Adam is an independent consultant in the Boston area. He enjoys working on data architecture, database development, and performance tuning projects. Adam is author and maintainer of the popular SQL Server monitoring script, sp_whoisactive. You can reach him at amachanic [at] gmail [dot] com.
In this talk you'll learn about enhancements to indexing (including both Columnstore and traditional b-tree indexes), DMVs, compression, string handling, encryption, configuration, and even timezone support.