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Practical Examples of Using Extended Events

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Speaker Dean Richards of Confio

Dean will show practical examples of using extended events to collect useful information. Each example will include demos on configuring the event and using the data.

You'll learn:

What extended events are Why they should be used rather than queries against DMVs or tracing How to use extended events to collect query information How to use extended events to collect deadlocks Use extended events to collect actual plans Dean Richards is a Senior DBA for Confio Software ( and has helped hundreds of companies solve database and virtualization performance issues. He has over 20 years of experience in both development and database administration and has focused his entire career on performance tuning of Oracle and SQL Server environments. Most recently Dean has focused on the trend to virtualize databases while still achieving high performance.