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Melissa Connors

Melissa (@MelikaNoKaOi) is the Special Projects Lead at SentryOne, where she focuses primarily on performance testing and analysis of the SentryOne platform as well as its integration with other technologies, such as SQL Server features and virtual environments. Melissa has over a decade of experience with SQL Server through software performance testing, application development, and technical support. She is also the chapter leader for Maine PASS (@MainePASS).
SentryOne & Microsoft Achieve SQL Server Monitoring Performance Goals

SentryOne & Microsoft Achieve SQL Server Monitoring Performance Goals

The SentryOne monitoring solution has been reengineered with the latest features & technology available from Microsoft SQL Server to dramatically increase performance for the largest customers while reducing storage and compute needs.

#PASSWIT Presentation on SQL Server Data Compression

#PASSWIT Presentation on SQL Server Data Compression

Melissa Connors posts her slides and recorded presentation from a SentryOne sponsored meeting of the #PASSWIT Virtual Chapter.

Are You a Data Professional? It Pays to Stay Home!

Are You a Data Professional? It Pays to Stay Home!

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) examines the 2018 Data Professionals Salary Survey Results from Brent Ozar Unlimited. Is there a gender gap? Do remote employees make more money?

Toys for Tots, Holiday Cheer, & Charlotte SQL

Toys for Tots, Holiday Cheer, & Charlotte SQL

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) recounts the SentryOne Toys for Tots Drive, Holiday Cheer Office Decorating Contest, and attending the Charlotte SQL user group meeting.

T-SQL Tuesday #97 : My 2018 Learning Goals

T-SQL Tuesday #97 : My 2018 Learning Goals

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) participates in this month's T-SQL Tuesday by planning out her learning goals and strategy for 2018.

#SentryOneServes : #GivingTuesdayCLT

#SentryOneServes : #GivingTuesdayCLT

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) highlights some of the Giving Tuesday contributions at SentryOne & our Give Good partnership with @ShareCLT for #GivingTuesdayCLT.

Advisory Conditions:  October 2017 Pack

Advisory Conditions: October 2017 Pack

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) highlights the new and updated Advisory Conditions in the latest SentryOne pack now available for download.

SentryOne : Multiple Baselines & Power BI

SentryOne : Multiple Baselines & Power BI

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaoi) demonstrates comparing multiple baselines from SentryOne through Power BI for performance testing & more!

#SentryOneServes : Classroom Central – Challenge Accepted!

#SentryOneServes : Classroom Central – Challenge Accepted!

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) recaps a recent charity challenge at SentryOne to collect school supplies for Classroom Central in Charlotte, NC area.

#SentryOneServes : Giving Back

#SentryOneServes : Giving Back

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) explains the #SentryOneServes hashtag and highlights different areas where SentryOne is giving back to our communities.

Disabling Advisory Conditions in SentryOne

Disabling Advisory Conditions in SentryOne

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) provides a quick walk through of how to disable Advisory Conditions in SentryOne and explains why you might do so.

Goals for 2017: A Midsummer Night's Reflection

Goals for 2017: A Midsummer Night's Reflection

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) takes a moment to reflect on progress toward personal goals for 2017 and recent changes in her role at SentryOne.

I'm Speaking at SQL Saturday Edmonton #SQLSat594

I'm Speaking at SQL Saturday Edmonton #SQLSat594

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) discusses her upcoming trip to speak at SQL Saturday Edmonton and provides links to Data Compression posts and slides.

Visualizing Data Compression: See it for Yourself

Visualizing Data Compression: See it for Yourself

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) explains how visualizing data compression (through DBCC PAGE) helps you better understand SQL Server compression methods.

My First PowerShell : A Simple Story with Dramatic Flair

My First PowerShell : A Simple Story with Dramatic Flair

Melissa Connors (@MelikaNoKaOi) walks through and discusses lessons learned from her first PowerShell script, which restarts a range of remote computers.