Justin is a Principal Consultant for Coeo, a Microsoft Gold Partner providing SQL Server consulting services for upgrade, performance tuning, scalability and availability solutions for SQL Server. Coeo also offer Remote DBA services for mission critical SQL Server platforms. Justin is an MVP and co-authored Wrox IT Pro: SQL Server 2012 Internals and Troubleshooting, as well as the same title for SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning.
Database availability is important to every DBA and selecting the right solution to satisfy availability requirements can be a difficult choice. Attendees will be presented with an overview of each technology and complementary technologies enabling them to make better choices of availability solution.
Planning and design considerations for running a SQL Server consolidation project.
This session provides details on approaching a SQL Server virtualisation project.
If you've ever needed to review large Performance Monitor (PerfMon) logs and find problems quickly - you'll know how time consuming it can be to identify problems.
Performance Analysis for Logs (PAL) is a great tool to quickly highlight performance problems - taking the leg-work out of PerfMon log analysis.
This session provides an overview of a recent customer engagement to investigate storage performance problems and evaluate potential solutions. The session include details on measuring performance of the existing storage solution, profiling SQL Server disk IO activity and tools to simulate load and evaluate performance.
This session will be presented jointly by Justin Langford and Gavin Payne . The focus of the session is the approach to a cross-team Performance Troubleshooting engagement where multiple stakeholders were involved.
Coeo worked with Microsoft and European tour operator Sundio Group to migrate their mission critical, line of business application to SQL Server 2012. This session presents a case study of this project and the lessons learned from the experience.
This session provides an architectural blueprint to deploying disaster recovery solutions combining on-premise and Windows Azure cloud technologies. The session looks at a design pattern to solve a long standing and often expensive issue of DR.
There has been rapid development in the capabilities of SQL Server to support big data and hadoop following introduction of the HDInsight Service and HDInsight Server. This session covers SQL Server capability and integration points.