SQL Server – Webcast Series September 28th, 2010

Vinod Kumar

Continuing with our promise of providing you in-depth insights into latest Microsoft Technologies, Microsoft brings to you a series of exclusive webcasts on SQL Server from 29th September to 5th October, 2010. Join these demystifying sessions by industry veterans to get rare insights on the best practices that help you better leverage cool features of this technology.

Date & Time

Webcast Topic

29th Sept., 2010
(2:30 pm – 3:45 pm)

Plan Caching and Recompilation with SQL Server
By Amit Bansal


Performance tuning is a broad area and SQL Server has many hidden features which are lesser explored by many. One such concept is around plan caching which was introduced with SQL Server 2005. This feature has been enhanced and made more accessible to developers and admins alike. Join this demystifying session to know more about Plan Caching and understand how the recompilations affect performance if any.
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30th Sept., 2010
(2:30 pm – 3:45 pm)

High Availability options Explored with SQL Server
By Balmukund Lakhani


The High Availability options with SQL Server are plenty. Most of us use various options like Logshipping, Mirroring, Clustering, Replication, and yet are not sure when to use one over the other. This session is about best practices in using these HA options and what ‘don’ts’ need to be followed while using certain options.
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1st Oct., 2010
(2:30 pm-3:45 pm)

SQL Server Reporting Services Performance Monitoring and Tuning
By Arun Balachandran


Tuning SQL Server Reporting Services is one of the many challenges every BI deployment person is faced with. This session talks about some of the tuning aspects of Reporting services introduced with SQL Server 2008 R2. The session will provide insights into On-Demand rendering engine that enhances the behavior of SSRS with the R2 release. Do join in to know more about Renderer and use of Execution Log for performance troubleshooting.
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4th Oct., 2010
(2:30 pm – 3:45 pm)

Practical Performance Troubleshooting – Best Practices
By Praveen Srivatsa


Database performance tuning is one of the top issues in the minds of any DBA or developer. This session talks about some of the practical tips ranging from normal standard out-of-the-box tuning to some interesting internals which a seasoned DBA must be aware off. We will talk about Index Maintenance, VLF Usage Verification, and more. This is something you don’t want to miss so as to prepare yourself against any mishap happening on your production environments.
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5th Oct., 2010
(2:30 pm – 3:45 pm)

Achieve Enterprise-wide Compliance Standard using PBM
By Venkatesan Prabu Jayakantham


Nowadays, maintaining security standards and adhering to compliance has become a challenging task. This session provides a great hands-on experience to deal with policy creation and evaluating the company standards using the newly created policies. Let’s take a practical problem and solve it straight away with our in-built policy and also let’s get an in-depth experience of creating our own user-defined policy. This session is flavored with three different angles of policy creation to fulfill compliance standard in enterprise wide servers.
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