Kendra Little is a DevOps Advocate for Redgate Software and a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server. She has been awarded the Most Valuable Professional Award by Microsoft eight times. Kendra has trained IT leaders, developers, and database administrators around the world on topics including performance tuning, preventing and managing incidents for business critical databases, and optimizing the software development life cycle.


Sometimes bad execution plans happen to good queries. In this session you'll learn the pros and cons of using hints, plan guides, and the new Query Store feature in SQL Server 2016 to manipulate your execution plans.
We often talk about DevOps when everything is going well, but what about when it isn't? We will walk through three real-world 'unhappy path' examples and how to overcome the challenges.
See a showcase of Redgate's latest innovations that empower teams to quickly deliver quality database code.