Schedule

Here is our schedule for the upcoming event. We've done our best to provide a good mix of topics and skill levels, we hope you'll find something of interest throughout the day. Our thanks to the speakers listed below for volunteering their time, we couldn't do it without them. If there are schedule changes we will make them here as they happen. We encourage you to check back a few days before the event just in case we have had to move one of your favorite sessions.

Note: Some speakers alternately upload their sessions to their own blog sites, which you can locate their site when you click on their session below.

Start TimeRoom 138 - Room: Room 138Room 202 - Room: Room 202Room 220 - Room: Room 220Room 228 - Room: Room 228Room 303 - Room: Room 303Room 307 - Room: Room 307
9:00 AMBrian Knight

SQL Server 2008 New Feature Overview

Level: Advanced
Joe Celko

SQL Programming Style

Level: Beginner
Jim Blizzard

Intro to VSTS DB

Level: Beginner
Jessica Moss

MDX: From WITH To WHERE

Level: Beginner
Trey Johnson

SSIS Patterns and Practices

Level: Intermediate
Wes Dumey

Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services

Level: Beginner
10:00 AMJean-Claude Armand

SQL Server 2008 Data Warehousing Enhancements - 1

Level: Intermediate
Jon Winer

CLR User Defined Functions - Real World Examples

Level: Intermediate
Michael Wells

SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition in Action

Level: Beginner
Joseph Memmo

Establishing Infrastructure Standards for SSIS

Level: Intermediate
Patrick Thompson

How XML Changes Database Design

Level: Advanced
Pam Shaw

Tips and Tricks for Reporting Services

Level: Beginner
11:00 AMJean-Claude Armand

SQL Server 2008 Data Warehousing Enhancements - 2

Level: Intermediate
Brian Knight Bayer White

Hacking SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Barry Ralston

Amazon for Everyone, Data Mining & SQL 2005

Level: Beginner
Jose Fuentes

Working with an XML Data Structure in SQL 2005 and

Level: Advanced
Brandon Kelly

SQL Server 2005: Sql Management Objects (SMO)

Level: Intermediate
Kendal Van Dyke

XML Features in SQL 2005

Level: Intermediate
12:00 PMDeclan Link

How to Use a Staffing Firm Effectively

Level: Beginner
Jeffrey Garbus

Unlocking the Black Box of Application Performance

Level: Advanced
    
1:00 PM Donnie Reynolds

Comparing SQL Server 2005 to Oracle 10g

Level: Advanced
Joe Healy

ADO.NET Synchronization Services in .NET 3.5

Level: Intermediate
Bayer White

Persisting and Tracking Workflows using Sql Server

Level: Intermediate
Chris Rock

Using DDL Triggers

Level: Intermediate
Mike Antonovich

Using CASE in TSQL

Level: Beginner
2:00 PMMike Antonovich

How to Become a DBA

Level: Beginner
Ken Tucker

Linq

Level: Beginner
David Eichner

Using Microsoft Dynamics GP Stored Procedures

Level: Beginner
Scott Farriss

XML in SQL Server 2005

Level: Intermediate
Judy Pipia

SOA Using SQL Server 2005 Service Broker

Level: Beginner
Andy Warren

Transactional Replication for Beginners

Level: Intermediate
3:00 PMJoe Celko

Relational Division -- The Forgotten Operator

Level: Advanced
Jeffrey Garbus

Index Selection for SQL Server 2005

Level: Advanced
Shawn Weisfeld

.NET CLR Basics

Level: Intermediate
Wes Dumey

Designing Data Warehouse Practices with SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Trey Johnson

Integrating Data Mining with SSIS

Level: Intermediate
Brian Knight

Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration Services

Level: Advanced


Submitted Sessions

Here is the list of sessions submitted so far. Our goal is to feature as many different speakers and topics as possible, but space limitations prevent us from accepting every session. This list is also a great way for those thinking about speaking to see what might be on the agenda and enter a session that doesn't collide with an existing one.

