Capital Area Central Texas User of SQL Server

PASS affiliated user group for Austin, TX

Contact us: Email: CACTUSS.SQL (at) (gmail) (dot) (com)

Upcoming Meeting Dates

Nov 2019 Tue 11/19/2019
Speaker: Kevin Boles
Topic: Common TSQL Mistakes
Speaker: Shawn Weisfeld
Topic: Quick Introduction to GitHub
Dec 2019 Tue 12/17/2019
Speaker: Jay Falck
Topic: Setting up a test lab with Hyper-V

Meeting Location


  • Meeting dates: 3rd Tuesday of the month
  • Meeting starts: 5:30 pm with food and a QA session
  • Presentation: 6:00 pm and goes to 7:15 pm
  • Address
    • Quarry Oaks II
    • Microsoft Office
    • Suite 225
    • 10900 Stonelake Blvd.
    • Austin, TX 78759
      • * Free parking
      • * Coming from Braker, go right/straight at the traffic circle and it's the building on the left.
      • * The building is also across from the outdoor basketball court
      • * Not the building attached to the parking garage
      • * Inside the Microsoft office, go right, past the reception desk, to the far back and left
      • * If there is interest, there is sometimes an after-gathering at a local place to talk casually
    • Map:

Next Meeting




South Austin - DBA Survival Guide: Daily Checklist and Server Monitoring

211 E. William Cannon Drive
Austin, Texas 78745
Time: 18:00 - 19:30

Special Notes:

DBA Survival Guide:
Daily Checklist and Server Monitoring
By AJ Mendo

Summary: You are responsible for the health and welfare of the servers, and the databases under your command. What should you check daily? How about weekly? Should you automate? We will discuss all these things, and how having a Daily Checklist, and monitoring your server will help you maintain balance in the galaxy.

Presenter: AJ is DBA in Austin, Texas. He has worked with databases for 15+ years and has a variety of experiences, having worked for military, civilian organizations, and the federal government. His main interests are in high availability, disaster recovery, with a minor in database performance analysis, and tuning. He is an active member of CACTUSS and a habitual PASS volunteer. He gives his time freely to SQL Events by speaking and sharing his experiences and loves being a part of the SQL Community.

Meeting starts: 6:00 pm with food and a QA session 

Presentation: 6:30 pm and goes to 7:30 pm

Address:  Pleasant Hill Public Library
211 E. William Cannon Drive
Austin, TX, 78745
  * Just west of IH-35
* Free parking
* In the meeting room to the back left, down the hallway

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