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April Meeting

  • In-Person @ 7 East Street Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (map)
  • 18:00 - 21:00 GMT Daylight Time
  • Language: English

April meeting with Chris Adkin and Neil Hambly.,Registration on Eventbrite

Featured Presentation:

An introduction to column store indexes and batch mode

Chris Adkin

An introduction to column store indexes and batch mode, to include the new features that SQL Server 2014 brings to this area and a delve into why column store indexes and batch mode achieves the stunning performance gains in does when compared to row mode.

About Chris:
Chris is a freelance SQL consultant who has been working with SQL Server since 2000, his passion is for squeezing every last drop of performance out of SQL Server and understanding the database engine at a level which conventional tools cannot provide any insights on.


Neil Hambly, SQL Server Technology Evangelist | Lead Consultant Northdoor PLC


About Neil:
Neil Hambly is the SQL Server Evangelist & lead consultant @ Northdoor PLC (MSFT Data Platform Gold partner), previous roles @ ABN AMRO, Accenture, ASOS, BBC, Confio Software with 15+ years in SQL Server roles Presented 100+ events, including 40 PASS Summit/24HOP/Rally/SQL Saturday, 15 European events (10 countries), 50 + UK (SQLBits, SQLRelay) Leader of PASS London (UK) & Professional Development VC, Melissa Data MVP (2015), SQL Cruise Technical Lead Likes Guinness, Loves Whisky & Danc