Welcome to Madurai SQL Server User Group!

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 is a complete set of enterprise-ready technologies and tools that help people derive the most value from information at the lowest total-cost-of-ownership. Enjoy high levels of performance, availability, and security; employ more productive management and development tools; and deliver pervasive insight with self-service business intelligence (BI).

Madurai SQL Server User Group helps to share the knowledge on SQL Server among the users. Periodical sessions and conferences are delivered through this user group, and it's approved by PASS Chapters.

About Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS)

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 (Virtual Chapters) to webcasts and the annual PASS Community Summit – the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world – PASS is dedicated to helping its members Connect, Share, and Learn by:

  • Facilitating member networking and exchange of information through our websites, Chapters, annual Summits, regional and local events, and virtual communities
  • Working with Microsoft to influence the evolution of SQL Server products and services Delivering high quality, up-to-date, technical content, presentations, and other educational material for professional development

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 and Business Intelligence 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 data platform.

Upcoming Events


Event Date Participants Registration fee
Winter Camp - Season 3 27 Dec 2010 to 31 Dec 2010 Students INR 100/-



SQL Server TSQL Quiz from Beyond Relational

We are running a 31 Days "SQL Server TSQL Quiz 2011" from 1st March to 31st March 2011 and thought the members of your user group might be interested in it. This is a good way to test and broaden the knowledge of SQL Server. SQL Server TSQL Quiz 2011 is for TSQL experts as well as people trying to learn Transact SQL Programming. This is an opportunity to verify one's TSQL skills and identity areas where he/she needs improvements.

Each question is asked by a SQL Server Expert.You can find the quiz masters at: http://beyondrelational.com/quiz/sqlserver/tsql/2011/quizmasters/default.aspx

Brief Idea of SQL Server TSQL Quiz: (http://beyondrelational.com/quiz/SQLServer/TSQL/2011/default.aspx)

This will be a series of 31 Quiz questions, presented each day by a “Quiz Master”, who will be in charge of moderating the discussion and rating the answers given by participants. This quiz series started on 1st March 2011 and a new question will be asked every day till the 31st of March 2011. Each question will be open for 30 days and at the end of 30 day period, the evaluation team will review your answers/explanation and grade them. Every correct or partially correct answer will get a certain score between 1 and 10. After evaluating all the 31 questions, we will add up the scores of each participant to determine the top scorers. The winner will get an Apple iPad.

So why are you waiting..? Get participated in TSQL Quiz and share across your SQL Server knowledge..