Make your DBA life better using SQL Server technologies - notes from field & best practices

This session details a typical DBA's day demonstrating the new improvements of the Management Platform & Performance monitoring made for Microsoft SQL Server 2008.

We will concentrate on how best you can make use of tools (pre-installed) of Microsoft, as they pertain to efficient systems management, multi-server management, performance tracking, and policy implementation. Take advantages of detection and enforcement of security policies & design practices in your database environment  using both graphical and command-line tools. We cover everything from the new Management interface in SQL Server and Management Data Warehouse that also have a practical demonstration of PowerShell integration in SQL Server administration tasks, not to mention about best practices. 
Presented by Satya Jayanty at SQLBits VI
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    Satya Jayanty is Microsoft's Data Platform MVP (formerly SQL Server) achieving for last 10 years, subject matter expert with consulting & technical expertise within Data Platform, Business Intelligence, and Architecture solutions with over 24+ years of experience. He is the author of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration Cookbook (released May 2011) and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 cube-security How-to (October 2012), co-author of MVP Deep Dives SQL Server Volume II (released October 2011) from Manning Publications.

    Satya (@SQLMaster) is a prolific speaker at major technology conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed (Europe, India and North America), SQL PASS (Europe and North America), and SQL Bits (UK). Owner of 2 leading SQL Server usergroup in the United Kingdom. Satya contributes to his own blog site, Data Platform Knowledge Sharing Network | – A Knowledge Sharing Network… and shares knowledge from his Twitter pod (
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