The goal of the DBA Virtual Group is to provide a PASS community for the DBA. It provides a forum for open discussion and education on issues that face SQL Server database administrators.

Regular Meeting Schedule

The DBA Virtual Chapter holds two regular webinars each month. The first one is on the second Wednesday at noon, Mountain time and the second one is on the fourth Wednesday at noon, Eastern time. These 1 - 1¼ hour presentations include slides, demos and a time for questions and answers. The meetings are recorded and archived.


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Advanced SQL Monitoring – sponsored by Dell Software

Wed, Feb 24 2016 12:00 (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)


Advanced SQL Monitoring – sponsored by Dell Software

Javier will talk about Analyzing SQL activity, using Extended Events for monitoring, proactive monitoring using DMVs and PowerShell, and auditing with Service Broker

Javier Villegas

Javier Villegas - DBA Manager at Mediterranean Shipping Company and a Microsoft MVP Data Platform. Involved in the Microsoft SQL Server space since SQL Server 6.5 MCP and MCTS Blogger and MSDN Forums contributor Specialization in SQL Server Administration, Performance Tuning and High Availability Frequent speaker at SQL Saturdays and PASS Virtual Groups PASS Member since 2008

Meeting Recordings

The DBA Virtual Chapter presentations are recorded. On the Meeting Archive page, you will find  .WMV files that can be viewed on-line. Select the event you are interested in, click the Show More button if it is visible, and the recording and any associated files will be visible.

Interested in Presenting to the DBA VC?

We can always use people to give a talk at one of our bi-monthly events. If you are interested in giving a presentation, please send your title, a brief abstract and a brief bio to Sharon Dooley,

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