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Chapter deck 2010 june

  1. 1. PASS Community News June 2010
  2. 2. About PASS The PASS community encompasses everyone who uses the Microsoft SQL Server or Business Intelligence Platforms. This includes database administrators, application developers, Business Intelligence professionals, information technology professionals, executives, consultants, educators, instructors, and students. The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is the only independent, user- run, not-for-profit association dedicated to the SQL Server community helping its members Connect, Share, and Learn by: • Facilitating member networking and exchange of information through our websites, Chapters, annual Summits, regional and local events, and virtual communities • Working with Microsoft to influence the evolution of SQL Server products and services • Delivering high quality, up-to-date, technical content, presentations, and other educational material for professional development
  3. 3. PASS Latest News Microsoft Kicking Off SQL Server 2008 R2 Launch Tour • Starting with the European Conference, PASS is partnering with Microsoft to bring 50 regional SQL Server 2008 R2-focused events world wide. More information on our R2 launch page PASS Summit 2010 Online? • Would you be interested in attending a live online track at PASS Summit if you couldn’t attend in person? Learn more and post your comments on the PASS blog.
  4. 4. 24 Hours of PASS 2010 • 24 Hours of PASS took place on May 19, 2010 and it was a huge SUCCESS! Thank you to all presenters, moderators and attendees. • Stay tuned for details on the September 2010 24 Hours of PASS!
  5. 5. Featured Top 10 list Top 10 List for SQL Server Memory: Sankar Reddy 1. Maciej Palecki: Where Is My Memory? Understanding Microsoft SQL Server Memory Usage and Management (DAT404) 2. Christian Bolton: A walk down memory lane 3. Jonathan Kehayias: Understanding the VAS Reservation (aka MemToLeave) in SQL Server 4. Jonathan Kehayias: Troubleshooting the SQL Server Memory Leak (or Understanding SQL Server Memory Usage) 5. Slava Oks: SQL Server Memory Management 6. Glenn Berry: SQL Server 2008 Diagnostic Information Queries 7. Paul Randal: Inside the Storage Engine: What's in the buffer pool? 8. Bob Ward: Come on 64bit so we can leave the mem.. 9. How to use the DBCC MEMORYSTATUS command to monitor memory usage on SQL Server 2005 10. Glenn Berry: Suggested Max Memory Settings for SQL Server 2005/2008
  6. 6. SQL Server News & Articles Tech article: 8 Behaviors of Excellent Leaders, by Kevin Kline SQL Server Standard article: Set-Based Programming for the Loop-Based Programmer, by Sam Bendayan (login required)
  7. 7. Free Virtual Learning for June 2010 Virtualization Live Meeting – for more info PASS AppDev VC Presents - Database Design for Developers June 8 12:00pm EST Data Warehouse Disk Configuration June 10 12:00pm EST CBusPASS - June Meeting June 10 6:30pm EST PASS AppDev VC Presents - ETL with PowerShell June 22 9:00pm EST Webcast: Reporting Services for the DBA June 23 12:00pm EST
  8. 8. Upcoming SQL Saturday Events • #22 - Pensacola 2010 June 5, 2010 • #43 - Redmond 2010 June 12, 2010 • #42 - Columbus 2010 June 26, 2010
  9. 9. November 8 - 11 | Seattle WA The Premier Conference for SQL Server Professionals
  10. 10. Top Reasons to Attend PASS Summit November 8 – 11, Seattle WA • Best networking: Over 2,500 SQL Server/BI pro’s and hundreds of Microsoft SQL Server and BI employees • Best learning: 168 technical sessions plus hands-on labs, pre- and post- conference seminars • Best advice: Face-to-face, immediate help at the “Ask the Experts” Lounge and MS CSS First Aid Station • Best value: Attendees say the cost of attending is more than paid for by the new skills they can put to use right away • Learn more:
  11. 11. PASS Membership Are you a PASS Member? PASS has more than 50,000 members. Benefits are: • It’s FREE • You’ll receive the bi-weekly newsletter called PASS Connector. The newsletter includes various features such as:  Latest news from Microsoft  Technical articles  Top 10 lists  PASS Summit updates  Contests, and more! • Access to articles on the PASS website. Register at
  12. 12. PASS Headquarters Who to contact for information on: Speakers at PASS Summit 2010: Community Sponsorships & Advertising Tel: 1.604.899.6009 Fax: 1.604.899.1269
  13. 13. Thank You from PASS