SQL Server with Access – SQL Server’s Path Toward an Intelligent Database


SQL Server 2019 introduces ground-breaking query performance enhancements under the Intelligent Query Processing family.

These make up the latest on Microsoft’s mission to make critical parallel workloads improve when running at scale, while remaining adaptive to the constantly changing world of data!

Come join us in the intelligent database world that started with SQL Server 2017 and takes a leap forward with the upcoming SQL Server 2019.

Pedro Lopes is a Program Manager in the Database Systems Group, based in Redmond, WA, USA.

He over 19 years of industry experience and has been with Microsoft for over 9 years, where he is currently responsible for Program Management of database engine features for SQL Server and Azure SQL, with special focus on the Relational Engine (Query Processor, Programmability, Performance).

He is  a regular speaker at numerous conferences and user groups events, blogs about all things SQL at http://aka.ms/sqlserverteam, authored the book “Learn T-SQL Querying” (https://aka.ms/LearnTSQLQuerying), and authored several tools in the TigerToolbox on GitHub: AdaptiveIndexDefrag (http://aka.ms/AID), the BPCheck script for SQL Best Practices and Performance checks (http://aka.ms/BPCheck), or usp_WhatsUp to get an instant view of performance affecting issues in your workload (https://aka.ms/uspwhatsup).


We meet every second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm CDT.

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