The Performance Virtual Chapter's mission is to empower the global Microsoft SQL Server database community with technical content regarding performance related to SQL Server.

Welcome to the Performance Virtual Chapter

The Performance Virtual Chapter events are held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 2PM ET.  Every month there is a drawing for a $100 Amazon gift card sponsored by Confio.  To be eligible, you just need to attend our monthly webcast.  A winner will be randomly chosen from all those in attendance for the whole webcast who provide their email address. 



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Congratulations to the October Gift Card Winner...Brian Sload!

 

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Next Meeting

Thu, May 23 2013 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time


Monthly Meeting - May 2013

RSVP: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5965549120811383808

Recording: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/7595546521995539456

Effective Index Partitioning, Compression Strategy

We all know that ‘Indexing’ is KING when it comes to achieving high levels of performance in SQL Server. When Indexing also combines 2 of the Enterprise features: Partitioning & Compression, we can often see substantial gains. Learn how to identify those objects that benefit greatly from being Partitioned or Compressed, OR combining both of these features to even greater effect. Using Demos to illustrate the performance gains with real-world examples, Take away advanced scripts for use in your own environments.


Neil Hambly is a 15-year SQL Server veteran, with expertise in SQL Server from version 6.5 to 2014 version. Held database roles at major organizations, including the BBC, ABN AMRO, Accenture, ASOS as well as at a number of market-leading companies. Currently SQL Server Technology Evangelist @ Northdoor PLC (London) Previously been a DBA, Developer, and Architect. Leader of the PASS London Chapter & Professional Development VC Neil is frequently be found speaking at UK and International eve