Taiob Ali, Microsoft Data Platform MVP, is an accomplished technical leader with a proven record of success. During his last 16 years, he has worked with the Microsoft Data Platform and MongoDB, both on-premises and cloud. His experience includes all three major business sectors: finance, e-commerce, and healthcare. Taiob is currently working at “GMO LLC” as Database Solutions Manager, focusing on cloud migration, automation, improving, and streamlining operational workflow. He is a regular speaker at local and virtual chapters, Data Saturdays, and Azure conferences. He is a board member of New England SQL Server User Group, founder of 'Database Professionals Virtual Meetup Group', and organizer of Boston SQL Saturday.
Taiob Ali's Sessions
Break five common myths about SQL Server backupSQLBits 2023
In this session, I will discuss five common myths about SQL Server backup and demo each to show you the correct answer.
What the heck is a checkpoint, and why should I care?SQLBits 2023
This session will explain why you should care and know about the checkpoint process and the different checkpoints that SQL Server does. I will show you exactly what happens during a checkpoint, how you can influence the interval of checkpoints, and changes made with checkpoint settings in SQL 2014 and SQL 2016+.
Keynote by The CommunitySQLBits 2023
Ben and Rob have found some wonderful folk to actually do the important parts of the community keynote. on the theme of How to be a nonpassive member of the data community
SQL Assessment - Microsoft's Best Practices CheckerSQLBits 2022
Do you want to get the current 232 suggested best practices from the Microsoft SQL Server Team and evaluate your environments? In this all demo session (Yes, no slides), I will show you both the "what" and "how" to do the same using the SQL assessment API and Azure Data Studio 'SQL Assessment' extension.
Analyzing Azure Monitor Log data in Azure Data StudioSQLBits 2022
In this 100% demo session, I will show you kql magic, kql kernel, and the recently released Azure Monitor Logs extension for Azure Data Studio to consume event logs of the Azure SQL database.