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: Room 1Track 2 - Room: Room 2Track 3 - Room: Room 3Track 4 - Room: Room 4
09:00 AMMichael DeFehr

Query Plans and Indexes in SQL Server

Level: Beginner

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Hugo Kornelis

UDFs, or: How to kill performance in one easy step

Level: Advanced

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Steve Stedman

Exploring the TSQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Paul Turley

Oh, so Tabular!

Level: Intermediate
10:30 AMLaerte Junior

Troubleshooting SQL Server with PowerShell

Level: Beginner
Hugo Kornelis

Advanced Indexing

Level: Advanced

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Julie Koesmarno

Power View for Geographical Analysis

Level: Beginner

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Kalen Delaney

What’s Simple About SIMPLE Recovery?

Level: Intermediate

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01:00 PMJanis Griffin

Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!

Level: Beginner

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Rick Morelan

Do SQL XML queries have to scare me?

Level: Intermediate

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Stacia Misner

Taking BI to the Next Level: Collaboration

Level: Intermediate
Robert Davis

Top Features of SQL 2012 Nobody Told You About

Level: Beginner

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2:30 PMKalen Delaney

Partition Magic: Metadata and Partition Switching

Level: Intermediate

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Russ Loski

Introduction to the XML source

Level: Intermediate

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Paul Turley

Quickstart BI: Building a BI Solution in 5 Days

Level: Intermediate
Steve Stedman

Unleashing Common Table Expressions in SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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04:00 PMMichael Wells

Running SQL Server 2012 on Server Core: Why & How

Level: Intermediate
Scott Klein

SQL Azure vs. Azure Tables –Clearing The Confusion

Level: Intermediate
Chuck Lathrope

Transactional Replication Beginner to Expert

Level: Intermediate

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Stacia Misner

Power View: A Peek Behind the Curtain

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
Miroslav LessevIntermediate
(Way Too Much) Fun with Reporting Services Stacia MisnerBeginner
Advanced IndexingHugo KornelisAdvanced
Backups and Recoverability in SQL ServerMichael DeFehrIntermediate
Create Your Own Data TypeHugo KornelisAdvanced
Deadlocks: What to do about the dreaded 1205Michael DeFehrIntermediate
DirectQuery vs In-Memory Tabular ModelJulie KoesmarnoIntermediate
Do SQL XML queries have to scare me?Rick MorelanIntermediate
Don't Panic, DBAs! Databases on VMware made easy.Janis GriffinIntermediate
Everything you always wanted to know about MERGEHugo KornelisBeginner
Exploring the TSQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012Steve StedmanIntermediate
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!Janis GriffinBeginner
Introducing SQL Server Data Tools? (Project JuneauRick MorelanIntermediate
Introduction to the XML sourceRuss LoskiIntermediate
Look who's BlockingJose L. RiveraIntermediate
Loving TSQL Window FunctionsJose L. RiveraBeginner
Make Your Queries Fly With Columnstore IndexesHugo KornelisIntermediate
New Analytic Functions in SQL Server 2012Steve StedmanIntermediate
Oh, so Tabular!Paul TurleyIntermediate
Overview of PowerPivotDavid EichnerBeginner
Overview of PowerPivotDavid EichnerBeginner
Partition Magic: Metadata and Partition SwitchingKalen DelaneyIntermediate
Performance Enhancing LazinessTim FordIntermediate
Periodic Table of DMVs: Part Two - The SQLTim FordAdvanced
Pimp my BISM: Enhance VisualizationsJose L. RiveraBeginner
Power View for Geographical Analysis Julie KoesmarnoBeginner
Power View: A Peek Behind the CurtainStacia MisnerBeginner
Powerful T-SQL Improvements in SQL Server 2012Hugo KornelisIntermediate
Prep an executive presentation in 5 min with MS BIPaul TurleyLightning Talk
Query Plans and Indexes in SQL ServerMichael DeFehrBeginner
Quickstart BI: Building a BI Solution in 5 DaysPaul TurleyIntermediate
Rapidly Deploying SQL Server with PowerShellMichael WellsBeginner
Recovering from CorruptionRobert DavisAdvanced
Running SQL Server 2012 on Server Core: Why & HowMichael WellsIntermediate
So you've built a cube...Now what? MDX essentialsPaul TurleyBeginner
SQL 2012 Error Handling. Pick your DestinyRick MorelanBeginner
SQL Azure - What is it and why do you need it?Scott KleinBeginner
SQL Azure Scalability with FederationsScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Azure vs. Azure Tables –Clearing The ConfusionScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Server - The “Run Faster” SwitchSteve StedmanIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 over SMBPat SinthusanAdvanced
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSRS data driven subscription using SSISRuss LoskiAdvanced
Stop Driving Your DBAs Crazy With Your ETL!Julie KoesmarnoIntermediate
Taking BI to the Next Level: CollaborationStacia MisnerIntermediate
Talk Like a MicrosoftyRobert DavisLightning Talk
The SQL Doctor is InRobert DavisIntermediate
Top Features of SQL 2012 Nobody Told You AboutRobert DavisBeginner
Transactional Replication Beginner to ExpertChuck LathropeIntermediate
Troubleshooting SQL Server with PowerShellLaerte JuniorBeginner
TRY CATCH in a NutshellJulie KoesmarnoLightning Talk
TSQL Bullet-Dodging and Spoon-bendingMichael DeFehrIntermediate
UDFs, or: How to kill performance in one easy stepHugo KornelisAdvanced
Understanding IndexesHugo KornelisIntermediate
Unleashing Common Table Expressions in SQL ServerSteve StedmanIntermediate
Use a custom assembly to extend reports & queriesPaul TurleyAdvanced
What’s Simple About SIMPLE Recovery?Kalen DelaneyIntermediate
XML everywhereRuss LoskiIntermediate


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
Power ViewIntermediate

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