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February 2014 Meeting

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Developers Group!

February Topic: Fill Factor: Performance or Nuisance?

by Bill Barnes, in person speaker.

Bill teaches how to expand a little known but widely modified feature of SQL Server. Fill Factor is something to address in performance tuning after all the low hanging fruit has been addressed. This is not a deep dive into the underlying mechanics of how SQL Server works, but a softer more useful approach to this subject. We will be looking into why changing this could be either good or bad for your environments. This presentation is useful for DBA’s as well as developers trying to get a little more out of their servers.

UPDATE:  Presentation and demo files are here: 2014-02-Bill-Barnes

About Bill Barnes:

Bill Barnes has been in IT roughly 12 years now and dealing with SQL Servers for 3+. He is a vice president of the OKC SQL Users group and has been assisting with the OKC SQL Saturdays in one form or another since they were started here. He is 30, married and has 3 children with his newest addition, Kaitlyn, on 1/7/14.

When: Monday, February 10th
Time: 6:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.

Food and Drinks will be provided by GDH

Location:

Dell – Lobby A
3501 SW 15th OKC, OK 73120
Be sure to check in with security when you arrive
Directions link: Click Here
Twitter: @OKCSQL

Other News:
PASS Business Analytics Conference Discount Code
If you are interested in attending the PASS Summit this year in San Jose, CA from May 7 – 9, 2014, be sure to take advantage of our chapter discount code “BA4K5W”. This should give you $150 off your registration.
http://www.sqlpass.org/bac/2014/Home.aspx

Hadoops there it is- The PASS Book Readers Virtual Chapter continues with part 2 of Hadoop – The Definitive Guide. On, February 19th, join Rob Sullivan and eight MS MVP’s as they break down Chapters 4, 5 & 6.

Sponsors:
We would like to thank GDH Consulting for sponsoring food and Dell for sponsoring location.
We would also like to thank our prize sponsors Oreilly , McGraw Hill , Wrox and Plural Sight.

04 Feb 2014

Comments for February 2014 Meeting

  • Jeaux Smith says:

    Great presentation Bill. Will the scripts from last night’s presentation be loaded on this blog or elsewhere?

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