Jen McCown is a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server, and co-owner of MidnightSQL Consulting, LLC. She produces IT training material for MidnightDBA.com, including training videos, the DBAs@Midnight webshow, blogs, reviews, and podcasts.
In her consulting work, she specialized in performance tuning, troubleshooting, server maintenance, installations, and enterprise management. She is a member, volunteer, and speaker in NTSSUG, PASS, and PASS Women in Technology. She has presented at multiple technology conferences, including SQL Saturday, SQL Bits, and the PASS Summit.
She is a vocal advocate of the Oxford comma.
Jennifer McCown has submitted 3 sessions for SQLBits XIV, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions
You’ve been hearing about this newfangled craze, and it’s time to learn exactly why it’s called POWERshell. We’ll work on SQL Server with Powershell, and learn some cool techniques. Come see this all-demo, hands-on session!
Let’s talk about your career. You’ve been a DBA for a week, a month, a year, or ten, but do you know all you need to about keeping up to date? Job hunting and recruiters? Are you an interview ace? We’ll talk about all of this, and much more.
In this session, you’ll learn about SQL Server stored procedures: what they are, when and why you'd use them, and how you would develop a solution with one. We’ll walk through examples to explore the process of solution building in SQL Server.
Sometimes some piece of T-SQL slips by, or falls out of memory.Come and revisit old favorites, and brush up on new T-SQL features and enhancements.This session is chock full of code examples, including before-and-after demos and how-to illustrations.