IndyPASS Outer-Join (Post Meeting Networking)

 

No pun intended…well maybe a little. At IndyPASS, we are not just satisfied with eating pizza and talking tech.  Join us for an extended conversation on SQL, Data, and life in general. Each month we will choose a local pub and meet for a post IndyPASS festivities and networking session.  Networking is a vital part of advancing your career, so join us at Ball & Biscuit on Mass Ave. immediately following prize giveaways.  Just minutes from Apparatus, Ball& Biscuit is the place to be after the November IndyPASS Meeting.

 

When:   Immediately following the IndyPASS Meeting

Where:  Ball & Biscuit on Mass Ave.

              331 Massachusetts Ave.

              Indianapolis, IN 46204

Notes:

- IndyPASS not responsible for, nor will provide funding for food or beverages.

- You are among friends, but on your own and responsible for your own actions.

- Just know it could get a little crazy with a frenzied review of Mr. Carver's excellent info!

 

 Feature Presentation

Dec 16, 2014

Are Your Indexes Helping You or Hurting You?

Jes Borland, Consultant Brent Ozar Unlimited

Queries need your help! Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to make great decisions about what indexes are best for your workload. In this session, we'll review the difference between clustered and nonclustered indexes, show when to use included columns, understand what sargability means, and introduce statistics. You'll leave this session with the ability to confidently determine why - or why not - SQL Server uses your indexes.

About Jes:
Jes Schultz Borland is a consultant with Brent Ozar Unlimited and a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. She holds an AAS - Programmer/Analyst degree and has worked with SQL Server as a developer, report writer, DBA, and consultant. She is an active member of PASS, President of FoxPASS in northeast Wisconsin, founder of Tech on Tap, and a LessThanDot.com blogger. Jes frequently presents at user groups, SQLSaturdays, and other community events. She is also an avid runner and chef.

Agenda:

5:30 - Professional Networking & Food
6:00 - Announcements
6:15 - Featured Presentation
7:15 - Prize Drawings

Location:

Apparatus HQ
1401 North Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46202

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