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 TimeBusiness Intelligence 1 - Room: 309DBA - Room: 315Performance - Room: 308SQL Dev 1 - Room: 317SQL Dev 2 - Room: 313SQL Dev 3 - Room: 306Business Intelligence 2 - Room: 307Career / Other - Room: 316
08:45 AMMatthew Warren

Dundas Dashboard - Visualize with Agility

Level: Intermediate
Tara Kizer

Proactive Administration with Ring Buffers.

Level: Intermediate

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Chris Dickey

Parallel Query Plans - Good and Bad

Level: Intermediate
Philip Helmer

Up Your Game With OUTPUT

Level: Beginner

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Rick Martinez

SQL Server 2008 T-SQL For Your Daily Use Part 1

Level: Beginner

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Arman Saffarnia

Implementing Tabular Data Models and PowerView

Level: Intermediate
  
10:00 AMChristian Wade

Introduction to SSAS 2012

Level: Intermediate
Arvind Rayasam

Advancing Data Storage: How Flash-Optimized Storag

Level: Intermediate
Jason Strate

Discovering the Plan Cache

Level: Intermediate
Karen Lopez

Database Design Throw Down

Level: Intermediate

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Rick Martinez

SQL Server 2008 T-SQL For Your Daily Use Part 2

Level: Beginner

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Ken Mears

SQL Server 2012 PowerView - What's missing?

Level: Advanced
Trent Mera

SQL Server Performance Baselining

Level: Beginner
David McCarter

Geeks Anonymous

Level: Beginner
11:15 AMChristian Wade

Introduction to SSAS 2012

Level: Intermediate
Andrew Karcher

Exploring SQL Server Data Tools

Level: Intermediate
Thomas LaRock

Choose Your Own Adventure: Performance Tuning

Level: Advanced
Diana Dee

Relational Database Design 101

Level: Beginner
Lynn Langit

NoSQL - for the SQL Server Developer

Level: Intermediate
Sarah Barela

Private Clouds with SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate
Angel Abundez

Chart Anatomy 101

Level: Beginner

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David McCarter

How To Survive The Technical Interview

Level: Beginner
12:15 PM  Deepak Patel

Instant Scale, High Avail. & Performance for SQL

Level: Intermediate
Tara Kizer

Women In Technology Panel

Level: Beginner
 Douglas Barrett

Agile Data Warehousing with WhereScape

Level: Beginner
  
01:30 PMDouglas Barrett

Data Warehouse Best Practices

Level: Advanced
Sarah Barela

Bulletproof: Hardening your SQL Server from Attack

Level: Intermediate
Benjamin Nevarez

Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better Performance

Level: Intermediate
Denny Cherry

Table Indexing for the .NET Developer

Level: Intermediate
Lynn Langit

Using Amazon's Cloud for the SQL Server Profession

Level: Intermediate
Kendal Van Dyke

Building Your Own SQL Server Virtual Playground

Level: Intermediate
Ron Johnson

Introduction to SSIS with a Real-World Example

Level: Beginner
Karen Lopez

Career Management for Data Professionals

Level: Beginner

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02:45 PMRushabh Mehta

SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best Pract

Level: Intermediate

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Denny Cherry

SQL Server Table Partitioning from the ground up

Level: Intermediate
Benjamin Nevarez

Dive into the Query Optimizer-Undocumented Insight

Level: Advanced
Ike Ellis

11 Reasons Why You Want Developers Using Entity Fr

Level: Beginner
Bret Stateham

SQL Azure - What is it and why do you need it?

