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Next Meeting

Thursday,

June

27

OPASS June 2013 Meeting W/ Gareth Swanepoel

  • In-Person @ 4649 W. 1st ST. Sanford, Florida, United States (map)
  • 18:30 - 20:30 Eastern Daylight Time
  • Language: English

The Orlando SQL user group (OPASS) meets the third or fourth Thursday of every month at Logan's Roadhouse in Sanford, FL. We feature a different speaker every month covering a variety of topics. This is a free event centered around Microsoft SQL server, where everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. Come join us for free learning, networking, food, and fun.

Featured Presentation:

Building a SQL Server for Optimal Performance

Gareth Swanepoel, Sr. DBA Consultant Pragmatic Works Consulting, Inc.

Do SQL Server Administrators or Developers really know how to configure the hard- and software components of a SQL Server in order to have it running at peak performance ? This is not their fault and is purely due to the fact that they have not been exposed to these options before. If you are a DBA or developer and find yourself wondering how hardware changes affect a system or have questions relating to the performance implications of partitioning or compression, then this session is for you. In this session, I will be exploring topics such as Memory configuration, CPU and cache options, IO considerations, partitioning, compression and database file placement and many other performance optimization tricks.

About Gareth:
Gareth Swanepoel is a sysadmin-turned-SQL Server DBA. He has been working in the IT industry doing support and administration for over 20 years. He enjoys solving the complex problems that his clients encounter when deploying SQL Server in a data warehouse environment. He is an accomplished author and speaker. Current projects include contributing content for the SQL 2014 Extended Events book. He also currently serves as one of the PASS Regional Mentors for the US SouthEast region.

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 Meeting Time

We typically meet on the third Thursday of each month from 6 - 9 pm. 

 NEW Meeting Location

ITT Technical Institute

1400 South International Parkway
Lake Mary, FL 32746

We normally start with about 10 minutes of news and announcements.  We then have 10-15 minutes of networking.  Right before the food is served, we give our sponsor for the month a chance to present for 10-20 minutes.  At about 6:45 we start our feature presentation. Finally we end by raffling off any SWAG our sponsors have graciously supplied.

 

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