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 TimeTrack 1 - Room: Auditorum 1Track 2 - Room: Auditorium 2Virtual/remote - Room: Call centre
09:00 AMFrikkie Bosche

Keynote

Level: Beginner
Frikkie Bosche

Keynote

Level: Beginner
Frikkie Bosche

Keynote

Level: Beginner
10:15 AMMark Stacey

PowerPivot with NASA data

Level: Intermediate

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Andrew Thornton-Smith

SQL Considerations for SharePoint 2010 Farms

Level: Beginner

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Neil Hambly

Extended Events – New Age of Profiling

Level: Intermediate
11:45 AMLuis de Sousa

Building and Implementing SQL 2012 Data Warehouse

Level: Intermediate
Jody Roberts

Powershell for the DBA

Level: Beginner
Wayne Sheffield

Windowing Functions in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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02:00 PMMichael Johnson

The new package deployment model in SQL Server 201

Level: Intermediate
Gail Shaw

Bad plan! Sit!

Level: Advanced
Christina Leo

SQL Server Internals: It's What's for Dinner!

Level: Beginner
03:30 PMDavid Peter Hansen

Layered partitioning in a Data Warehouse

Level: Advanced
Jacques Mostert

Data has "R" value

Level: Beginner

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Josef Richberg

SSIS Enhanced Threading Framework

Level: Advanced

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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
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Architecting a BI solution - not just hardwareMark StaceyIntermediate
Bad plan! Sit!Gail ShawAdvanced
BI for the DBA - DeepDiveMark StaceyAdvanced
Building and Implementing SQL 2012 Data WarehouseLuis de SousaIntermediate
Column store indexes in SQL Server 2012David Peter HansenIntermediate
Cube Management with stored procs and agent jobsMatt HornBeginner
Data has "R" valueJacques Mostert Beginner
Data Profiling in SQL ServerSandesh NagarajBeginner
Effective Data Management using Data CompressionNeil HamblyIntermediate
Extended Events – New Age of ProfilingNeil HamblyIntermediate
Getting to Know your DBJason BrimhallBeginner
KeynoteFrikkie BoscheBeginner
Layered partitioning in a Data WarehouseDavid Peter HansenAdvanced
Master Data Services 101Sandesh NagarajBeginner
Minimally Invasive - Tools to Doctor Up Your CodeWayne SheffieldIntermediate
Monitoring SSAS Cube and Instance Performance Henrico Bekker Beginner
PowerPivot with NASA dataMark StaceyIntermediate
Powershell for the DBA Jody RobertsBeginner
Reporting Services for Mere DBAsJason BrimhallIntermediate
Slowly changing dimensions- an integrated approachMark StaceyIntermediate
SQL Considerations for SharePoint 2010 FarmsAndrew Thornton-SmithBeginner
SQL Server Internals: It's What's for Dinner!Christina LeoBeginner
SSIS Enhanced Threading FrameworkJosef RichbergAdvanced
SSIS Tips & TricksJosef RichbergIntermediate
SSIS Tips & TricksJosef RichbergIntermediate
Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
Table Vars & Temp Tables - What you NEED to Know!Wayne SheffieldIntermediate
The new package deployment model in SQL Server 201Michael JohnsonIntermediate
What's Buried in the Plan Cache?Christina LeoIntermediate
What's Buried in the Plan Cache?Christina LeoIntermediate
Why are we Waiting..Neil HamblyAdvanced
Windowing Functions in SQL Server 2012Wayne SheffieldIntermediate


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.

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