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Welcome to the Columbus SQL Server Users Group

Our local meetings are free and open to all! We meet the second Thursday of every month. Our current meetings are being held at:

IGS Building


6100 Emerald Parkway
Dublin, OH


Important travel note: Your best option for getting to the meeting is to take the Tuttle Crossing exit (15) and take Tuttle Crossing Blvd. west to Emerald Parkway, and turn right. IGS is about a mile on the right.

In an ongoing attempt to make the content presented useful to our members we start each meeting with a short introduction and Q&A session.  Unless noted in the meeting notes the schedule for each meeting will be:

6:00 - 6:20 - Networking & social time
6:20 - 6:30 - Welcome & Announcements
6:30 - 6:45 - Warm Up Presentation
6:45 - 7:45 - Main Presentation
7:45 - 8:00 - Meeting Wrap Up and Door Prizes


Upcoming Meeting

Thursday, November 14th 2019 @ 6 PM

Life Hacks: dbatools edition

dbatools is an open source PowerShell module with over 500 commands to assist you with managing your SQL Server estate. This session will walk through several life hacks that you can take back to work and quickly implement to make your life easier and impress your friends. This session’s life hacks will include, among others: - How to answer your boss’ question quickly - Is my database in full recovery model? - When was my last backup? - Testing your environment for best practices - Is max memory set appropriately? - Is TempDb configured optimally? - Exporting/backing up server configurations - Do you have everything you need if your server


Jess Pomfret is a SQL Server DBA at Westfield Group in Westfield, Ohio. She started working with SQL Server in 2011 and currently works as part of a team administering over 100 instances ranging from 2005 to 2017. She enjoys the problem-solving aspects of performance tuning and automating processes with PowerShell.

She also enjoys contributing to dbatools and dbachecks, two open source PowerShell modules that aid DBAs with automating the management of SQL Server instances.

She grew up in the South West of England and outside of her DBA life enjoys Crossfit, cycling and watching proper football.


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