Matt is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and has worked with SQL Server since 2000. He is the leader of the Lexington, KY PASS local group, a frequent community speaker, and speaker at PASS Summit 2017 and 2018. He's also been named a 2018 Friend of Redgate and IDERA SQL Superstar. His original data professional role was as a database developer, which quickly evolved into query tuning work that further evolved into being a full-fledged DBA in the healthcare realm. He has supported several critical systems utilizing SQL Server and managed dozens of 24/7/365 SQL Server implementations. He currently utilizes that real world experience as a data platform consultant helping clients design solutions that meet their ever-changing business needs.
Matt Gordon has submitted 5 sessions for SQLBits 2019, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

Has your manager said to you "I expect the SQL Server machines to have zero downtime?" Come discuss real world case studies covering exactly how your on-premises environments and Azure services can work together to keep your phone quiet at night.
Have you ever wanted to travel back through time and fix problems using modern techniques? Come learn how your job as a DBA or database developer has gotten a bit easier (and how you too can travel through time)!
In this session I will go over real world scenarios and walk you through real world solutions that utilize your datacenter, cloud providers, and everything in between to keep your data highly available and your customers happy.
Have you wondered what it takes to keep an Always On availability group running and the users and administrators who depend on it happy? From security tips to maintenance advice, come hear about some less than obvious tips that will keep users happy.
Join me as I walk you through combining Azure Logic Apps, the Cognitive Services API, Azure SQL DB, and Power BI to provide potentially powerful insights to any brand with a social media presence.