Welcome From Wendy!

PASS President, Wendy Pastrick, gives an overview of the May 2020 PASS Connector.

PASS Summit 2020 Pre-Conference Sessions

The PASS Summit 2020 Pre-Conference sessions have been announced and are already flying off the shelves. We have put together a fantastic lineup, so don’t miss the chance to secure time with your favorite speakers this November, whether in-person or virtually.

PASS Community Spotlight

We are thrilled to celebrate SQLSaturday #1000, which was published last month and will be taking place in Portland, Oregon on October 24, 2020.

This marks an incredible milestone for the PASS community, and we would like to thank all the organizers, attendees, and volunteers for making these SQLSaturday events such a success over the last thirteen years.

Check out some of the highlights shared on our SQLSaturday infographic.

We also asked the three original SQLSaturday founders: Andy Warren, Brian Knight, and Steve Jones to share their thoughts and reflections in a SQLSaturday Founders PASS Blog post.

Advanced SQL Server Indexing for DBAs - Free On-Demand Webinar

Join Kevin Kline and Sebastian Meine, Ph.D. to find new tools and techniques for your SQL Server toolbox that you can use to increase performance in your database right away.

Complimentary PASS Summit 2019 Content

During these unprecedented times, PASS wants to continue supporting you however we can. We will continue releasing complimentary PASS Summit 2019 content, so that you can keep learning, whenever and wherever it suits you best.

Lift-and-Shift to the Cloud with SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

Get the combined performance, security, and analytics of SQL Server with the flexibility and hybrid connectivity of Azure.

Webinar: Discover the New Features – SQL Server 2019

PASS is excited to be partnering with Quest ® to offer our community insight into the new features of SQL Server 2019. This webinar will take place May 14 at 17:00 UTC. The session has been designed to help DBAs and Developers with: Intelligent Query Processing, new security and compliance features, and an introduction to big data clusters and high availability for complete database transparency. Take your knowledge and skills to the next level.

Brent Ozar is Giving You Live Database Training!

Join Brent Ozar, Pinal Dave, Janis Griffin, and other top experts for this fun and educational webcast series. Secure your place for Quest ® Database Training Days now.

Take the PASS 2020 Survey for a Chance to Win $200

PASS is conducting a new survey, in partnership with Dell Technologies and Unisphere Research, to help assess Cloud adoption. Participants will receive an advance copy of the final report and earn a chance to win one of three $200 USD American Express gift cards to be raffled.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Database DevOps with SQL Containers - Carlos Robles

Friday, May 08, 2020, 17:00 UTC.


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