Pittsburgh SQL Server Users Group


Next Meeting: Tue, May 24 2011

May 2011 user group meeting

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None

Virtualization and SAN Basics for DBAs 

Rated one of the top 10 sessions at the PASS Summit 2010!  These two technologies can make a very big – and very bad – difference in how your SQL Server performs.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could get the real, honest lowdown from a virtualization administrator, a SAN administrator, and a DBA?  Wouldn’t it be even better if one person had done all three, and could give you the pros and cons of each point of view?  That person is Brent Ozar, a Microsoft Certified Master who’s been there and done that.
You’ll learn:
• Three things you should NEVER do when virtualizing SQL Server
• Three things you should ALWAYS do when using SQL on a SAN
• Three metrics you should always capture on virtual & SAN-connected SQL Servers
Our speaker is Mr. Brent Ozar: Brent Ozar is a SQL Server Expert with Quest Software, and a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. Brent has a decade of broad IT experience, including management of multi-terabyte data warehouses, storage area networks and virtualization. In his current role, Brent specializes in performance tuning, disaster recovery and automating SQL Server management. Previously, Brent spent two years at Southern Wine & Spirits, a Miami-based wine and spirits distributor. He has experience conducting training sessions, has written several technical articles, and blogs prolifically at http://www.BrentOzar.com. He is a regular speaker at PASS events, editor-in-chief of SQLServerPedia.com and co-author of the book, "Professional SQL Server 2008 Internals and Troubleshooting."  For more on Brent’s expertise and experience, check out his site:http://www.brentozar.com/what-i-do/


UTC : Tue, May 24 2011 19:00 - 21:00
Event Time : Tue, May 24 2011 15:00 - 17:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Tue, May 24 2011 19:00 - 21:00


Pittsburgh North Shore
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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