John (t|b) has been working with data platform systems for over a decade, in that time John has gained a lot of experience in how to get the most out of systems and that one-size does not fit all. Working in Development, Business Intelligence, and DBA roles over the years has given John an appreciation for how effective communication and multi-skilled teams can really help build better solutions.
John Q Martin has submitted 5 sessions for SQLBits 2019, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

The lines between who manages what when it comes to Data Platform technologies is blurring, the traditional role of the DBA is evolving. Are the skills and techniques that we have used over the last decade still applicable?
What are Azure SQL Database Managed Instances? The range of options for storing data in Microsoft Azure keeps growing, the most notable recent addition is the Managed Instance. But what is it, and why is it there?
Whether you are a Developer or DBA, managing infrastructure as code is becomming more common, but what if you need to managed Hybrid or multi-cloud deployments? Having one tool to do this can simplify management and this is where Terraform comes in.
In the age of GDPR having accurate data is vital, but how do we achieve this? Simple, we test it. Testing data might seem like a simple task, but there are many levels of complexity including defining and understanding the rules for the tests.
We all hate writing it, but it is essential for the stringent compliance requirements that we, as data professionals, have to support for the businesses we work for. We will look at ways that we can speed up & minimise the overhead of documentation.


Previous Sessions

We have all heard about In-memory OLTP and how fast it can go, but just how do you use it? In this session we will look at how to migrate a system to use this new capability.
SQL Sever 2016 is just around the corner and with it come some great new features and enhancements to existing capabilities, in this session we will look at some of these and understand how they might make us change the way that we look at designing