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 4 - Room: 4240Track 1 - Room: 4540Track 2 - Room: 4370Track 3 - Room: 4380Track 5 - Room: 4230
8:30 AMSQL Saturday 160

Opening Ceremonies

Level: Beginner
    
09:00 AMBrent Ozar

Building Faster SQL Servers

Level: Intermediate
Adam Belebczuk

SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Readable Secondaries

Level: Intermediate

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Jeff Moden

Hierarchies... on Steroids the No RBAR Way

Level: Intermediate

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David Eichner

SRS Report Builder for Business Intelligence

Level: Beginner
David Giard

Effective Data Visualization: The Ideas of Edward

Level: Intermediate
10:15 AMEddie Wuerch

DB1: Let's Talk Internals

Level: Intermediate

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Ron Johnson

Introduction to SSIS with a Real-World Example

Level: Beginner
Luke Jian

Anatomy of a Join

Level: Intermediate

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David Maxwell

DBA Basics: The Four Tasks Every DBA Should Know.

Level: Beginner

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Allen White

Manage SQL Server 2012 on Server Core w/PowerShell

Level: Advanced

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11:30 AMEddie Wuerch

DB2: Let's Talk Internals

Level: Intermediate

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Anthony Mattas

Load Balancing Analysis Services

Level: Intermediate

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Joseph D'Antoni

SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DR

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Bullen

Free SQL Tools for Your Toolbox

Level: Beginner

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Hope Foley

PowerPivot & BISM in SQL Server 2012

Level: Beginner

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12:30 PMShelly Noll

Women in Technology Panel Discussion

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 160

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday 160

Vendor Session - BlueGranite, Inc

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Saturday 160

Vendor Session - Quicken Loans

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 160

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
01:30 PMRob Kerr

BI1 Big Data Analytics - Hadoop and Microsoft BI

Level: Beginner
Arie Jones

Introduction to Microsoft StreamInsight

Level: Intermediate
Juan Soto

Wish you could live the glamorous consulting life?

Level: Beginner
Jason Spangler

Profiler? What is this tool you speak of?

Level: Beginner

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Wendy Pastrick

Transactional Replication 101

Level: Beginner
02:45 PMRob Kerr

BI2 Big Data Analytics - Hadoop and Microsoft BI

Level: Beginner
Benjamin Nevarez

Dive into the Query Optimizer-Undocumented Insight

Level: Advanced
Garrett Edmondson

Scaling SQL Server to HUNDREDS of Terabytes!

Level: Intermediate

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Shelly Noll

NoSQL: Know Your Enemy

Level: Beginner

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Jason Strate

Discovering the Plan Cache

Level: Intermediate
4:00 PMTim Ford

Performance Enhancing Laziness

Level: Intermediate
Colleen Morrow

So I started this blog... now what?

