Events

  • Sat
    19
    Mar
    2016

    SQLSaturday #486 Richmond 2016If some of your databases have grown to over 1TB and it has become a challenge to maintain them - or if you are anticipating what to do in the future when they do - then this talk is for you! In this session, I will provide some practical advice on managing VLDBs with SQL server, focusing on common problem areas for new and experienced DBAs alike, including index maintenance, integrity checks, archival, backups and restores.

  • Sat
    18
    Jun
    2016

    SQLSaturday #501 Dublin 2016If some of your databases have grown to over 1TB and it has become a challenge to maintain them - or if you are anticipating what to do in the future when they do - then this talk is for you! In this session, I will provide some practical advice on managing VLDBs with SQL server, focusing on common problem areas for new and experienced DBAs alike, including index maintenance, integrity checks, archival, backups and restores.

  • Sat
    17
    Sep
    2016

    SQLSaturday #560 Charlotte 2016If some of your databases have grown to over 1TB and it has become a challenge to maintain them - or if you are anticipating what to do in the future when they do - then this talk is for you! In this session, I will provide some practical advice on managing VLDBs with SQL server, focusing on common problem areas for new and experienced DBAs alike, including index maintenance, integrity checks, archival, backups and restores.

  • Sat
    11
    Mar
    2017

    SQLSaturday #592 Raleigh 2017Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world's largest public cloud hosting provider with many companies successfully running SQL server on AWS infrastructure. In this session, we explore the options available to you for running SQL server in AWS, either as an RDS managed service or using dedicated EC2 instances. We document the different storage options, HA strategies, security and maintenance caveats to be aware of. We will also detail various approaches to licensing you can take when running SQL server in AWS.

  • Sat
    18
    Mar
    2017

    SQLSaturday #610 Richmond 2017Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world's largest public cloud hosting provider with many companies successfully running SQL server on AWS infrastructure. In this session, we explore the options available to you for running SQL server in AWS, either as an RDS managed service or using dedicated EC2 instances. We document the different storage options, HA strategies, security and maintenance caveats to be aware of. We will also detail various approaches to licensing you can take when running SQL server in AWS.

  • Sat
    06
    May
    2017

    SQLSaturday #615 Baltimore 2017Are you experiencing challenges managing Very Large Databases (VLDBs), or anticipate challenges do to future growth? In this session, I will provide practical advice on managing very large databases (databases > 1TB) with SQL server, focusing on common problem areas for new and experienced DBAs alike. These problem areas include index maintenance, integrity checks, archival, backups, and restores. We will look at new features available in SQL Server 2016 and SQL Server 2017 which make managing large databases easier, and we will explore some of the challenges and opportunities of managing large databases using SQL Server 2017 on Linux.

  • Sat
    03
    Jun
    2017

    SQLSaturday #638 PhiladelphiaAmazon Web Services (AWS) is the world's largest public cloud hosting provider with many companies successfully running SQL server on AWS infrastructure. In this session, we explore the options available to you for running SQL server in AWS, either as an RDS managed service or using dedicated EC2 instances. We document the different storage options, HA strategies, security and maintenance caveats to be aware of. We will also detail various approaches to licensing you can take when running SQL server in AWS.

  • Sat
    24
    Jun
    2017

    SQLSaturday #624 ChattanoogaAmazon Web Services (AWS) is the world's largest public cloud hosting provider with many companies successfully running SQL server on AWS infrastructure. In this session, we explore the options available to you for running SQL server in AWS, either as an RDS managed service or using dedicated EC2 instances. We document the different storage options, HA strategies, security and maintenance caveats to be aware of. We will also detail various approaches to licensing you can take when running SQL server in AWS.

  • Sat
    15
    Jul
    2017

    SQLSaturday #652 AtlantaAmazon Web Services (AWS) is the world's largest public cloud hosting provider with many companies successfully running SQL server on AWS infrastructure. In this session, we explore the options available to you for running SQL server in AWS, either as an RDS managed service or using dedicated EC2 instances. We document the different storage options, HA strategies, security and maintenance caveats to be aware of. We will also detail various approaches to licensing you can take when running SQL server in AWS.

  • Sat
    05
    Aug
    2017

    SQLSaturday #643 LouisvilleAre you experiencing challenges managing Very Large Databases (VLDBs), or anticipate challenges due to future growth? In this session, I will provide practical advice on managing very large databases (databases > 1TB) with SQL server, focusing on common problem areas for new and experienced DBAs alike. These problem areas include index maintenance, integrity checks, archival, backups, and restores. We will look at new features available in SQL Server 2016 and SQL Server 2017 which make managing large databases easier, and we will explore some of the challenges and opportunities of managing large databases using SQL Server 2017 on Linux.

  • Sat
    12
    Aug
    2017

    SQLSaturday #649 JacksonvilleAmazon Web Services (AWS) is the world's largest public cloud hosting provider, with many companies successfully running SQL server on AWS infrastructure, but trying to make sense of the available options can be daunting. In this session, we will explore the options available for running SQL server in AWS, either as a managed service or using dedicated EC2 instances. We will document the different storage options, High Availability strategies, as well as important security and maintenance caveats. We will also cover various licensing approaches available when running SQL server in AWS.