Grant Fritchey is a Data Platform MVP and AWS Community Builder with over 30 years’ experience in IT, including time spent in support and development. Grant works with multiple data platforms including SQL Server and PostgreSQL as well as multiple cloud platforms. He has also developed in VB, VB.NET, C#, and Java. Grant writes books for Apress and Simple-Talk. Grant presents at conferences and user groups, large and small, all over the world. He joined Redgate Software as a product advocate in January 2011.
Grant Fritchey's Training Days
Learn Database DevOps With RedgateSQLBits 2022
Learn database DevOps using Redgate Software.
Succeed with DevOps as a DBASQLBits 2020
Learn all about the processes, methodologies and fundamental shifts necessary to successfully implement a DevOps process across your databases.
Query Tuning ToolsSQLBits 2019
Learn about the tools built into SQL Server that assist you in tuning queries.
Grant Fritchey's Sessions
Understanding Extended EventsSQLBits 2024
This session will show you how best to use Extended Events as well as the unique types of data that Extended Events can collect. This is an important tool in the modern, monitoring toolbox. You should know how to put it to work.
The New Database Landscape - Revealing Shifts and Charting the Next HorizonSQLBits 2024
From personal journeys between database platforms, to insights from Redgate's customer base, and findings from our 2024 State of the Database Landscape report, in this session you'll hear a variety of viewpoints about the evolving world of databases.
Learn to Read Execution PlansSQLBits 2019
Learn how to understand and read execution plans.
Environment Provisioning: The Third AgeSQLBits 2019
Step back through the ages and explore how database teams have approached creating environments for dev and test. Learn how, in the new age of provisioning, databases are delivered safer, faster, and more efficiently
DevOps and DataSQLBits 2018
Learn about data management and DevOps for the modern business.
Exploring Execution PlansSQLBits 2018
Learn the details behind how to read execution plans.
Statistics, Row Counts, Execution Plans, and Query TuningSQLBits 2017
Row counts are the primary factor for choices made by the query optimizer. This session explores how row counts affects query performance.
Faster Provisioning with SQL CloneSQLBits 2017
Find out how the new SQL Clone enables self-service easy automation of database copies, near-instant at the time of need, using a fraction of the disk space, and allowing quick reversion to a baseline.
Automating Your Database DeploymentsSQLBits 2015
Deploying your database changes to production can be nerve-wracking. We'll discuss methods that take the stress out of the process by ensuring that you practise your deployments using continuous integration before you ever get near production
Getting Started Reading Execution PlansSQLBits 2014
Learn where to start reading execution plans and how to interpret them in order to understand how to tune poorly performing queries.
Monitoring Windows Azure SQL Server VMs and SQL DatabasesSQLBits 2014
Once you've decided to move to Azure with any of your databases, you're going to need to know how they're performing, this session shows you.
Query Tuning in the CloudsSQLBits 2013
Just because you're using an Azure SQL database does not mean you can avoid tuning queries. This session will introduce you to the tools you have available to identify poor performing queries, understand, and fix them. All in the cloud.