Author Archives: Monica Rathbun

March 2017 Monthly Meeting -Automated SQL Server Installation and Configuration Using PowerShell

  Bio: Jamie Wick is the Systems & Database Engineer for The College of William & Mary and has been working with databases for the past 10+ years.  His background includes working for several years as a SQL SysAdmin for … Continue reading

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February Meeting 2017 Andy Mallon – Demystifying Data Compression

Bio: Andy is a SQL Server DBA that has managed databases in the healthcare, finance, e-commerce, and non-profit sectors. He has over 12 years of experience supporting high-volume, highly-available OLTP environments with demanding performance needs. As co-organizer of SQL Saturday … Continue reading

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August Meeting – 2015

Speaker: Monica Rathbun (view bio) Session: I’m It – Survival Techniques for the Lone DBA Abstract: Are you the only database person at your company? Are you both the DBA and the Developer? Being the only data professional in an environment can … Continue reading

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July Meeting – 2015

Speaker: Doug Purnell Session: Are Availability Groups a good fit for your database? Abstract: How do you know if Availability Groups are the correct high availability solution for your business application? We’ll cover some common business problems that Availability Groups can solve … Continue reading

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June Meeting – 2015

Justin Randall Session: Putting the “Squeeze” on Large Tables: Improve Performance and Save Space with Data Compression Abstract: Your databases are growing faster than your servers. Large tables consume ever-increasing amounts of storage while putting a drag on query response time. What’s a … Continue reading

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