Craig Farrell (4/18/2011)
Not sure, honestly, but how many people do you expect to attend PASS that don't know how to remove cursors for speed?
There will be some, the problem I see with that abstract is that it's vague. There will be a lot of us talking about performance tuning there, from various aspects, you need to be very specific about what exactly you're talking about. Cursor is mentioned once in the last line. I could (and did) read that as a general performance tuning, maybe focused on database design ("the underlying problems"). If it was then a session purely on cursors I would be a little miffed.
Also (and sorry for the harsh, it's not been a good day), clustered views is not a correct term. I assume you mean indexed views. Partitioning is not necessarily for performance, it's manageability, easy of load and drop of data.
It's that kind of detail that can get your abstract thrown out, if the program committee feels the abstract suggests you don't know the material they're likely to throw the abstract out.
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