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I’m Speaking – SQL Saturday Raleigh 2018!

On Saturday April 14th I’ll be speaking at SQL Saturday Raleigh. I am excited to be presenting a lively and practical session about Environmental SQL Server Troubleshooting.

When called in to diagnose a performance issue what are the 1st things you review? Many DBAs and developers make the mistake of diving straight into the code looking for an answer. However, often times the solution is not in the code but rather in the overall environment.

Environmental troubleshooting is often a quick and overlooked method for discovering and configuring SQL Server to perform at a higher level without the need for application change controls.

In this session we will discuss both performance pitfalls and optimizations that can be made to the system outside of code changes. We will diagnose configurations commonly misapplied and review best practices in SQL Server, Windows Server, and VMware!

If you want a preview of the talk and some supplemental info please look at these:

There are about 40 different sessions scheduled ranging from beginner to advanced – something for everyone.

I wrote about last year’s event: Raleigh SQL Saturday 2017 – Amazing Professional Community

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I’m Speaking – SQL Saturday Charlotte!

On Saturday October 14 I’ll be speaking at SQL Saturday Charlotte. I’m excited to be presenting a lively session about Environmental SQL Server Troubleshooting. If you want a preview you can check out some of my previous posts:

There are about 45 different sessions scheduled ranging from beginner to advanced – something for everyone.

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I’m Speaking – SQL Saturday Spartanburg!

On Saturday September 23 I’ll be speaking at SQL Saturday Spartanburg. I’m excited to be presenting a lively session about Environmental SQL Server Troubleshooting. If you want a preview you can check out some of my previous posts:

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SQL Saturday – Raleigh 2017 – Amazing Professional Community

This Saturday was SQL Saturday for Raleigh. Attendance was strong, classrooms were filled, and the event was a success. When I attend these events it amazes me how strong the SQL community is. Speakers travel from states away, volunteers setup and plan the event, vendors sponsor the event and meet at their booths with participants, and people come to learn on an Saturday.

That really says something about SELECT individuals who INNER JOIN with each other ON a Saturday WHERE the goal is to learn from each other as a GROUP BY sharing knowledge we are lucky enough HAVING such a great community. I’ll stop now in ORDER to show some pictures of day!

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