David Postlethwaite has been a SQL Server and Oracle DBA for Liverpool Victoria in Bournemouth, England for the last 10 years.

He manages both Oracle and SQL including  DBMS, SSIS, SSAS and Reporting Services.

In 2015 David built and deployed the company's first cloud solution using Microsoft Azure SQL Database and Azure web services



Before becoming a DBA David was a .NET developer and way back in history a Windows and Netware administrator.

David is a regular speaker at SQL conferences around Europe

He is an occasional blogger on www.gethynellis.com

You can here most of his SQL talks on his YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/c/DavidPostlethwaiteSQL

David Postlethwaite has submitted 9 sessions for SQLBits 2019, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

In this talk we will look at how to scale out in Microsoft Azure SQL database using the Azure Elastic Database tools
Today, SQL Server DBAs are more than likely to come across Oracle. This talk sets out to explain some of the differences and the similarities between Oracle and SQL Server and hopefully make Oracle not look quite so intimidating.
The word Kerberos can strike fear into a SQL DBA as well as many Windows Server Administrators. This talk looks at the principle of Kerberos, how it applies to SQL Server and what we need to do ensure it works
This talk will look at three features that have the potential to improve the security of your SQL database: Dynamic Data Masking, Always Encrypted and Row Level Security
In this talk we will look at how to scale out in Microsoft Azure SQL database using the Azure Elastic Database tools
Today, SQL Server DBAs are more than likely to come across Oracle. This talk sets out to explain some of the differences and the similarities between Oracle and SQL Server and hopefully make Oracle not look quite so intimidating.
The word Kerberos can strike fear into a SQL DBA as well as many Windows Server Administrators. This talk looks at the principle of Kerberos, how it applies to SQL Server and what we need to do ensure it works
This talk will look at three features that have the potential to improve the security of your SQL database: Dynamic Data Masking, Always Encrypted and Row Level Security
A REAL DBA doesn't need a GUI: A Guided Tour of SQL Server Managment Studio

Sessions

Previous Sessions

This talk takes a look at Cloud Computing – what it is, the types of Cloud available and their advantages and disadvantages along with what Microsoft Azure has to offer.
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