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Tue, Sep 02 2014 10:30 UTC

Treating Tables Like Legos, Partitioning Basics

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Treating Tables Like Legos, Partitioning Basics

Partitioning allows us to isolate parts of our table as small chunks called partitions. In turn, these partitions allow us to do some really cool tricks for manageability and performance. In this session we'll look at the concepts surrounding partitioning and how we can apply them. We'll reinforce what we cover with some cool demo's showing some really neat tricks.

Brandon is a senior DBA and veteran of IT in the healthcare industry. Originally starting out his career as a web developer, he quickly fell in love with SQL Server database development and administration. Currently he is a senior DBA for SurveyMonkey. He works closely with the development, infrastructure, and management in and out of IT to make sure the needs of the business and its future goals are met.