Registration Fee: $499
Early-Bird Pricing: Register by Sept. 25 and receive $75 off using the code: SOEBDIS75
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8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM to 9:15 AM
Driving Business Value with SentryOne
Bob Potter, SentryOne CEO
Data drives every business, and your company’s ability to proactively manage data performance is critical to business success. In this session, SentryOne CEO Bob Potter provides a brief overview of SentryOne strategic initiatives that will dramatically boost your company’s ability to achieve peak database performance on the Microsoft Data Platform.
9:15 AM to 9:45 AM
The Future of Data Performance Management
Greg Gonzalez, SentryOne CTO
SentryOne CTO Greg Gonzalez provides a look at forthcoming technology that will help data professionals anticipate resource needs and proactively manage data workloads to ensure continuous delivery of business-critical information. He’ll review the SentryOne roadmap, giving a glimpse of products on the horizon, and he’ll show how organizations are getting optimized database performance with extreme scalability now. He’ll also present the SentryOne strategy for offering end-to-end database lifecycle solutions with the recent Pragmatic Works Software acquisition.
9:45 AM to 10:45 AM
Move from Reactive to Proactive with SentryOne Tools
Jason Hall, SentryOne VP of Product
SentryOne offers an array of SQL Server database performance monitoring tools that empower the Microsoft data professional to achieve breakthrough performance. But how can you unlock the SentryOne magic that helps you become more proactive about managing performance in your data platform?
Jason Hall provides a pragmatic tour of the tools available from SentryOne, and how you can use them to go from reactive to proactive as fast as possible. Whether you manage 5 SQL Server instances, or 500, you will learn how to quickly get a handle on—and ahead of—what's happening day to day. You’ll learn best practices for proactive issue detection, preventative configuration, automated remediation, task automation, alerting and response, automated maintenance, query tuning, and indexing strategy using SentryOne tools and features.
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Need for Speed: Empowering DevOps Teams to Develop, Deploy, and Manage Fast-Performing Database Apps
John Welch, VP of Engineering
Fast databases are built with speed in mind from the start, with components that allow developers and DevOps teams to deliver high-performing database applications. In this session, John Welch demonstrates how developers can turbo-charge productivity with optimized SSIS components and tasks that eliminate the need for programming, as well as automated testing tools that streamline testing of data-centric applications. He’ll also cover documentation and metadata management tools that ensure organizations can confidently address compliance to GDPR and other regulations.
12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Journey to the Cloud: How These Companies Are Planning and Executing Data Migrations to the Cloud
Intended Audience: Customers and Evaluators
Moderators: Kevin Kline (SentryOne Principal Program Manager) and Andy Mallon
Andy and Kevin will lead a panel discussion with SentryOne customers who are planning cloud migrations and evaluating different approaches. We'll cover challenges inherent in any cloud migration, and new platform choices such as Amazon RDS and Azure SQL DB Managed Instance, which enables companies to retain many of the on-premises features of SQL Server along with Azure cloud implementation benefits. Come learn from your peers as they map their unique paths to the cloud.
Expanding Your Partner Potential with SentryOne
Intended Audience: Current and prospective SentryOne partners
Moderator: Nick Harshbarger, SVP of SentryOne Global Partner Network
If you’re a current or prospective SentryOne partner, don’t miss this session, where you’ll learn from established SentryOne resellers and managed service providers (MSPs) how to expand the value proposition of your businesses by offering services grounded in SentryOne solutions. The panel discussion will also cover how to use SentryOne co-marketing opportunities to grow your business and keep current customers informed and engaged.
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Unlock the Box: Understanding and Optimizing SQL Server Analysis Services
John Sirmon, SentryOne Senior Product Manager
Former Microsoft CAT member John Sirmon unlocks the black box that is SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) and helps you unleash performance to deliver data faster to your business users. In this session, you’ll learn why he believes that SSAS in Azure + Power BI is the future of data analytics delivery. He’ll cover some of the reasons SSAS has been difficult for data pros to crack from a performance management perspective, and how SentryOne provides visibility to help you find and fix SSAS performance killers.
2:30 PM to 2:45 PM
2:45 PM to 3:45 PM
De-Risking your Move to the Cloud with SentryOne
John Q. Martin, SentryOne Product Manager
Moving to the cloud is fast becoming the norm for data platform solutions of all sizes and complexities. Whether you are building a cloud-first solution or migrating an existing platform from on-premises to Azure, the adoption of new technologies can be fraught with uncertainty. Common questions that we ask during this transition are often:
These and many other questions normally mean a long and drawn-out process of discovery, planning, testing, and post-migration hand-holding. But what if there was a way to help automate and speed up these processes? SentryOne has many solutions that can help provide fast and comprehensive answers to these questions and more. Together we will walk through how we can de-risk and ensure successful cloud migrations with SentryOne solutions, providing insight at every stage of the process for both new and migrated systems.
3:45 PM to 4:30 PM
Fix My Query! Watch and Learn as SentryOne Experts Troubleshoot Bad Queries
Andy Mallon, SentryOne Product Manager
Andy Yun, Senior Solutions Engineer
Watch the SentryOne query masters as they untangle your worst-performing queries. You’ll come away with guidelines you can use immediately for troubleshooting common query-writing mistakes and a list of red-flag query operators to watch for that can bog down databases.
4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
SentryOne Data Day Social Hour
Informal networking with the SentryOne team and fellow attendees.