Gianluca Sartori

Gianluca Sartori is a Data Platform MVP, independent consultant and performance tuning specialist. He has been working in the software industry since 1999 and has been working with SQL Server ever since. He also works as a SQL Server trainer and in his spare time he writes technical articles and participates the SQL Server forums. Gianluca enjoys presenting SQL Server topics at conferences in Europe and US. He is currently working as lead DBA at a famous Formula 1 team.

Gianluca Sartori's Sessions

3 things you don’t want to store in a database (but sometimes have to)SQLBits 2022

Some types of data are a very bad fit for a database. Join me to see how to survive with a database full of data that should not be stored there. I will demonstrate how to deal with billions of rows of logs without trashing the database, how to store millions of pictures effectively and how to deal with dynamic attributes in a sensible way.

Using WorkloadTools to analyze your workloadSQLBits 2022

In this session I will show you how to use WorkloadTools to connect to a SQL Server database, on-premises or in the cloud, and analyze all the queries that are run against it.

Baking Extended Events recipes without breaking a sweatSQLBits 2020

In this demo intensive session I will show you how to tackle the most challenging tasks with Extended Events without writing a single line of code.

Benchmarking in the CloudSQLBits 2019

Join me in this session and learn how to capture a production workload, replay it to your cloud database and compare the performance. I will introduce you to the methodology and the tools to bring your database to the cloud without breaking a sweat.

SQL Server Infernals - A Beginner’s Guide to Worst PracticesSQLBits 2018

When you're in a rush, following best practices is a luxury you may not be able to afford. What about just avoiding worst practices instead? Join me for this session and learn from my mistakes!

Simplifying XEvents Management with dbatoolsSQLBits 2018

Bye #TeamProfiler and hi #TeamXEvents with the power of dbatools