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SQLSaturday #584 – Colorado Springs 2017

SQLSaturday #584 - Colorado Springs 2017

UpSearch at SQLSaturday #584

UpSearch proudly supported PASS SQLSaturday #584 – Colorado Springs 2017. The event was held March 25, 2017 at Colorado Technical University, 4435 North Chestnut Street, Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80907.

Presentations

The UpSearch team supported SQLSaturday #584 – Colorado Springs 2017 by presenting:

Intro to Azure SQL Databases by Michael Fal.

SQLSaturday #584 - Colorado Springs 2017

 

Thank you to the Colorado Springs SQL Server Users Group for hosting SQLSaturday #584 – Colorado Springs 2017. If you live in the Greater Colorado Springs, CO area, consider getting involved with the Colorado Springs SQL Server Users Group (t).

About PASS SQLSaturday

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The PASS SQLSaturday program provides tools and knowledge needed for groups and event leaders to organize and host a free day of training for SQL Server professionals. To learn more about PASS SQL Saturday, visit http://www.sqlsaturday.com/about.aspx.

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.


SQLSaturday #585 – Boston 2017

SQLSaturday #585 - Boston 2017

UpSearch at SQLSaturday #585

UpSearch proudly supported PASS SQLSaturday #585 – Boston 2017. The event was held February 25, 2017 at Microsoft, 5 Wayside Road, Burlington, Massachusetts, 01803.

Pre-Con

Mike Fal presented a pre-con, Introduction to Powershell. This full day session helped build a foundation for learning and using Powershell. You can find more details here.

 

Presentations

The UpSearch team supported SQLSaturday #585 – Boston 2017 by presenting:

Intro to Azure SQL Databases by Michael Fal.

SQLSaturday #585 - Boston 2017

 

Thank you to the New England SQL Server Users Group and Boston Microsoft BI User Group for hosting SQLSaturday #585 – Boston 2017. If you live in the Greater Boston, MA area, consider getting involved with the New England SQL Server Users Group (t) or Boston Microsoft BI User Group.

About PASS SQLSaturday

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The PASS SQLSaturday program provides tools and knowledge needed for groups and event leaders to organize and host a free day of training for SQL Server professionals. To learn more about PASS SQL Saturday, visit http://www.sqlsaturday.com/about.aspx.

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.


SQL Server Benchmark: The Powershell Speedometer

 

About the Presentation

SQL Server Benchmark: The SQL Server Powershell SpeedometerHow fast do you think you were going? The only way to be sure is to have a reliable way to measure your performance. The challenge with SQL Server is that there are many aspects of your stack that you need to measure and understand. Powershell, with its ability to access and report on all these different levels, can give you a robust tool to benchmark your SQL Server. This session will cover benchmarking methodologies, the tools Powershell offers for capturing performance information, and will demonstrate how you can use them to measure performance statistics. After attending this session, you will understand how to effectively use Powershell to measure your database speed.

Session Level: Intermediate

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SQL Server Benchmark: The SQL Server Powershell Speedometer

Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

  • Webinar – December 7, 2016

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Michael Fal

Michael S. Fal is an UpSearch Alum and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He is a specialist in data management technologies. As a community advocate, public speaker, and blogger, Mike is a practicing thought leader for data and automation. He is passionate about DevOps and data, building platforms to optimize, protect, and use data efficiently.

Mike has been working with databases for more than 15 years. He continues to blog at http://mikefal.net since 2011, writing about a wide range of topics that center around data management. He is an active member, and former board member, of the Denver SQL Server User Group as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS).

Learn more about Michael Fal at https://upsearch.com/michael-fal/.

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.

PASS Summit 2016

 

UpSearch at SQL PASS Summit 2016 - A SQL Server Conference

 

UpSearch at PASS Summit 2016

UpSearch’s David Maxwell and Michael Fal proudly supported PASS Summit 2016. The event was held October 25-28, 2016 at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center, 705 Pike Street, Seattle, WA 98101.

 

Presentations

To learn more about David Maxwell’s Turbo Charged SQL Transaction Logs – Internals and Performance presentation at PASS Summit, visit the session details.

Turbo Charged SQL Transaction Logs – Internals and Performance by David Maxwell

SQL PASS Summit 2016 - A SQL Server Conference

To learn more about Mike Fal’s Powershell Jumpstart for SQL Server DBAs presentation at PASS Summit, visit the session details.

Powershell Jumpstart for SQL Server DBAs by Michael Fal

SQL PASS Summit 2016 - A SQL Server Conference

About PASS

SQL PASS Summit 2016 - A SQL Server Conference

PASS (t) is an independent, not-for-profit organization run by and for the community. With a growing membership of more than 100K, PASS supports data professionals throughout the world who use the Microsoft data platform.

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.


IT/Dev Connections 2016

 

UpSearch at IT/Dev Connections 2016

 

UpSearch at IT/Dev Connections

UpSearch’s Michael Fal proudly supported IT/Dev Connections 2016. The event was held October 10-13, 2016 at the ARIA, 3730 Las Vegas Blvd South, Las Vegas, NV 89158.

 

Presentations

To learn more about Mike Fal’s Managing SQL Server with Powershell presentation at IT/Dev Connections, visit the session details.

Managing SQL Server with Powershell by Michael Fal

IT/Dev Connections 2016

To learn more about Mike Fal’s Intro to Azure SQL Database presentation at IT/Dev Connections, visit the session details.

Intro to Azure SQL Database by Michael Fal

IT/Dev Connections 2016

About IT/Dev Connections

IT/Dev Connections 2016IT/Dev Connections (t) training sessions teach skills to developers and IT professionals. Its speakers include the most knowledgeable and accomplished developers, technology experts, and strategists in the industry.

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.


