Our 5th SQLintersection is coming up in May 2015

I can’t believe we’re already approaching our 5th co-located SQLintersection & DEVintersection events… if you’re interested in how we got here – check out some of my past posts:

  1. SQLintersection: a new year, a new conference
  2. SQLintersection’s Fall Conference – It’s all about ROI!
  3. Fall SQLintersection is coming up soon and we can’t wait!
  4. SQLintersection Conference and SQLafterDark Evening Event – what a fantastic week in VegasSQLafterDark

The last post is from our most recent event in Las Vegas this past fall. It was our biggest show yet and while we’ve largely kept our focus on ROI and technical content the same (performance / troubleshooting / tales-from-the-trenches with best practices on how to fix them) we’ve also added even more social events so that you really get time to intersect with the conference attendees and speakers. The addition of the SQL-specific evening event SQLafterDark was wildly popular from our Fall show and that’s returning for Spring!

And, so are many of our phenomenal speakers. But, we also have a few new industry-experts rounding out our line-up. We’re still working out a few remaining sessions but the show is already packed with enough to keep you busy for weeks after the show ends.

SQLintersection: Great Speakers!

Once again, I think a great show starts with great speakers and current / useful content. All of these speakers are industry-experts that have worked in data / SQL for years (some can even boast decades) but all are still focused on consulting and working in the trenches. Every speaker is a SQL Server MVP (with the except of the Microsoft speakers – but, I don’t think anyone’s going to question their SQL knowledge :)) and some are Microsoft Certified Masters in SQL Server. But, no matter what – ALL are focused on providing the most ROI that’s possible in their session(s) and/or their workshops. Check out this list of speakers:

  • Aaron Bertrand, Sr. Consultant, SQL Sentry, Inc. [blog | twitter]
  • Allen White, Practice Leader, Upsearch [blog | twitter]
  • Brent Ozar, Brent Ozar Unlimited [blog | twitter]
  • David Pless, Dedicated Support Engineer (PFE), Microsoft
  • Erin Stellato, Principal Consultant, SQLskills.com [blog | twitter]
  • Kevin Kline, Director of Engineering Services, SQL Sentry, Inc. [blog | twitter]
  • Kimberly L. Tripp, President/Founder, SQLskills.com [blog | twitter]
  • Paul S. Randal, CEO / Owner, SQLskills.com [blog | twitter]
  • Shep Sheppard, Senior Program Manager, Microsoft AzureCAT [blog twitter]
  • Tim Chapman, Dedicated Support Engineer (PFE), Microsoft [blog | twitter]
  • Tim Radney, Principal Consultant, SQLskills.com [blog | twitter]

SQLintersection: When is it all happening?

The show officially runs from Monday, May 18 through Thursday, May 21 but there are both pre-conference and post-conference workshops that extend the show over a total of up to 6 full days. For the full conference, you’ll want to be there from Sunday, May 17 through Friday, May 22.

  • Sunday, May 17 – pre, pre-con day. There are two workshops running:
    • Very Large Tables: Optimizing Performance and Availability through Partitioning by Kimberly L. Tripp
      Manage SQL Server Efficiently with PowerShell by Allen White
  • Monday, May 18 – pre-con day. There are two workshops running. And, the first keynote of the conference is Monday evening.
    • Performance Troubleshooting using Waits and Latches by Paul Randal
      Setting Up and Troubleshooting SQL Server by Brent Ozar
  • Tuesday, May 19 through Thursday, May 21 is the main conference. Conference sessions will run all day in multiple tracks:
    • Check out our sessions online here: http://www.sqlintersection.com/SQL-Conference/Sessions
    • Be sure to check out our cross-conference events and sessions.
    • Get your pop-culture trivia and techie-SQL-trivia hat on and join us for SQLafterDark on Wednesday evening, May 20th
  • Friday, May 21 is our final full day running with an absolutely applicable workshop for most development environments.
    • Performance Tuning When You Can’t Fix the Queries by Brent Ozar

SQLintersection: Why is it for you?

If you want practical information delivered by speakers that not-only know the technologies but are competent and consistently, highly-rated presenters – this is the show for you. You will understand the RIGHT features to troubleshoot and solve your performance and availability problems now! 

Check us out: www.SQLintersection.com.

We hope to see you there!

PS – Use the discount code ‘SQLskills’ when you register and receive $50 off registration!

2 thoughts on “Our 5th SQLintersection is coming up in May 2015

  1. I just signed up for the 2015 conference in Vegas and received a welcome letter that states that it ends at noon on Thursday so no lunch is provided Thursday. However, the schedule on the SQL Intersection site shows sessions in the afternoon. Which is correct so I can book flights accordingly?

    1. Hey there Barbara – Can you send me an email on this? Kimberly AT SQLskills DOT com. Also, if you can scan / forward the letter, that would be great. I’m NOT aware of the conference even ending early on Thursday so this doesn’t make sense at all.


      PS – Sorry that I didn’t reply sooner. This comment went into SPAM.

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