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Our news room includes recent product reviews, press releases, eNews, and external blogs about SQL Sentry software. Also check out our blog posts for additional articles.

June 2015

eNews, June 2015 - $25M Investment From Mainsail Partners!

June marks my third anniversary with SQL Sentry. I wasn’t employee number 15, since some others had come and gone in the years since the company was founded. But I was the 15th member of full-time staff at that time. Fast forward three years and you’ll find that we have nearly 50 full-time employees, have moved offices once, and are now expanding our current offices yet again!

June 2015

SQL Sentry Secures $25M Investment to Increase Performance for SQL Server Database Customers

SQL Sentry, the developer of award-winning software for SQL Server database professionals, announced today it has secured a $25M growth equity investment from Mainsail Partners. Mainsail Partners, based in San Francisco, is a growth equity firm focused on investing in fast-growing, profitable and bootstrapped businesses. The capital will be used to accelerate SQL Sentry’s product development, scale sales and marketing, and expand and enhance its client services.

June 2015

Nothing Is Free, Including Buffer Space

Jason Hall (@SQLSaurus) has seen some confusion from customers about what the Performance Advisor dashboard is showing when they see free space in buffer. So he decided to write a blog post to explain what it means.

May 2015

SQL Sentry Introduces Content Pack for Microsoft Power BI

SQL Sentry, Inc., the developer of award-winning software for SQL Server, is pleased to announce the release of the Power BI content pack for SQL Sentry in June of this year. The SQL Sentry Cloud (cloud.sqlsentry.com) already provides web access to your SQL Sentry performance and event data from anywhere, and across any tablet or mobile device. The new Power BI content pack for SQL Sentry further extends these cloud capabilities to deliver analytics for key areas such as performance, downtime, disk utilization, and operations.

May 2015

Feel the Power!

We are excited to announce that in June, there will be a Power BI content pack for SQL Sentry. The new Power BI content pack for SQL Sentry further extends our cloud capabilities to deliver analytics for key areas such as performance, downtime, disk utilization, and operations. In this post, Rick Pittser (@rjpittser) discusses what Power BI is and gives a sneak peak at what our dashboard will look like.

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Events

SQL Sentry has been "taking it on the road" attending User Group meetings and conferences. In cities across the world, we're showing you how to optimize SQL Server performance. If you are a User Group organizer looking for exciting, pertinent guest presenters and would like to schedule SQL Sentry to attend your group meeting, contact us.

Jul 11, 2015

SQLSaturday #421 - Columbus, OH

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held Jul 11 2015 at Mount Vernon Nazerene University - New Albany, 5150 E. Dublin-Granville Rd., Columbus, OH 43081.  

Aug 08, 2015

SQLSaturday #402 - Indianapolis, IN

SQLSaturday is a FREE training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. We are very excited to bring this wonderful event back to Indy! This year the event will be held on Aug 8, 2015 at Indiana Wesleyan University North. The address is below.  

Aug 22, 2015

SQLSaturday #443 - Guatemala, Guatemala

SQLSaturday is a free training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held: on Aug 22 2015 at Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Calle Manuel F. Ayau (6 Calle final), zona 10, Guatemala, Guatemala, 01010, Guatemala  

Aug 22, 2015

SQLSaturday #403 - Louisville, KY

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held Aug 22 2015 at Indiana Wesleyan University, 1500, Alliant Avenue, Louisville, KY 40299.  

Aug 24, 2015 - Aug 28, 2015

IEPTO1: Immersion Event on Performance Tuning and Optimization – Part 1 - London, United Kingdom

This 3/400-level, 5-day, SQL Server training class is part one of our two-part, comprehensive training program on SQL Server performance tuning and optimization (with IEPTO2 being the second half). This class will give you a wealth of practical optimization techniques that you can put into production as soon as you return to work and we ensure you understand *why* and *how* a technique works rather than just what the technique is.  

Sep 28, 2015 - Sep 29, 2015

SQL Server Days - Schelle, Belgium

SQLUG.BE, the SQL Server User Group Belgium is a public user group that brings together the Belgian MS SQL Server community. Our goal is to share experiences, enthusiasm and knowledge about Microsoft SQLServer. The methods we use to share knowledge vary from evening presentations over round-table discussions to our well-known yearly conference, the Belgian SQL Server Days. The user group was founded in 2006 and today reaches a community of over 1800 members. More than 300 SQL Server enthusiasts attend the yearly SQL Server Days. We welcome IT-Pros as well as developers, technical and non-technical people and everybody who wants to share experiences, ideas or knowledge about SQL Server.  

Oct 10, 2015

SQLSaturday #445 - Raleigh, NC

SQLSaturday is a free training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held: on Oct 10 2015 at William Peace University, 15 E Peace Street, Raleigh, North Carolina, 276104, United States  

Oct 12, 2015 - Oct 16, 2015

IEPTO2: Immersion Event on Performance Tuning and Optimization – Part 2 - Dublin, Ireland

This 3/400-level, 5-day, SQL Server training class is part two of our two-part, comprehensive training program on SQL Server performance tuning and optimization (with IEPTO1 being the first half). This class will give you a wealth of practical optimization techniques that you can put into production as soon as you return to work and we ensure you understand *why* and *how* a technique works rather than just what the technique is.  

Oct 13, 2015 - Oct 30, 2015

SQLRelay - United Kingdom

SQLRelay is an annual technology event held in the UK. It’s a community organised series of day conferences held around the country in a relay and provides free training on Microsoft’s data platform. A combination of national and international speakers bring world-class content to the UK SQL Server community in this multi-track event covering England and Wales over eight days.  

Oct 17, 2015

SQLSaturday #452 - Charlotte, NC

SQLSaturday is a free training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held: on Oct 17 2015 at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC), 2800 Campus Ridge Road, Charlotte, North Carolina, 28105, United States  

Oct 26, 2015 - Oct 29, 2015

SQLintersection - Las Vegas, NV

SQLintersection will meet the expectations of developers and IT professionals alike. The intersection of tools and technologies today create a need for a conference that allows you to go in-depth with experts on the technologies you’re using today but also cross over and hear what's happening with other technologies and how they affect you; keeping you on the cutting edge.  

Oct 27, 2015 - Oct 30, 2015

PASS Summit 2015 - Seattle, WA

PASS Summit is the world's largest and most intensive technical training conference for Microsoft SQL Server and BI professionals. But more than that, it’s your conference – planned and presented by the SQL Server community for the SQL Server community. Since 1999, PASS Summit has delivered the most technical sessions, the largest number of attendees, the best networking, and the highest-rated sessions and speakers of any SQL Server event in the world. Join us for top-notch training, technical tips and tricks, and the connections you need to take your SQL Server skills to the next level.  

Dec 12, 2015

SQLSaturday #451 - Istanbul, Turkey

SQLSaturday is a free training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held: on Dec 12 2015 at Microsoft Turkey, Bellevue Residences, Levent Mahallesi, Aydin Sokak, No7, Levent, Istanbul, Istanbul, Istanbul, 34340, Turkey  

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