Iowa SQL Server User Group

Welcome to the Iowa SQL Server Users Group!

Iowa SQL Server Users Group have been meeting once a month, normally on the second Wednesday. Please check out our new Meetup group at  Events will be posted there as well as here with any changes or added details updated  at

Learn tips and tricks from the professionals.  No sales pitch, just a bunch of Data Huggers getting together to learn something new!

If you have not registered with the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS), please register here for free:


Next Meeting

Next Meeting: Wed, May 14 2014

In Memory Database Capabilities in SQL Server 2014

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

Topics will include:
     The Buffer Pool Extension
     Columnstore Indexes
     Memory-Optimized Tables


Be sure to bring your government-issued photo id (driver's license), as Microsoft requires this identification in order to be admitted to Microsoft offices.

Parking Information


UTC : Wed, May 14 2014 20:00 - 22:00
Event Time : Wed, May 14 2014 15:00 - 17:00 Central Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Wed, May 14 2014 20:00 - 22:00


Direction: None

Featured Presentation

In Memory Database Capabilities in SQL Server 2014

Speaker: Jarrod Edge, Lead Instructor Spindustry Training

Summary: Topics will include: * The Buffer Pool Extension * Columnstore Indexes * Memory-Optimized Tables

About Jarrod: 16 years as a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Jarrod has crossed the globe training and consulting on Microsoft Visual Studio, Microsoft SQL Server, as well as Microsoft SharePoint design, governance and development. Jarrod has worked with and trained many large companies on the .NET Framework, Visual Studio, C#, VB.NET, SQL Server, WCF, SharePoint, Website Development, Database Design and more. Jarrod’s long term relationship and partnership with Spindustry Training, a Microsoft Certified Partner for Learning Solutions, located in Des Moines, IA has earned him a position as the Lead .NET Instructor for Spindustry Training as well as the Senior SharePoint Consultant. Jarrod holds the following certification: MCT, MCPD, MCITP, MCSD, MCTS, MCAD, MCP, CTT, CTT+

Open Forum

Speaker: Juan Moya, IASSUG Chapter President

Summary: Need help with a SQL problem or issue? Did you discover something cool? Bring it up to the group for discussion.

About Juan: None


Supplementary Materials

The following event attachments are available to you:


Group Announcements

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Attending PASS Summit?

Anyone who registers for PASS Summit 2018 using the discount code below will be granted a $150 USD discount off the registration price! 

The unique discount code for the Iowa SQL Server User Group is:




Upcoming Events

Our next meeting will be on July 9th.  Stay tuned for more details.

Future Meetings

We will post meeting information as soon as we receive confirmation on speaker and location. 










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