Where in the world is Quacky?

Where in the world is Quacky?

Each year, Idera sponsors a variety of events worldwide to support education, training and networking opportunities for Microsoft IT professionals. Check out the list below to find events near you. We look forward to meeting you!

If you’d like Idera to sponsor an upcoming event, please contact us at sponsorships@idera.com

Webcasts

 
DATE & TIME LOCATION DESCRIPTION REGISTER
02/20/2018
02 PM CT
Online
Improve the Performance of SQL Server Services with SQL BI Manager
Improve the Performance of SQL Server Services with SQL BI Manager SQL Server DBAs need to monitor their environment for issues impacting SQL performance as well as the performance of analysis services, reporting services and integration service package execution. When business analysts and developers complain that reports, projects and packages are failing or running slowly, DBAs need a tool to diagnose and fix the service performance problems. IDERA’s Rey Rios will demonstrate how SQL BI Manager provides comprehensive monitoring of SSAS, SSRS and SSIS and the servers they reside on. 
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02/27/2018
01 PM CT
Online
Battle the Dark Side of Data Governance
Battle the Dark Side of Data Governance On May 25th, 2018, Star Wars fans will enjoy a new movie while organizations world-wide must protect their EU customers’ data or risk the high penalties of non-compliance. Regulations such as SOX, HIPAA, and GDPR bring about specific requirements, rules, and guidelines for data governance that need to be understood and implemented to avoid serious fines. Tackling these will take a team effort - you can’t do this solo. IDERA’s Ron Huizenga will discuss how you can channel the Force for your data architecture with a high-level overview of the impact of industry and government regulations as well as address steps you can take within your data architecture to conquer the regulatory storm-troopers.
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02/28/2018
03 PM CT
Online
Tackling Nuisance DBA Challenges

Today’s DBAs face multiple challenges, including managing multiple platforms and addressing database performance issues. These nuisance tasks can take up significant time that would be better spent on strategic initiatives, and effective DBAs will leverage tools to help them complete those tasks more efficiently.

IDERA’s Gary Smith will demonstrate key features of DBArtisan for data analysis such as cardinality, data skew, and missing indexes, various data extraction methods, ad hoc database monitoring, performance analysis, and space and capacity analysis, along with several useful utilities for general database management.

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03/08/2018
02 PM CT
Online
5 Easy SQL Server Query Performance Boosters
Is your SQL Server performance sometimes sluggish and do you need to make improvements fast? Are your queries suffering from high CPU, high IO, or poor plan selection?

This session will teach you how to identify common, easy-to-fix SQL Server performance issues and then show you how to fix them. Register for this webcast to become a performance tuning hero without even breaking a sweat.

About the Speaker: Robert L Davis is a Microsoft Certified Master in SQL Server and a Data Platform MVP. He is a Senior SQL Server Developer by day who spends his time performance tuning queries and fine tuning the SQL architecture for performance at Global Relay. He is passionate about disaster recovery, availability, performance tuning, and security. He is co-leader of the PASS Security Virtual Chapter. He founded SQL Server Best Practices website (www.sqlbp.com) and blogs at www.SQLSoldier.com.

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03/13/2018
2PM CST
Online
Protect Your SQL Server Environment with SQL Secure

SQL Server security starts with user management, and as a DBA, you must ensure that appropriate permissions and restrictions are in place for all those who have access to your databases. Keeping track of database permissions, logins, and group members can be difficult, especially when new databases and users are added. Join IDERA’s Dan Cardno to learn how IDERA SQL Secure can analyze, manage, and audit user permissions across all SQL Server and Azure SQL database objects to keep your SQL Server environment safe.

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03/20/2018
2PM CST
Online
You Must Comply: Effective Auditing for SQL Server with SQL Compliance Manager

Data security and regulatory compliance requirements have become increasingly stringent, and with GDPR coming next year, the risks and penalties of non-compliance are increasing. As a result, DBAs are tasked with the monumental job of providing an accurate audit trail of SQL Server activities such as database access, update actions, schema changes and security changes. Join IDERA’s Douglas Walsh to learn how IDERA SQL Compliance Manager provides real-time monitoring across your SQL Server environment to ensure all server access and exceptions are tracked to comply with internal and external audits.

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03/21/2018
11AM CT
Online
Solving SQL Server Performance Issues Caused by Problematic SQL Queries – The Tools You’ll Need

Solving SQL Server Performance Issues Caused by Problematic SQL Queries – The Tools You’ll Need The added time it takes to process problematic SQL queries costs significant money. So does the effort to resolve and improve those queries unless you use effective tools to rapidly locate, identify, and resolve the problems. IT industry veteran Howard M. Cohen examines some of the prevalent issues involved in diagnosing and resolving problematic SQL Server queries, introducing ways to obtain valuable real-time performance reporting.

Demonstrating excellent examples of effective tools, IDERA VP of Sales Engineering Bullett Manale uses IDERA SQL Doctor to tune the performance of SQL queries and database indexes, with IDERA Sales Engineer Gary Smith showing how IDERA DB Optimizer identifies previously undetected performance issues, visualizes complex SQL queries, and accelerates SQL profiling and tuning. Put your SQL Server performance problems in perspective in this informative session.

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03/27/2018
2PM CST
Online
Simplify SQL Server Administration with a Collection of Helpful Tools with SQL Admin Toolset

A comprehensive range of software tools is essential for performing common database administration tasks. SQL Admin Toolset provides 24 essential tools to diagnose, analyze, and administer SQL Server instances. For example, manage backups, index fragmentation, inventory, jobs, security, and storage. Eliminate time spent developing, testing and maintaining custom scripts. Moreover, reduce everyday tasks from hours to minutes. Join Binh Chau to learn how to monitor, troubleshoot, administer, and report across instances.

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