Level: Beginner
Kendal Van Dyke

Working With XML In SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Angel Abundez

Mobile BI with SSRS and SharePoint

Level: Intermediate

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Kim Smith-Rohlfs

Managing Your Technical Career

Level: Beginner
04:00 PMRushabh Mehta

Introduction to Data Quality Services

Level: Beginner

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Jason Strate

Extended Events, Work Smarter Not Harder

Level: Intermediate
Ron Johnson

Creating a Performance Baseline for SQL Server

Level: Beginner
 Bret Stateham

Scalling your cloud database with SQL Federation

Level: Intermediate
Eric Freeman

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

Level: Intermediate
  


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
Proactive Administration with Ring Buffers.Tara KizerIntermediate
11 Reasons Why You Want Developers Using Entity FrIke EllisBeginner
Advancing Data Storage: How Flash-Optimized StoragArvind RayasamIntermediate
Agile Data Warehousing with WhereScapeDouglas BarrettBeginner
Building Your Own SQL Server Virtual PlaygroundKendal Van DykeIntermediate
Bulletproof: Hardening your SQL Server from AttackSarah BarelaIntermediate
Career Management for Data ProfessionalsKaren LopezBeginner
Chart Anatomy 101 Angel AbundezBeginner
Choose Your Own Adventure: Performance TuningThomas LaRockAdvanced
Creating a Performance Baseline for SQL ServerRon JohnsonBeginner
Data Warehouse Best PracticesDouglas BarrettAdvanced
Database Design Throw DownKaren LopezIntermediate
Database Software Development Great PracticesIke EllisBeginner
Discovering the Plan CacheJason StrateIntermediate
Dive into the Query Optimizer-Undocumented InsightBenjamin NevarezAdvanced
Dundas Dashboard - Visualize with AgilityMatthew WarrenIntermediate
Exploring SQL Server Data ToolsAndrew KarcherIntermediate
Extended Events, Work Smarter Not HarderJason StrateIntermediate
From T-SQL Turtle to T-SQL Rabbit: Macro ScriptingEric FreemanIntermediate
Geeks AnonymousDavid McCarterBeginner
Getting to Know Index Operation Stats Jason StrateIntermediate
Getting To Know Your IndexesJason StrateIntermediate
How To Survive The Technical InterviewDavid McCarterBeginner
Implementing Tabular Data Models and PowerViewArman SaffarniaIntermediate
Implementing Tabular Data Models and PowerViewArman SaffarniaIntermediate
Instant Scale, High Avail. & Performance for SQLDeepak PatelIntermediate
Introduction to Data Quality ServicesRushabh MehtaBeginner
Introduction to SSAS 2012Christian WadeIntermediate
Introduction to SSIS with a Real-World ExampleRon JohnsonBeginner
Lunch Beginner
Managing Your Technical CareerKim Smith-RohlfsBeginner
Mobile BI with SSRS and SharePointAngel AbundezIntermediate
NoSQL - for the SQL Server DeveloperLynn LangitIntermediate
Parallel Query Plans - Good and BadChris DickeyIntermediate
Private Clouds with SQL Server 2012Sarah BarelaIntermediate
Relational Database Design 101Diana DeeBeginner
Scalling your cloud database with SQL FederationBret StatehamIntermediate
SQL Azure - What is it and why do you need it?Bret StatehamBeginner
SQL Server 2008 T-SQL For Your Daily Use Part 1Rick MartinezBeginner
SQL Server 2008 T-SQL For Your Daily Use Part 2Rick MartinezBeginner
SQL Server 2012 PowerView - What's missing?Ken MearsAdvanced
SQL Server Performance BaseliningTrent MeraBeginner
SQL Server Table Partitioning from the ground upDenny CherryIntermediate
SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best PractRushabh MehtaIntermediate
Table Indexing for the .NET DeveloperDenny CherryIntermediate
Table Partition and Archive strategyYen HoIntermediate
The Creepy DBA, How to Stalk Your UsersJason StrateIntermediate
Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better PerformanceBenjamin NevarezIntermediate
Up Your Game With OUTPUTPhilip HelmerBeginner
Using Amazon's Cloud for the SQL Server ProfessionLynn LangitIntermediate
What Are You Waiting For?Jason StrateIntermediate
Women In Technology PanelTara KizerBeginner
Working With XML In SQL Server Kendal Van DykeIntermediate
XQuery Basics for the DBAJason StrateIntermediate


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
Geeks AnonymousBeginner
How To Survive The Technical InterviewBeginner

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