Confio Senior Database Expert Thomas LaRock to Present at TechEd 2012

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Confio senior database expert, Thomas LaRock, will present at the sold out Microsoft TechEd 2012 in Orlando June 11 - 14.

Today Confio Software announced that one of its SQL Server database experts, Thomas LaRock, will present at the sold out Microsoft TechEd 2012 in Orlando June 11 - 14. As a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and a Microsoft Certified IT Professional in both Database Administration and Development, LaRock is also a senior member of the experienced DBA team at Confio, the makers of the Ignite database performance analysis software, which was a named a finalist in “Best of TechEd” 2010.

On Sunday June 10, LaRock will co-present “Microsoft SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization” with Denny Cherry. In this session, advanced database administrators will learn about SQL Server 2008 R2 and SQL Server 2012 performance tuning and optimization. Both experts will detail real-life performance problems that have been gathered and tuned using industry standard best practices and real-world skills.

The second session, taking place Mon., June 11 at 1:15 p.m. is, “The 12 reasons we love Microsoft SQL Server 2012,” co-presented by LaRock, Dandy Weyn and Sean Boon, recognized experts in the database industry. In this demo-only session for intermediate skills, Tech Ed attendees will learn about AlwaysOn, ColumnStore Indexing, Data Quality Services, Transact-SQL Enhancements, Power View, SQL Server Data Tools, and more.

LaRock is widely respected in the SQL Server industry and currently serves on the board of directors of the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS). LaRock is also the accomplished author of DBA Survivor: Become a Rock Star DBA and he runs one of the SQL Server industry’s most popular blogs,
TechEd is Microsoft's premier technology conference for IT professionals and developers, offering the most comprehensive technical education across Microsoft's current and soon-to-be-released suite of products, solutions, tools, and services. TechEd offers hands-on learning, deep product exploration and countless opportunities to build relationships with a community of industry and Microsoft experts that will help their work for years to come.

For more information about Confio's solutions for DBAs, please visit

About Confio Software
Confio Software develops database performance solution for DBAs, IT managers, and database developers, for both physical and virtual server environments. Confio’s flagship product, Ignite, helps eliminate bottlenecks, speed problem resolution, and reduce the cost of operations for SQL Server, Oracle, DB2 and Sybase databases and VMware servers. Since the company’s founding in 2002, Confio products are developed and supported from the Boulder, CO headquarters. For more information visit

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