17th - 19th July 2014

The International Centre, Telford

Platinum Sponsor
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Klaus Aschenbrenner

Klaus Aschenbrenner provides SQL Server Consulting services across Europe and the US. He helps people around the world to understand, use, and run SQL Server installations in their environments. In the years 2004 - 2005 Klaus was honored with MVP awards from Microsoft for his tremendous support of the .NET Community. Klaus is also the author of the book Pro SQL Server 2008 Service Broker (ISBN 1590599993) published by Apress in August 2008.
http://www.sqlpassion.at
Klaus Aschenbrenner has submitted 4 sessions for SQLBits 12, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

In this session where we will deep dive into how join processing happens in SQL Server, and what are the differences between logical and physical join processing.
Join this session to make a deep dive into how SQL Server implements physical locking with lightweight synchronization objects like Latches and Spinlocks.
In this session we will cover the basics about UNIQUEIDENTIFIERs as primary keys, and why they can be bad and sometimes even good.
Join me in this session to get a basic understanding of Bookmark Lookups, and why they can be dangerous in SQL Server.

Previous Sessions

Service Broker provides several new key features for building SOA applications directly with SQL Server 2005.
SQL Server 2008 provides a lot of scaleout technologies.
Service Broker: Message in a bottle
Do you already wanted to know how SQL Server 2008 stores a database file physically on the hard drive? In this session you will learn the internal structure of a SQL Server 2008 database file.
Service Broker provides several new key features for building SOA applications directly with SQL Server 2008.
Do you know SQL Server Execution Plans? Yes! - and can you read/analyze them? No... For the beginner it is not very easy to understand and explain execution plans generated by SQL Server for your queries.
It's Friday, 05:00pm. You are just receiving an email that informs you that your SQL Server has enormous performance problems! What can you do? How can you identify the problem and resolve it fast?
For the most DBAs and DEVs the TempDb is a crystal ball. But the TempDb is the most critical component in a SQL Server installation and is used by your applications and also internally by SQL Server.
Do you have enough from "normal" performance tuning sessions? You can't hear anything about Indexing and Execution Plans anymore? Then you are right in this session!
Join this session to make a deep dive into how SQL Server implements physical locking with lightweight synchronization objects like Latches and Spinlocks.
Join me in this session to get a basic understanding of Bookmark Lookups, and why they can be dangerous in SQL Server.