CONFERENCE GOALS

Be the best SQL Server conference in the Mid-Atlantic region. Each attendee makes a new connection they can reach out to after the conference Actionable content in each session–a tool, a process, or idea Attendees will feel comfortable approaching the speakers.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

4 Ways You Should Collect Performance

TRACY BOGGIANO  Database administration is a fundamental responsibility but we are often reactive to a ticket, an email or conversation ...
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7 Things to Know About Wait Stats

Speaker: STEVE STEDMAN Can we have a conference without a discussion on performance tuning? Wait statistics are one of commonly ...
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Conference Kickoff

CARLOS L CHACON - 9:00 am  To kick the conference off, I will share a few thoughts on what we ...
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Networking, Slover Library

Data Visualization: How to truly tell a great story!

JONATHAN STEWART  We have more information available to us today than ever before. So much so that we run the ...
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MIGRATING TO THE CLOUD

RANDOLPH WEST James Phillips of Microsoft said “the move to the cloud is inevitable”. Our email is most likely there ...
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River Cruise

6:30 pm - 9:00 pm Get ready for great dining, dancing and Hampton Roads views. We will board the Spirit ...
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The Low Down on Big Data

Speaker: KEVIN FEASEL  It can seem like the relational database will soon make way to their new Big Data overlords ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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User Selected Sessions

Speakers TBD One of the unique portions of the conference will be user selected sessions.  In the opening of the ...
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Networking, Slover Library

Closing Thoughts

CARLOS L CHACON  As we wrap up the conference sessions, I want to leave you with some thoughts on how ...
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Networking, Slover Library

CONFERENCE KICKOFF

If you are traveling from out of town or just want to pop in early, we will be having a opening social at the Downtown Courtyard Norfolk Marriott on Tuesday the 3rd, starting at 6pm. You can check into the conference, grab your attendee badge and meet the speakers while enjoying the great scenery on the outdoor patio..