GroupBy is Back – Spring 2021 Edition

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GroupBy Conference is coming back May 25-26 for it’s Spring 2021 Edition. There will be 20+ FREE data sessions spread across the two days. Sessions for Americas’ time zones will be on May 25 and European time zones on May 26.

If you haven’t heard of it before, it was founded by Brent Ozar ( b | t ) back in the day and features some big speakers in the SQL Server community each year. Just check out the lineup below ??

You can register for the event and checkout the other details here:
https://mailchi.mp/groupby/may-2021-reg-d

GROUPBY AMERICAS – MAY 25
TIME (IN UTC)DBA TRACK SESSIONDEV & BI TRACK SESSION
13:30SQL Edge to Cloud Keynote
— Anna Hoffman (on Dev & BI track)
SQL Edge to Cloud Keynote
— Anna Hoffman
14:30Learn to Effectively Use Extended Events
— Grant Fritchey
Which Azure SQL Database Options Should I choose?
— Jes Schultz
16:00How to Audit SQL Server for Free
— Josephine Bush
Notebooks, PowerShell and Excel Automation
— Rob Sewell
17:30SolarWinds Lunchtime SessionT-SQL User-Defined Functions,
or: How to kill performance in one, easy step
— Hugo Kornelis
18:15PureStorage Presents: Solving Data Protection and Recovery Challenges for SQL Server Databases
— Argenis Fernandez
T-SQL User-Defined Functions,
or: How to kill performance in one, easy step
— Hugo Kornelis (continued)
19:00Myths and Misconceptions about Locking and Blocking
— Klaus Aschenbrenner
Are you drunk SQL Server? Where did that estimate come from?
— Magnus Ahlkvist
20:30SQL Admin Best Practices with DMVs
— William Assaf
Modern T-SQL for Better Performance
— Kathi Kellenberger
22:00Dallas DBAs Presents: “Black Arts” Index Maintenance – GUIDs v.s. Fragmentation – They’re not the problem… WE ARE!
— Jeff Moden
23:30Become an Expert in Managing Your Tempdb
— Deepthi Goguri
GROUPBY EUROPE – MAY 26
TIME (IN UTC)DBA TRACK SESSIONDEV & BI TRACK SESSION
07:30Not my Problem(?) – Azure Networking 101 for Azure SQL Server DBAs
— Alexander Arvidsson
Dynamic Search Queries in T-SQL – The Ninja way
— Eitan Blumin
09:00How I Cut My Maintenance Window by 80%
— Paresh Motiwala
All you wanted to know about Collations
— Erland Sommarskog
10:30SQL Server and PowerShell walk into a bar…
— Mikey Bronowski
In-memory OLTP Design Principles in Microsoft SQL Server
— Torsten Strauß
12:00Redgate Presents: Getting started with Extended Events
— Kathi Kellenberger
Simplify data management with partitioning
— Uwe Ricken
12:45“We’re all born naked and the rest is drag”: An Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion
— Cecilia Juddman
Simplify data management with partitioning
— Uwe Ricken (continued)
13:30A deep dive into Docker
— Andrew Pruski
Visual Studio database projects: more than just source control
— Chris Johnson
15:006 Query Tuning Techniques That Will Solve 75% Of Your Performance Problems – v2
— Amit Bansal
MS SQL New functions, syntaxes, tips & tricks
— Damir Matešic
16:30SQL Server and Snapshots: Everything You Were Afraid To Ask
— Argenis Fernandez

After the live event, we upload all the content onto YouTube for anyone who missed a session or just wants to check it out after the fact. (You don’t need to be signed up – you can see all the previous sessions here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEHf_UKwG3GMkb9wIVBTeQA ) Hope to see y’all there.

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