Managing SQL Server with Powershell

 

About the Presentation

Managing SQL Server with PowershellHave you dipped your toe into the SQL Server Powershell pool, but are still lost on how you can make it work for you? Maybe you’re just looking for a few more tools to help you better manage SQL Server administration? In this session, we will cover a handful of useful scripts and patterns in Powershell that will ease your management of SQL Server. Backups, file management, instance configuration, and several other areas will be covered. By attending this session, you will learn more about how you can use Powershell effectively in your environment.

Learning Objectives

  1. Powershell basics and how they apply to SQL Server
  2. What specific Powershell tools exist for managing SQL Server
  3. Practical use cases and demos of how Powershell can be used to manage SQL Server

Session Level: 101 – Foundational

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Managing SQL Server with Powershell

Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

 

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Michael Fal

Michael S. Fal is an UpSearch Alum and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He is a specialist in data management technologies. As a community advocate, public speaker, and blogger, Mike is a practicing thought leader for data and automation. He is passionate about DevOps and data, building platforms to optimize, protect, and use data efficiently.

Mike has been working with databases for more than 15 years. He continues to blog at http://mikefal.net since 2011, writing about a wide range of topics that center around data management. He is an active member, and former board member, of the Denver SQL Server User Group as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS).

Learn more about Michael Fal at https://upsearch.com/michael-fal/.

About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.

Mike Fal Awarded Microsoft Data Platform MVP

Berea, OH – October 1, 2016 – Our warmest congratulations to Mike Fal, who has been recognized as a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for 2016. The MVP Award is Microsoft’s way of acknowledging and supporting outstanding contributions to the community. “Over the past few years, Mike has been an exceptional contributor to the SQL Server community,” […]

SQLSaturday #548 – Kansas City 2016

UpSearch at SQLSaturday #548 - Kansas City 2016

UpSearch at SQLSaturday #548

UpSearch proudly supported PASS SQLSaturday #548 – Kansas City 2016. The event was held September 24, 2016 at Rockhurst University, 1100 Rockhurst Road, Kansas City, Missouri, 64110.

Presentations

The UpSearch team supported SQLSaturday #548 – Kansas City 2016 by presenting:

Turbo Charged Transaction Logs – Internals and Performance by David Maxwell.

SQLSaturday #548 - Kansas City 2016

Powershell Jumpstart for SQL Server DBAs by Michael Fal.

SQLSaturday #548 - Kansas City 2016

Thank you to the Kansas City SQL Server User Group for hosting SQLSaturday #548 – Kansas City 2016. If you live in the Greater Kansas City, MO area, consider getting involved with the Kansas City SQL Server User Group (t).

 

UpSearch

About PASS SQLSaturday

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The PASS SQLSaturday program provides tools and knowledge needed for groups and event leaders to organize and host a free day of training for SQL Server professionals. To learn more about PASS SQL Saturday, visit http://www.sqlsaturday.com/about.aspx.


About UpSearch

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UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.


SQLSaturday #531 – Louisville 2016

UpSearch at SQLSaturday #531 - Louisville 2016

UpSearch at SQLSaturday #531

UpSearch proudly supported PASS SQLSaturday #531 – Louisville 2016. The event was held August 6, 2016 at Indiana Wesleyan University, 1500 Alliant Avenue, Louisville, Kentucky, 40299.

Pre-Con

Mike Fal presented a pre-con, Introduction to Powershell for SQL Server DBAs. This full day session helped build a foundation for learning and using Powershell. You can find more details here.

 

Presentations

The UpSearch team supported SQLSaturday #531 – Louisville 2016 by presenting:

Wait Statistics – The Top 5 Waits You Should Know by David Maxwell.

SQLSaturday #531 - Louisville 2016

Exploring SQLPS, the SQL Server Powershell Module by Michael Fal.

SQLSaturday #531 - Louisville 2016

Thank you to Louisville SQL Server Users Group for hosting SQLSaturday #531 – Louisville 2016. If you live in the Greater Louisville, KY area, consider getting involved with Louisville SQL Server Users Group (t).

 

UpSearch

About PASS SQLSaturday

up-social-round

The PASS SQLSaturday program provides tools and knowledge needed for groups and event leaders to organize and host a free day of training for SQL Server professionals. To learn more about PASS SQL Saturday, visit http://www.sqlsaturday.com/about.aspx.


About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.


Azure SQL Database Presentation

 

About the Presentation

Azure SQL Database PresentationIn this Azure SQL Database presentation, Michael Fal introduces how Azure SQL Databases are still something new and not completely understood by many data professionals. There is a definite shift from installing SQL Server on a machine to creating and using a Microsoft’s Platform-as-a-Service database. This session will cover the basics of what an Azure SQL Database is, how we create one, and what it takes to access and use this database. After attending this session, you will have a solid understanding of what Azure SQL Database is, how to configure it, and how to use in your own environment.

Session Level: Beginner

Download the Presentation

Azure SQL Database Presentation

Presentations (Upcoming & Past)

 

About the Author

SQL Server Consultant

Michael Fal

Michael S. Fal is an UpSearch Alum and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He is a specialist in data management technologies. As a community advocate, public speaker, and blogger, Mike is a practicing thought leader for data and automation. He is passionate about DevOps and data, building platforms to optimize, protect, and use data efficiently.

Mike has been working with databases for more than 15 years. He continues to blog at http://mikefal.net since 2011, writing about a wide range of topics that center around data management. He is an active member, and former board member, of the Denver SQL Server User Group as well as a volunteer for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS).

Learn more about Michael Fal at https://upsearch.com/michael-fal/.

About UpSearch

up-social-round

UpSearch is a leading Microsoft Gold Partner for organizations who rely on Microsoft’s Data Platforms, and its mission is to enable every leader to unlock data’s full potential.