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We are pleased to announce that we have new Chapter Leaders: Andy Yun & Lowry Kozlowski!  They are excited to take the reins and revitalize the User Group!

The group will be meeting at SWC Technology Partners:

SWC Technology Partners
1520 Kensington Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523 



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The best day to meet was very tight with Tuesday being preferred over Wednesday, and Thursday a distant third. 

Best meeting time is 6:00, but we can have the doors open earlier for networking for those that are nearby.

The options for Brent Ozar’s topic was selected by you to be “Watch Brent Tune Queries”

The results are below

1.    Watch Brent Tune Queries – had 54 votes and was 1st with 28 votes as first choice

2.    What Queries are Killing My Server? – had 52 votes with 28 votes as second choice

3.    Why Is My SQL Server Slow? – had 54 votes with 26 votes as third choice

4.    Building a SQL Server Inventory – had 21 votes

5.    Architecture Design for HA and DR – had 31 votes.



 Next Meeting

DATE Thursday, September 4, 2014 
SPEAKER      Brent Ozar 
SESSION  Watch Brent Tune Queries

Ever wonder how somebody else does it? Watch over the virtual shoulder of Microsoft Certified Master Brent Ozar as he walks you through the Stack Overflow public database export, shows you two queries, and then tunes them to make them dramatically faster. Along the way, you'll see several free tools in action that help make the process easier.


  • 5:30PM - Doors Open
  • 6:00PM - Meeting Start - Open Q&A (bring your questions!)
  • 6:30PM - Main Presenter


The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, not-for-profit association, dedicated to supporting, educating, and promoting the Microsoft SQL Server community. From local user groups and special interest groups (SIGs) to webcasts and the annual PASS Community Summit � the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world � PASS enables knowledge sharing, in-depth learning, access to the Microsoft SQL Server team, and the ability to influence the direction of SQL Server technologies. PASS was founded in 1999 by Microsoft and CA and continues to enjoy executive level endorsement from both organizations. As the number one user community for Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft looks to the PASS community for valued feedback, input, and inspiration. PASS Mission Empower the global Microsoft SQL Server community to connect, share, learn and be inspired through networking, knowledge sharing, peer-based learning, and the ability to influence the direction of Microsoft SQL Server products and services.




 Contact Us

Andy Yun
E-Mail: SQLBek@gmail.com
Twitter: @SQLBek

Lowry Kozlowski
E-Mail: lowrykoz@gmail.com
Twitter: @lowrykoz

Chapter E-Mail: chisuburbanssug@sqlpass.org