www.sqlpass.org    Professional Association for SQL Server
 Welcome, Atlanta Microsoft Business Intelligence Users!

Meet other local Business Intelligence fans to discuss the Microsoft BI Platform. Unless otherwise announced, we meet on the last Monday of every month. Membership is complimentary but please register at sqlpass.org and associate with our group.

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Meeting Agenda

6:30 - 6:55 - Networking, Announcements, Prototypes with Pizza

6:55 - 7:15 - Sponsor Presentation(s)

7:15 - 8:15 - Main Presentation(s)

8:15 - 8:30 - Q&A, Discussion

Meeting Place

115 Perimeter Center Place

Atlanta, GA 30346

South Terraces Building

The Auditorium room (first floor)


 Next Meeting


DAX 101


Level: Beginner


Monday, September 29th, 2014


6:30 – 8:30 PM ET


South Terraces Building (Auditorium Room)

115 Perimeter Center Place

Atlanta, GA 30346


In this session, we will look at the new BI query language for PowerPivot and Tabular - DAX. This session will give you an introduction to PowerPivot and Data Analysis eXpressions (DAX) and will provide you the necessary understanding to start using DAX in your environment for data analysis. No prior experience with DAX is needed to attend this session.


Damu Venkatesan is a Business Intelligence Consultant with over 25 years of IT experience. His experience includes architecting solutions in Business Intelligence using SQL Server, SharePoint & data management. He is the founder of Healthcare SQL Virtual Chapter for PASS. He has successfully delivered several BI/DW solutions and data migrations to various clients in Healthcare, Financials and Government applications using Microsoft technologies. He is on the board of DAMA Georgia chapter.


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February 24th
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June 30th
July 28th
August 25th
September 29th
October 27th
December 8th

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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