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

Check out my schedule for upcoming speaking events in Boston, San Diego, Atlanta, Nashville, and Cork, Ireland all happening in May through early June.
Join me at one of my March SQL Server presentations to live audiences in Oregon, Colorado, and Georgia. All events are free, but registration is required.
I'm organizing the data-centric track at this summer's MusicCityTech conference. We're looking for sessions covering traditional DBA topics, plus Analytics, Visualization, Design, database engineering, and more.
February 20, 2018 | Kevin Kline | Community, SentryOne 0
Kevin Kline describes a new Webinar featuring Sabin IO. If you're a DBA who must remedy poor performance on a SQL Server then you'll want to check this out.
Kevin Kline asks data pros what their Groundhog Day moments are--the things in their career as a data professional that keep popping up over and over again, like a bad dream.
February 2, 2018 | Kevin Kline | SQL Sentry 4
MS MVP Kevin Kline walks through two ways to prepare for a peaceful and uninterrupted holiday: technology and process.
Want to download the slide deck and T-SQL scripts for the presentation Architecture Choices that Impact Performance of Microsoft SQL Server? Get them here!
December 6, 2017 | Kevin Kline | Performance, T-SQL, Community, Slide Decks 1
How can I become a Microsoft MVP? is such a common question that Kevin Kline decided to write an FAQ about it.
PASS Summit connects you with industry experts and THOUSANDS of global data professionals in a unique learning environment.
September 27, 2017 | Kevin Kline | Community, PASS Summit 0
Microsoft MVP Kevin Kline and Charles Kim, founder of Viscosity North America talk about SQL Server running on Vmware in Ten Surprising Performance Killers on Microsoft SQL Server on this October 12th
September 19, 2017 | Kevin Kline | Performance, SQL Server, Virtualization 0
Join Kevin Kline as he traverses the Buckeye state September 5 - 7 and meets with SQL User Groups in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati. Topics for Cleveland and Columbus: "Ten Query Tuning Techniques
August 31, 2017 | Kevin Kline | Community, SQL Server 2
Get an overview of HIPAA regulations along with compliance tips and best practices from a healthcare legal specialist from the point of view of the DBA.
Announcing SQL Server 2017 Release Candidate.
August 9, 2017 | Kevin Kline | SQL Server, SQL Server Builds 0
Kevin Kline of SentryOne makes stop #11 of this year's #SQLVacation tour, in Nashville, Tennessee.
July 31, 2017 | Kevin Kline | SQLFamily, Community, SQLVacation 0
Kevin Kline of SentryOne makes stop #10 of this year's #SQLVacation tour, in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
July 27, 2017 | Kevin Kline | SQLFamily, Community, SQLVacation 0
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