Level: Beginner

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Nitin Salgar

SQL Azure Federations

Level: Intermediate

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Norman Kelm

PowerShell, the New SQL Hammer

Level: Beginner

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Tamera Clark

45 min to build your first SSRS Report

Level: Beginner

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5:15 PMSQL Saturday 160

Closing and Raffle

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
100x query performance improvement with xVelocityRob KerrIntermediate
45 min to build your first SSRS ReportTamera ClarkBeginner
Anatomy of a JoinLuke JianIntermediate
Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMwareKathy GibbsIntermediate
Best Practices for Running SQL Server on VMwareBrent OzarIntermediate
BI1 Big Data Analytics - Hadoop and Microsoft BIRob KerrBeginner
BI2 Big Data Analytics - Hadoop and Microsoft BIRob KerrBeginner
Building a Financial Data Warehouse with SSASGarrett EdmondsonIntermediate
Building Faster SQL ServersBrent OzarIntermediate
Change TrackingTom GroszkoBeginner
Closing and RaffleSQL Saturday 160Beginner
Contained Databases - Migration Made EasyRon JohnsonBeginner
Creating a Performance Baseline for SQL ServerRon JohnsonBeginner
Cross Tabs & Pivots - Reports on SteroidsJeff ModenIntermediate
DB1: Let's Talk InternalsEddie WuerchIntermediate
DB2: Let's Talk InternalsEddie WuerchIntermediate
DBA Basics: The Four Tasks Every DBA Should Know.David MaxwellBeginner
Designing a SQL 2012 BI ArchitectureRob KerrIntermediate
Designing Tabular BI Semantic ModelsRob KerrIntermediate
Discovering the Plan CacheJason StrateIntermediate
Dive into the Query Optimizer-Undocumented InsightBenjamin NevarezAdvanced
Effective Data Visualization: The Ideas of Edward David GiardIntermediate
Extended Events, Work Smarter Not HarderJason StrateIntermediate
Find Performance Problems by Reading the WaitsEddie WuerchIntermediate
Free SQL Tools for Your ToolboxKevin BullenBeginner
Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShellAllen WhiteIntermediate
Getting Started with Database MailKevin BullenBeginner
Getting Started With PowerShell and SQL ServerKevin BullenBeginner
Getting To Know Your IndexesJason StrateIntermediate
Hierarchies... on Steroids the No RBAR WayJeff ModenIntermediate
How to build your personal lab at Amazon Cloud Yanni RobelBeginner
Introduction to Microsoft StreamInsightArie JonesIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Service BrokerAdam BelebczukBeginner
Introduction to SSIS with a Real-World ExampleRon JohnsonBeginner
Join Us! Getting Started as a Technical SpeakerEddie WuerchBeginner
Leveraging Index Operational Statistics Jason StrateAdvanced
Load Balancing Analysis ServicesAnthony MattasIntermediate
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 160Beginner
Manage SQL Server 2012 on Server Core w/PowerShellAllen WhiteAdvanced
Master Data Services in SQL Server 2012 Arie JonesIntermediate
NoSQL: Know Your EnemyShelly NollBeginner
Opening CeremoniesSQL Saturday 160Beginner
Page Latches for Mere MortalsEddie WuerchIntermediate
Partitioning for Perf & Management of Large TablesEddie WuerchIntermediate
Performance Enhancing LazinessTim FordIntermediate
Persistence In The Cloud: How to use Azure StorageDavid GiardIntermediate
Power View: visual self-service data explorationRob KerrBeginner
PowerPivot & BISM in SQL Server 2012Hope FoleyBeginner
PowerShell 101 for the SQL Server DBAAllen WhiteBeginner
PowerShell, the New SQL HammerNorman KelmBeginner
Profiler? What is this tool you speak of?Jason SpanglerBeginner
Real-Life SQL 2012 Availability Group DeploymentsBrent OzarIntermediate
Realtime BI With BizTalkAnthony MattasIntermediate
Scaling SQL Server to HUNDREDS of Terabytes!Garrett EdmondsonIntermediate
Searching for the Holy Grail of DDL AuditingColleen MorrowBeginner
Service Broker Asynchronous SQL and Event ProcessiTom GroszkoBeginner
So I started this blog... now what?Colleen MorrowBeginner
So you're a MS SQL N00BTamera ClarkBeginner
Spatial Data: Cooler Than You'd ThinkHope FoleyBeginner
SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DRJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
SQL Azure FederationsNitin SalgarIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Readable SecondariesAdam BelebczukIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS 2012 New FeaturesNorman KelmBeginner
The Creepy DBA, How to Stalk Your UsersJason StrateIntermediate
The Tally Table: What it is/how it replaces loopsJeff ModenIntermediate
Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better PerformanceBenjamin NevarezIntermediate
Transactional Replication 101Wendy PastrickBeginner
Using the Database features of Visual Studio 2010David GiardIntermediate
Vendor Session - BlueGranite, IncSQL Saturday 160Non-Technical
Vendor Session - Quicken LoansSQL Saturday 160Non-Technical
Visualizing Your Indexes - Science vs ArtWendy PastrickBeginner
What Are You Waiting For?Jason StrateIntermediate
Why doesn’t leadership team understand me? Yanni RobelBeginner
Wish you could live the glamorous consulting life?Juan SotoBeginner
Women in Technology Panel DiscussionShelly NollBeginner
Writting CLR Ussr-Defined TypesTom GroszkoIntermediate
Writting DML TriggersTom GroszkoBeginner
Writting DML TriggersTom GroszkoBeginner
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.

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