4th - 7th March 2015

ExCeL London Exhibition and Convention Centre, London


Pieter Vanhove

Pieter Vanhove is a SQL Server MVP and Database Consultant at Kohera in Belgium and has been working with SQL Server since 2000. Performance tuning, SQL audits, migrations and training are part of the job. Pieter has also a profound knowledge in implementing high availability and disaster recovery solutions and loves the new Azure stuff. Together with the SQLUG in Belgium, he helps organizing SQL Server Days and is also a regular speaker at Belgian and international events. Pieter recently won the Speaker Idol Contest at PASS Summit 2014.

Pieter Vanhove has submitted 5 sessions for SQLBits XIV, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

The purpose of this sessions is to point out which SQL Server tools you can use for multi-server management. The session is bulk loaded with demos and it will give you a good idea what features can be helpful in your environment.
In this session you will learn how you can perform your DBA morning checklist while sipping coffee. I will demonstrate how you can use Policy Based Management to evaluate your servers and how I configured my setup.
Microsoft announced several new ways to back up and recover SQL Server databases with Windows Azure. This session provides a detailed explanation of the new SQL Server 2014 Backup features to Windows Azure
Since SQL Server 2008, Microsoft introduced a feature SQL Audit. It allows you to audit your users on several actions on your databases and server. In this session you will learn the principles of SQL Server Audit and the different configurations.
In this session, you will learn about the backup and restore strategies, the different recovery models, the main backup types, implementing restore scenarios, restoring a full backup, restoring to a point in time and backup/restore best practices.