Conferences and Classes

#PASSsummit Day 1 Keynote Live Blog

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Good morning, folks, and welcome to our annual live blog of the PASS Summit Day 1 keynote. Open the free live video stream at PASSsummit.com in one browser tab, and then refresh this page every couple/few minutes. I’ll be adding my thoughts at the end of the page, in chronological order, for easier reading later. Today’s…
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#PASSSummit Expert Performance Tuning Pre-Con: Stretch Goals

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Sure, they look trustworthy Eric and I are doing a PASS Summit pre-con class called Expert Performance Tuning for SQL Server 2016 & 2017. To encourage signups, we’re giving every attendee a free Enterprise/Everything Bundle, plus some other surprises you’ll get during the event. Response has been absolutely bonkers – over 300 of you have…
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Abstracts Open for GroupBy December

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Want to present at the upcoming GroupBy December 1 & 8 online conference? Read the abstracts submitted so far Submit your own abstract Readers will comment on your abstract, helping you improve it (so don’t kill yourself working really hard on the first draft – think of it as a living abstract that you’ll work…
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[Video] Last Season’s Performance Tuning Techniques

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You’re kinda-sorta comfortable doing performance tuning on SQL Server. You’ve read a few blogs, you monitor Page Life Expectancy, you rebuild your indexes, and you add an index here or there. However, you haven’t been to a day-long performance tuning class yet, and you’re wondering what you’re missing. Thing is, in SQL Server, performance tuning…
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How to Join the SQL Server Community Chat in Slack

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Just another day on Slack Slack is a team chat system where you can: Go to SQLslack.com to get a free instant invite, and then join Go to https://SQLcommunity.Slack.com, or download the Slack app Meet cool people and join their chat rooms Chat rooms at SQLCommunity include: #SQLhelp and #PowerShellHelp – very active #FirstResponderKit – questions and…
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