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Optimizing Large-Scale OLTP Workloads
Tier-1 OLTP workloads represent a daunting challenge for the DBA. Tuned and balanced HW/SW architectures deliver predictable high performance, and reliability. Learn how modern architectures can deliver optimized and balanced performance, faster out-of-the-box time-to-value, and significant TCO advantages. In this interactive presentation we will share our latest research so you can understand how to deliver extreme performance in very large Tier-1 OLTP workloads.
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The first database appliance Britt built was a test appliance for oil pipelines, nuclear reactors, and paper mills – it collected and stored ultrasonic imaging data. After 25 years in the database industry including building major parts of different commercial database servers, storage engines, open source databases, replication products, and developer tools, Britt is working to build a database appliance product line for SQL Server.
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Steven has been working with SQL Server since 1993, starting with version 4.2 running on OS2. He has over 30 years of experience developing applications in the IT industry, working in a wide range of industries. Steven joined Microsoft in 2000 as an escalation engineer in the Systems Integration Engineering (SIE) team, where he co-authored multiple workshops on debugging Windows and .NET. In 2004 he moved to the SQL Server team to work on scalability for SQL Server 2005. After a short spell in the Windows group, spent working on scaling large database systems, he is now back in SQL Server working on building a range of SQL Server based appliances. Steven has co-authored several books on SQL Server Administration, Troubleshooting, and Performance tuning.
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