We introduce the concept of aggregation, we show several examples of their usage understanding the advantages and the limitations of aggregations, with the goal of building a solid understanding on how and when to use the feature in data models.
In this session, we’ll look at the different options within the Cognitive Services suite, show you how to connect to the APIs using Python code, walk through a live bot demo, and build an Azure Cognitive Search index. You should leave this session feeling like you’ve had a jump start to further your AI developer skill set.
Based on real life scenarios, an audience interactive session.
SQL Server provides a wealth of tools in the box to help you spot troublesome queries. We'll explore those and examine how they can best be used.
Start your database off right so you can scale when you need to
Everyone that has been involved in Software Development can notice how huge the impact of a bug can be, and Databases are not the exception. In this session, you will learn how to test your SQL Server projects using Visual Studio and SQLUnitTesting.
Getting better performance from your ETL
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.
Learn about the metadata features in SQL Server that describe your database and how they can make documentation, tuning, and maintenance much easier.
Learn to extract meaning from SQL Server performance data
A little bit of knowledge about how SQL Server works can go a long way towards making large data engineering queries run faster.
SQL Server and Azure are built for each other. New hybrid scenarios between on-premise SQL Server and Azure mean they don't have to exclude each other but instead you can have the best of both worlds, reducing operational costs.
In this talk we will discuss best practices around how to design and maintain an Azure SQL Data Warehouse for best throughput and query performance.
Introducing the ROC curve and its use in Azure ML.
For anyone frustrated by column-hoarding users and developers
Session will be aimed at Database Administrators\Developers who have not previously implemented partitioning within an OLTP database and is designed to give a overview into the concepts and implementation.
Every new release of SQL Server brings a whole load of new features that an administrator can add to their arsenal of efficiency. In this session we will discuss newly introduced SQL Server 2016 / 2017 features for performance.
Extended Events, Dynamic Management Views, and Query Store are powerful and lightweight tools. In this session you will learn techniques for combining the data from these tools, to gain great insight, when analyzing performance problems.
Sometimes this happens. What you expect not always what you received. In this session, we will look at a bunch of such situations.
Azure SQL Database built-in intelligence features will help you improve performance and security of your database and dramatically reduce the overhead of managing thousands of databases.
Is your data badly behaved and embarrassing you? Are you tired of cleaning up its messes? Constraints can help you straighten out your wayward data and put it on the right path before it gets into too much trouble.
Solve complex problems with T-SQL window functions.
Ensure your indexes are achieving their fullest potential!
In this session you will learn how to use Extended Events and Dynamic Management Views (DMVs) to build a performance-monitoring system for your database environment.
Let's talk about how you can get the most out of Azure DocumentDB. In this session we will dive deep in to the mechanics of DocumentDB and explain the various levers available to tune performance.
Attend this session and understand how, why, and when SQL Server uses statistics and how the new CE will help improve performance.
This session looks at the two main techniques to efficiently implement searches where users can select between a large set of search conditions
Do you have an application running with an in-market version of SQL Server, such as 2012 or 2014? Then this session is for you! We will see more in-depth what enhancements are in the latest SPs and 2016, and why you should install them.
Do you have an application running with an in-market version of SQL Server, such as 2012 or 2014? Then this session is for you! We will see more in-depth what enhancements are in the latest SPs and 2016, and why you should install them.
In this session, we will introduce a step-by-step approach to adopting the technology, aimed at beginners who are interested in how it can fit into their own environments.
In this session we will take a deep dive into one of the, in my opinion, most exciting new feature in SQL Server 2016, the Query Store. Learn all about the inner workings of the query store and how it can help you analyse query performance!
Enter the world of SQL Server concurrency to experience the age old problem of Locking, Blocking and Deadlocking. Let's investigate pessimistic isolation and whether optimistic concurrency could be the answer to all our problems or the last resort.
Locking and blocking is SQL Server’s default method of managing concurrency in a multi-user environment. In this session we’ll look at the three main aspects of locking, including when locks cause blocking and also examine ways to minimize blocking.
In this talk, you will get an overview on what to think about when storing data in a document database.
In this session we'll look over some of the things which you should be looking at within your virtual environment to ensure that you are getting the performance out of it that you should be.
This session looks inside the transaction log to see exactly what is logged for minimally logged operations in each of the recovery models. We also look at other factors in our SQL Server operations that affect what is actually written to the log.
In this session we will cover the core database engine improvements that make SQL Server 2016 run faster than previous releases. We will also cover some new performance related features and how Windows Server 2016 will improve SQL Server performance.
Learn about keys and how to get them right.
SQL Server 2016 introduces the Query Store. The Query Store will change how you tune queries. Come to this session to learn everything you'll need.
A look at the basics of CLR integration with SQL Server, focusing on the nuts and bolts of CLR objects, followed by some practical examples.
Information Workers and Data Analysts do “myth busting" on corporate performance and forecasts on regular basis. This session uncovers ways to take advantage of Power BI as Software as a Service (SaaS) for a "myth busting" lab you can try at home!
Sets are king when it comes to SQL Server, but sometimes you need to see data row by row. Window Functions help you get the best of both worlds. Learn when and where these functions can help you get what you need without compromising performance.
Attend this session and understand how, why, and when SQL Server uses statistics and how this new feature will help improve performance.
A deep dive into batch mode scalability with column store index and SQL 2014.
This 500 level session will focus on using undocumented statements and trace flags to get insight into how the query optimizer works and show you which operations it performs during query optimization.
We all know that ‘Indexing’ is KING when it comes to achieving high levels of performance in SQL Server. When Indexing also combines 2 of the Enterprise features: Partitioning & Compression
Join me for an hour of playing with different ETL patterns by using Clustered Columnstore Indexes. Using different Hardware might lead you to different conclusions,and the size of the workload is always the paramount of your performance.Loading data first and then creating a Clustered Columnstore or creating Clustered Columnstore and than loading - join me to find the answers!
In this session I will talk about backup, integrity check, and index and statistics maintenance, and how you can use my maintenance solution (http://ola.hallengren.com) in an enterprise environment.
Join this session to make a deep dive into how SQL Server implements physical locking with lightweight synchronization objects like Latches and Spinlocks.
This session will help DBAs to understand what changes they need to make in their performance and monitoring practices for virtualized database servers.
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