Pedro Lopes is a Senior Program Manager in the Database Systems Group, based in Redmond, WA, USA. He over 15 years of industry experience. He is currently responsible for Program Management of database engine features for in-market versions of SQL Server, with special focus on the Relational Engine.

He also works closely with several Tier 1 SQL Server customers, as well as partners in the field, to understand and gather information about product usage and feedback to drive improvements into the product. Prior to this role, he was a Premier Field Engineer based in Europe for several years.

He has deep understanding and experience in various features of the product spanning several versions of SQL Server, starting with SQL Server 7 and up to and including SQL Server 2016.

He blogs about all things SQL at http://aka.ms/sqlserverteam and http://aka.ms/sqlinsights, authored AdaptiveIndexDefrag, and publishes the BPCheck script for SQL Best Practices and Performance checks.

Sessions

Do you have an application running with an in-market version of SQL Server, such as 2012 or 2014? Then this session is for you! We will see more in-depth what enhancements are in the latest SPs and 2016, and why you should install them.
Do you have an application running with an in-market version of SQL Server, such as 2012 or 2014? Then this session is for you! We will see more in-depth what enhancements are in the latest SPs and 2016, and why you should install them.