Long gone are the days where the only architecture decision you had to make when scaling an environment was deciding which part of the Datacentre would store your new server. There is a dizzying array of options available in the SQL Server and Azure ecosystems and those are evolving by the day.
Is “the cloud” a fad? Are private Datacentres a thing of the past? Could both questions have a kernel of truth in them? In this session I will go over real world scenarios and walk you through real world solutions that utilize your Datacentre, cloud providers, and everything in between to keep your data highly available and your customers happy.
Speaker: Matt Gordon, Microsoft Data Platform MVP
Matt has worked with SQL Server since 2000 and is the leader of the Lexington, KY PASS local group, a frequent community speaker, and speaker at PASS Summit 2017 and 2018.
He's also been named a 2018 Friend of Redgate and IDERA SQL Superstar. His original data professional role was as a database developer, which quickly evolved into query tuning work that further evolved into being a full-fledged DBA in the healthcare realm. He has supported several critical systems utilizing SQL Server and managed dozens of 24/7/365 SQL Server implementations. He currently utilizes that real world experience as a data platform consultant helping clients design solutions that meet their ever-changing business needs.