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IDPA-Des Moines August Virtual Meeting featuring Torsten Strauß
August 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
****This meeting will be 100% online — there will be no in person meetings at this time ****
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Connection Software: **Microsoft Teams**
The Des Moines chapter of the Iowa Data Professionals (IDPA) will meet the Monday before the 2nd Wednesday of the new month. The 2nd Wednesday of the new month is reserved by Quad City PASS.
**Meetup Organizers will start the Microsoft Teams meeting at 5:30 PM, Central Time (22:30 UTC), and will then admit attendees into the remote meeting.**
Please connect, eat your dinner and network with other data professionals until the meeting is called to order.
**At 5:50 PM Central Time (23:00 UTC) our Local Group Leader will call the meeting to order with brief announcements.**
**At 6:00 PM Central Time (23:00 UTC) we will introduce the featured speaker, Torsten Strauß.**
**”Examples of query performance improvement in SQL database”**
In this session, we will look at some examples of slow queries in SQL Server, analyze the root cause, and implement several ways to dramatically increase query speed or workload. We will also encounter bugs in the SQL Server query engine and possible counterproductive effects of intelligent query processing features.