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Quest Software Breakfast Seminar

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Room 608

Simplify SQL Server Management with DMVs – the Experts’ Perspective

With the release of SQL Server 2005, an easier method for monitoring what SQL Server is doing and how it is performing was born with the introduction of Dynamic Management Views (DMVs). They replace the need to query the system tables or using other awkward methods of retrieving system information that you had to use with SQL Server 2000.

Now’s your chance to explore one of the most popular SQL Server topics of the year with a panel of prominent experts from the world’s leading companies. Join us for this free breakfast event at PASS Summit as we discuss “Making the Most of SQL Server DMVs – the Experts’ Perspective”.

This panel of experts from Quest Software, Microsoft, Compass Technology and Spectrum Health Hospital System, will explore some of the most popular DMVs and show you some of their favorites. You will leave with a full stomach – and the knowledge you need to make the most of DMVs to simplify your ability to retrieve system information! 

Featured Panelists:

Buck Woody, Program Manager, SQL Server, Microsoft
Brent Ozar, SQL Server Domain Expert, Quest Software
Kevin Kline, SQL Server MVP and Technical Strategy Manager, Quest Software
Louis Davidson, SQL Server MVP and Senior Data Architect, Compass Technology
Tim Ford, Senior Database Administrator, Spectrum Health Hospital System


VMware Breakfast Seminar

Thursday, November 5, 2009
Room 608

Virtualization Breakfast Session hosted by the PASS Virtualization VC and VMWare

Come have breakfast with the PASS Virtualization Virtual Chapter and bring your virtualization challenges, questions, and success stories.  We'll be hosting a unique roundtable event where you can ask questions and talk shop with other DBAs and virtualization system admins.

Get free virtualization advice from:

Brent Ozar, SQL Server expert with experience managing databases, virtualization and storage area networks
Iain Knight, Sr DBA in the Insurance Industry managing over 75 SQL servers in a VMware 3.5 and 4 environment ranging from SQL 2000 to 2008
Dylan Finney, DBA for Colorado's 5th largest school district managing servers in both virtual and clustered environments.
Ken Simmons, Database Administrator/Developer specializing in automation and consolidation in both physical and virtual environments.
VMWare experts (TBA)

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