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: 119Track 2 - Room: 110Track 3 - Room: 108Track 4 - Room: 118Track 5 - Room: 109Track 6 - Room: 111
8:30 AMKevin Kline

Disk IO Tuning for Microsoft SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Mark Stacey

Analysis Services for the DBA

Level: Beginner
Meagan Longoria

Reporting Services tips for the Stephen Few fan

Level: Intermediate

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Michael Fal

Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server Core

Level: Beginner
David Pettengill

A Database Perspective

Level: Beginner

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Tim Plas

Amazon RDS and SQL Azure - DB in the cloud

Level: Beginner

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10:00 AMDean Nicholson

Case study - Compression and Partitioning (BCBSNE)

Level: Intermediate

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Daniel Lewandowski

Securing the Cube; SSAS security framework

Level: Intermediate

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William E Pearson III

Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS Data

Level: Intermediate
Andy Galbraith

Maintain Your DBs with Help from Ola Hallengren

Level: Beginner

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Sudhir Gajre

How to be a DBA and retire Rich

Level: Beginner
Phil Brammer

SSIS 2012: A Deep Dive into the SSIS Catalog

Level: Intermediate

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12:30 PMDavid Klee

Virtualizing Business Critical SQL Servers

Level: Intermediate

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William E Pearson III

SSAS 2012 Tabular vs. Multidimensional

Level: Beginner
Christina Leo

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

Level: Beginner
John Morehouse

Backups & Restores: You’re Not In Kansas Anymore!

Level: Beginner

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David Pettengill

Heart to Heart with Business Users

Level: Beginner

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Bill Fellows

Kama Sutra of SSIS: A guide to loving ETL

Level: Beginner

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02:00 PMChristina Leo

What's Buried in the Plan Cache?

Level: Intermediate
Carlos Bossy

Data Modeling Best Practices for Tabular Models

Level: Beginner
David Klee

Database Health and Performance

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Kassay

The Accidental Programmer

Level: Beginner

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Michael Fal

SQL Server Monitoring Crash Course

Level: Beginner
Bill Fellows

Type more, click less: using EzAPI to build SSIS

Level: Advanced
3:30 PMKevin Kline

Top 10 Admin Mistakes on SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Mark Stacey

PowerPivot with NASA data

Level: Intermediate
Carlos Bossy

Real-time Data Warehouse and Reporting Solutions

Level: Intermediate
Sudhir Gajre

SQL Server 2012 High Availability and DR

Level: Advanced
John Morehouse

Social Networking Is Alive!

Level: Beginner

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David Brockelsby

Take Control with SQL Server PowerShell

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
"What is the Best Disaster Recovery Solution?" Christopher ShawBeginner
10 Things That Every DBA Should Know!John MorehouseBeginner
2012 TSQL SweetsBill FellowsIntermediate
A Database PerspectiveDavid PettengillBeginner
Amazon RDS and SQL Azure - DB in the cloudTim PlasBeginner
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Backups & Restores: You’re Not In Kansas Anymore!John MorehouseBeginner
Big Data for the SQL Server DBACarlos BossyBeginner
Bridging the Chasm: BI Theory vs. PracticeWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Case study - Compression and Partitioning (BCBSNE)Dean NicholsonIntermediate
Data Modeling Best Practices for Tabular ModelsCarlos BossyBeginner
Database Health and PerformanceDavid KleeIntermediate
Disk IO Tuning for Microsoft SQL ServerKevin KlineIntermediate
Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server CoreMichael FalBeginner
Getting Started with MDX: The (Very) BasicsWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Heart to Heart with Business UsersDavid PettengillBeginner
How to be a DBA and retire RichSudhir GajreBeginner
Kama Sutra of SSIS: A guide to loving ETLBill FellowsBeginner
Maintain Your DBs with Help from Ola HallengrenAndy GalbraithBeginner
Musically Speaking: Building Better PresentationsMichael FalBeginner
Performance baseline your new SQL instance Shawn MeyersIntermediate
PowerPivot for Excel: For Those Unacquainted ...William E Pearson IIIBeginner
PowerPivot with NASA dataMark StaceyIntermediate
Real-time Data Warehouse and Reporting SolutionsCarlos BossyIntermediate
Reporting Services tips for the Stephen Few fanMeagan LongoriaIntermediate
Securing the Cube; SSAS security frameworkDaniel LewandowskiIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Slowly changing dimensions- an integrated approachMark StaceyIntermediate
Social Networking Is Alive!John MorehouseBeginner
SQL Server 2012 Columnar IndexesSudhir GajreAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 High Availability and DRSudhir GajreAdvanced
SQL Server Databaseology 201John MorehouseIntermediate
SQL Server Internals & ArchitectureKevin KlineIntermediate
SQL Server Internals: It's What's for Dinner!Christina LeoBeginner
SQL Server Monitoring Crash CourseMichael FalBeginner
SSAS 2012 Tabular vs. MultidimensionalWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
SSIS 2012: A Deep Dive into the SSIS CatalogPhil BrammerIntermediate
Take Control with SQL Server PowerShellDavid BrockelsbyIntermediate
Team Management FundamentalsKevin KlineIntermediate
The Accidental ProgrammerJason KassayBeginner
Top 10 Admin Mistakes on SQL ServerKevin KlineIntermediate
Type more, click less: using EzAPI to build SSISBill FellowsAdvanced
Virtualizing Business Critical SQL ServersDavid KleeIntermediate
What's Buried in the Plan Cache?Christina LeoIntermediate


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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