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Eddie Wuerch The DBA Skills Upgrade Toolkit

5/17/2013 8:45 AM - 4:45 PM

The DBA Skills Upgrade Toolkit

Presenter: Eddie Wuerch

This full-day seminar is for DBAs and developers with DBA responsibilities looking to beef up their skillsets and simplify their lives with additional insight into their SQL Servers. Eddie Wuerch takes his extensive experience as a speaker, trainer, mentor, and DBA in one of the largest and busiest SQL Server environments in the world and distills it into a collection of topics for DBAs managing databases of all sizes.

Topics in the seminar include:

Current and historical monitoring of server processes and resources

SQL I/O for the DBA:

RAID, disk options, and SANs

File and Filegroup planning, placement, and monitoring

Transaction log internals

TempDB considerations

Encryption for the DBA

Locking, Latching, and Deadlocks

Capacity planning (CPU, memory, and files)

Performance and operational troubleshooting techniques

Backup and recovery planning

Automation of standard tasks

Includes a large collection of T-SQL scripts for performing many of the tasks covered in the seminar

Eddie WuerchEddie Wuerch is a DBA, developer, and trainer specializing in SQL Server for over ten of the twenty years he has spent in IT. Eddie is currently the tech lead of the DBA team at ExactTarget, a leading SaaS ESP located in Indianapolis. Eddie and his team design and manage the 24x7 SQL Server databases clusters that form the foundation of the ExactTarget application. He holds MCITP certifications in SQL Server 2005 and 2008 development and administration, and is an MCT.

Continental breakfast, lunch, breaktime refreshments, and printed seminar materials are included. Parking at GSU campus is free. Event sign-in and breakfast begins 30 minutes before session start.

Cancelation/Refund Policy

Registered attendees may cancel and receive a refund of the event price before 12:00 noon EDT on Sunday, May 12, 2013.

No refunds will be honored after that date. Service and credit card fees are non-refundable.

To cancel your registration and request a refund, email "Cancel Pre-Conference SQL Saturday 220" to the address included in your confirmation email.

Don't forget the free SQL Saturday #220 event on May 18, 2013! For more info and to register for SQL Saturday, please visit

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