Southampton Data Platform and Cloud User Group

Professional Association for SQL Server

PASS are kind enough to provide this very site and a whole lot of support to the user group, we are an active PASS chapter which means that we also have access to some amazing resources, they also provide us with a voice to the community the world over. If you want to know more and have access to the resources over and above what we can do in the user group then I strongly recommend signing up for free.

The Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) is an independent, not-for-profit association dedicated to supporting, educating, and promoting the global Microsoft SQL Server community.

Co-founded by Microsoft and CA in 1999, PASS was created to help educate and connect millions of SQL Server users around the world. Led by a member-elected Board of Directors, PASS is run by and for the community, made up of database administrators and developers, application developers, Business Intelligence and IT professionals, executives, consultants, educators, instructors, students, vendors, and many others who work with or use Microsoft SQL Server and Business Intelligence technologies.

With a global membership of more than 100,000 and growing, PASS strives to fulfill its mission by:

  • Facilitating member networking and the exchange of information through our local and virtual Chapters, free web events, local and regional events, and the annual PASS Summit – the largest gathering of SQL Server professionals in the world
  • Delivering high-quality, up-to-date, technical content, presentations, and other educational material for in-depth learning and professional development
  • Working with Microsoft to influence the evolution of SQL Server technologies.


PASS membership is free – learn why you should join today.

For more information about PASS, please contact us.




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