TECH OUTBOUND ALASKA SQL CRUISE 2018 Depart & Return from Seattle, Washington, August 4 – August 11, 2018 Register Now! The Tech Outbound learning event will be fun. The brand new NCL Bliss departs from Seattle, WA with stops in Alaska cities of Ketchikan, Juneau, and Skagway. We'll train on a variety of topics while watching glaciers and snow-peaked […]
Whilst On the Road I've been traveling heavily to speak at SQL Server events for the last few months and had a great time at recent stops such as Colorado Springs, a three-city tour in Oregon, and Philadelphia. I learned some interesting things about Oregon while visiting there, since it was my first trip in […]
Join me at one of my March SQL Server presentations to live audiences in Oregon, Colorado, and Georgia. All events are free, but registration is required.
I'm organizing the data-centric track at this summer's MusicCityTech conference. We're looking for sessions covering traditional DBA topics, plus Analytics, Visualization, Design, database engineering, NoSQL topics, Big Data topics, Database coding best practices, AI, ML, and more.
Kevin Kline describes a new Webinar featuring Sabin IO. If you're a DBA who must remedy poor performance on a SQL Server, or a Developer responsible for writing fast and dependable code, then you'll want to attend this session.
Kevin Kline asks data pros what their Groundhog Day moments are–the things in their career as a data professional that keep popping up over and over again, like a bad dream
MS MVP Kevin Kline walks through two ways to prepare for a peaceful and uninterrupted holiday: technology and process. The former involves things we can do with our databases to make our lives easier while away from the office, while the latter are steps we can take in advanced to reduce the need for our coworkers to call us.
Want to download the slide deck and T-SQL scripts for the presentation "Architecture Choices that Impact Performance of Microsoft SQL Server?" Get them here!
"How can I become a Microsoft MVP?" is such a common question that I decided to write an FAQ about it.
PASS Summit connects you with industry experts and THOUSANDS of global data professionals in a unique learning environment that empowers you with the practical knowledge you need to excel in your career.
Microsoft MVP Kevin Kline and Charles Kim, founder of Viscosity North America talk about SQL Server running on Vmware in Ten Surprising Performance Killers on Microsoft SQL Server on this October 12th webinar.
Join Kevin Kline as he traverses the Buckeye state September 5 – 7 and meets with SQL User Groups in Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati. Topics for Cleveland and Columbus: "Ten Query Tuning Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should Know." The Cincinnati topic is "SQL Server Internals and Architecture."
Get an overview of HIPAA regulations along with compliance tips and best practices from a healthcare legal specialist from the point of view of the DBA.
Microsoft announced the first release candidate (a.k.a. RC1) for SQL Server 2017 on Monday, July 17th. Release candidates are not a final and finished product, but they are feature complete. No new features are expected after Microsoft moves into the RC phase, only adding polish (for example, brushing up the documentation and UI) and performance […]