[Speaking] Presenting at AITP Region 18 IT Con


The IT Con event this Saturday, June 18, is an event similar to SQL Saturday. It has three tracks, an IT Professional track, a Development track and a Career Development track. I'll be presenting two sessions in the IT Professional track.

Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShell

We all know how important it is to keep a baseline of performance metrics that allow us to know when something is wrong and help us to track it down and fix the problem. We don't always know how to do this easily and consistently. This session will walk you through a series of PowerShell scripts you can schedule which will capture the most important data and a set of reports to show you how to use that data to keep your server running smoothly.

Let Service Broker Help You Scale Your Application

Service Broker was introduced in SQL Server 2005 to provide asynchronous messaging in your database applications, but it's seldom used because it isn't well understood. In this session we'll walk you through the basics of Service Broker and show how you can use it to build highly scalable applications.

You can register for the IT Con here. It's taking place at the Holiday Inn on Rt. 18 in Montrose, near Akron, Ohio.

The location is fairly convenient for anyone coming from Akron, Cleveland, Canton and Youngstown, so I hope to see you there!