All ColoradoSQL user group meetings start at 5:30 p.m. and provide food and refreshments. There is no cost to attend so bring a co-worker¦or two. These events provide for great learning opportunities as well as networking with other local SQL Server professionals.

Northern Colorado SQL Server User Group Meeting

No meeting for July

Colorado Springs SQL


Date: Wednesday, July 17th

Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Main Presentation: Data Vault Data Warehouse Architecture


Data vault is a compelling architecture for an enterprise data warehouse using SQL Server 2012. A well designed data vault data warehouse facilitates fast, efficient and maintainable data integration across business systems. In this session I will review the basics about enterprise data warehouse design, introduce you to the data vault architecture and discuss how you can leverage new features of SQL Server 2012 help make your data warehouse solution provide maximum value to your users.


Presenter: Jeff Renz and Leslie Weed

Jeff Renz has been working in the IT industry for 14 years, the last 10 of which has been focused on designing and implementing data collection and reporting solutions.  Jeff is certified by the Genesee Academy as a Certified Data Vault Data Modeler.  He is currently working as a consultant for Revgen Partners in the Business Intelligence Solutions team.


Leslie Weed is currently a Consultant with RevGen Partners in Denver, CO. She has been working with SQL Server for over 13 years in various industries including manufacturing, finance and retail. Leslie strongly believes the best SQL goes hand in hand with a good cup o’ joe.


Meeting Location

Hyatt Place – Colorado Springs

503 Garden of the Gods Rd W,

Colorado Springs, CO

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Date: Tuesday, July 16th

Main Presentation:

Understanding SQL Server In-memory technologies in SQL Server 14 (Hekaton)

Microsoft’s SQL Server 14 will include a new memory optimization feature code-named Hekaton, with the potential for huge performance gains provided your data fits in RAM.


Presenter: Mike Wilmot, Microsoft

is a SQL Server MVP, and he has a whole collection of Microsoft certifications, including MCITP, MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD, MCAD, and MCTS, which proves that he likes to take tests. His expertise includes DMVs, high availability, hardware selection, full text search, and SQL Azure.  He is also an Adjunct Faculty member at University College – University of Denver, where has been teaching since 2000. He recently completed the Master Teacher Program at Denver University – University College. He is the author of two chapters in the book SQL Server MVP Deep Dives, and blogs regularly at Server. He has worked in all aspects of Sql Server including Administration, Database Development, BI and Reporting Services. He has worked in the Finance and Car Dealership industry.  His experience has included International deployments. Tom is the co-leader of the PASS Virtualization chapter and the past President of the Denver Sql Server User Group.


Meeting Agenda

5:30 6:00 Food / Socializing
6:00 6:15 User Group Business
6:15 6:45 First Presentation
6:45 8:00 Main presentation
8:00 8:30 Questions/Answers, general SQL discussions


Meeting Location

Confio Software in Boulder

4772 Walnut Street

Suite 100

Boulder, CO 80301


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The Denver SQL Server User Group is organized to bring professionals of all career levels that work with Microsoft’s SQL Server, together to learn and network with others. There is no charge to attend, and you are encouraged to bring guests. Food and refreshments are provided by event sponsors.

Date: Thursday, July 18th

Time: 5:30 – 8:00 pm

Main Presentation: Real-Time Data Warehouse and Reporting Solutions

Presenter: Carlos Bossy, MCTS SQL Server

Carlos Bossy is a MCTS SQL Server 2008 BI Consultant and Certified Business Intelligence Professional (CBIP) with 25 years of experience in software and database development. Carlos is an independent consultant and focuses on developing Business Intelligence solutions including data warehouses, predictive analytics, data integration and reporting. He has been working with SQL Server for 10 years and is very enthusiastic about its powerful features. Carlos has developed warehouses and BI solutions for a variety of industries and state agencies.


Meeting Location

7595 Technology Way, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80237

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