West Michigan SQL Server Users Group February 2010 Meeting Announced

Brent Ozar (Quest Software) (web|twitter) will be our guest on February 24, 2010 at New Horizons Computer Training Center in Grand Rapids Michigan.  Join us as Brent speaks on the topic of Virtualization.  If you’re able to attend and have not RSVP’d already, please do so by sending an email to wmssug@sqlpass.org with the subject line of “I will be attending the February WMSSUG Meeting.”

Virtualization and Magicians: Dealing with Virtual SQL Server

So the sysadmins told you they’ve learned a few tricks, and they’re going to virtualize your database servers. In this session, we’ll talk about our real-world experiences with virtual SQL Servers and how to help the sysadmins avoid implementation mistakes that will saw SQL Server’s performance in half.

  • How to configure CPU, memory and storage for virtual environments
  • How to benchmark your servers and make sure they’ll handle your loads
  • Common pitfalls like antivirus definition downloads that can cripple your servers
  • What to watch for after V-day


New Horizons Computer Learning Centers – 5315 28th Street Court SE – Grand Rapids, MI – 49546

Date: Wednesday February 24, 2010

Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm

            6:00pm – 6:30pm Welcome Mixer / Pizza / Beverages

            6:30pm – 6:45pm General Announcements / WMSSUG Business

            6:45pm – 7:45pm Presentation and Q&A

            7:45pm – 8:00pm Closing remarks / Giveaways


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