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The Dark Art of Performance Tuning - Peter Ward ~
Author: Peter Ward Date Posted: 6/8/2009 6:19:21 PM
Despite all of the enhancements to the instrumentation in SQL Server 2008, many database professionals still view performance tuning as a dark art. In this session Peter Ward from WARDY IT Solutions ( will provide database administrators and developers with valuable information on SQL Server performance tuning concepts. This presentation will walk you through proven performance tuning strategies and teach you how to use the SQL Server tools to identify and resolve performance bottlenecks. The session will also include tips on how to identify the root cause of performance problems and how to measure improvement.

About the Presenter
Peter Ward is WARDY IT Solutions ( Chief Technical Architect. Peter is an active member in the Australian SQL Server community and President of the Queensland SQL Server User Group. Peter is a highly regarded speaker at SQL Server events throughout Australia and is a sought after SQL Server consultant and trainer, providing solutions for some of the largest SQL Server sites in Australia. In the last year Peter was selected as a speaker for Tech-Ed North America, New Zealand and Australia, he has also been selected as a Spotlight speaker for the SQL Pass Community Summit, the largest SQL Server event in the world. Peter has been awarded as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his technical excellence and commitment to the SQL Server Community.

Venue: Microsoft Brisbane Office, Level 9, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle Street | Duration Catering from 5:30PM for a 6:00PM Start (meetings typically finish at 7:30PM) | On: Thursday, June 25, 2009