Past Meetup

FWSSUG Monthly Meetup

This Meetup is past

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Every 3rd Wednesday of the month

Freese & Nichols Headquarters

4055 International Plaza · Fort Worth, TX

How to find us

We meet in the lower level training room at Freese & Nichols HQ.

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SQL Server 2016: It Just Runs Faster!

Speaker: Bob Ward, Principal Architect, Microsoft

Join Bob Ward in taking a deep dive and a behind the scenes look at how SQL Server 2016 ‘It Just Runs Faster’, focused on scalability and performance enhancements. This talk will discuss the improvements, not only for awareness, but expose design and internal change details. The beauty behind ‘It Just Runs Faster’ is your ability to just upgrade, in place, and take advantage without lengthy and costly application or infrastructure changes. If you are looking at why SQL Server 2016 makes sense for your business, you won't want to miss this session.

Bio: Bob Ward is a Principal Architect for the Microsoft Data Group (Tiger Team) which owns the development and servicing for all SQL Server versions. Bob has worked for Microsoft for 23 years supporting and speaking on every version of SQL Server shipped from OS/2 1.1 to SQL Server 2016. He has worked in customer support as a principal escalation engineer and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) interacting with some of the largest SQL Server deployments in the world. Bob is a well-known speaker on SQL Server often presenting talks on internals and troubleshooting at events such as SQL PASS Summit, SQLBits, SQLIntersection, and Microsoft Ignite. You can find him on twitter at @bobwardms or read his blog at .

Meet and greet at 6:30PM, Presentation at 7PM.

Please RSVP !