Join us on a journey through the world of databases. We’ll primarily discuss SQL Server and SQL optimization techniques such as indexes and querying techniques, but Michael will also discuss a bit of history on databases in general, other alternatives to traditional relational databases, and what thoughts should go into choosing a database platform. This is targeted at those that want to know more the what and why’s of databases. About the presenter: Michael Rice is the CEO of IncrediMed. A data driven healthcare technology company creating technology to drive real time clinical decisions. Michael has 19 years of SQL Server experience starting with Microsoft SQL Server 7. His professional journey crosses traditional database technologies such as SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Oracle as well as NonSQL solutions like MongoDB, Elastic Search (Lucene), Redis, MemcacheDB. He is an open source contributor to many projects including Entity Framework Core.