MSSQLTIGER and January 2017 PASS Virtual Conferences

In 2016, The Tiger team presented multiple session on the PASS Virtual Chapters on new features, In-memory technologies, query tuning, high availability, disaster recovery, monitoring, security, powershell and SQL performance base lining solutions enabling and empowering DBAs, developers, DevOps, architects and SQL community to be successful in their role. In 2017, the Tiger team is committed to continue the trend and contribute to the SQL Server community by presenting in popular forums and community events. The Tiger team will be delivering another set virtual chapter sessions for DBA Fundamentals and In-Memory Virtual chapters in January which are mentioned below. Stay tuned to our blog to find out about upcoming sessions.

How SQL Server 2016 SP1 Changes the Game

Monday, January 9th, 2017 at 6:30PM PST


How SQL Server 2016 SP1 Changes the Game from PARIKSHIT SAVJANI

With the recent release of SQL Server 2016 SP1 providing a consistent programming surface area has generated quite a buzz in the SQL Server community. SQL Server 2016 SP1 allows businesses of all sizes to leverage full feature set such as In-Memory technologies on all editions of SQL Server to get enterprise grade performance. This talk focuses on the new improvements, new limits on the lower editions, differentiating factors and key scenarios enabled by SQL Server 2016 SP1 which makes SQL Server 2016 SP1 an obvious choice for the customers. Come and attend this session to learn about these exciting new improvements announced with SQL Server 2016 SP1 to ensure you are leveraging them to maximize performance and throughput of your SQL Server environment.

SQL Server In-Memory OLTP: What Every SQL Professional Should Know


Perhaps you have heard the term “In-Memory” but not sure what it means. If you are a SQL Server Professional then you will want to know. Even if you are new to SQL Server, you will want to learn more about this topic. Come learn the basics of how In-Memory OLTP technology in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Database can boost your OLTP application by 30X. We will compare how In-Memory OTLP works vs “normal” disk-based tables. We will discuss what is required to migrate your existing data into memory optimized tables or how to build a new set of data and applications to take advantage of this technology. This presentation will cover the fundamentals of what, how, and why this technology is something every SQL Server Professional should know.

Parikshit Savjani
Senior Program Manager (@talktosavjani)