Paul’s an author, consultant, and top-rated speaker having spoken at PASS, TechEd, SQLintersection, and numerous other events around the world. He spent 9 years working on the SQL Server team, writing DBCC CHECKDB, and ultimately responsible for the entire Storage Engine. In 2007 Paul left Microsoft to co-own and run SQLskills.com, and has been a SQL Server MVP ever since. When he's not tweeting, blogging, or helping someone recover from a disaster, he's likely to be underwater somewhere in the world with his wife, Kimberly L. Tripp. Full bio at https://www.sqlskills.com/about/paul-s-randal/
Paul Randal has submitted 5 sessions for SQLBits 2020, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

Learn what wait statistics are and how to use them to identify performance bottlenecks.
Fast-paced session where Paul debunks a slew of myths and misconceptions around SQL Server performance!
You can't just ignore index fragmentation, so come learn about the less discussed effects of fragmentation as well as the best ways to prevent and/or get rid of it!
This demo-heavy session will show you advanced methods Paul's used extensively over the years to salvage data for real-life clients after catastrophic corruption.
Learn how backup and restore work and how to put together an effective backup strategy.

Sessions

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