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 a part of SolarWinds.  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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Next Meeting

Thu, May 28 2015 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time

SQL Server Data Warehouse Fast Track Program


Recording: None

SQL Server Data Warehouse Fast Track Program

The Microsoft SQL Server Data Warehouse Fast Track (DWFT) program is designed to provide customers standard and proven system architectures optimized for a range of enterprise data warehousing needs. The program is a joint effort between Microsoft and many hardware partners. The certification process helps customers deploy Data Warehouse solutions with a recommended hardware configuration appropriate for the requirements of a data warehouse workload and reduce risk, cost and More...complexity. This session will cover the methodology of the DWFT program and how the certified results can be used as a reference in setting up a data warehouse.

Jamie Reding is a Program Manager at Microsoft and has been working on the SQL Server team for over 17 years. His primary focus is on TPC benchmarking and performance. He also spent time at IBM and Compaq in performance related roles.