SQL Server Performance Tuning and Optimization

SQT01 Azure PostgreSQL for the SQL Server DBA


9:15am - 10:30am

Level: Intermediate

Tim Chapman

Principal Solution Architect


PostgreSQL is one of the fastest growing relational databases in the world today. Applications developers are targeting PostgreSQL for their new applications because of its ease of use, powerful query processing engine and its ever-expanding feature set and companies are looking to migrate existing applications to Azure Database for PostgreSQL because of Azure's first-class hosting platform. In this session, we will compare and contrast the similarities and differences between SQL Server and Postgres so that any SQL Server Database Administrator or Developer can leverage their existing skill set to take advantage of Azure's PostgreSQL database offering.

You will learn:

  • Understand why PostgreSQL is important to learn
  • Understand the differences between SQL Server and PostgreSQL
  • How to get started using PostgreSQL in Azure