Welcome to the Columbus SQL Server Users Group


We have meetings on the second Thursday of every month. We meet at the Microsoft office near Polaris:


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 Events

Next Meeting: Thu, Mar 12 2015

March CBusPASS Meeting

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

Our March monthly meeting:


Professional Networking

Chapter Announcements

Lightening Talk

Feature Presentation


UTC : Thu, Mar 12 2015 22:00 - 00:00
Event Time : Thu, Mar 12 2015 18:00 - 20:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Thu, Mar 12 2015 22:00 - 00:00


Polaris Center
Columbus, Ohio

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Introduction to AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Speaker: Adam Belebczuk, Database Engineer Hyland Software

Summary: One of the most talked about new features in Microsoft SQL Server is AlwaysOn Availability Groups. In this session, we'll cover the pros and cons of using Availability Groups as well as the basics of how to set them up and take advantage of readable secondary replicas. If you want to improve the availability and performance of your applications and databases, are currently using Database Mirroring, or if you're just curious about Availability Groups, then you won't want to miss this session.

About Adam: Adam Belebczuk is a Consultant, Accidental DBA, and Developer with over 10 years of experience in IT, ranging from customer service to server/network administration to software and database development. Adam holds the MCSE: Data Platform and MCITP DBA 2005/2008 certifications, is a frequent speaker at SQL Server Users Groups and SQL Saturday events, and specializes in SQL Server development and performance tuning.



Presentation Files