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Wed, Apr 19 2017 10:00 Pacific Daylight Time


Successful production deployments with columnstore index in SQL Server 2016

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Successful production deployments with columnstore index in SQL Server 2016

SQL Tiger team has worked with many Tier-1 customers to deploy columnstore technology. This session will cover customer wins that pushed the boundaries of columnstore deployment as well as one failure on a very promising engagement. For each such engagement, we will cover what the challenge was and how SQL Tiger team leveraged columnstore index technology to address it.


A seasoned professional with 30+ years of industry experience in databases, Sunil has worked as a developer/lead in the relational database engine technology, a tool designer/lead building backup/restore tools, and as an application developer/manager enabling B2B commerce and e-learning. He has been in his role as a Principal Program Manager for SQL Server for the last 12+ years. Sunil has authored many technical white papers/blogs and has co-authored two books in SQL Server and presented database technologies in numerous national/international conferences. He enjoys teaching and has taught introductory programming courses at the University of Rhode Island and the University of Colorado.

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