


KC User Group Slack Channel!

Our user group treasurer Matt Jones has set up a Slack site for our user group! The site address ishttps://kcsqlug.slack.com. Since we are using the free version of slack, you must be sent an invitation email in order to join. If you would like to join our slack site, please reply to this email and we will send you an invitation! Please note:Once you receive the invitation please join right away because we can only send out a limited number of invitations at a time. Any unaccepted invitations will block our ability to send out more invitations.


Call for Speakers!

We are looking to fill up the year with speakers for the coming months! If you have any interest at all in speaking at one of the meetings this year, please let me know and I will get you scheduled! If you are more interested in doing a 10-15 minute lightning talk, then we can definitely make that happen as well! Please reply to this email if you have any interest at all.


Call for Sponsors!

We are also looking for sponsors for these future meetings! If your business has any interest in promoting their brand, please let me know by replying to this email!

KC SQL Server User Group web site:http://kansascity.sqlpass.org/


Featured Presentation:

Lightning Talk

Daniel Maenle, Junior Database Administrator ScriptPro

Quick 10-15 min presentations on tips and tricks

About Daniel:
I began working with SQL about 4 years ago and really enjoyed the ease of use. 1.5 years ago I was hired as a Junior Database administrator, helping out with over 3000 installed servers around the world. Enjoying the challenging environment and on-call escalation. One of my favorite aspects is finding bugs in code and reworking to become more efficient.

Lightning Talk

Dave Walden, Principal Consultant & Cloud Practice Lead Fortified Data

Quick 10-15 min presentations

About Dave:
With over 15 years of experience in large, high performance, mission critical environments, Dave brings a wealth of knowledge and experience. While his primary focus is the data platform, Dave has deep expertise in other fields, including Cloud (Private/Public/Hybrid), Storage, Virtualization, Compute and Networking. Dave also has deep experience in the Big Data space, having worked in technologies such as Hadoop, Data Lake, Cosmos DB and MongoDB. Dave is a international speaker on SQL Server related topics, most recently on SQL Server on Linux.

Special Announcements

Lincoln SQL Saturday - Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Lincoln SQL Server User Group is going to be hosting their SQL Saturday on October 27th with pre-cons on October 26th.

Location is going to be at Mahoney State Park again so that's halfway between Lincoln and Omaha.


SQL Saturday 53 - Tuesday, June 15, 2010

SQL Saturday 53

SQL Saturday is a free one day training events for SQL Server professionals. Come and learn more about SQL Server, share your knowledge with others and network with other SQL Server professionals in the area and around the nation.


Oct 2 2010 @ the Cerner Riverport Campus

Call for speakers

Would you like to present? First time speakers are definitely welcome.

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No special announcements at this time. - Tuesday, November 18, 2008


Speakers Needed - Sunday, September 7, 2008
The Kansas City SQL Server Users Group has a strong commitment to making our community of users stronger. Part of this commitment is met by brining meaningful and timely content to our meetings as presentations or topics for discussion. In our ongoing efforts to provide this service we are continually looking for presenters to share their knowledge and experience. If you so someone you know would like to speak the group please contact Andrew Cross at crosan@gmail.com.

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