Martin Wild is a systems consultant at Quest. Based in the U.K., Martin is responsible for supporting the UK and EMEA sales team for the Toad / ApexSQL portfolio, Database Performance Monitoring and Data Movement solutions. He has presented at SQL Server events such as SQL Bits and SQL Saturday. He also provides post sales consultancy and training. Martin has expertise with Oracle, SQL Server, Sybase, PostgreSQL and DB2, Windows, Linux, VMware, Hyper-V and Azure. He has worked in IT for more almost 30 years, initially in manufacturing and retail organisations. For the last 22 years he has worked in pre-sales at Quest Software. 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.
Automate optimising your hybrid production databases by recording workloads and replaying them either on-prem or onto Azure instances whilst identifying bottlenecks and exploring SQL tuning techniques.