This page lists all the various talks and presentations that I’ve given or plan to give, including keynote talks. If you want to see me speak, please check my speaking schedule, or send me a note through SQLServerCentral (sjones) or on Twitter (@way0utwest).
SQL Server Presentations
Here are the various SQL presentations that I’ve done over the years. You can check the speaking schedule to see when I might do these in the future, but please feel free to send a note if you’d like to see one of these or if you have questions.
- Maintaining High Performance When Using Encryption
- Filestream and Filetable in SQL Server
- Continuous Integration for Databases
- Your First Week as a DBA
- Common Problems in Backup and Recovery
- Team-based Database Development with Version Control
- Automated Database Build and Test
- Best Practices for Database Deployment
- Core Monitoring for SQL Server
- Prepare for When Disaster Strikes
- Database Maintenance Essentials
- Searching Binary Data in SQL Server
- The Encryption Primer
- Contained Databases in 2012
- Unstructured Data in SQL Server
- AlwaysOn and Contained Database in SQL Server 2012
- Getting Control of Your Instances with Policy Based Management
- The Top Ten Skills You Need for SQL Server
- Common SQL Server Mistakes
- Preparation for Disaster
- Beginning SQL Server
Creating Your First Technical Speaking Opportunity – Learn how to get started speaking.
Branding Yourself for a Dream Job – The Modern Resume – Learning ways to better market yourself and present yourself as a capable employee in your particular industry. I talk about networking, blogging, and more. This talk has it’s own blog at themodernresume.com.
Mostly for me to keep handy, but here’s my official bio:
Steve has been working with SQL Server since 1991 and been a DBA in a variety of large and small companies and industries. In 2001 Steve founded SQLServerCentral with two partners and has been publishing technical articles and facilitating discussions among SQL Server professionals ever since. He currently is the full time editor of SQLServerCentral, owned by Red Gate Software. Steve is a Microsoft SQL Server MVP and a D&B MVP.