Welcome to the Hartford SQL User Group

This group has monthly meetings which include technical presentations from industry experts. The topics covered include a wide range of subjects surrounding the SQL Server suite of products. Meetings are always free. Starting in June of 2016 we will be meeting on the 2nd Monday of every month except August.

SQL Server 2016 Developer Edition will be FREE. Read this blog article for more information: https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/03/31/microsoft-sql-server-developer-edition-is-now-free/



Next Meeting




November: Digging Deeper: BI Methedologies and Best Practices

  • In-Person @ 29 South Main ST West Hartford , Connecticut, United States (map)
  • 17:30 - 19:30 (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
  • Language: English

In this session attendees will learn how to make decisions around which technologies to use when delivering BI solutions including some exciting new BI features in SQL 2016.  We will explore the starting point of the project with data sources, step through the ETL decision making process and on to picking the medium for best delivery of content, while learning some best practices along the way.


Chris Seferlis is the CIO of East Coast Seafood, Inc, the worlds largest shipper of Live North American Lobster and listed among the top 25 largest seafood companies in North America. He has 18 years experience working in IT and solving technology challenges from a business perspective. Chris is an MCITP in SQL Server 2012 with an MBA from UMass bringing a mix of business acumen, with practical technology solutions, primarily focusing on Business Intelligence within the Microsoft SQL stack.I've been speaking at SQL Saturday's for the past 3 years, and have spoken at the Seacoast SQL UG a couple of times.  I'm CIO for my company, but am also in charge of our SQL BI Environment including architect, ETL and report development.