New Sponsor – Wintellect online training

Free 21 day membership to training site WintellectNOW for all our members.  If at least 10 people sign up, we may win a speaker and dinner. Only a dozen or so SQL videos but also some good Azure training. The promo code to share is: OCSMSTC315 To use the Promo Code follow these instructions: 1. […]


BillBarnes

May – Where Do I Start? Training, Sandboxes, and Education

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! Bill Barnes is our in person speaker. Below are the details: Bill Barnes is the vice president of the OKC SQL Users group and has been assisting with the OKC SQL Saturdays in one form or another since […]


April – SQL Server Execution Plans by Grant Fritchey

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! Grant Fritchey is our remote speaker. Below are the details: Grant Fritchey has more than twenty years experience in IT working in tech support, development and database administration. Grant works as a Product Evangelist for Red Gate Software. […]


March – What a Cluster by Matt Brimmer

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! Matthew Brimer is our In-Person speaker: Matthew Brimer has 8 years experience with SQL Server, 3 of which was spent as a Database Security expert for a Department of Defense Agency. Matt also holds several Security and […]


February – Always On Presentation

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! Matthew Brimer is our In-Person speaker: Matthew Brimer has 8 years experience with SQL Server, 3 of which was spent as a Database Security expert for a Department of Defense Agency. Matt also holds several Security and […]


January Meeting – HiveQL and SQL Server Optimization Checklist

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! First up is Kristin Ferrier doing a 15 minute lightening talk on HiveQL: Kristin Ferrier is a data and analytics enthusiast with more than a decade of SQL Server experience, including several years in the BI realm. […]


December Meeting – TempDB Parasites

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! As some of you may know, Kristin (twitter) has decided to step down after founding the OKCSQL group and serving as it’s president for almost 6 years.  I hope you will come join us and say thanks […]

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Allen Smith

November – Dimensional Modeling -Kimball BI

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! Allen Smith is our in-person speaker. Below are the details: Allen is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist with certification in Business Intelligence Development and Maintenance. His IT specialties include database administration, business intelligence and medical imaging services.  He […]


October Meeting – Hadoop

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! Scott Shaw is our in-person speaker. Below are the details: Scott has over a decade of experience mostly centered around data management and is a System Engineer for Hortonworks. He has worked as both an Oracle and SQL […]


John Sterrett

September Meeting

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group! John Sterrett is our remote speaker. Below are the details: John Sterrett is a Group Principal and Sr. Consultant at Linchpin People. Previously, he was a Sr. Database Admin Advisor for Dell, directly responsible for several mission-critical databases […]