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Come see nationally known SQL Server MVP Jonathan Kehayias speak on Tuesday, October 28, 2014.  Details and Registration below.


We have meetings on the second Thursday of every month.  Our group meets at the Microsoft Heartland District Office in the Southfield Town Center.  The office is on the 19th floor of the 1000 Building, and there are signs directing you to the conference room where the meeting will be held.

In an ongoing attempt to make the content presented useful to our members we start each meeting with a short Q&A session.  Unless noted in the meeting notes the schedule for each meeting will be:

6:00 - 6:30 - General Q&A session & Announcements
6:30 - 7:30 - Presentation(s)
7:30 - ?? - Door prizes and Question & Answer session

 Next Meeting


Deadlocking for Mere Mortals











Tuesday, October 28, 2014

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM


Microsoft Southfield Office
1000 Town Center
Suite 1930
Southfield, MI 48075
Directions found clicking here.

Register at EventBrite (so we know how much food to order) 



Jonathan Kehayias

Jonathan Kehayias is currently employed as a Principal Consultant and Trainer for SQLskills, one of the best-known and most respected SQL Server training and consulting companies in the world. Jonathan is a SQL Server MVP and one of the few Microsoft Certified Masters for SQL Server 2008, outside of Microsoft. Jonathan frequently blogs about SQL Server, presents sessions at PASS Summit, SQLBits, SQL Connections and local SQL Saturday events.





While troubleshooting deadlocking in SQL Server has gotten easier in SQL Server, it continues to be a constant source of questions in the forums online. This session will look at the most common deadlocks asked about on the forums, and how to troubleshoot them using the various methods available to DBA’s in SQL Server; including Trace Flags, SQL Trace, Event Notifications, and Extended Events.

 Contact Info

I have set up an e-mail address for SEMSSUG related issues, so it doesn't  generate as much traffic to my work e-mail account.  Please send any questions, concerns, etc to Joseph.Fleming@sqlpass.org 

The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, not-for-profit association, dedicated to supporting, educating, and promoting the Microsoft SQL Server community. From local user groups and special interest groups (SIGs) to webcasts and the annual PASS Community Summit � the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world � PASS enables knowledge sharing, in-depth learning, access to the Microsoft SQL Server team, and the ability to influence the direction of SQL Server technologies. PASS was founded in 1999 by Microsoft and CA and continues to enjoy executive level endorsement from both organizations. As the number one user community for Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft looks to the PASS community for valued feedback, input, and inspiration. PASS Mission Empower the global Microsoft SQL Server community to connect, share, learn and be inspired through networking, knowledge sharing, peer-based learning, and the ability to influence the direction of Microsoft SQL Server products and services.











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