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 TimeBI Track - Room: Magnolia RoomDBA Track - Room: Camellia RoomMisc Track - Room: Gardenia RoomSQL Dev Track - Room: Azalea Room
07:30 AMEric Freeman

Registration

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Registration

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Registration

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Registration

Level: Beginner
8:00 AMEric Freeman

Morning Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Morning Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Morning Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Morning Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
8:30 AMJonathan Amen

Reporting Services - Practical tips and tricks

Level: Beginner

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Steve Jones

Encryption in SQL Server

Level: Beginner

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Janis Griffin

Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!

Level: Beginner

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Denise McInerney

Stop Bad Data in its OLTP Tracks

Level: Beginner

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9:45 AMAngel Abundez

Mobile BI with SSRS and SharePoint

Level: Intermediate

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Michael Fal

Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server Core

Level: Beginner

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Carlos Bossy

Fast-track to BI Analytics with SQL Server 2012

Level: Beginner

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Jason Horner

Isn't that Spatial

Level: Beginner
11:00 AMIke Ellis

Quick & Easy SQL Tips Part 1

Level: Beginner
Meredith Ryan

Replication Basics

Level: Beginner

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Mitchell Bottel

Easily Manage your Servers with Policy Based Mgmt

Level: Beginner

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Thomas Keller

Fuzzy-String Searching: UDF and CTE performance

Level: Intermediate

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12:00 PMEric Freeman

Lunch

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Lunch

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Lunch

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Lunch

Level: Beginner
12:15 PMVarun Singh

Instant Scale, High Avail. & Performance for SQL

Level: Intermediate
WIT Panel

Energizing the Next Generation--Getting More Young

Level: Beginner
  
1:30 PMBenjamin Nevarez

Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better Performance

Level: Intermediate

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Prakash Heda

SQL Server 2012 AlwaysON in action

Level: Advanced
Michael Fal

Managing and Auditing SQL Server Permissions

Level: Beginner

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Eric Freeman

From T-SQL Turtle to T-SQL Rabbit: Macro Scripting

Level: Intermediate
2:45 PMCarlos Bossy

Business Intelligence for Managers/Decision Makers

Level: Beginner

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Kalen Delaney

Seeking SQL Server Secrets

Level: Intermediate

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Helen Norris

From Geek to Grand Poo-bah

Level: Intermediate

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Slavik Markovich

Advanced SQL Injection techniques

Level: Intermediate

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4:00 PMMark Gschwind

Master Data Services in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Harry Chandra

Introduction to Log Shipping and Mirroring

Level: Beginner

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John Morehouse

Social Networking Is Alive!

Level: Beginner

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Randy Knight

But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for Devs

Level: Beginner

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5:00 PMEric Freeman

Raffle

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Raffle

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Raffle

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

Raffle

Level: Beginner
7:00 PMEric Freeman

After Party

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

After Party

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

After Party

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

After Party

Level: Beginner


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
"SOA What??": Service Broker BasicsJason HornerBeginner
“BEGIN…COMMIT” is Not EnoughDenise McInerneyBeginner
10 Things That Every DBA Should Know!John MorehouseBeginner
1-2-3 Steps to Tabular – It’s a New Ball GameJeff RenzBeginner
Advanced SQL Injection techniquesSlavik MarkovichIntermediate
Advanced SQL Server Integration ServicesJeff RenzAdvanced
After PartyEric FreemanBeginner
Agile Data WarehousingDouglas Barrett Advanced
Backup Basics - Know your optionsMeredith RyanBeginner
Backups & Restores: You’re Not In Kansas Anymore!John MorehouseBeginner
Become Bilingual! Oracle for the SQL Server DBARandy KnightIntermediate
Branding Yourself for a Dream JobSteve JonesBeginner
Business Intelligence for Managers/Decision MakersCarlos BossyBeginner
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
Capture Your Data Changes and then Set Them FreeMike DonnellyIntermediate
Chart Anatomy 101 Angel AbundezBeginner
Data Modeling Best Practices for Tabular ModelsCarlos BossyBeginner
Deadlock - Understand, Detect and ReportPrakash HedaAdvanced
Don't Panic, DBAs! Databases on VMware made easy.Janis GriffinIntermediate
Easily Manage your Servers with Policy Based MgmtMitchell BottelBeginner
Encryption in SQL ServerSteve JonesBeginner
Energizing the Next Generation--Getting More YoungWIT Panel_OLDBeginner
Energizing the Next Generation--Getting More YoungWIT PanelBeginner
Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server CoreMichael FalBeginner
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!Janis GriffinBeginner
Fast-track to BI Analytics with SQL Server 2012Carlos BossyBeginner
FineTuning Production SQL ServersPrakash HedaAdvanced
From Geek to Grand Poo-bahHelen NorrisIntermediate
From T-SQL Turtle to T-SQL Rabbit: Macro ScriptingEric FreemanIntermediate
Fuzzy-String Searching: UDF and CTE performanceThomas KellerIntermediate
Instant Scale, High Avail. & Performance for SQLVarun SinghIntermediate
Introduction to Azure StorageClayton PeddyBeginner
Introduction to Data Quality ServicesRushabh MehtaBeginner
Introduction to Log Shipping and MirroringHarry ChandraBeginner
Introduction to Master Data Management (MDM)Rushabh MehtaIntermediate
Isn't that SpatialJason HornerBeginner
LunchEric FreemanBeginner
Managing and Auditing SQL Server PermissionsMichael FalBeginner
Master Data Services in SQL Server 2012Mark GschwindIntermediate
Mobile BI with SSRS and SharePointAngel AbundezIntermediate
Morning Coffee BreakEric FreemanBeginner
Never fear flash is here! Tuning Tricks to RedefinShirish JamatheIntermediate
PowerShell for the Reluctant DBA / DeveloperJason HornerBeginner
Quick & Easy SQL Tips Part 1Ike EllisBeginner
Quick & Easy SQL Tips Part 2Ike EllisBeginner
RaffleEric FreemanBeginner
Real-time Data Warehouse and Reporting SolutionsCarlos BossyIntermediate
RegistrationEric FreemanBeginner
Registration/RefreshmentsEric FreemanBeginner
Replication BasicsMeredith RyanBeginner
Reporting Services - Practical tips and tricksJonathan AmenBeginner
Seeking SQL Server SecretsKalen DelaneyIntermediate
Social Networking Is Alive!John MorehouseBeginner
SQL 2012 PowerView in SharePoint. What's Missing?Ken MearsAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysON in actionPrakash HedaAdvanced
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best PractRushabh MehtaIntermediate
SSIS: Figuring Out ConfiguringMike DonnellyIntermediate
Stop Bad Data in its OLTP TracksDenise McInerneyBeginner
Survivior: Database MonitoringMichael FalIntermediate
The 2012 Data Warehouse Architecture DebateJeff RenzBeginner
The Art of Networking and Self PromotionMitchell BottelBeginner
The Best Dashboard on the BlockJeff RenzBeginner
The Compression SessionKalen DelaneyAdvanced
The Encryption PrimerSteve JonesBeginner
Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better PerformanceBenjamin NevarezIntermediate
Understanding Parameter SniffingBenjamin NevarezIntermediate
Understanding SQL Server XML Features Randy KnightIntermediate
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Unstructured Data in SQL ServerSteve JonesBeginner


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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