A Consultant for Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting, a Microsoft MVP for Data Platform and a MCSE in Data Management and Analytics. She has over 15 years of experience working with a wide variety of database platforms with a focus on SQL Server. She is a frequent speaker at IT industry conferences on topics including performance tuning and configuration management. She is the Leader of the Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group and a Mid‐Atlantic PASS Regional Mentor. She is passionate about SQL Server and the SQL Server community, doing anything she can to give back. Monica can always be found on Twitter (@sqlespresso) handing out helpful tips.
Monica Rathbun has submitted 4 sessions for SQLBits 2019, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

Encryption is complicated this process was simplified when MS it introduced Always Encrypted (AE) into SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database. In this demo intense session, you will learn about what Always Encrypted.
Being the only data professional in an environment can seem overwhelming, daunting, and darn near impossible sometimes. You will learn how learn to do the job of many as one. You'll know what you can do to make your job easier and where to find help
This session will cover how to work around hardware issues when it isn’t in the budget for newer, faster, stronger, better hardware. Learn tips and tricks on how to reduce IO,relieve memory pressure, and reduce blocking.
Everyone wants to know if there are magic buttons you can push to make SQL Server run faster, better and more efficiently. In this session we will go over some of my go-to performance tricks that you can implement to get the biggest improvement.

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