8-14-14: Manage SQL Server Using Built-In Tools

Aug 01
8-14-14: Manage SQL Server Using Built-In Tools


Thinking Out of the Box: Manage SQL Server Using Built-In Tools



It’s often the case that your budget doesn’t stretch far enough for all the great third party tools that help manage your SQL Servers. So, how can the in-built components of SQL Server help you with your daily tasks? 

Policy Management, Data Collector and Extended Events, all included in both Enterprise and Standard Editions, provide a framework to keep your configurations consistent and give you some insights into the performance of your SQL Server instances. In this session, we will see how to make use of these components to formalize your configuration and track some performance attributes.After this session you’ll be able to build out an effective management and monitoring toolkit using only “out-of-the-box” features..
Speaker: Martin Cairney
Martin Cairney is a highly experienced Database Administrator for LobsterPot Solutions in Melbourne, Australia. He has worked across many industry sectors including London’s global financial institutions and both State and Federal Government Departments. He has presented a number of times at SQLBits, SQL Saturdays and User Groups in Australia and the UK. Martin is a MCT, has MCSE, MCITP and MCDBA certifications and runs the SQLSocial and SQL Saturday events in Melbourne.


Door Prize

We'll be giving away:

  • A voucher for a free book of your choice from O'Reilly Publishing
  • Other items TBD

In Person: We'll be meeting at the Network Business Systems office in their conference room at their new Midtown location:
3000 C Street, Suite 210
Anchorage, Alaska 99503

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WebEx Meeting Details:

Topic: Alaska SQL User Group - August 2014
Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Time: 12:00 pm, Alaska Daylight Time (Anchorage, GMT-08:00)
Meeting Number: 924 767 307
Meeting Password: alaskasql

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