The PASS Data Architecture Virtual Chapter focuses on data architecture concerns as they impact users, developers and DBAs on the Microsoft SQL Server platform.
Meeting Detail

Thu, Nov 14 2013 12:00 (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)


Challenges to designing financial warehouses

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Abstract In today’s rapidly changing financial world, designing robust and durable data warehouses can be a challenge that does not always stand the test of time. In this presentation, we shall look at some of the challenges and design issues that were encountered whilst designing two custom warehouses and the steps that were required to cope with ongoing requirement changes, indecision from management, and shrinking budgets; all of which affected the progress of moving these projects from the design board to a profitable production stage. Bio Steve Simon is a SQL Server MVP and a senior BI Development Engineer with Atrion Networking. He has been involved with database design and analysis for over 25 years. Steve has presented papers at eight PASS Summits and one at PASS Europe 2009 and 2010. He has just recently presented a Master Data Services presentation at the PASS Amsterdam Rally. Steve has also presented 5 papers at the Information Builders' (IBI) International Summits. He is a PASS regional mentor & chair of the Oracle/SQL Server VC.

Challenges to designing financial warehouses

Abstract In today’s rapidly changing financial world, designing robust and durable data warehouses can be a challenge that does not always stand the test of time. In this presentation, we shall look at some of the challenges and design issues that were encountered whilst designing two custom warehouses and the steps that were required to cope with ongoing requirement changes, indecision from management, and shrinking budgets; all of which affected the progress of moving these projects from the design board to a profitable production stage. Bio Steve Simon is a SQL Server MVP and a senior BI Development Engineer with Atrion Networking. He has been involved with database design and analysis for over 25 years. Steve has presented papers at eight PASS Summits and one at PASS Europe 2009 and 2010. He has just recently presented a Master Data Services presentation at the PASS Amsterdam Rally. Steve has also presented 5 papers at the Information Builders' (IBI) International Summits. He is a PASS regional mentor & chair of the Oracle/SQL Server VC.


Steve Simon is a Data Platform MVP and a senior BI Development Engineer with Atrion Networking. He has been involved with database design and analysis for over 31 years. Steve has presented papers at eight PASS Summits and one at PASS Europe 2009 and 2010. He is also regular presenter on the SQL Saturday circuit and he is a regular contributor on SQLShack.com

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Statement Execution and the Plan Cache

Sept 7, 2106, Noon CST

By Kimberly L. Tripp

Statement Execution and the Plan Cache

Kimberly will discuss the impact on caching / performance of different methods of statement execution. Briefly, she will also compare / contrast this with stored procedures. In the end, you’ll know the best way to request data so that stable requests are cached and unstable requests are not (giving you the most optimal performance).

KIMBERLY L. TRIPP

SQLskills.com

President/Founder

Kimberly’s an author, consultant, and top-rated speaker having spoken at PASS, TechEd, SQLintersection, and numerous other events around the world; she’s also been a Microsoft SQL Server MVP for over 10 years. She has over 25 years of experience designing and tuning SQL Server solutions with a focus on optimizing procedural code, indexing strategies, statistics, and partitioning. When she's not tuning SQL servers, she's diving and photographing all sorts of underwater critters such as frogfish with her husband, Paul S. Randal.

Email: Kimberly@SQLskills.com

Website: http://www.SQLskills.com

Full Bio: http://www.sqlskills.com/about/kimberly-l-tripp/

Blog: http://www.SQLskills.com/blogs/Kimberly

Twitter: http://twitter.com/KimberlyLTripp

SQL Server MVP since 2002

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Silent Killers Lurking in Your Schema

October 11th 2016

9 pm CDT (**** UPDATED TIME ****)

By Mickey Stuewe

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Considerations for deploying SQL Server with hyperconverged infrastructure solutions

 

Nov 9th 2016 Noon CDT

 

 

Hyperconverged platforms, where compute, storage and virtualization are combined into a single appliance, are becoming a popular mode for deploying infrastructure to support SQL Server installations.  This session will discuss the benefits, pitfalls and best practices of running SQL Server with hyperconverged solutions, including details on performance, sizing, data protection and high availability.

 

 

 

Mike McGhee

Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer, Nutanix


Mike has 17 years of experience in the IT industry and is currently focused on assisting customers and partners better understand the core functionality of the Nutanix platform.  Mike has responsibilities around stretched clustering solutions as well as the Microsoft ecosystem of products including Hyper-V.  Prior to Nutanix, Mike worked for EMC as a Systems Engineer with a focus on storage technologies and their intersection with hybrid clouds. Mike has several certifications including MCP, MCDBA and NPP.

 

 

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John Sterrett

December 7th 2016 CDT Noon

Table Partitioning: Secret Weapon for Big Data Problems

Is big data starting to slow you down? Data growth putting your maintenance tasks in danger of not meeting your SLAs? Wish you could archive old data with minimal impact to your tables during the archive process or that you could eliminate most of the data in your tables when you query them? If so, it’s time you consider implementing table partitioning to help with general performance and reduce your window for completing maintenance tasks.

Come learn how table partitioning works and when it should be implemented. You’ll see how to initially configure partition functions and partition schemes to have a rock-solid partitioned table. And you’ll learn how to implement an automated sliding window to maintain your partitioned tables and ensure optimal performance.

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§ Data Architecture underpins just about everything we do in IT. Without a clear understanding of how data is structured, there is no reliable way to derive meaning from it. Data Architecture drives the design and governance of data systems, and thus should be of interest to any data professional. Data Architecture provides the blue-prints that we all share, whether we be DBAs, data integration developers, database developers, data warehousing professionals, data presentation developers or client-side application developers persisting data for later retrieval.

The PASS Data Architecture Virtual Chapter will focus on data architecture concerns as they impact users, developers and DBAs on the Microsoft SQL Server platform. We want to make data architecture accessible to all data practitioners, and drive the point home that Data Architecture is a set of practices and a body of knowledge that overlaps almost all database professionals to some degree.

Email us at davc@sqlpass.org or twitter is @DArchVC