Roadshow-white Beyond Database Monitoring: Driving Business Value with Faster Database Performance


Are performance problems throttling your database─and your company's mission-critical objectives?

Join SentryOne data experts to discover how removing database performance barriers can speed your company's progress. These half-day afternoon events—which include lunch session and afternoon workshop options—are coming to cities across the U.S. in 2018:


Register for an upcoming event:

Past events: 
  • March 10: Denver
  • March 14: Columbus
  • March 26: Atlanta
  • April 24: Philadelphia
  • May 11: Boston
  • May 27: San Diego
  • June 7: Minneapolis
  • June 14: Dallas
  • July 19: Houston
  • August 2: Chicago
  • August 3: Seattle

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11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Data Drives the Business: How Fast Data Optimizes Business Value

Why should companies care about faster database performance? Because every business is data-driven: Explore how SentryOne helps companies drive business value by removing data performance barriers and accelerating delivery of business-critical information.

This lunch session targeted to CIOs, CTOs, and data managers who are exploring SentryOne capabilities for delivering rapid business value. We’ll cover:

  • Why optimized database performance is critical to business success
  • How enterprise-ready database performance management solutions keep mission-critical data flowing
  • How to maximize the productivity of database teams by equipping them with proactive database monitoring solutions
  • How to realize massive ROI through solutions that built from the ground up to work seamlessly together

Join SentryOne data experts for this information-packed session that will help you break through your Microsoft data platform barriers, whether the problems persist in your SQL Server, SQL Server Analysis Services, or your VMware or Microsoft virtual environment.

Who Should Attend:
Technology managers interested in exploring SentryOne solutions for driving business value through accelerate database performance:

  • DBAs, data managers
  • BI architects
  • IT managers responsible for data platforms and the virtual environment


1:30 pm to 4:45 pm

Beyond SQL Server Monitoring: Advanced Data Platform Performance Management

Proactive database performance management goes far beyond monitoring a few performance counters. Our experts will conduct a deep dive into how data professionals can use SentryOne to accelerate business value through rapid data delivery, free up time to focus on strategic goals, and sleep better at night knowing the company’s data is flowing at peak performance.

Who Should Attend:
Database and IT managers (current SentryOne customers and evaluators) who want to investigate the full range of SentryOne capabilities for database performance management across the Microsoft data platform:  

  • DBAs, data managers
  • BI architects
  • IT managers responsible for data platforms and the virtual environment
  • CTOs/CIOs

What You'll Learn

  • How to effectively manage performance of large data estates
  • How to manage resource utilization across your environment (SQL Server, virtual environment, and SSAS) to prevent data slowdowns
  • How to use proactive monitoring to decrease time spent on everyday routine tasks

Afternoon Session Sections:

1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Advanced SQL Server Performance Optimization with SentryOne

SentryOne experts provide proven guidelines for proactive database management:

  • Strategies for successfully tracking production environments with multiple SQL Servers and SQL Server Agent Jobs
  • Guidelines for understanding and managing resource utilization problems across systems that are causing slow-running processes, including:
    • How to find and fix performance problems occurring in the virtual environment
  • How to use SentryOne capabilities for proactive database performance manage so you can free up time for strategic initiatives, career-advancing projects—and life outside of work. We’ll cover:
    • Using Event Chains to manage the order of SQL Server Jobs execution
    • Setting alerts to avoid alert fatigue
    • Using Advisory Conditions for proactive monitoring
    • Setting and tracking performance baselines

2:30 pm to 2:50 pm

Uncovering Performance Problems Lurking in Your Virtual Environment

Sometimes your performance problems lie beyond your SQL Servers. IOur data experts will help you uncover performance problems in your VMware and Windows virtual environment, whether the trouble stems from a host that doesn’t provide sufficient resources, a host server conserving memory by “ballooning,” or other problems that can be tricky to discover. You’ll also get a quick tour of tools that can show you a breakdown of resource utilization by virtual machine.

3:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Boosting Performance of SQL Server Analysis Services

Troubleshooting performance problems with SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS) can be a frustrating exercise. In this session, our SSAS experts will offer time-saving tips for tracking trace events and troubleshooting SSAS bottlenecks for both MDX and Tabular modes. We’ll show you some handy tools for uncovering SSAS performance problems.

4:15 pm to 4:45 pm

Networking and Q & A Session with SentryOne Experts

Join the SentryOne team for happy hour and informal networking with an opportunity to ask our experts your specific database performance questions.

Roadshow Series Speakers

(Check the event details for each city to confirm speakers.)

Jason Hall - VP of Product
Steven Wright - Director of Analytics
Seth Washeck - Senior Solutions Engineer
Devon Leann Ramirez - Solutions Engineer

Kevin Kline - Principal Program Manager

Andy Yun - Senior Solutions Engineer

Aaron Bertrand - Product Manager
John Sirmon - Senior Product Manager
Andy Mallon - Product Advisory Council Community Ambassador