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: Tue, Oct 22 2019

October Meeting

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

Oct Meeting


UTC : Tue, Oct 22 2019 10:29 - 12:29
Event Time : Tue, Oct 22 2019 05:29 - 07:29 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Tue, Oct 22 2019 10:29 - 12:29


5410 Maryland Way Ste 460
Brentwood, Tennessee

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Goin' Fishin' on the Azure Data Lake

Speaker: Spencer Swindell, Lead Architect Think Data Insights

Summary: Abstract: Get yer queries ready we're goin' fishin' on the Azure Data Lake. Azure Data Lake is hyper-scale storage service that serves as the foundation for a Modern Data Warehouse. We'll explore what makes this service unique, the pricing structure, and how to start storing data. Then we'll open our tackle boxes to learn how to use tools such as HDInsight, Azure SQL DW, and Data Lake Analytics (U-SQL) to access data for processing, analytics, and machine learning.

About Spencer: Spencer Swindell is the Lead Architect with Think Data Insights, LLC. Think Data Insights a consulting group based out of Nashville, TN that works with companies to implement and maintain their Enterprise Data Platform. Since graduating from Tennessee Tech in 2011, he has built and delivered solutions for numerous organizations in the Nashville area utilizing SQL Server and the Microsoft BI Toolset. Spencer lives in Mount Juliet with his wife and son.




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