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

With Azure SQL Data Warehouse and SentryOne, migrate to Azure with confidence and receive breakthrough cloud analytics performance at the best price.
A Historical Account of the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS), Part 1: Foundation from Kevin Kline.
March 18, 2019 | Kevin Kline | SQLFamily, Community, PASS Summit, PASS 1
Kevin Kline shares the Q&A from our recent "Setting SQL Server Performance Baselines and Alerts" webinar and highlights additional resources you can reference on the topic of baselining and alerting.
February 12, 2019 | Kevin Kline | Alerting, Baselines, SentryOne 0
SQL Sentry Essentials is now available. SQL Sentry Essentials is a new SQL Sentry edition that provides essential performance monitoring for up to 5 database instances.
February 7, 2019 | Kevin Kline | Licensing, SQL Sentry Essentials 0
Kevin Kline shares the Q&A from our recent webinar, The Top 4 Data Technology Trends Every DBA Should Know About in 2019.
In his inaugural SentryOne Community Omnibus post, Kevin Kline shares the latest SentryOne webinars, resources, blogs, and press releases.
Kevin Kline shares highlights from the PASS Summit 2018 keynote with Raghu Ramakrishnan.
November 12, 2018 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, PASS Summit 0
Kevin Kline shares highlights from Rohan Kumar's PASS Summit 2018 keynote, "SQL Server and Azure Data Services: Harness the future with the ultimate hybrid platform for data and AI."
November 8, 2018 | Kevin Kline | Cloud, SQL Server, Azure, PASS Summit 0

Get the best SQL query analysis and optimization tool – free!

Plan-Explorer-logo-RGB-800px
  • Index Analysis Sandbox
  • Statistics Analysis with Histogram
  • Management Studio Add-in
  • Plan Diagram
  • Deadlocks
  • History and Comments
Free Download Learn More

Get a Free 2-Week Trial

Start your free trial of any of our products today.

Free Trial

2-Week Trial