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STLSSUG March 13 2018 - SQL Server 2017 Adaptive Queries, Availability Groups

  • In-Person @ 3 City Place Drive St. Louis, Missouri, United States (map)
  • 13:00 - 16:00 Central Daylight Time
  • Language: English

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St. Louis SQL Server User Group Meeting

March 13th 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm


The next St. Louis SQL Server User Group meeting will be on March 13th from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. 


Please RSVP, so that we can have a count for a lunch order,


Also, please feel free to forward this meeting announcement to anyone who may be interested in attending.


Location:        Daugherty Business Solutions

                        3 City Place Drive

               11th Floor, Multipurpose Room 2

              St. Louis, MO 63141 


12:30 – 1:00    Registration –  Lunch by Microsoft

 1:00                 Shawn Nesser, Microsoft – SQL Server 2017 Adaptive Queries

 2:30                 Luke Newport, Microsoft – Availability Groups Where are we in 2017?

 4:00                 Raffle Drawing –  Apress, Wrox, McGraw-Hill, Murach, Wiley, O'Reilly/MS Publishing Books

SQL Server 2017 Adaptive Queries

Shawn will continue drilling into SQL Server 2017.  He will discuss a few of the more advanced features such as Adaptive Query and a few other advanced features.  He will do a brief overview of SQL Server 2017.


Shawn Nesser
Shawn is a Data Architect with Microsoft.  In his 17 years at Microsoft he has been a consultant, SQL Server technology specialist, BI technology specialist and Solution Specialist.  He has focused the last 2 years on the Microsoft Big Data Platform.  Outside of Microsoft, Shawn is a Commanding Officer of a Coast Guard Reserve Unit.


Availability Groups – Where are we in 2017?

  • Back to Basics
  • Log Block Transport Mechanism
    • Synchronous
    • Asynchronous
  • Architectures
  • Cross Platform and Clusterless Availability Groups
  • What should I monitor?
  • Common Customer Support Scenarios

Luke Newport

Luke serves as a Data & AI Technical Specialist at Microsoft advising customers in the Microsoft Data Platform. Formerly, he was a Sr. Premier Field Engineer as a part of Microsoft Premier Services. PFEs teach workshops, conduct performance reviews, complete health checks, and work to resolve reactive cases anywhere in the world.


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