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Aaron Bertrand

Aaron (@AaronBertrand) is a Product Evangelist at SentryOne with industry experience dating back to Classic ASP and SQL Server 6.5. He is editor-in-chief of the performance-related blog, SQLPerformance.com, and serves as a moderator for Q & A sites answers.SQLPerformance.com and dba.stackexchange.com. Aaron's blog focuses on T-SQL bad habits and best practices, as well as coverage of updates and new features in Plan Explorer, SentryOne, and SQL Server.
T-SQL Tuesday : Difference Makers

T-SQL Tuesday : Difference Makers

For this month's T-SQL Tuesday, Aaron Bertrand talks about a few of the difference makers in his career, before he actually started his career.

SQLintersection : Slides, demos, and a quick recap

SQLintersection : Slides, demos, and a quick recap

This week I've been at #SQLintersection in Las Vegas. Here are the slide decks and sample code from my three sessions, as well as a bit of a recap:

Plan Explorer – Fixes in the October 2017 Release

Plan Explorer – Fixes in the October 2017 Release

Product Manager for Plan Explorer, Aaron Bertrand, describes some of the enhancements in the October 2017 release of Plan Explorer.

dataMinds Connect : Ghent, Belgium

dataMinds Connect : Ghent, Belgium

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) shares his slides and samples from the dataMinds Connect conference this week in Ghent, Belgium.

SQLSaturday #666 : Utrecht, Holland

SQLSaturday #666 : Utrecht, Holland

Aaron Bertrand shares his slides, demos, and thoughts from his latest SQLSaturday adventure in Utrecht.

Decks & Demos from SQLSaturday #667 : Oslo

Decks & Demos from SQLSaturday #667 : Oslo

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) shares slides and demo files from his two T-SQL sessions at SQLSaturday #667 in Oslo, Norway.

Looking Back at Bad Interviews

Looking Back at Bad Interviews

As part of this month's T-SQL Tuesday, Aaron Bertrand describes a few experiences from last decade, from both sides of interviews.

Introducing our PAC Community Ambassadors

Introducing our PAC Community Ambassadors

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) introduces a new program here at SentryOne : our PAC Community Ambassadors, who we help get out to more community events.

T-SQL Tuesday #92 : Lessons Learned the Hard Way

T-SQL Tuesday #92 : Lessons Learned the Hard Way

For T-SQL Tuesday #92, Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) shows one trick he uses to prevent errant DML from running in production.

Workarounds : Plan Explorer / SentryOne client won't maximize

Workarounds : Plan Explorer / SentryOne client won't maximize

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) describes a few workarounds to a problem in Windows where an application won't respond to taskbar actions.

Slides and Samples from SQLGrillen

Slides and Samples from SQLGrillen

This week John Martin and I are representing SentryOne at SQLGrillen in Lingen, Germany. Here are my slides and samples.

A few quick fixes for Plan Explorer

A few quick fixes for Plan Explorer

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) describes four minor updates to SentryOne Plan Explorer in the latest build, 11.0.116.

Slides and Samples from SQLintersection

Slides and Samples from SQLintersection

Aaron Bertrand shares his slide decks and other materials from his presentations at SQLintersection in Orlando.

T-SQL Tuesday #90 : Shipping Database Changes

T-SQL Tuesday #90 : Shipping Database Changes

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) recounts the way he implemented database changes in a distributed SQL Server system a decade ago.

SQLPerformance.com – same great content, new skin!

SQLPerformance.com – same great content, new skin!

Aaron Bertrand (@AaronBertrand) provides some details about the new look for SQLPerformance.com and some of the drivers behind the change.