Triad SQL Business Intelligence User Group


The Triad SQL Business Intelligence Users Group is a forum where any one interested in the Microsoft business intelligence stack can meet to learn more about the product, share ideas and make contact with other similar individuals. Our group is run by Microsoft BI professionals for the benefit of anyone interested in participating in the group.

All of our meetings are free and open to anyone who is interested in sharing their knowledge of SQL Server. Our meetings are generally held on the last Tuesday of every month, unless otherwise noted. Pizza and drinks are provided.

Please register on this site to be included on the latest newsletter and emails announcing our next meetings.

Next Meeting: Tue, Jul 11 2017

Kevin Kline Presents 10 Query Tuning Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should Know

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

It's #SQLVacation season!  Kevin Kline will be stopping through Greensboro on his trek through the southeast over the summer. We are planning a backyard BBQ for dinner so come hungry!


UTC : Tue, Jul 11 2017 22:00 - 00:00
Event Time : Tue, Jul 11 2017 18:00 - 20:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Tue, Jul 11 2017 22:00 - 00:00


4821 Koger Blvd

Greensboro, North Carolina

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Kevin Kline Presents 10 Query Tuning Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should Know

Speaker: Kevin Kline, Principal Program Manager SentryOne

Summary: Level: 200 Abstract: SELECT statements have a reputation for being very easy to write, but hard to write well. This session will take you through ten of the most problematic patterns and anti-patterns when writing queries and how to deal with them all. Loaded with live demonstrations and useful techniques, this session will teach you how to take your SQL Server queries mundane to masterful. Prerequisites: Familiarity with the SELECT statement on Microsoft SQL Server. Summary: Learn how to assess query performance, guarantee consistent query tuning, and avoid ten all-too-common performance killers in SELECT statements running on Microsoft SQL Server. Goal 1: Implement a reusable Transact-SQL test harness for reliable query results. Goal 2: Learn ten patterns that kill the performance of SELECT statements and how to avoid them. Goal 3: Discover the high-impact metadata that shows how a SELECT statement behaves … or misbehaves.

About Kevin: Kevin Kline is a database and industry expert serving as Principal Program Manager at SentryOne, the industry leading SQL Server database tools vendor. A Microsoft SQL Server MVP since 2003, he is a founder and former president of PASS. Kevin is an author of many books, blogger, columnist, and popular international speaker. Kevin’s best known book is the best-selling SQL in a Nutshell and contributes monthly to Database Trends & Applications magazine. He tweets at @kekline and blogs at


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