Tag Archives: SQL Connections

Speaking at Connections

I just got my acceptance to the DevConnections, SQLConnections in September for two sessions: Continuous Integration for Databases Maintaining High Performance When Using Encryption I enjoy the Connections events, usually finding time to go check out an ASP.NET or developer … Continue reading

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DevConnections – Fall 2012

This fall is the DevConnections SQL Server Connections conference in Las Vegas again. It’s at the Bellagio, setting for one of my favorite movies, Ocean’s 11. It’s a smaller conference this time, and SQLServerCentral only has 4 slots for the … Continue reading

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Spring SQL Server Connections / DevConnections

I returned late last night from the Spring DevConnections event, delivering three sessions in the SQL Server Connections conference. I talked about Encryption, Filestream/Filetable, and Contained Databases. Always cool to see your name in print It was a nice event, … Continue reading

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The Connections Launch Event

The Spring SQL Server Connections conference will be one of the launch events for SQL Server 2012, the next version of the platform that we write about every day. This spring SQLServerCentral is sponsoring a track again, with Brad McGehee, Grant Fritchey, … Continue reading

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A 22 Hour Layover

I joked about having a 22 hour layover in Denver yesterday and a few people were wondering what airline screwed me this time. That made me laugh, because they didn’t get the joke. I got home yesterday at 3:30pm from … Continue reading

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Dude, where’s my memory?

A session I have wanted to see. Marciej Pilecki has done this before with high ratings and I have missed until today He starts with a description of how memory is allocated in the 32 and 64 bit systems. One … Continue reading

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Brad McGehee talking about tempdb issues

Brad presented a session that tries to help you identify and fix tempdb problems. Performance monitor is your friend. the local disks, avg read and write counters should help you determine if I/O is an issue. Watch for systems where … Continue reading

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Extended Events at SQL Server Connections with Jonathan Kehayias

I was very interested to hear Jonathan Kehayias’ session on extended events. I know this is one of the areas i need work and it is becoming a more important part of SQL Server with each version. Beginning with a … Continue reading

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Brian Kelley talking Windows Internals for SQL Pros at DevConnections

I have known Brian for nearly as long as i have been running SQLServerCentral. He has been the guy that I called for security questions. He was a DBA, then became a security and auditing guy, and is now back … Continue reading

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DevConnections Pictures

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