PASS Community Summit to be Held in Seattle


Organized by SQL Server users for SQL Server users, PASS Summit Unite 2009 is the largest and most intensive Microsoft SQL Server and BI conference in the world. In its 10th year, PASS Summit returns to the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle Nov. 2-5, 2009.

Guided by the results of a recent Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) membership survey, PASS Summit Unite 2009 will focus on helping SQL Server professionals cut IT costs in a difficult economy, stretch their technology investments, and squeeze the most value from their educational opportunities.

PASS Summit Unite 2009 will deliver:

  • 168 in-depth technical sessions
  • 5 comprehensive content tracks covering Database Administration, Database and Application Development, BI Platform Architecture, BI Information Delivery, and Professional Development
  • 14 full-day Pre/Post-Conference Seminars, Nov. 2 and Nov. 6, by top SQL Server experts
  • Best-practices sessions by the Microsoft SQL CAT team
  • Direct access to Microsoft engineers, MVPs, and experts in the “Ask the Experts” Lounge
  • Face-to-face interaction with the Microsoft BI team
  • Personalized support at the Microsoft CSS First Aid Station
  • Hands-on demos of top SQL Server and BI products and services

Learn more and register today:

If you are planning to attend the summit, I will be making two presentations: Identifying SQL Server Performance Problems Using SQL Trace and Manage Your DBA Career, Don’t Let it Manage You.