Webinar: SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization – Expert Roundtable

By: Calvin Tang

Abstract: SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization - Hit us with your best shot!

Event Times Event Details How to Attend
Pacific Daylight Time
Start: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 11:00 AM
End: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 12:00 PM
Universal Coordinated Time (UTC)
Start: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 6:00 PM
End: Wednesday, September 07, 2011 7:00 PM
Event Type: Web Seminar
Presenter: Rick Morelan, Pinal Dave, Michael Coles
Languages: English
Products: Change Manager, DB Optimizer, DBArtisan, Rapid SQL
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SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization: Hit us with your best shot!


SQL Server performance tuning and optimization is not always easy. Now’s your chance to hear from people who have been there and ask them the questions that are keeping you up at night.

Three senior DBAs and SQL Server™ “insiders” will discuss best performance optimization and tuning practices for the SQL Server Database.

Participate in this online roundtable to gain specific insight and learn about advanced performance tips for the SQL Server Database. During this event you will:

  • Learn how to improve SQL Server performance and availability while improving productivity
  • Understand about best practices and tips from very senior SQL Server DBAs
  • Interact with experts by submitting questions, prior and during the webinar, and sharing your more painful performance optimization challenges with our panel

Key areas that will be covered during the roundtable:

  • SQL Server query and T-SQL performance tuning
  • Database design optimizations
  • SSIS/ETL package performance design patterns and performance tuning
  • Other topics based on your questions

About our panelists:

Rick A. Morelan, Creator of Joes2Pros
Rick Morelan has been working with Microsoft since the late 90s and has attained over 30 Microsoft certifications in applications, networking, databases and .NET development, including MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP, MCAD, MOE, MCSE and MCSE+. His SQL certification in 2008 is the 4th generation of SQL certification in Implementation, Administration, and BI which also includes (SQL 7.0, SQL 2000, SQL 2005, and SQL 2008).

Rick has provided training for Northwest University, Volt Technical Education, and Microsoft. He currently works as a Software Design Engineer in Test for the Windows Mobile group, Bellevue College, and Moretechnology.com.

As the author of the "SQL Joes 2 Pros" book and video series, the focus is upon delivering the most effective and relevant learning material. Rick has comprehensive real-world knowledge in the subjects to prepare you for real-world troubleshooting issues while backing it up with the IT certification.


Michael Coles, Prolific SQL Server Writer 
Michael Coles is a principal database architect and developer working out of New York. He has authored several books, published dozens of articles on SQL Server development topics (both online and in print), and regularly speaks at SQL Server user groups.

Michael has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for his work with SQL Server and contributions to the development community. He is a regular speaker at various MS events. He holds multiple Microsoft certifications including MCITP:Database Development 2008 and MCDBA. His blog can be found at http://sqlblog.com/blogs/michael_coles/.


Pinal Dave, Creator of SQL Authority
Pinal Dave works as a Technology Evangelist (Database and BI) with Microsoft India. He has written over 1700 articles on the subject on his blog at http://blog.sqlauthority.com. During his career he has worked both in India and the US, mostly working with SQL Server Technology – right from version 6.5 to its latest form. Pinal has worked on many performance tuning and optimization projects for high transactional systems. He holds many Microsoft certificates. He has been a regular speaker at many international events like TechEd, SQL PASS, MSDN, TechNet and countless user groups.

His passion for the community drives him to share his training and knowledge. Before joining Microsoft he was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in SQL Server Technology for three continuous years for his outstanding community service and evangelizing SQL Server technology. He was also awarded the Community Impact Award – Individual Contributor.

Register today. And don’t forget to fill in your questions on the webinar registration form.

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