The Right Disaster Recovery Option

The Right Disaster Recovery Option

Speaker: DOUG PURNELL  So you have a good backup strategy in place, but now you have to think about recovery. Where do you start and what are your options? SQL Server offers several options, but then how do you choose the right one to meet your business requirements?...
Keeping SQL Server Safe

Keeping SQL Server Safe

Speaker: KEVIN FEASEL A default SQL Server installation is reasonably secure, but “reasonably secure” doesn’t cut it in an era in which one bad line of code, one weak password, or one open port can result in your customer database ending up on Pastebin. In this talk,...
The Ins and Outs of SQL Indexes

The Ins and Outs of SQL Indexes

Speaker: MINDY CURNUTT This session focuses on the fundamentals of SQL Server index design and creation. Terms that will be covered and clarified: clustered index, non-clustered index, uniqueness, covering index, fill-factor, scan, seek, key lookup, and fragmentation....
User Selected Sessions

User Selected Sessions

Speakers TBD One of the unique portions of the conference will be user selected sessions.  In the opening of the conference, we will have the opportunity to suggest topics and then vote on the sessions we want to hear about.  We will match presenters to sessions and...
Closing Thoughts

Closing Thoughts

CARLOS L CHACON  As we wrap up the conference sessions, I want to leave you with some thoughts on how you can take what we have learned about and help leverage this to make the most of all the opportunities we are given.