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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.

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.

April 2015

eNews, April 2015 - The Women of SQL Sentry

March was an unusually cold month for most of the USA and, if you’re like me, April is already looking to be a welcome change for warmer weather. One thing a lot of people don’t know about March is that it is Women in History Month. Let’s spend a moment to think about that. My aspiration is to demonstrate on a daily basis, through my words and deeds, the degree of respect and appreciation I hold for the women in my life and for women around the world.

April 2015

I Didn't Know it Could Do That! : Enabling Additional Performance Counters

A question customers frequently ask our support and professional services teams is: "How do I get Performance Advisor to collect performance counter <X>?" So Justin Randall (@jh_randall) decided to write a blog post on how you can enable additional performance counters.

April 2015

SQL Sentry Performance Advisor : Alerting, Baselines, and Standard Deviations

One of the new features in version 8.4 of our software is the ability to alert based on standard deviations. Standard deviations can be tricky so Lori Edwards (@loriedwards) decided to write this blog post on how this feature works. In the post, she gives some background on how to use standard deviations from a baseline for custom conditions in Performance Advisor.

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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.

May 30, 2015

SQLSaturday #380 - New York City, NY

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held May 30 2015 at 11 Times Square, Microsoft New York Metro District Office, New York, NY 10036.  

Jun 02, 2015

Louisville IT Symposium - Louisville, KY

The Louisville IT Symposium is a high-quality low-cost alternative to the larger conferences. The local opportunity represents limited travel expense and minimal time out of office. It is tailored to the most current issues and opportunities people are addressing in Louisville and the surrounding areas. It also features 12 “real world” speakers who are some of the best and brightest and it provides IT Executives, Management and Staff the opportunity to network with counterparts at other local organizations and positions to learn from each other.  

Jun 08, 2015 - Jun 12, 2015

IEPTO1: Immersion Event on Performance Tuning and Optimization – Part 1 - Bellevue, WA

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.  

Jun 14, 2015 - Jun 21, 2015

SQL Cruise - Mediterranean

Get top-tier SQL Server technical training along with networking sessions devoted to leadership, communication, and problem-solving soft-skills. Spend down-time periods in one-on-one or small group discussions with those leading the sessions – leaders, consultants, mentors all with decades of experience and the credentials to support the experience. Focus on the content and the experience without the distractions of the internet and online social networking. All this takes place in a relaxing, yet professional classroom setting in a facility that provides for room and board at a fraction of what you would expect for conventional SQL Server training.  

Jun 15, 2015 - Jun 19, 2015

IEPTO2: Immersion Event on Performance Tuning and Optimization – Part 2 - Bellevue, WA

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.  

Jun 24, 2015 - Jun 25, 2015

24 Hours of PASS

On June 24th, 24 Hours of PASS: Growing Our Community will give Speakers the opportunity to present their knowledge to the global PASS community. SQL Server and BI experts from around the world will present a series of 24 live back-to-back 1-hour webcasts to deliver technical content on Microsoft Data Platform technologies. The event will provide best practices, expert tips, and demos, from new and up-and-coming Speakers.  

Jun 27, 2015

SQLSaturday #410 - Chattanooga, TN

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. This event will be held Jun 27 2015 at the EMCS Building at UT Chattanooga, 784 Vine Street, Chattanooga, TN 37403.  

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 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.  

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 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.  

Nov 02, 2015 - Nov 05, 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.  

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