Scottish Area SQL Server User Group: Wednesday 23rd April 18:30 - 21:00 : Edinburgh
Speaker: Alistair Board The 6 W's of SQLDiag
To monitor, baseline and troubleshoot.
Even if you have an ISV SQL Management Tool it may lack required functionality, be licence restricted and/or may not cover all your needs.
Even if you already have a handcrafted solution it may lack the robustness of a tool that has been developed and expanded by experts in diagnostics.
If you have nothing in place at all...
Focus will be on the SQLdiag shipped with SQL 2005 but remember less featured versions of the tool shipped with SQL 7 and 2000.
SQLdiag 2005 feature highlights:-
· Multiple instancing
· Runable as a service
· Highly configurable
· Template and custom scripts
· Integration with other tools
Where ever useful - including clusters
Alistair Board is a Senior Database Administrator at ATOS Origin.
He has worked as a SQL Server Development and Production DBA for last 7 years - this has including developing and supporting key national systems for NHS Scotland.
Prior to this he had various development and network support roles using Microsoft technologies at different companies including 4 years working for the company that developed Dolly the sheep.
Speaker: Satya Shyam K Jayanty SQL Server 2008 - Declarative Management Framework concepts & database problem solutions with policy management
Declarative Management Framework - is a policy-based system for managing one or more instances of SQL Server 2008. Tighten your database security with policy management, explicit administration & automated administration. You can design a policy to prohibit usage of unauthorized applications and imply the naming convention on the databases for developers.
Satya is an Independent Database expert, with over 16 years of experience in application designing, developing and managing database technologies using industry famous technologies & software. He has been working with SQL Server since version 4.2 (1996) and active member & moderator in Technet, MSDN, SQL-Server-Performance.com forums/websites and also writing for http://www.sql-server-performance.com/ website. He is a regular speaker and volunteer (Ask The Experts) at SQL Server events such as SQLPASS,
Tech-ed etc. He was made a SQL Server MVP in 2006. He also manages http://www.sqlserver-qa.net.in/