Presenter: Thomas LaRock; Senior DBA, SQL Server MVP, PASS Director
Topic: What Are You Waiting For?
It’s a simple question, right? But how often do you have the answer, especially for your SQL statements? Thomas LaRock from Confio Software will teach you how proper response time analysis plays a key part in the overall performance tuning process. You will learn how to define, measure, and analyze performance issues as well as implementing changes and how to make sure those changes continue to have the desired effects.
Thomas LaRock is a seasoned IT professional with over a decade of technical and management experience. Currently serving as a Senior DBA for Confio Software, Thomas has progressed through several roles in his career including programmer, analyst, and DBA. Thomas holds a MS degree in Mathematics from Washington State University and is a member of the Usability Professional’s Association. Thomas currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS), and is also a SQL Server MVP. Thomas can also be found blogging at http://thomaslarock.com and is the author of DBA Survivor: Become a Rock Star DBA (http://dbasurvivor.com).