SQL Saturday #538 Sofia just ended. It has been an absolutely great experience!!! The recap of the event, including my slidedeck, you can find HERE.
Additionally, I’d like to remind everyone that although the Data loading performance guide has been written back in 2008, it still apply, so if you are doing ETL or you need to load data quickly, please – always refer to it!
And if you are in the business of bulk loading data into columnstores, just look over the below material.