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SQLSATURDAY 628 Baton Rouge 2017

July 29, 2017

SQLSATURDAY 628 Baton Rouge 2017

July 29th

SQLSATURDAY 628 Baton Rouge 2017

For the 9th year, SQLSaturday Baton Rouge is coming to LSU!

SQLSaturday is a global event to bring Information Technology speakers and professionals together for a community-driven, community-attended free day of technical training. The Baton Rouge SQLSaturday event is sponsored by the Baton Rouge SQL Server and .NET User Groups, and will be our annual event on campus at LSU. We expect 600+ regional IT professionals and national speakers to join us. This free conference is open to the public and is perfect for students, CIO’s, database administrators, developers, IT managers, server admins and job-seekers.


An all day FREE training event with SQL Server, Development and SharePoint related sessions spread out over multiple tracks of Business Intelligence, Database Administration, SQL Development, SharePoint, IT Pro and .NET development.

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Monster VM’s (Database Virtualization)

Databases by their very nature are the classic Monster VM?s. If Monster VM?s are not virtualized properly they will never perform well and can negatively performance of other VM?s on the hosts. In this presentation, we will teach you how to properly virtualize Monster VM/Databases with vSphere 6.5. We will discuss why you virtualize, installation issues, how to Architect for performance discussing vSphere 6.5 specifics, the storage layer, the processor, Memory considerations, the network layer.? Topics include NUMA, Memory reservations, how to avoid common mistakes. Lesson learned here help you optimize any workload you are virtualizing. With Special emphasis on Monster VM?s on vSphere 6.5. This Presentation is based off a Top 10 Presentation in VMworld USA and Europe.


1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Trends in the Cloud

After 11 years of existence, the cloud industry would have you believe it is a mature, stable industry that is safe and secure to take your business to. Yet, the secret the insiders in the know is caveat emptor: Let the buyer beware. This presentation covers the state of the cloud today, lessons learned from the early adopters, the new role of cloud keeper, and what to know in advance to create a successful cloud deployment. It ends with a checklist you can use ensure you choose a cloud provider that can meet your needs.


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