More live online training from Kimberly in March!

Due to the popularity of Kimberly’s delivery of her new IEVLT: Immersion Event on Very Large Tables: Optimizing Performance and Availability through Partitioning in January, and the fact that many of you told us that you didn’t have a chance to attend, we’re running it again in March! The class will be delivered live via WebEx on March […]

SQLskills SQL101: Why does my heap have a bunch of empty pages?

SQLskills has an ongoing initiative to blog about basic topics, which we’re calling SQL101. We’re all blogging about things that we often see done incorrectly, technologies used the wrong way, or where there are many misunderstandings that lead to serious problems. If you want to find all of our SQLskills SQL101 blog posts, check out SQLskills.com/help/SQL101. Here’s a question I’m often asked (paraphrasing): […]

Calling all user group leaders! We want to present for you in 2018!

By the end of December, we at SQLskills had presented remotely (and a few in-person) to more than 100 user groups and PASS virtual chapters around the world in 2017, and we already have 45 user group sessions scheduled in 2018! We’d love to present remotely for your user group in 2018, anywhere in the world. It’s not feasible […]

SQLintersection Spring 2018

As we head towards our 11th SQLintersection in March, I’m excited to say that it’s once again our most diverse, complete, and information-packed show yet! One of the pieces of feedback we hear over and over is that attendees love SQLintersection because it’s a smaller, laid-back show, where you get to actually spend time talking […]

New Pluralsight course: Automatic Tuning in SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL Database

Erin’s latest Pluralsight course has been published – SQL Server: Automatic Tuning in SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL Database. It’s 90 minutes long, and from the course description: There’s a whole new world of automated features in SQL Server, based on data, that are designed to make life easier for the data professional, and it’s time to […]