17th - 19th July 2014

The International Centre, Telford

Platinum Sponsor

Kevin Kline

Kevin Kline is a renowned database expert and software industry veteran currently serving is the Director of Engineering Services at SQL Sentry, a leading vendor of database and business intelligence tools. A Microsoft SQL Server MVP since 2004, Kevin was a founding board member and former president of PASS. He has written or co-written tweleve books including the best-selling SQL in a Nutshell.  Kevin contributes monthly columns to SQL Server Pro and DBTA magazines.  Kevin is a noted trainer and thought leader on IT leadership skills, database management technology and practices, and SQL Server performance tuning and optimization.  Kevin is a top-rated speaker at conferences worldwide. He is on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn at @kekline and blogs at http://KevinEKline.com.

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Kevin Kline has submitted a session for SQLBits 12, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

Ever wanted to convince the boss try something new, but didn't know where to start? Ever tried lead your peers only to fail to achieve your goals? This session teaches you the eight techniques of influencing IT professionals

Previous Sessions

SQL injection can happen to you! But SQL injection is also very easy to prevent. Learn the ins and outs of SQL injection so that you don't become a victim.
SQL Injection attacks are one of the most common hacker tricks used on the web. Learn all about SQL Injection attacks in this perennially favorite session.
Tuning disk subsystems for optimal SQL Server performance is typically the domain of very experienced, enterprise DBAs. This session will short-cut you past years of hard-won experience straight to the essentials of IO tuning for SQL Server.
Microsoft SQL Server is one of the easiest database to setup and administrate. But that doesn't mean it's problem free. Find out the most common DBA mistakes on SQL Server so that you can make sure not to make them!
Attend this session to learn about 10 techniques that developers can apply to their code which will calm your DBAs’ fears and earn their admiration

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Top 10 DBA Mistakes on SQL Server (Now with Prizes!) 09 Apr 2014
Microsoft SQL Server is easier to administrate than any other relational database on the market. But “easier than everyone else” doesn’t mean it’s easy. And it doesn’t mean that database administration on SQL Server is problem free. And since SQL Server is constantly growing from small, ...

SUPER SECRETS of the SQL Server Illuminati — REVEALED! 01 Apr 2014
Why would I share a SUPER SECRET story like this? Why would I reveal secrets that were NEVER meant to see the light of day? What bizarre secrets will you learn about the twisted underbelly of SQL Server?

Amazingly Useful SQL Server Articles on SQLPerformance.com 03 Mar 2014
Ever wonder which specific T-SQL pattern is best for splitting strings? There are lots of ways to calculate running totals, but which is optimal? What CPUs are best for SQL Server 2012? For SQL Server 2014? Find out more in this post from Kevin Kline.

Join Me on March 14 in Silicon Valley for a Full-Day of SQL Server Configuration Tuning Lessons 18 Feb 2014
The secret ingredient in this full day seminar is using the benchmarking and load testing tools to visually SEE the performance impact of the various configuration design choices that Kevin illustrates throughout the course.

One Preparation that makes SSMS Crash Dumps Easy to Survive 10 Feb 2014
Here's a simple set of preparations to help you survive and recover from your next SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) crash.