Mindy Curnutt

Microsoft MVP


Mindy Curnutt is a 3X Microsoft MVP as well as has been designated as a Trimble Distinguished Engineer. She has been actively involved in the SQL Server Community for over a decade, presenting at her local North Texas SQL Server User Group, SQLPASS Summits, as well as numerous SQLSaturdays across North America. For two years, she was a Team Lead for the SQLPASS Summit Abstract Review Process and since 2015 has served as one of the 3 SQLPASS Summit Program Managers. She was a SME for a couple of the SQL 2012 and 2014 Microsoft SQL Server Certification Exams and helped to author the MS Press Book “SQL Server 2014 – Step by Step”. She is currently working on a 2nd MS Press book, this time as a named co-author. She mentors others, helping to educate and promote scalable and sustainable SQL Server architecture and design. She is passionate about Data Security, Accessibility, Usability, Scalability and Performance.

You can follow Mindy at her blog, mindycurnutt.com and on Twitter where she’s known as @sqlgirl

My Sessions

The Ins and Outs of SQL Indexes

Slover Library

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. This is the session for all those who have always found indexes confusing and somewhat elusive. We will use many analogies you are familiar […]

Database Performance