How to Use TPC Benchmarks to Evaluate Cloud Database Performance


Shifting database workloads to the cloud can be a smart option for meeting your users’ demands for fast data delivery, especially for cloud analytics scenarios. If you’re evaluating cloud providers, new benchmark tests from the Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC) can help you accurately assess the price and performance of running cloud-based analytics in your organization.  

In this web seminar, Kevin Kline, SentryOne Principal Program Manager, steps through the TPC benchmarks and gives actionable tips on how to use TPC benchmarks to evaluate cloud providers.  

He'll be joined by Rajeev Jain, Azure Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft, who will discuss recent breakthroughs in TPC benchmark tests achieved by Azure SQL Data Warehouse.  


What you'll learn: 

  • What benchmark tests the TPC publishes 
  • How you can use TPC benchmarks to evaluate price-performance scenarios for your environment 
  •  How cloud providers placed in recent TPC benchmark tests   
  • How Azure SQL Data Warehouse delivers optimal price-performance for cloud analytics 
  • Tips and tricks you can use from TPC benchmarks 
  • How to conduct your own benchmark using HammerDB 


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Kevin Kline

Kevin Kline

Principal Program Manager, SentryOne

Kevin (@kekline) serves as Principal Program Manager at SentryOne. He is a founder and former president of PASS and the author of popular IT books like SQL in a Nutshell. Kevin is a renowned database expert, software industry veteran, Microsoft SQL Server MVP, and long-time blogger at blogs.sentryone.com/author/kevinkline. As a noted leader in the SQL Server community, Kevin blogs about Microsoft Data Platform features and best practices, SQL Server trends, and professional development for data professionals.

Rajeev Jain

Rajeev Jain

Microsoft Azure Product Marketing (Data & AI), Microsoft

As a product marketing lead, Rajeev leads cloud scale analytics marketing with a focus on Data & AI partners. He has over 20 years of business development, sales, and marketing experience across India, Singapore, and most recently in the United States.

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