John is an experienced data platform professional having spent over a decade working with Several data and cloud platform technologies. Currently specialising in Amazon Redshift but also with a long history in Microsoft SQL Server wherever it is deployed as well as key Amazon data platform technologies including Amazon Aurora, and Amazon Athena. Throughout his career, John has learned how to get the most out of these platforms as well as the key pitfalls that should be avoided.
John Martin's Sessions
Introduction to Infrastructure as Code with TerraformSQLBits 2020
Join John as he introduces Terraform as a cloud agnostic management interface for taking a code first approach to cloud infrastrucutre deployments.
Making Managed Instance Perform, a dive into storage.SQLBits 2019
Moving to the cloud means that we need to take a different approach when it comes to how we design and tune databases. Managed Instance included, get the storage configuration wrong and it will not perform. We'll look at the storage options and architecture for Managed Instance before demonstrating how to get tune the storage layer to get the performance we need
In-Memory OLTP, how to use itSQLBits 2015
We have all heard about In-memory OLTP and how fast it can go, but just how do you use it? In this session we will look at how to migrate a system to use this new capability.