Late September Free Training from PASS VCs

pass_logoThe DBA and Virtualization Virtual Chapters hope that last weeks 24 Hours of PASS got you in the mood for more free training.  Here’s what they have on tap for you this week:
Top 10 SQL Server Mistakes and Mis-steps
Storage and Virtualization for the DBA


Top 10 SQL Server Mistakes and Mis-steps
September 22nd 12:00 PM EDT (GMT -4)

Presenter: Tim Ford

From Tim Ford’s (@SQLAgentMan’s) continuing blog series on the same topic comes a presentation in which we’ll go over common mistakes made by new and seasoned SQL Server Professionals alike. Learn how to avoid these issues before they happen and correct matters after you’ve seen them in your environments.

Tim Ford
Tim is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and SQL Server Professional with Next Wave Logistics, has been working with SQL Server since 1999. He is also an author of SQL-centric articles for, SQLServerCentral, and and just completed a book on the topic of SQL Server DMVs with Louis Davidson. He is the host for the annual Quizbowl at the PASS Summit each Fall. 

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Storage and Virtualization for the DBA
September 23rd 12:00 PM EDT (GMT -7)

Presenter: Denny Cherry

This is a preview of Denny’s full day PASS Summit pre-conference session in which Denny disccusses how storage can be one of the biggest bottlenecks when it comes to database perfomance and how to troubleshoot storage performance issues and tie the virtual platforms to the storage array so that you can maximize the storage performance for your SQL Servers and the virtual environment.

Denny Cherry
Denny has over a decade of experience managing SQL Server, including’s over 175 million user installation, one of the largest in the world.  Denny’s areas of technical expertise include system architecture, performance tuning, replication and troubleshooting.  Denny currently holds several Microsoft Certifications related to SQL Server as well as being a Microsoft MVP.  Denny is a longtime member of PASS and Quest Software’s Association of SQL Server Experts and has written numerous technical articles on SQL Server management.

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