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This is a FREE group that meets the second Wednesday of every month (usually). We meet at the Microsoft offices at 5 Wayside Road, Burlington, MA. RSVPs to meeting generally open up 1 week prior to meeting. An email will be sent out announcing the meeting. Please RSVP to attend. Look forward to seeing you.

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Upcoming events (3)

Getting Started: Accelerated Database Recovery ~ John Deardurff

SQL Server 2019 redesigned the database engine recovery process to improve database availability. See how Accelerated Database Recovery (ADR) provides lightning-fast database recovery, instantaneous transaction rollback, and aggressive log truncation.

Speaker:
John has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since July 2000 and has specialized in teaching Azure Administration, Windows Networking, Active Directory, Exchange Server, and SQL Server courses. He is currently a Data and AI Customer Engineer for Microsoft, an MCT Regional Lead for the Eastern United States, and a former Data Platform MVP.

Dimensions of monitoring and tuning performance for Azure SQL

Online event

You moved to the Azure SQL Database, so your job is done - right? No, you still need to monitor and performance tune your database.
It can be overwhelming having to learn a whole new set of tools and new performance constraints. In the cloud, improving performance can directly lower your costs, making it important to manage and optimize.
In this demo-centric session, I will show you how to monitor and troubleshoot Azure SQL/Managed Instance database performance issues. We will see the differences between on-prem SQL Server Vs Azure SQL/Managed Instance cloud database performance troubleshooting. And also see how to juggle between cost and performance to find the optimal ground with low cost and high performance of your Azure SQL database with scalability. We will generate Power BI-powered database scorecards for trend analysis.
After this session, you would be empowered with knowledge and tools to monitor and tune your Azure SQL database.

About the speakers

Shurbhi Pokharna is a result-driven database technology leader with over 20 years of hands-on experience in on-prem, cloud database administration, architecture, design, and implementation primarily in the financial domain.

Over the years she has managed enterprise-scale, highly-available SQL Server OLTP environments with deep attention on resiliency, database security, and performance tuning.

She is currently working on building IaaS, PaaS cloud database solutions, Hosted to Azure migration, architecting and constructing database environments with an emphasis on Scalability, Database Security, Availability, and Sizing/Costing along with a relentless focus on production support.
She is passionate about building knowledge, sharing skills in her team, department, and local user groups.

Deepthi Goguri is a SQL Server Database Administrator with several years of experience in Administering SQL Servers. She is a Microsoft certified trainer and Microsoft certified professional with an Associate and Expert level Certification in Data Management and Analytics. Deepthi blogs for DBANuggets.com. Deepthi is an Co-Organizer for Microsoft Data and AI South Florida user group and Data Platform Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Virtual Group. She is a Volunteer for Data platform Women in Technology user group. She is a Friend of Redgate. Along with this, Deepthi loves arts and crafts. You can contact her on Twitter @dbanuggets.

What's new in Azure SQL Managed Instance ~ Niko Neugebauer

Online event

Let us review the latest and the greatest investment that Microsoft has made into the Azure SQL Managed Instance, the product that serves as the best target for the existing SQL Server migration into Azure PaaS.

About the Speaker:

Niko is a Senior Program Manager for SQLMI at Microsoft, in his previous roles for over 20 years he helped customers successfully build, migrate and optimize Microsoft Data solutions in OLTP & OLAP markets.
A community leader, he is leading the Portuguese Data Platform User Group for over 11 years and he organized the first international SQLSaturday (#78 Lisbon).
A regular speaker at major events, such as SQLBits, PASS Summit, etc.

Past events (114)

Missing Indexes: Do's and Don'ts ~ Andy Yun

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