I just concluded my session “Managing SQL Server Made Easy – Features and Concepts” for Virtual Tech Days, September 2011. I covered four different topics:
1. Policy Based Management
2. System Health Session
3. Management Data Warehouse
4. Dedicated Administrator Connection
The System Health Session reports and queries used in my demo can be downloaded here. The slide deck is available on my SlideShare account
The slide deck and the recording of the session will be available on the Virtual Tech Days website at a later date. If you want to have a few questions regarding the session, please drop me a comment on this post or send a tweet across my way or post on my blog’s facebook page.
The recording of the webcast is available here.
The 12th edition of Virtual Tech Days is scheduled from 28th September to 30th September. I will be delivering a session under the Manage Your Data – DBA Track. The session is about Managing SQL Server Made Easy. You can register for this edition of Virtual Tech Days here.
In this session, I shall demonstrate how to use Management Studio and the existing features in SQL Server to manage your SQL Server instances. This will feature use of Extended Events, Custom Reports, Management Data Warehouse and much more.
Event Date: 29th September
Event Time: 4:15PM – 5:15PM IST
The DBA track will also feature sessions from well known SQL Server community members: Pinal Dave [Blog | Twitter] and Vinod Kumar [Blog | Twitter].
Pinal’s session: Ancient Trade of Performance Tuning – Index, Beyond Index and No Index | Timing: 11:45am-12:45pm
Vinod’s session: Monitoring Performance in Cloud for SQL Azure Applications | Timing: 3:00pm-4:00pm
My colleague, Balmukund Lakhani [Blog | Twitter], will also be delivering two sessions during Virtual Tech Days:
Tips for Successful SQL Server Deployment in Enterprise Environment | Timing: 10:30am-11:30am IST
High Availability – A Story from Past to Future | Timing: 1:45pm-2:45pm IST
Day 2 Agenda: http://www.virtualtechdays.com/agendaDay2.aspx
And there are some cool prizes to be one!! Will you be there?
In May, I had done a webcast on “Understanding Performance Bottlenecks using Performance Dashboard”. The presentation material is now available on the SQLServerFAQ MSDN blog and the webcast videos are available for download on MSDN. Refer the links below for the presentation deck and webcast video download link.
Managing and Optimizing Resources for SQL Server [PPT | Webcast Download] – Balmukund Lakhani [Blog | @Blakhani]
Optimizing and Tuning Full Text Search for SQL Server [PPT | Webcast Download] – Sudarshan Narasimhan [Blogs @ SQLServerFAQ]
Understanding Performance Bottlenecks using Performance Dashboard [PPT | Webcast Download | QnA]
Learn Underappreciated Features of SQL Server to Improve Productivity [Webcast Download] – Nakul Vachhrajani [Blog]
Tags: Webcasts,Tools,Virtual Tech Days,SQL Server