Welcome to SALSSA 

San Antonio League of SQL Server Administrators

Our regular monthly meetings occur on the 3rd Wednesday of each month from 6pm - 8pm. Pizza and drinks are provided at the beginning of the meeting. We meet at New Horizons Computer Learning Center located at

New Horizons Computer Learning Center

2727 NW Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78230

For any questions please email salssa@sqlpass.org 

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September meeting

  • In-Person @ 2727 Northwest Loop 410 #103 San Antonio, Texas, United States (map)
  • 18:00 - 20:00 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English

September meeting

Featured Presentation:

Performance tuning: Indexes

Jennifer Smith, Data Architect jambam

Monthly Meeting When: Wednesday Sep. 21st, 6:00pm – 8:00pm (Always the third Wednesday of the month) Where: New Horizons 2727 NW Loop 410 Presenter: Jennifer Smith Title : Principal, Data Architect Skill Set: Microsoft SSAS, SSIS, SSRS, TSQL, MSSQL, Informatica, Proclarity, MS Performance Point, DOLAP, OLAP, Dimensional modeling, Transactional Database Design, Performance Tuning TSQL/SPL/SSIS, Oracle, Service Broker, XML/XQuery, MDX, Crystal Reports, Cognos Impromptu, Powerplay, Transformer, Data Architecture, Information Builders (WebFocus) Company: jambam is a boutique solution provider specializing in architecting high performing solutions, code refactoring, and risk mitigation enabling timely and effective solution delivery. 17-year career in Information Technology, Information Systems specializing in Data Architecture, Business Intelligence, Data Warehousing, Enterprise Application Integration, Enterprise Level Data Conversions, Transactional System Designs over 1 Terabyte and TSQL/SPL/SSIS Performance Tuning for High Performing Data Systems Certification: Microsoft Certified Professional Topic: Session Topic 3 - Designing for Performance Series – Indexing Madness – Index Strategies Abstract Data is the central component of most applications. The modern day application user expects applications to be reliable, performant and have minimal downtime. Designing a database and its constructs with this aspect in mind is critical to the success of any application both for internal customers as well as external. The series of sessions will explore addressing the performance and design needs with various topics such as partitioned tables, indexed views & Index Strategies and query plan optimization to proactively build your database awesome the first time so you never hear the words ‘Must be the database!’. More Info: jim.steiner@rackspace.com http://salssa.sqlpass.org/Home.aspx Pizza and soda will be provided. All are welcome.

About Jennifer:
Jennifer has been working on MSSQL since the 90's with keen interest for understanding the why and how things function. Along the way, she’s worked for Clear Channel/iHeartMedia and the Tribune Co. where the demands for high performance solutions were a part of the culture allowing her to immerse herself into the science behind the engine, optimizer and queries. Through domestic and global projects, Jennifer has come to master MSSQL, SSAS, SSIS and specializes in design and performance tuning. Currently, Jennifer is developing database solutions as the Senior Data Architect at JamBam Technology Solutions. Her long-term goal is to return the favor to the SQL community to drive MSSQL solutions to optimal performance.

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