UAE SQL Server User Group

About the group

NOT the Microsoft SQL Server logo

Welcome to the website of the official SQL Server User Group in the United Arab Emirates. We are based out of Dubai, but we have plans to conduct sessions in other cities in the near future. We like a little ambition.

The UAE SQL Server Group was formed in 2013 to provide a common platform for SQL Server Professionals around the country.

The UAESSUG is run actively by members of the community with close support from the Microsoft Gulf head office. We meet on the last Tuesday of every month, usually at the Microsoft headquarters in Dubai. Microsoft also graciously provides the catering for the sessions (thanks for the cookies and pizza!). How can you say "no" to an offer of learning your favourite technology along with free food?


Upcoming events

Each event is a labour of love. An hour-long session can take several weeks of preparation.

November meetup - Introduction to Data Science

21st Nov 2017 at 5:30 PM, Microsoft Gulf Office, Dubai

More details and registration on Meetup

5:30 - 5:45 PM: Networking
5:45 - 6:45: Matthew Renze - Data Science, the Big Picture (Matthew is a data science consultant, author for Pluralsight, international public speaker, a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, and open-source software contributor. You can read more about him at )
6:45 - 7:00: Break
7:00 - 8:00: Cem Ayberkin - Getting started with Data Science using the Azure ML Workbench (Cem is a Cloud Solutions Architect in the Data/AI space for Microsoft)
8:00 - 8:30: Pizzas

More details and registration on Meetup

Previous sessions can be found on our Events page


Why did we create this group?

  • A meeting point for face-to-face discussions
  • Learn in a friendly environment
  • Understand how to tackle real-life challenges
  • Interaction with SQL Server experts at Microsoft

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