Greater Lansing Area for SQL Server (GLASS)

Greater Lansing Area for SQL Server

We are a group of professionals who like to get together to talk about Microsoft SQL Server and related technologies. Meetings are open and free of cost to the public but will require an RSVP so we can get an accurate count for food. 


1. Facilitate networking and create opportunities for our members
2. Deliver quality content for in-depth learning and professional development
3. Encourage community growth and development

Contact Information

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Next Meeting




PASS Summit Recap

  • In-Person @ Lansing, Michigan, United States (map)
  • 17:30 - 19:30 Eastern Daylight Time
  • Language: English

PASS Summit Recap


David (Ketchup) Tkaczyk 
Windowing Clause: Using columnstore indexes to enable batch mode 

2016 allows updateable columnstore IX: Demo how to build one w/out overhead cost

Gary (Crazy) Osbeck 
AlwaysOn Distributed Availability Group work on Linux as well as Windows OS.  

Custom Reports coming in SSMS to display the latency statistics of Availability Group  

Kyle (Recking Ball) Recker 
Why Your Data Type Choices Matter 

Query Store 

Mark (Pulverizer) Pulver 
Lighten Up - Soft Skills for Hardcore Techies 

Advance your Career by Writing and Volunteering 

Dustin (fn_Facilitator) Prescott 
Recovering Transactions and the Log File  

The new fasterness of 2016 

*Additions and changes may apply. 




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