Welcome to the Ohio North SQL Server Users Group

Our group meets at the Microsoft Office in Independence on the first Tuesday of every month.

To maximize the SQL Server content, we run a video from a previous PASS conference presentation starting at 5pm.  Unless noted in the meeting notes the schedule for each meeting will be:

5:00 pm : PASS Presentation Video
6:00 pm :  Introduction, PASS update and Event Update
6:15 pm  :  Feature Presentation
7:30 pm : Social Gathering – Location TBA

Microsoft Corporation
6050 Oak Tree Blvd.
Suite 300
Independence, OH 44131

Special Monthly Meeting September 9/24

We have the pleasure of having Mark Souza present on Wednesday September 24th at 6:00 pm


Mark will cover a range of topics from:

• State of the Data Platform Business at Microsoft

• Where are we headed?

• How Big Data is changing everything for everyone?

• The cloud does play a role..

• And ANY OTHER TOPIC you want to hear about.

He promises that you will learn something new , hear about something that very few others know and more importantly have a little fun doing it.

Bio: Mark Souza – General Manager, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise Platform

Mark Souza is a General Manager in the Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise(C&E) Platform business unit. He is responsible for all Customer/Partner interaction, Content and Community for the business platform products at Microsoft: Middleware, Database and Cloud. Using Customer Experiences he ensures the C&E division is building and shipping products that customers need to build enterprise class solutions. He is responsible for building the best, most vibrant technical community in the world. He also ensures that the C&E community has the highest quality content at their fingertips at the time they need it. Mr. Souza’s thirty years in the Information Technology business has consisted of database administration, end-user tool management, systems engineering database specialist/lead, client/server architect, Microsoft regional data technology specialist, SQL Server development customer advisory team and most recently general manager of customer, content and community.

Mr. Souza has a Masters Degree in MIS from Marist College and an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from SUNY Potsdam. He enjoys spending quality time with his wife Lisa of 28 years and three beautiful children (Andrew 20, Megan 18 and Jennifer 16). He also enjoys reading, running, sports and attending broadway shows in his spare time.


Social Gathering: Mavis Winkles – 5005 Rockside Rd., Independence, OH 44131


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We have the pleasure of having Mark Souza present on Wednesday September 24th at 6:00 pmWe have the pleasure of having Mark Souza present on Wednesday September 24th at 6:00 pm