Spokane Area SQL Server Users Group

Next Meeting

Wednesday,

February

07

February 2018 Meeting

  • In-Person @ 906 W Main Ave. Spokane, Washington, United States (map)
  • 17:30 - 19:30 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • Language: English

We're back at the downtown library and we'll have one last update on our SQL Saturday and then a presentation from Tim Radney of SQLSkills.com Azure SQL Database for the Production DBA.

Featured Presentation:

Azure SQL Database for the Production DBA

Tim Radney, Principal Consultant SQLskills

Have you been wondering what Azure SQL Database is and what it means for you as a production DBA? Azure SQL Database has become an Enterprise-worthy database platform that provides relational database-as-a-service. In this session you’ll get a grounding in the fundamentals of Azure SQL Database from a DBA perspective. First we’ll cover how to create an Azure SQL Database using the Azure Portal and an approach for sizing a new Azure SQL Database. Then we’ll cover some of the similarities and differences between on premises SQL Server and Azure SQL Database. Finally we will cover how monitoring and performance tuning Azure SQL Database differs from on premises SQL Server. If you’ve been considering Azure SQL Database for your organization, this session is for you!

About Tim:
Tim is a Data Platform MVP and has a whole collection of Microsoft and other industry certifications. His experience includes HA/DR, virtualization, SSIS, SSRS, and performance tuning, among everything else SQL Server-related. Tim is very active and passionate in the SQL Community. He runs the Columbus GA SQL Users Group, has been a PASS Regional Mentor for a number of years, was named a PASS Outstanding Volunteer in 2012, and is a frequent speaker at user groups, SQL Saturdays and PASS Summits. Tim is one of the top ranked in karma on ask.sqlservercentral.com, answers questions as @tradney on Twitter, and blogs at http://timradney.com and SQLskills blog at http://www.SQLskills.com/blogs/tim.

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