Adelaide SQL Server User Group


Welcome to the Adelaide PASS group - covering SQL Server and every aspect of the Microsoft Data Platform and Data Analytics space. You can find us on the 3rd Wednesday of the month, at the Microsoft offices, Level 12, 147 Pirie St.

There's a link below to get on the mailing list.

We use EventBrite for meeting registrations - please look at for a list of our meetings.

Previously, we used, and you can see an archive of events on that site - but the Adelaide mailing list from there hasn't been used for some time.


Get on our mailing list by clicking here!

Our next event

Our next meeting will be on the third Wednesday of the month. We use EventBrite for registrations, so please register at

Our next meeting is: Thu, Apr 21 2016 12:00 to 14:00 in Adelaide.

SQL Server 2016 - Always Encrypted
One of the key new features of SQL Server 2016 is the introduction of the Always Encrypted functionality, which allows data to remain encrypted in transit and at rest. This months presentation will demonstrate the functionality and explain how this will assist organisations to protect their most sensitive data assets.

Speaker: Duncan Greaves
Duncan Greaves is an Adelaide based business Intelligence consultant with over 20 years experience in the Banking, Utilities and Healthcare sectors. He has a special gift in presenting the finer points of Business Intelligence, Security and Architecture in an engaging and business relevant way.

There is always stuff going on in the PASS community. For more information about these events, please contact the group leader, Rob Farley (try emailing through


PASS provides the Adelaide SQL Server User Group with this website and other miscellaneous resources. The Adelaide SQL Server User Group is an official PASS Chapter.
Microsoft provides the Adelaide SQL Server User Group with a venue in which to meet!
LobsterPot Solutions provides the Adelaide SQL Server User Group with the catering, the services of Rob Farley and others for hosting and finding presenters, and all the necessary admin effort.


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