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Tue, Dec 13 2016 17:00 UTC


VLDBs: Lessons Learned

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VLDBs: Lessons Learned

Whoever coined the term "one size fits all" was not a DBA. Very large databases (VLDBs) have different needs from their smaller counterparts, and the techniques for effectively managing them need to grow along with their contents. In this session, join Microsoft Certified Master Bob Pusateri as he shares lessons learned over years of maintaining databases over 20TB in size. This talk will include techniques for speeding up maintenance operations before they start running unacceptably long, methods for minimizing user impact while critical processes run, the awesome world of data compression, and new features in SQL Server 2014 and 2016 that can really make your life easier. You'll also see how generally-accepted best practices aren't always the best idea for VLDB environments, and how, when, and why deviating from them can be appropriate. Just because databases are huge doesn't mean they aren't manageable, attend this session and see for yourself!


Bob Pusateri is a Microsoft Certified Master, DBA, and systems architect with over 10 years experience on SQL Server. His interests involve internals, performance optimization and cloud technologies. He is an active member of both Chicago-area chapters of PASS, a community speaker, and maintains a web presence through both twitter (@SQLBob) and his blog (bobpusateri.com).

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