Perth SQL Server User Group

We have meetings once a month on a Thursday. As of September 2013 the group will be meeting at the Enex 100 Seminar Room at 100 St George's Terrace.

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We are always looking for local speakers, so if you want to try your hand at presenting feel free to let us know!

-- Jenny

 

Topic: Performance Troubleshooting Using Wait Statistics
Date: Thursday 25th September, 5.00pm-7.00pm
Speaker:

Paul Randal

Abstract:

One of the first things you should check when investigating performance issues are wait statistics - as these can often point you in the direction for further analysis. Unfortunately many people misinterpret what SQL Server is telling them and jump to conclusions about how to solve the problem - what is often called 'knee-jerk performance tuning'. In this session, you will learn what waits are, how to analyze them, and potential solutions to common problem patterns.

Speaker Bio:

Paul Randal is the CEO of SQLskills.com, which he runs with his wife Kimberly L. Tripp. Both Paul and Kimberly are very widely known and respected experts in the SQL Server world, with both being SQL Server MVPs, and Microsoft Regional Directors. Paul is a Contributing Editor for TechNet Magazine, where he writes the bi-monthly SQL Q&A column and feature articles. He also had the #1 top-rated workshop and #1 and #2 top-rated sessions at the PASS Summit in 2013.

Paul is one of the most active people in the SQL Server community, from user groups to online forums to helping out on Twitter (@PaulRandal - checkout the #sqlhelp tag). His very popular and widely-referenced blog is at http://www.sqlskills.com/blogs/paul/ and he can be reached at paul@SQLskills.com. Together with Kimberly, Paul owns and Co-Chairs the bi-annual SQLintersection conference.

Register: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/pssug-performance-troubleshooting-using-wait-statistics-paul-randal-tickets-13058806241