Uwe Ricken is working with IT systems since the 90’s. He found the way to the technology of Microsoft SQL Server with the assignment for the development of membership administration software for the American Chamber of Commerce in Germany. Afterwards the software has been distributed to five additional European countries.
The primary passion for developments with Microsoft SQL Server expanded in 2007 with his engagement as a DBA for the Deutsche Bank AG in Frankfurt am Main. After 6 years of experiences in the European Operations Center as a DBA and over 14 years as a developer of complex database models he earned in May 2013 the “Microsoft Certified Master – SQL Server 2008” certification which “was” the highest technical certification from Microsoft.
The successful year 2013 has been finalized with the first MVP award for his outstanding support to the Microsoft SQL Server community in Germany and Europe. Uwe Ricken was the first MCM + MVP in Germany!
To provide his deep knowledge about Microsoft SQL Server to the interested community Uwe is blogging since 2010 at http://db-berater.blogspot.de about his daily experiences with Microsoft SQL Server. His blog posts are in German language only to provide the German speaking SQL community a deeper inside view into the technology of Microsoft SQL Server.
Uwe Ricken is a speaker on many international conferences and events and preferred topics for “Database Internals”, “Indexing” and “Development”.
Uwe Ricken has submitted 3 sessions for SQLBits XV, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions
DML operations mean lots of work for the database engine of Microsoft SQL Server. Understanding the details of a transaction may give you great benefits when planning workloads for INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE operations.
Clustered Indexes are not always a good choice for your database solution. This session will start a debate about genius and madness of clustered indexes in your application.
This session will give a deep dive into the dmo' which cover the interactivity between user and SQL Server databases from the connection to the current request.
This session will demonstrate query performance issues a dba is confronted with every day. The demos will handle these scenarios and it's solution