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

What's a great innovator and entrepreneur like? Learn more in this interview with SQL Sentry CEO, Greg Gonzalez.
March 16, 2016 | Kevin Kline | SQL Sentry, Career 0
Think of this series as a brain dump for all of the career advice we'd give to an aspiring DBA. Register now!
March 14, 2016 | Kevin Kline | Best Practices, SQL Server, Career 0
Microsoft first truly disrupted the ETL marketplace with the introduction of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) back with the release of SQL Server 2005.
After a couple of months with no travel, Kevin Kline lays out his conference and speaking schedule for the upcoming calendar year.
A growing trend in app dev is to completely skip the effort of creating a logical data model (LDM) even in large, complex, data-driven enterprise applications. Why?
February 19, 2016 | Kevin Kline | Community, SQL Server 2
Machine Learning and the Microsoft Data Platform
End-to-End Troubleshooting Checklist : Slides, Scripts, Video, and Articles.
December 17, 2015 | Kevin Kline | Wait Stats, Monitoring 0
Kevin Kline answers several questions from his recent webinar on I/O latency with Tegile's Sumeet Bansal.
Kevin Kline (@kekline) continues his series on troubleshooting SQL Server; in this post, he shows how to correlate wait stats to other system metrics.
Kevin Kline shares the slide deck and video from his recent webinar on reducing latency and boosting performance in SQL Server.
Kevin Kline reminds us how important it is for us, as a community, to look out for one another.
November 24, 2015 | Kevin Kline | SQLFamily, Community, PASS 0
The SQL Server plan cache is one of the most important architectural elements for DBAs to understand. Get the slide deck and sample scripts here.
Kevin Kline (@kekline) marches on with another entry in his checklist series on troubleshooting SQL Server, this time focusing on wait statistics.
Kevin Kline (@kekline) continues his checklist series on troubleshooting SQL Server, looking at locating the source of the problem and error conditions.
October 26, 2015 | Kevin Kline | Alerting, Wait Stats, Monitoring 0
Stronger Security Via Always Encrypted in SQL Server 2016.
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