Ralph is an enterprise and data platform architect with over 15 years of hands-on and leading positions, entrusted to build and oversee high-performance projects from early stages to post-implementation. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and public speaker with broad experience in server infrastructure, software development, data platforms, enterprise architecture, management, operations, and evangelises simplicity, standards, best practices, automation, documentation, and balances technology choices with business needs without jeopardising future capabilities.
Ralph Attard has submitted 5 sessions for SQLBits 2020, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

Explore the Cosmos! Get to know what Cosmos DB is, review advanced scenarios, showcase Azure's quick starts, and demo a lift-and-shift scenario using MongoDB.
A deep dive into partitioned tables. This session discusses the pros and cons of running smaller multiple tables to scale your operations, and how SQL Server 2005 saved the day.
Walk through partitioning strategies and look into partitioned views to consolidate distributed data. Enterprise features makes this easy, however hacks will be demo'd to make this work in Standard edition.
Identify the technologies Microsoft have made available to address various GDPR articles whilst focusing on discovery and classification of sensitive data both on-premise and Azure databases.
Although not ideal you might need to run a couple of SQL Servers on Azure IaaS with AlwaysOn Availability Groups. This session will explore the basics to make this work.

Sessions

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