Event Information:

  • Thu

    An Introduction to SQL Server on Docker Containers on Linux by Argenis Fernandez

    12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST

    In this session, we will explore one of the most cost-effective, devops-friendly ways of deploying SQL Server. We will go over the acquisition, configuration and basic tips for getting quickly up to speed on SQL on containers.

    Argenis Fernandez is a Principal Program Manager for Microsoft based in Redmond, Washington. He has worked with SQL Server for 20 years and enjoys large SQL Server farms, high-end OLTP databases, managing Windows environments, performance troubleshooting, high availability, disaster recovery, best practices, and PowerShell scripting.

    Prior to Microsoft, Argenis worked as a Principal Architect for Pure Storage, as a Lead Database Operations Engineer for SurveyMonkey and as a Senior Consultant on SQL Server Core for Microsoft Consulting Services. In 2013 he founded the Security Virtual Chapter for the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Argenis is a SQL community enthusiast and speaks frequently at major SQL Server conferences, including PASS Summit, PASS SQLRally, IT/Dev Connections, SQLBits, and TechEd. He is also a Microsoft Certified Master, a former SQL Server MVP an avid Twitter user (you can follow him at @DBArgenis), and an occasional blogger on SQL Server topics at