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July - Enhancements that will make your SQL database engine roar

  • In-Person @ 2505 Technology Circle Bentonville, Arkansas, United States (map)
  • 11:30 - 13:00 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English

Please RSVP using Eventbrite so we can provide an adequate amount of food.  Thank you to JB Hunt for sponsoring this month!

Online Link - Will be provided closer to the event.

Featured Presentation:

Enhancements that will make your SQL database engine roar

Parikshit Savjani, Senior Program Manager | SQL Tiger Team Microsoft

Abstract: This session will showcase several improvements in the Database Engine for SQL Server (2012 through 2016) that address some of the most common customer pain points involving tempdb, new CE, memory management, partitioning, alter column as well as diagnostics for troubleshooting query plans, memory grants, and backup/restore. Come see this demo filled session to understand these changes in performance and scale of the database engine, new and improved diagnostics for faster troubleshooting and mitigation. Learn how you can use these features to entice your customers to upgrade and run SQL Server workloads with screaming performance. Objectives : 1. Learn about performance, scale and diagnostics enhancements in SQL Server database engine. 2. Evangelize these enhancements to get an out-of-box performance.

About Parikshit:
Parikshit Savjani is a Senior Program Manager with the SQL Product Group and part of the Tiger Team with Microsoft. Previously he held the position of Senior Premier Field Engineer with specialization in SQL Server, SQL on Azure and Microsoft Business Intelligence. His role involves consulting,performance tuning,delivering workshops,chalk talks to Premier Customers of Microsoft environment. He contributes to the community via his Blog, Slideshare & by presenting in various SQL Community Events