SQL PASS Summit 2016

October 25 - October 29

Seattle , WA , United States

SQL Server is critical to your business success. The right flash memory solutions can accelerate performance, power productivity and reduce total costs. Stop by the SanDisk booth to speak with our flash experts and learn how SanDisk flash software and hardware solutions can take your SQL Server environment to the next level.

Join Us at Pass Summit and Achieve Your Own World Record Performance

  • Meet with Experts to discuss SQL Server 2016, Storage Spaces, Storage Spaces Direct, and current customer solutions
  • Speaker Sessions including a mix of technical and business value topics
  • Join our in-booth theater presentations and learn from our storage experts why SanDisk should be part of your data center business strategy
  • Chat with SanDisk flash experts about storage trends and opportunities
  • Join our Query Challenge: Will you be in the Hall of Fame or Hall of Shame?

Stop by booth 222

Event Speakers

Technical Session

Learn How SQL Server 2016 Performs
with Storage Spaces Direct

Brian Walters
Microsoft Team Lead, DPL

Wednesday, Oct 26 / 4:45pm – 6:00pm
Room 602-604

Storage Spaces Direct (S2D) is Microsoft’s latest move into the software-defined storage market. In this session we will take a look at how S2D and SanDisk flash will unleash the full potential of SQL Server 2016. We’ll also explore various configuration options and take a high level look under the hood of S2D.

Community Session

Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server:
Flipping the DW Faster Bit

Jimmy May
SQL Server Solutions Architect

Wednesday, Oct 28 / 8:00am
Room 606-609

Columnstore indexes were introduced in SQL Server 2012 and have been wholly re-architected. Learn how columnstore indexes flip the DW faster bit by one, two, even three orders of magnitude. Learn why columnstore may be a compelling reason to upgrade.


TPC-H World Records Summary

Data Warehouse Fast Track Solution Brief

Cornerstone onDemand Case Study

Docusign Case Study

SQL Server 2016 AGs on HPE DL380 Gen9 using HPE 12G SAS 2.5in SSDs