SQL Saturday # 160

I will be giving the following presentation on Step 22 in Kalamazoo:

Scaling SQL Server to HUNDREDS of Terabytes!

Provide an introduction to the Massive Parallel Processing (MPP) Architecture. Describe how Microsoft’s MPP Appliance, Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW), allows SQL Server to scale to hundreds of terabytes. The presentation will also contain real world performance metrics and lessons learned directly from someone who actually developed a Parallel Data Warehouse Solution.

Session Level: Intermediate

Garrett Edmondson

Garrett Edmondson, MCITP has 10+ years experience working with the full Microsoft BI Stack. During the past year, he has been working on Microsoft’s Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Appliance, which allows SQL Server to scale to hundreds of terabytes.

Welcome to SQLSaturday #160

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held Sep 22 2012 at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, 6767 West O Avenue, Kalamazoo Township, MI 49009. Admittance to this event is free, but we do charge a lunch fee of 10.00 so that we can provide a lunch – not pizza! Please register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and colleages know about the event.

Update: The slides from my presetantion can be found on SQL Saturday 160 website (linked above) or on my sky drive : https://skydrive.live.com/redir?resid=906EB2F189E165B7!223

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