Microsoft SQL Server at HP Discover

HP Converged Systems for Microsoft SQL Server

Senior Engineering Manager Steve Tramack of HP Converged Systems gave an overview of the Converged Infrastructure integration with specific focus on the HP AppSystem for Microsoft SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse .

The HP AppSystem for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse is jointly engineered, built and supported with Microsoft, for customers who realize limitations and inefficiencies of their legacy data warehouse infrastructure. This converged system solution delivers significant advances over the previous generation solution including Enhanced performance and massive scalability, Minimized costs and management complexity, Reduced risks and simplified change management.




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Steve Tramack

Steve Tramack is a Senior Engineering Manager in the Alliances, Performance and Solutions Engineering organization within HP’s Enterprise Group, responsible for Microsoft solution development activities. Steve manages the team responsible for the development of the Infrastructure-to-Applications Converged Application solutions for SQL Server, focusing on Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence, Database Consolidation and OLTP appliances and reference architectures. This includes products such as the HP AppSystem for SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse, SQL Server Fast Track Reference Architectures and the HP Universal Database Solution for mission critical SQL Server. Steve’s team also focuses on other Microsoft SQL Server solutions, developing performance and best practices collateral and reference architectures. Steve’s team produces application characterization and solution integration documents, presentations and demonstrations, and has developed the Sizing and Configuration tools for a number of Microsoft applications. Steve wrote HP’s Performance and Configuration guide for Exchange 2003 and 2007, and is a frequent, featured speaker at Microsoft and HP conferences, including Microsoft Tech Ed, HP Discover, and HP’s Microsoft Academies.


Steve, a 17-year HP employee with over 28 years of industry experience, lives and works for HP in Nashua, NH.