Pinal Dave is a SQL Server Performance Tuning Expert and an independent consultant. He has authored 12 SQL Server database books, 30 Pluralsight courses and has written over 5000 articles on the database technology on his blog at a https://blog.sqlauthority.com. Along with 16+ years of hands on experience he holds a Masters of Science degree and a number of database certifications.

Sessions

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.
Real-world scenarios and stories of a DBA who has to deal with different database platforms and their constant battle with efficiency. This session will offer neat solutions, demos, and tools to make your job more pleasant.
Every new release of SQL Server brings a whole load of new features that an administrator can add to their arsenal of efficiency. SQL Server 2017 / 2019 has introduced many new features.
This demo-oriented session will show many examples where database professionals were dumbfounded by their own mistakes, and could even bring back memories of your own early DBA days.
Every new release of SQL Server brings a whole load of new features that an administrator can add to their arsenal of efficiency. SQL Server 2019 has introduced many new features. Here is a glimpse of the features we wil
We will see two important case studies where the optimizer is obviously a criminal who has killed the query performance. We will together with carefully investigate inside the query optimizer understand the reason.