Kevin Kline

Kevin (@kekline) serves as Principal Program Manager at SentryOne. He is a founder and former president of PASS and the author of popular IT books like SQL in a Nutshell. Kevin is a renowned database expert, software industry veteran, Microsoft SQL Server MVP, and long-time blogger at SentryOne. As a noted leader in the SQL Server community, Kevin blogs about Microsoft Data Platform features and best practices, SQL Server trends, and professional development for data professionals.

Articles by Kevin Kline

Kevin Kline looks back on how the SQL Server community came together to support PASS in the aftermath of 9/11, and he urges you to support the organization now as it faces challenges due to the pandemic.
July 29, 2020 | Kevin Kline | Community, PASS Summit, SQLPASS, PASS 0
Kevin Kline provides an overview of the support options available for SQL Server versions that have reached end of life.
May 13, 2020 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, Support 1
Kevin Kline announces the new "Office Hours with Kevin Kline, Patrick Kelley, and Friends" series and invites you to join him for one of his upcoming virtual user group presentations.
April 27, 2020 | Kevin Kline | News, Training 0
Kevin Kline recaps his "SQL Server Indexing for Developers and Accidental DBAs" webinar and answers attendees questions with Sebastian Meine.
April 23, 2020 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, Indexes 0
Kevin Kline shares how to assess query performance, guarantee consistent query tuning, and avoid performance killers in SELECT statements.
April 7, 2020 | Kevin Kline | Plan Explorer, SQL Server 1
Kevin Kline offers up a cadre of SentryOne database and SQL Server experts to speak at virtual meetings all over the world amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
April 3, 2020 | Kevin Kline | SQLFamily, Community, SentryOne 0
Kevin Kline recaps a webinar with the SQLskills team, where they discussed their top SQL Server troubleshooting horror stories and the lessons learned.
In this webinar recap, Kevin Kline shares the Q&A portion of the SentryOne webinar: Top 5 SQL Server Challenges Automated with PowerShell.
March 11, 2020 | Kevin Kline | Automation, PowerShell 0
Kevin Kline recaps his recent webinar on an Introduction to SQL Server Internals & Architecture and shares answers to attendees' technical questions.
February 25, 2020 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, Webinar 0
Kevin Kline recaps his webinar covering some of the most common architectural choices that impact performance for SQL Server database applications.
January 29, 2020 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, Database Performance 0
In this blog, Kevin Kline shares the top 10 most common SQL Server mistakes made by DBAs, and resources to help avoid them.
January 22, 2020 | Kevin Kline | Best Practices, SQL Server 1
In this blog, Kevin Kline recaps a recent webinar on “Rightsizing your Cloud Consumption on AWS” and answers attendees’ top questions.
January 15, 2020 | Kevin Kline | Cloud, SQL Server, AWS 0
Kevin Kline and Louis Davidson answer your top questions on data modeling and database design for developers. Check out the webinar to learn more.
January 8, 2020 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, DEVELOPMENT 0
Join Kevin Kline at a series of upcoming SQL Server events in December 2019.
December 2, 2019 | Kevin Kline | SQLSaturday, SQLFamily 0
Tips for proper planning, best practices, and how our solutions can help ensure high-quality performance in virtualized SQL Server implementations.
October 31, 2019 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, Hyper-V, Virtualization 0

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