SIOS Technology to Speak at PASS Summit 2018 about Avoiding SQL Server Availability Failures in the Cloud

SAN MATEO, CA – October 25, 2018 – SIOS Technology Corp., the industry pioneer in providing intelligent application availability for critical workloads, today announced that Microsoft Cloud and Cluster MVP and SIOS Technical Evangelist Dave Bermingham will moderate a “PASS the Bacon: Breakfast Panel” featuring leading SQL experts at PASS Summit 2018 November 8 in Seattle, WA at the Washington State Convention Center. SIOS will also showcase its high availability software in booth #500 during the four-day event November 6 – 9.

PASS the Bacon: SQL Server Experts and MVPs Breakfast Panel
SIOS is co-sponsoring the PASS the Bacon breakfast at PASS Summit 2018 with AWS, which will be held on Thursday, November 8 at 6:45 AM and will feature an interactive panel discussion with three SQL Server experts MVPs, vExperts and data scientists from Heraflux Technologies, Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting and SQLHA.

Titled, “How Availability Fails in the Cloud,” these SQL Server experts will share key lessons learned on avoiding availability failures. The movement from the data center to the cloud is in full swing. And making sure critical SQL Server applications are up and available when hosting SQL Server in public clouds has its own set of challenges. This panel session will answer key questions such as: What availability features do clouds provide – can they do the job? What high availability techniques can be borrowed from the data center and used in cloud successfully – what are the pitfalls? And finally, how do you achieve high performance and highly reliable availability?

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The SIOS Exhibit
In booth #500, SIOS will showcase its products that protect and optimize SQL Server and other business-critical applications. SIOS will demonstrate SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition software, an ingredient that integrates seamlessly with Windows Server Failover Clustering (WSFC) to provide SANLess cluster protection where shared storage clusters are either impossible or impractical, such as cloud, virtual and high-performance storage environments.

Throughout the event, SQL Server and Microsoft MVP experts, Melody Zacharias and David Bermingham will also present talks in the booth’s theatre space on topics related to cloud outage analysis, SQL Server upgrades, using Azure Site Recovery and an overview of Windows Server 2019 and beyond.

Sponsoring PASS Summit 2018 Karaoke Time
SIOS is also co-sponsoring the sixth annual Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting PASS Summit 2018 Karaoke Time event with SentryOne on Tuesday, November 6th at 9:30 PM at Amber on 2214 1st Ave. Tickets are required. Click here for tickets and more information.

About SIOS Technology Corp.
SIOS Technology Corp. makes software products that provide the insights and guidance that IT managers need to manage and protect business-critical applications in large, complex data centers. SIOS SAN and SANLess software is an essential part of any cluster solution that provides the flexibility to build Clusters Your Way™ to protect your choice of Windows or Linux environment in any configuration (or combination) of physical, virtual and cloud (public, private, and hybrid) without sacrificing performance or availability. Founded in 1999, SIOS Technology Corp. ( is headquartered in San Mateo, California, and has offices throughout the United States, United Kingdom, and Japan.

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Media Contact:
Beth Winkowski
Winkowski Public Relations, LLC for SIOS

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