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Datavail is a Silver Sponsor of PASS Data Community Summit 2022

PASS 2022 Data Summit

November 15-18 we’ll be in Seattle for the 2022 Data Summit

Datavail is a silver sponsor of PASS Community Summit 2022, the world’s largest conference for Microsoft data platform professionals. The conference will take place online and in-person in Seattle at the Washington State Convention Center, November 15-18. This hybrid event brings professionals from across the globe to connect, share, and learn from their peers in the global data platform community.

We will have a dedicated team of experts on hand to help you with your enterprise database solutions and management needs. But if you can’t wait until November, complete the form to the right to set up a meeting with one of our team members before the conference.

We look forward to connecting with you at the Community Summit. Meet our Data Hero Suyog Pagare; he’ll be available for an informational chat during the event, and he’s also presenting.


Migrating On-Premises to Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Presented by: Suyog Pagare

Date and Time: Nov 16 @ 9:30 a.m. PST
Location: Room 2AB

Are you planning to migrate your on-premises SQL Server to Amazon RDS for SQL Server? In this presentation, we will start with the basics such as AWS Regions, AZs, S3, and IAM. Then, you’ll learn how to provision and monitor your Amazon RDS for SQL Server instance, backup and recovery, and security. By the end of the presentation, you will understand the essentials of the AWS services required and how to migrate to Amazon RDS for SQL Server quickly.

In this session, you will learn:

  • What is Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS) for SQL Server?
  • Brief Overview of AWS Regions, Availability Zones (AZs), Amazon S3, and Amazon IAM
  • Planning Your Amazon RDS for SQL Server Instance
  • Creating Your Amazon RDS for SQL Server Instance
  • Connecting to Your Amazon RDS for SQL Server Instance
  • Migrating a Sample Database Over to Amazon RDS for SQL Server

Migrating SQL Server to AWS – FastPass

Presented by: JP Chen

Date and Time: Nov 16 @ 5:30 p.m. PST
Location: At AWS Booth #401

Interested in migrating your SQL Server to AWS and want to know the available options, key considerations, and an overview of the migration process? In this session, you will learn about:

  • Reasons you may choose to migrate to SQL Server on AWS
  • SQL Server deployment options in AWS – IaaS vs PaaS
  • AWS Essential Services for SQL DBAs
  • Amazon RDS for SQL Server migration overview
  • AWS Database Migration Service overview
  • SQL Server on Amazon EC2 migration overview
  • What a real-world SQL Server to AWS migration looks like
  • What DBAs are responsible for in the cloud environment

Where We’ve Come From, Where We’re Going – A 20-Year Database Retrospective Panel Discussion

Moderator: Eric Russo – SVP of Database Services, Datavail

JP Chen – Senior Director SQL Server, Datavail
Justin Azevedo – Senior DBA, Datavail
Argenis Fernandez – Principal Program Manager, Azure Database Platform, Microsoft
Yogi Barot – Microsoft Specialist Principal Solution Architect, AWS

Date and Time: Nov 17 @ 11:15 a.m. PST
Location: Room 618

Two decades might as well be a millennium in the database world. Join us for a lively discussion around database past, present, and future, featuring the insights of senior DBAs and database leadership derived from working in thousands of database environments across all industries. We’ll talk about the evolution of database technologies, changes to the DBA role, current trends, future opportunities, and more!

Schedule Your Meeting with a Data Expert:

In the meantime, check out our latest SQL Server resources below

Accelerate SQL Server Migration to the AWS Cloud

Preparing a checklist and asking the right questions to stakeholders lays the groundwork in this planning. There are different methods to migrate databases from on-premises to the AWS cloud.

A Guide for Migrating to Azure SQL Database

Azure SQL Database is an excellent platform that requires expert knowledge for a migration. Let this paper be a detailed guide for you on an Azure SQL Database migration.

Sports Recruitment Firm Scores with AWS EC2 Migration

This case study details how Datavail helped a sports recruitment software solutions firm migrate its SQL Server physical instances to the AWS EC2 cloud for improved performance.

7 New Features Strengthen SQL Server 2019

Newly released SQL Server 2019 builds on its solid foundation by adding seven new features that promise more productivity, deeper insights, and higher profitability.

Datavail’s TechBoost Modernization Journey from SQL Server to Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL

This presentation provides a great overview of optimal strategies companies can use to obtain the most benefits from their cloud migration.

The Advantages of Migrating from SQL Server to MySQL

This paper highlights some of the latest MySQL features and functionalities including data security, availability & scalability, open-source & low cost.
MS Gold

We are a Microsoft Gold Partner that provides a broad range of services in support of databases, analytics, and applications. From managed services and consulting to projects and 24×7 operational support, Datavail has you and your data covered to get the most out of your SQL Server initiatives. In addition, we’ve helped hundreds of customers migrate their applications and database workloads to the cloud.

AWS Partner

As one of AWS’ leading partners for migrating database workloads to the cloud, Datavail has helped more than 100 clients over the past eight years to migrate to AWS, and we have done so successfully on numerous database platforms.

Event Details

City: Seattle, WA

Venue: Washington State Convention Center

When: November 15, 2022

Time: 8:00 am PT