Your SQL Residency
Our events include webcasts that you can attend as well as conferences and seminars that take place in the real world. We’ll try to post videos and lessons from physical events on our blog!
If you missed one of our previous events, check out our video archive.
Wednesdays at 11:15AM Central, 12:15PM Eastern, 17:15 GMT
The doctors are in. Welcome to Brent Ozar Unlimited Office Hours, where you can ask questions about the SQL Server pains you’re facing. We’ll talk about our most recent blog posts, YouTube videos, new tips and tricks, and answer your questions. (Starting September, Office Hours will move to Wednesdays.)
The webcast will not be recorded – if you miss it, just swing by next week and ask your questions then. See you there! Register for Office Hours now.
Thursday, August 13 at 1:00PM Central, 2:00PM Eastern
Some wait types are worse than others: when the THREADPOOL wait strikes, it can feel like your SQL Server just isn’t responding. Join Kendra Little to learn about THREADPOOL waits: how to recognize the symptoms, what to do when it occurs, how to find the root cause of the problem, and why a simple settings change is usually not the best solution. Register now.
Wednesday, August 19 at 10:00AM Central, 11AM Eastern, 16:00 GMT
SQL Server’s Database Mirroring feature is a powerful tool and much simpler to manage than Availability Groups. Join Microsoft Certified Master Kendra Little to learn when Database Mirroring is the right choice, common rescue scenarios, and special setup required for mirrors.
You’ll leave the webcast with tips and tricks to manage Database Mirroring. Click here to register for this free Webcast on GoToWebinar. (There’s no checkbox for this one below, you’ve gotta click on through!)
Tuesday, Sept 1 at Noon Central, 1:00PM Eastern
Your apps store data in SQL Server, but you don’t have enough work to keep a full-time DBA busy. In just one session, you’ll learn the basics of performance troubleshooting, backup, index tuning, and security. Brent Ozar, recovering sysadmin, will teach you the basic care and feeding of a Microsoft SQL Server 2005, 2008, 2012, or 2014 instance and give you scripts to keep you out of trouble. Register now.
Wednesday, Sept 9 at 3:00PM Central, 4:00PM Eastern
You’ve heard people got burned by turning on the new SQL Server 2014 cardinality estimator, and now you’re gunshy to move to newer versions of SQL Server. Good news! Microsoft heard your concerns, and 2016 introduces a feature to make your upgrades safer and easier. Learn why you need to include the Query Store as part of your 2016 upgrade plan. Register now.
Thursday, Sept 24 at 1:00PM Central, 2:00PM Eastern
You’re responsible for keeping SQL Server online and fast, and you’re constantly burned out. You feel like you’re always behind and you can never catch up. Forget becoming proactive – your company can’t afford to hire enough people to get there. Brent Ozar has been there too, and he’ll give you 4 steps to become at peace with your work. Make a list of your servers, make a list of what you’re responsible for, prioritize what isn’t under control, and share it with management so they know what you’re working on. Do those four things, and your stress will start to melt away. Register now.
Wednesday, Oct 14 at 3:00PM Central, 4:00PM Eastern
It’s easy to say adding more memory, faster drives, or a new index will help. How do you prove it really did help? What numbers and counters should I be watching? Doug Lane will explain which numbers matter when trying to show your changes were worth the cost. Register now.
Wednesday, Nov 18 at 3:00PM Central, 4:00PM Eastern
SQL Server 2016 is just around the corner. There are a lot of new features in the box, and improvements to old ones. There’s a lot to learn, and you need to start planning before SQL Server 2016 hits the streets. In this webcast, Jeremiah Peschka will share a high level overview of what’s next in SQL Server 2016. Register now.
Register for the Upcoming Webcasts
If you register for sponsored webcasts like Dell’s or Idera’s, your name and email will be given to the sponsor for marketing purposes. (Hey, somebody has to pay for all this free training!) If you don’t want your registration details shared with the sponsor, don’t register for those particular webcasts.