7:20pm -- 7:40 Round Table discussion and Nuggets - ALL
Take stock and get the latest news in the SQL Server field.
This is also a great opportunity to ask any burning questions you have, may be a problem at work.
It's also a great opportunity to share your knowledge and gain exposure in the industry by giving a short 1 - 5 minute "nugget" demo/tip.
7:40pm – 8:00 Food Break and Networking
8:00pm – 8:50 Neil Hambly -- "Why are we Waiting.."
The focus in this session is on interpreting the information in the (DMV) sys.dm_os_wait_stats and which of these “Waits “ are experiencing excessive waits and those you can safely ignore.
Using an established methodology like that of “Waits & Queues” to find and eliminate those pesky performance hurdles will only be successful if you can interpret those wait values correctly.