Nashville SQL Server User Group


Meeting Information

Monthly Meetings

Our regular monthly meetings occur on the last Friday of each month from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM. Lunch is served during the first half hour and the scheduled session begins at noon. We meet at The Microsoft Heartland Office which is located at

The Microsoft Heartland Office
8 City Blvd, Suite 403
Nashville, TN 37209
Phone: (615) 778-2500
Fax: (615) 778-2510      

Next Meeting: Fri, Jun 24 2016

June Meeting: Daniel Evans

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None

With this being the month that SQL Server is released, join us and Microsoft Employee Daniel Evans for a session entitled “SQL 2016: Everything Built In”.

Once again, we are proud to have TEKSystems as our sponsor this month:

People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT staffing, IT talent management and IT services, we understand people. Every year we deploy over 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. In Nashville specifically, our deep insights into the IT labor market enable us to help clients achieve their business goals by aligning technical professionals with positions that meet their skills, goals, and interests. We feel passionate around sponsoring our local User Groups. Nashville is booming and the second fastest growing IT market nationally, so it is important to bring like-minded professionals together to share technologies and experiences that will shape IT in Nashville.


UTC : Fri, Jun 24 2016 16:30 - 18:00
Event Time : Fri, Jun 24 2016 11:30 - 13:00 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Fri, Jun 24 2016 16:30 - 18:00


8 City Blvd
Nashville, Tennessee

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

SQL 2016: Everything Built In

Speaker: Dan Evans, Digitial Insights Lead Valorem

Summary: SQL Server 2016 is now available and is the biggest leap forward for Microsoft in terms of database releases to date. Come hear SQL server 2016 can do, but what Microsoft is doing differently in this latest rendition: • Forging a market leading mission critical OLTP database. • Continuing with one of the most secure databases in the market. • Enabling data warehousing up to petabyte scale for very large analytic workloads. • Overhauling the BI (business intelligence) including Reporting Services, Analysis Services and Mobile BI to provide an end-to-end solution for any platform. • Incorporating advanced analytics with real-time data using R-Modeling inside of the database.

About Dan: Dan Evans is a Data and Analytics evangelist with over 25 years’ experience deploying strategic and innovative analytic solutions. He’s focused on Microsoft technologies including Data Platform, Advanced Analytics and Business Applications. Current focuses include SQL Server, Power Suite, Cognitive Services, Artifical Inteligence and other Data Platform related topics in Azure. Dan presents at many local, regional and national events including SQL PASS, DAMA, TDWI, TechEd and Ignite and supports best practices in Microsoft data and analytics across North America.


Supplementary Materials

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Exclusive Offers for User Group Members

Oreilly Book Discounts

 Thanks to Oreilly for providing us books to give away and providing a discount code for our users. Buy ebooks at 50% off and print books at 40% off: When you purchase a book or ebook on use the UG Program discount code: DSUG


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