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Next Meeting

Tuesday,

April

28

ChiSub SSUG April Meeting

  • In-Person @ 3005 Highland Parkway #100 Downers Grove, Illinois, United States (map)
  • 18:00 - 21:00 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English


SPEAKER:  Paul Randal & Tim Radney

TOPIC:  Transaction Log Performance & Common SQL Server Mistakes

LOCATION:
DeVry University
3005 Highland Parkway #100,
Downers Grove, IL 60515

AGENDA:
5:30PM - Doors Open
6:00PM - Meeting Start. Announcements.
6:15PM - Dinner w. Networking/Open Q&A (bring your questions!)
6:45PM - Paul Randal - Transaction Log Performance
7:45PM - Tim Radney - Common SQL Server Mistakes


Featured Presentation:

Transaction Log Performance

One of the most misunderstood parts of SQL Server is its logging mechanism. The fact that the transaction log exists and can cause problems if not managed correctly seems to confound many DBAs and developers. How can transaction log performance be monitored and improved? Why does it take so long for operations involving the log? In this in-depth session Paul will discuss the performance issues that can be caused by the transaction log and what you can do to detect and alleviate them.

Paul Randal, CEO and Owner SQLskills.com

About Paul:
Paul’s an author, consultant, and top-rated speaker having spoken at PASS, TechEd, SQLintersection, and numerous other events around the world. He spent 9 years working on the SQL Server team, writing DBCC CHECKDB, and ultimately responsible for the entire Storage Engine. In 2007 Paul left Microsoft to co-own and run SQLskills.com, and has been a SQL Server MVP ever since. When he's not tweeting, blogging, or helping someone recover from a disaster, he's likely to be underwater somewhere in the world with his wife, Kimberly L. Tripp. Full bio at http://www.sqlskills.com/about/paul-s-randal/

Common SQL Server Mistakes

Making mistakes is natural, but learning from them and avoiding them in future takes effort. There's no substitute for experience or the shared wisdom of others to help you learn what mistakes to avoid. In this session, Tim will share with you a ton of what he's learned over the years from working and consulting at multiple Fortune-level companies. You'll hear about real-world environments he has worked on where there was a high impact from administrators making mistakes in how SQL Server was configured and administered. You'll learn many proven and accepted best practices for installing, configuring and supporting SQL Server to help your environment run as smoothly as possible and you'll leave with a checklist of items to take home to make sure your SQL Server environment is configured properly.

Tim Radney, Principal Consultant SQLskills

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.

REGISTER:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/chicago-suburban-ssug-april-2015-meeting-tickets-16374139492




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Andy Yun
E-Mail: SQLBek@gmail.com
Twitter: @SQLBek

Lowry Kozlowski
E-Mail: lowrykoz@gmail.com
Twitter: @lowrykoz

Chapter E-Mail: 
chisuburbanssug@sqlpass.org

 

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