Martin Wild is a systems consultant at Quest. Based at the European headquarters in the U.K., Martin is responsible for supporting the UK and EMEA sales team for the Toad portfolio, Performance Monitoring and Replication solutions. He presents at SQL Server events such as SQL Bits and SQL Saturday, and also Oracle user groups. He also provides post sales consultancy and training.

He has been with Quest pre-sales since 2000. Initially working in the database design, development and deployment product areas, he has run many Toad training courses for customers. For the last few years Martin has been working on the Performance Monitoring products, helping customers understand their backend databases, locating performance bottlenecks, and demonstrating techniques to resolve them.

Martin has expertise with Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase and DB2, Windows, UNIX, VMware and Hyper-V. He has worked in IT for more almost 30 years, initially in manufacturing and retail organisations. For the last 17 years he has worked in pre-sales, initially with Lecco Technology, Quest Software, Dell Software, and now back with Quest. He is a member of the British Computer Society.


Maximise resolution time with some joined up thinking between developers and DBAs. We'll show how to identify poorly performing SQL, how to navigate and analyse its plan and how to increase performance, and cover some free tools to help connect you resolve issues faster.
Martin Wild of Quest Software will lift the lid on SQL Server on Linux. He will explore the mechanics to deploy SQL Server on Linux, what is and is not in the current Linux build and share some of quirks, and observations on setup and config.
Join this session to learn how managing performance is even more critical with Azure SQL DB. Learn what key performance indicators are most applicable, what auto-tuning really means and get some tools to help you identify and fix issues.