We are pleased to announce a new series of skills transfer offerings direct from our Escalation Engineers.  These Live Meetings are aimed at IT Professionals looking for insight into troubleshooting SQL Server.  The presenters are all Escalation Engineers, focusing on their area of expertise.

These sessions are only available to UK Premier Customers.

An outline of each session is shown below, and there are three sessions in total. 

Each session will last for 1 hour (including Q&A time) and is charged at 1 hour from your Premier agreement. 

Please register directly via the Events registration tool, using the links and booking codes shown below, to obtain your joining instructions. 


Session 1: SQL Server Setup Issues           
This technical talk will provide an overview of SQL Server setup logging, setup requirements and common pitfalls, and the new functionality in SQL 2012.              
We hope to provide a better understanding in order to avoid known setup issues by providing troubleshooting tips.

1st March 11am - Technical Teaser 1: SQL Server Setup Issues

Delegate Registration Link – https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/InviteOnly.aspx?EventID=EE-66-FE-C4-84-94-40-55-45-64-6F-1C-F2-E9-F7-71&Culture=en-GB

Delegate Registration Invitation Code: A4385D


Session 2: How CSS resolve performance issues

This technical talk will provide a better understanding on how CSS try and narrow down performance issues. We will provide information in regards to different questions requested by Support as well as demonstrate how to pin point issues by analysing different symptoms on the server. This will help in narrowing the scope of the problem and concentrate on identifying the root-cause.

 8th March, 11am - Technical Teaser 2: SQL Performance Issues

Delegate Registration Link – https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/InviteOnly.aspx?EventID=EE-66-FE-C4-84-94-40-55-97-E1-69-44-9A-78-29-CC&Culture=en-GB

Delegate Registration Invitation Code: D09476


Session 3: Queries & Query plans

This technical talk will provide a better understanding on how to read the execution plans and how changes to the query and other aspects of SQL Server would cause a different plan generation. We strive to provide a better understanding of how SQL Server query optimizer generates plans, how to make it easier to troubleshoot query
performance issue caused due to sub-optimal plan, and leverage query tuning methods to resolve performance issues.

15th March, 11am - Technical Teaser 3: SQL Queries & Query plans

Delegate Registration Link – https://msevents.microsoft.com/CUI/InviteOnly.aspx?EventID=EE-66-FE-C4-84-94-40-55-A8-D4-F7-4D-1F-A1-81-96&Culture=en-GB

Delegate Registration Invitation Code: 3F74E5


If you would like more information please contact your TAM.

Best regards

Sarah Stretton

UK Premier Support.