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  Virtual SQL Servers, Actual Performance 



Thursday, June 9th, 2016 @ 5:30 PM
(You must RSVP by 9:00 AM, the Wednesday prior to the meeting to attend)



Microsoft Technology Center, 200 East Randolph Drive, Suite 200 Chicago, IL 60601



David Klee


Virtualizing your business-critical SQL Servers should not imply that they will run slower than if they were physical. When properly architected and managed, virtual SQL Servers should be equally as fast as their physical counterparts, if not faster. However, if not properly constructed, silent and seemingly random performance killers can strike and significantly hurt your database performance. This session is packed with many tips and tricks gained from years of experience for getting the most performance from your virtual SQL Servers. The major roadblocks to performance will be discussed and the knowledge gained will help you work with your infrastructure engineers so you can optimize the system stack for performance. Tools, techniques, and processes will be demonstrated to help you measure and validate the system performance of the key components underneath your data.  


David Klee is a Microsoft MVP and VMware vExpert with over seventeen years of IT experience. David  spends his days focusing on the convergence of data and infrastructure as the Founder of Heraflux  Technologies. His areas of expertise are virtualization and performance, datacenter architecture,  and risk mitigation through high availability and disaster recovery. When he is not geeking out on  technologies, David is an aspiring amateur photographer. You can read his blog at davidklee.net,  and reach him on Twitter at @kleegeek. David speaks at a number of national and regional technology related events, including the PASS  Summit, VMware VMworld, IT/Dev Connections, SQL Saturday events, SQL Cruise, PASS virtual chapter  webinars, and many SQL Server and VMware User Groups.          




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