TitleSpeakerLevel
.NET CLR BasicsShawn WeisfeldIntermediate
ADO.NET Synchronization Services in .NET 3.5Joe HealyIntermediate
Amazon for Everyone, Data Mining & SQL 2005Barry RalstonBeginner
BI in Depth: Building a Data WarehouseTrey JohnsonIntermediate
Building Dashboards with Performance PointTrey JohnsonIntermediate
CLR User Defined Functions - Real World ExamplesJon WinerIntermediate
Comparing SQL Server 2005 to Oracle 10gDonnie ReynoldsAdvanced
Designing Data Warehouse Practices with SQL ServerWes DumeyIntermediate
Do I want to be a DBA?Donnie ReynoldsBeginner
Error Handling in SQL Server 2005 Try..CatchKevin JacobsIntermediate
Establishing Infrastructure Standards for SSISJoseph MemmoIntermediate
Hacking SQL ServerBrian Knight Bayer WhiteBeginner
How many indexes are too much?Donnie ReynoldsBeginner
How to Become a DBAMike AntonovichBeginner
How to Use a Staffing Firm EffectivelyDeclan LinkBeginner
How XML Changes Database DesignPatrick ThompsonAdvanced
Index Selection for SQL Server 2005Jeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Integrating Business Intelligence into AppsTrey JohnsonIntermediate
Integrating Data Mining with SSISTrey JohnsonIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Integration ServicesWes DumeyBeginner
LinqKen TuckerBeginner
MDX: From WITH To WHEREJessica MossBeginner
Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration ServicesBrian KnightAdvanced
Persisting and Tracking Workflows using Sql ServerBayer WhiteIntermediate
Relational Division -- The Forgotten OperatorJoe CelkoAdvanced
Self-Service Reporting:What is it/why you need it?Trey JohnsonIntermediate
SOA Using SQL Server 2005 Service BrokerJudy PipiaBeginner
SQL 2008 OverviewJean-Claude ArmandBeginner
SQL Programming StyleJoe CelkoBeginner
SQL Server 2005 Compact Edition in ActionMichael WellsBeginner
SQL Server 2005: Sql Management Objects (SMO)Brandon KellyIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 Data Warehousing Enhancements - 1Jean-Claude ArmandIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 Data Warehousing Enhancements - 2Jean-Claude ArmandIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 New Feature OverviewBrian KnightAdvanced
SSIS Patterns and PracticesTrey JohnsonIntermediate
SSIS Tips, Tricks and TrapsBarry RalstonBeginner
Tips and Tricks for Reporting ServicesPam ShawBeginner
Transactional Replication for BeginnersAndy WarrenIntermediate
Unlocking the Black Box of Application PerformanceJeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Using CASE in TSQLMike AntonovichBeginner
Using DDL TriggersChris RockIntermediate
Using Microsoft Dynamics GP Stored ProceduresDavid EichnerBeginner
What Can I Really Do With A Robust BI Solution?Donnie ReynoldsBeginner
Working with an XML Data Structure in SQL 2005 andJose FuentesAdvanced
XML Features in SQL 2005Kendal Van DykeIntermediate
XML in SQL Server 2005Scott FarrissIntermediate


Suggested Sessions

Thinking about participating as a speaker but no ideas for the topic? Often our attendees will have an idea for you! Or, submit a suggestion of your own.

Suggested Session TitleSkill Level
ADO.Net for DBA's - I know ADO, but ado.net?Beginner
Anything on ADO.NetIntermediate
Are Cursors Always Bad?Beginner
Crosstabs!Beginner
Data Modeling Using Enterprise ArchitectBeginner
Database Mirrong!Beginner
How do you become a DBA??Beginner
How to Use Common Table ExpressionsBeginner
I'd like to see on on advanced mdxBeginner
Overview of changes to SSIS in SQL 2008Beginner
reporting servicesIntermediate
sessions on 3rd party tools like backup would beBeginner
SQL 2005 Performance ReportsBeginner
SQL Security, users, roles, schemasBeginner
stored procedure in .net 2005for reporting serviceIntermediate
TSQL Cast vs. ConvertBeginner
Using CASE in SQLBeginner
Using Joins in TSQLBeginner
Using ProfilerBeginner
Using SQL Server on virtual server - pros and consBeginner
Using TriggersBeginner
Variable of type table or arrays in SQL ServerBeginner
What data type should I use?Beginner
What is linq? Does it replace TSQL?Beginner

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