SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 are fast approaching – ends on July 9! SQL Server has been one of the leading industry database products for many years. SQL Server 2019 includes capabilities that maximize the engine to its full potential providing you a modern data platform. In this session, learn about new enhancements in SQL Server 2019 to maximize performance, security, and availability.


Pam Lahoud, Senior Program Manager Microsoft

Pam Lahoud is a Program Manager in Azure Data, based in Redmond, WA, USA. She has been with Microsoft since 2006 and is currently responsible for Program Management of database engine features for in-market and vNext versions of SQL Server, with a special focus on the Storage Engine area. She is passionate about SQL Server performance and has focused on performance tuning and optimization, particularly from the developer perspective, throughout her career. She is a SQL 2008 MCM with over 20 years of experience working with SQL Server.