Erik Darling started using SQL Server after a dispute with Excel over a vlookup. Since then he's been a developer at a market research company and a DBA for an eDiscovery shop. He enjoys arguing with the Optimizer and contributing to the First Responder Kit.
Erik Darling has submitted 2 sessions for SQLBits 2019, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

Whether you want to tune it yourself, or get help tuning a query, there's some information you're going to need. Learn how to collect and connect all those crazy dots and get to the waxy bottom of your problems.
No pictures of phone books, here. We're gonna look at the way indexes change query behavior for better... and worse.


Previous Sessions

For anyone frustrated by column-hoarding users and developers