OKCSQL | Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group

September Meeting

We are excited to invite you to the next meeting of the Oklahoma City SQL Server Users Group!
John Sterrett
John Sterrett is our remote speaker. Below are the details:

John Sterrett is a Group Principal and Sr. Consultant at Linchpin People. Previously, he was a Sr. Database Admin Advisor for Dell, directly responsible for several mission-critical databases behind dell.com. John has presented at many community events, including PASS Summit, SQLRally, 24 Hours of PASS, SQLSaturdays, PASS Chapters, and Virtual Chapter meetings. John is a PASS Regional Mentor and founded WVPASS user group and the HADR Virtual Chapter.

The title for the talk is: TABLE PARTITIONING: THE SECRET WEAPON FOR YOUR BIG DATA PROBLEMS and will cover:

Is big data starting to slow you down? Is data growth putting your maintenance tasks in danger of not meeting your service level agreements? Do you wish you could archive old data with minimal impact to your tables during the archive process? Do you wish you could eliminate the majority of the data in your tables when you query them? If so, its time you consider implementing table partitioning to help with your general performance and to reduce your maintenance window for completing your maintenance tasks.

In this session, you will learn how table partitioning works and when it should be implemented. You will be able to understand how to initially configure partition functions and partition schemes to have a rock solid partitioned table. You learn how to implement new features added in SQL Server 2014 to improve table partitioning.  Finally, you will learn how to implement an automated sliding window to maintain your partitioned tables for ensuring optimal performance.

When: Monday, Sept. 8th

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
Our Website/MailingList: http://okcsql.org
Twitter:  @OKCSQL

Other News:

Dell would like to invite everyone to a lunch and learn on September 10th
PLEASE RSVP @ https://software.dell.com/event/sql-server-lunch-okc-campus867657

24 Hours of PASS Summit Preview Edition – This 24 webinar marathon will be taking place on September 9th.  You can learn (for free) right from your desks!  http://www.sqlpass.org/24hours/2014/summitpreview/About.aspx

Headed to Pass Summit 2014 in November? – Use the OKC Chapter discount code USSCS33 when registering and save $150.

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

04 Sep 2014

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