SQL Saturday Returns To Silicon Valley

Posted on Jan 1, 2014 in SQLSaturday | 0 comments

SQL Saturday Silicon Valley returns on March 15, 2014.   SQL Saturday is a free, one-day learning event about SQL Server, Microsoft Business Intelligence, and Big Data.  You can learn more and register here.

Speakers will include well-known experts from the SQL Server and Business Intelligence worlds, including:

  • Angel Abundez, DesignMind
  • Carlos Bossy, Quanta Intelligence
  • Dan Bulos,  Symmetry Corporation
  • Denny Cherry
  • Josh Fennessy, Blue Granite
  • Argenis Fernandez, SurveyMonkey
  • Kevin Kline, SQLSentry
  • Thomas LaRock, Confio
  • Ami Levin, SolidQ
  • Denise McInerney, Intuit
  • Rushabh Meta, SolidQ
  • Stacia Misner, Data Inspirations
  • Patrick Sheehan, Microsoft

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Enterprise Database Performance

Posted on Dec 26, 2013 in SQLSaturday | 0 comments

Eddie Wuerch discusses database performance at ExactTarget, one of the largest email vendors in the world.  Eddie is a SQL Server DBA Specializing in SQL Server tuning and design and leadership for very large, high-transaction, high-uptime database environments. He and his team design and manage the many multi-terabyte 24×7 SQL Server database clusters that form the foundation of the ExactTarget application.

In this video, Eddie discusses Temp DB and VLDB/Enterprise Performance, High Availability, and Troubleshooting. He focused on many of the hidden issues that can kill server performance.

Eddie spoke at SQL Saturday Silicon Valley. The next SQL Saturday Silicon Valley is coming up on March 15, 2014 in Mountain View, California. Learn more and register here

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Joy Mundy of Kimball Group on Dimensional Modeling

Posted on Dec 16, 2013 in SQLSaturday | 0 comments

Joy Mundy of the renowned IT consulting firm Kimball Group focuses on Data Warehouse and Business Intelligence solutions.

She spoke at SQL Saturday Silicon Valley on designing dimensional models. Joy also emphasized the importance of consulting with business users during the design process. “Get as close to the business users as possible and make them part of the design team,” she advised.

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Joe Sack On Connecting At SQLSaturday

Posted on Dec 9, 2013 in SQLSaturday | 0 comments

We were lucky that Joe Sack was able to join us at SQL Saturday Silicon Valley in March 2013.   Joe is an well-known SQL Server author and consultant with with SQLskills.  Previously he worked at Microsoft as a Premier Field Engineer supporting very large enterprise customers.

The next SQL Saturday Silicon Valley is coming up on March 15, 2014 in Mountain View, California.  Learn more and register here

 

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