Randolph West (they / them) is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, speaker, and author, and has worked with SQL Server since the late 1990s. When not consulting, you can can see them acting on the stage and screen, or doing voices for independent video games.

Randolph is the Calgary PASS user group leader, and founder of the Calgary Data user group. They are available for talks on SQL Server and technology in general, and offer training for junior DBAs.


Back to the Future is the greatest time travel movie ever. I'll show you how temporal tables work, in both SQL Server and Azure SQL Database, without needing a DeLorean.
This session will take a look at better Unicode support, query processing improvements for row store tables, secure enclaves, and other neat things you'll find useful as a modern database administrator or developer.