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Sessions Found: 96
10 Years of Highs and Lows as an Independent Consultant
2017 marked the 10th anniversary of when I left the world of being a full time employee to being an...
60 Reporting Tips in 60 Minutes
Microsoft report authors work in several tools, including T-SQL, SSMS, SSRS, and Power BI. Come to...
A Beginner's Guide To Plan Guides
Even with the increased simplicity of plan forcing using Query Data Store in SQL Server 2016 and...
A DBA's guide to full stack performance troubleshooting
Performance troubleshooting is a required skill for every DBA. Knowing the deep internals of how a...
Active Directory Tips & Tricks with SQL Server
For many organizations Active Directory is the heart of the Network. In this session we'll cover...
Adopting A DevOps Process for Your Database
DevOps is changing today's software development world by helping us build better software, faster....
An Introduction to SQL Server Spatial Data
Way, way back in SQL 2008 Microsoft added the capability to store and work with geospatial data...
Attack of the Linux Sea Monsters!
Take a dive into SQL on Linux and take on some sea monsters that are lurking in your bathtub. ...
Automate the Pain Away with Adaptive Query Processing and Automatic Tuning
The way you tune your SQL Server workloads are changing. In the past, you would rely on dynamic...
AWS Storage for the DBA
At a time when DBAs in the on-premises world are finding they have fewer choices to make when it...
Azure for SQL Server Professionals - Get your head in the Cloud
Lift and shift is an utopia many IT professionals have about moving on-prem resources to the cloud....
Azure Intelligent Services
Discover the ways Azure transforms AI and Predictive Analytics making it easier and more accessible...
Azure SQL Data Warehouse - The next generation of cloud data warehousing
Learn about Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW) which is a fully managed elastic database built for...
Azure SQL DB - Where is SQL Agent?
One of the most recurrent questions among DBAs tasked to move databases from on-premises to the...
Azure VMs + Log Shipping + SSIS = Bargain Basement DR Solution (How To)
Operating on a budget can result in some creative solutions. Recently I've come up with a creative...
Back to Basics - The SELECT Statement
If you are going to do anything with data you are going to need to learn how to query data. And the...
Beginning Automation with Powershell
This session will cover concepts of automating SQL processes with Powershell - the one tool no DBA...
Branding Yourself for a Dream Job
Everyone wants a great job that they enjoy, but few of us know how to take charge of our career....
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for Devs
If you've ever found yourself stating the above, this session is for you. For many developers,...
CloudHealth: Master Rightsizing & Reserved Instances for AWS & Azure
Many organizations have over- or under-utilized assets in their cloud infrastructure. While running...
SQL Saturday in LA
Collecting Performance Metrics
Have you ever had a manager standing over your shoulder, wanting to know why a server is running...
Controlling Competing Workloads with SQL Server Resource Governor
With heavily consolidated instances and competing workloads, the Enterprise only Resource Governor...
Data Driven Subscription Reports with SSRS Standard Edition
Why not create a report that only sends information if there is data? Oh, don't have the...
Data Pages, Allocation Units, IAM chains... Best Practice Edition
Learning the internals of a data file can seem like a daunting task... So lets make it fun and...
Data Wrangling for Reporting & Analytics using Power BI & M
In today’s world reporting and analytics are no longer focused exclusively on internal data from...
Database Development with SQL Server Data Tools
SQL Server Data Tools is a powerful integrated development environment for designing, testing, and...
DAX for Beginners
Many people use Power BI without tapping into the true power of DAX. Some think that DAX is an...
Deadlock, Block & Two Smoking Barrels: Breaking Down Blocking and Deadlocks
While blocking and deadlocks are part of the territory for a DBA, dealing with them can be another...
DELL-EMC: Sponsor Session
SQL Saturday in LA
Dive into the Query Optimizer - Undocumented Insight
This 500 level session will focus on using undocumented statements and trace flags to get insight...
Sessions Found: 96
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