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The Chicago SQL BI User Group is an official PASS chapter focusing on Microsoft's Business Intelligence and the various tools.

Along with the two other existing Chicagoland PASS chapters, our purpose is to help SQL Server professionals connect, learn, and grow through networking opportunities and presentations on Business IntelligenceI-related topics and techniques.

Our group has over 300 members with a very diversified levels of experience and backgrounds. We strive to make it easy to ask questions and share knowledge in an open and direct manner.


 Next Meeting

5:30 Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Microsoft Technology Center - 200 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601

Metadata-Driven SSRS Development and Maintenance with MVC

Sponsored by SPR Consulting

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Machine learning is all around us.  Machine learning provides predictive computing systems that become smarter with experience.   Microsoft’s Azure Machine Learning is a powerful cloud-based predictive analytics service for big data mining and artificial intelligence.  Azure can also be used for building, deploying and sharing advanced analytics solutions.   

Ray Johnson, Data Management Practice Lead, at SPR Consulting will be talking about Azure Machine Learning at 5:30 on April 21.

Pizza will arrive at 5:30 and the speaker will start around 5:45.


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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See http://chicago.sqlpass.org/ for meeting times for the Chicago SQL Server User Group.

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