Northwest Arkansas SQL Server Users Group


We meet on the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30am until 1:00pm.  Microsoft sponsors our meeting location at 2505 Technology Circle Bentonville, Arkansas, United States (map).

Note: Winter Break 2018 has started...We will see you in the Spring:  Subscribe to our PASS email group to be notified of the next meeting.

Past Presentation Materials:

November 14th, 2018:  Raghu Gopalakrishnan presented to us Distributed Availability Groups.  Here are the materials he used:

October 10th, 2018: Vijay and Praveen did a wonderful job walking us through the conversion of a SQL installation to using group managed service accounts (gMSA).  And they did it on an availability group!  Here are the presentation materials:

August, 2016: SQL Statistics with Raghu Gopalakrishnan

Next Meeting




August SQL Server User Group Meeting

  • In-Person & Online @ 2505 Technology Circle Bentonville, Arkansas, United States (map)
  • 11:00 - 13:30 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English

Please join us Wednesday, August 10th @ 11:30am at the Microsoft Offices in Bentonville where Raghu Gopalakrishnan will present on SQL Server Statistics and how they can be used when troubleshooting issues.  Please register Here so we can get an accurate count for food.

Our friends over at JB Hunt will be sponsoring this month and most importantly providing the grub!   

Bring a co-worker and help us grow this community by meeting other technology professionals from NWA experiencing similar daily challenges.   

See our group website at for additional meeting details and a Skype link for our remote members. 

Your Leadership Team,

Ed Riester - Arvest Bank

Joseph Sheppard - Tyson Foods, Inc.

David Ledbetter - Tyson Foods, Inc.

Where: Microsoft Offices - 2505 Technology Circle Bentonville, Arkansas 

Want to attend, but cannot be there in person?  Skype URL:


Featured Presentation:

SQL Server Statistics

Raghu Gopalakrishnan

Troubleshooting support issues.

About Raghu:


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