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 AMAndy Thiru

Windows Azure SQL Database Intro and what’s New

Level: Beginner
Pam Shaw

Tips & Tricks for dynamic SSRS Reports

Level: Beginner

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Tom Norman

Production is all Virtualized, Is Yours?

Level: Beginner
Stuart Ainsworth

The Agile DBA: Managing your To-Do List

Level: Beginner

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10:15 AMTom Norman

PBM and You!

Level: Beginner
Christopher Price

Introduction to Master Data Services 2012

Level: Intermediate
Jon Boulineau

T-SQL: Beyond the Basics

Level: Intermediate

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William E Pearson III

Getting Started with MDX: The (Very) Basics

Level: Beginner
11:30 AMGeoff Hiten

SQL 2012 AlwaysOn

Level: Advanced
Erik Monchen

End users have a short attention span

Level: Intermediate

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Christopher Price

Integrating DQS, MDS and Your Data Warehouse

Level: Intermediate
Aaron Nelson

PowerShell for Data Professionals

Level: Intermediate
1:15 PMMark Swofford

I Shoulda Taken That Left Turn at Albuquerque...

Level: Beginner
Julie Smith

Data Quality Services--Finally!

Level: Beginner
Robert Cain

The Decoder Ring for Data Warehousing / BI

Level: Beginner
Devin Knight

Adapting your ETL Solutions to use SSIS 2012

Level: Beginner
2:30 PMMichael French

Independent Contracting 101

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

SQL Server 2012 Column Store Index

Level: Intermediate

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Robert Chad Churchwell

Designing An Efficient Replication Topology

Level: Advanced

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Jim Wooley

Managing Schema Changes - Visual Studio and SSDT

Level: Intermediate
3:45 PMDevin Knight

Designing Your First Power View Report

Level: Beginner
Brian K McDonald

Reporting Services Deep Dive

Level: Intermediate

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Tim Radney

Reducing Your Storage Footprint

Level: Intermediate
Geoff Hiten

Bad SQL

Level: Intermediate
5:00 PMRaffle Drawing

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Level: Beginner
Raffle Drawing

Raffle

Level: Beginner
Raffle Drawing

Raffle

Level: Beginner
Raffle Drawing

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
A million profit doesn't have to be a good thingErik MonchenIntermediate
Adapting your ETL Solutions to use SSIS 2012Devin KnightBeginner
Bad SQLGeoff HitenIntermediate
Become a PowerShell Pop Star - Part 1Robert CainBeginner
Become a PowerShell Pop Star - Part 2Robert CainBeginner
Behave data and make thyself Smaller!Jeremy CarrollIntermediate
BLOBS, SLOBS, and...Good God get your Movies out oJeremy CarrollIntermediate
Building Testable Web Applications with EF 4Jim WooleyIntermediate
Common TSQL MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Compliance and Auditing in Sql ServerTom NormanBeginner
Concurrency in PowerShellJon BoulineauAdvanced
Creating Dashboards with PerformancePoint ServicesDevin KnightIntermediate
Data Quality Services--Finally!Julie SmithBeginner
Designing An Efficient Replication TopologyRobert Chad ChurchwellAdvanced
Designing Your First Power View ReportDevin KnightBeginner
End users have a short attention spanErik MonchenIntermediate
Extending Reporting Services with Custom CodeDevin KnightIntermediate
Federation in SQL AzureAndy ThiruIntermediate
Getting Started with MDXBill PearsonBeginner
Getting Started with MDX: The (Very) BasicsWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Getting Started with Powershell for DBAsJon BoulineauBeginner
Help! I can't find my customersErik MonchenIntermediate
I broke it, now you fix it!Jeremy CarrollIntermediate
I Got Your Back (Up)...Mark SwoffordBeginner
I hate math and graphs and suchJeremy CarrollIntermediate
I Shoulda Taken That Left Turn at Albuquerque...Mark SwoffordBeginner
Independent Contracting 101Michael FrenchBeginner
Integrating DQS, MDS and Your Data Warehouse Christopher PriceIntermediate
Into the Wild,Taming Unstructured DataChristopher PriceIntermediate
Introduction to Master Data Services 2012 Christopher PriceIntermediate
LINQ Performance and ScalabilityJim WooleyIntermediate
Managing Schema Changes - Visual Studio and SSDTJim WooleyIntermediate
Moving Day - SQL Migrations with SharePointGeoff HitenIntermediate
PBM and You!Tom NormanBeginner
PowerShell for Data ProfessionalsAaron NelsonIntermediate
Production is all Virtualized, Is Yours?Tom NormanBeginner
RaffleRaffle DrawingBeginner
Reducing Your Storage FootprintTim RadneyIntermediate
Reporting Services Deep DiveBrian K McDonaldIntermediate
SQL 2012 AlwaysOnGeoff HitenAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn for HA and DRRobert Chad ChurchwellAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 Column Store IndexKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 TSQL Enhancements and AdditionsKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server Internals: It's What's for Dinner!Christina LeoBeginner
SQL Server XML 201Stuart AinsworthIntermediate
SSIS Moving Beyond the Script Task/ComponentChristopher PriceAdvanced
Taking the Scary out of Monster ReportsPam ShawIntermediate
The Agile DBA: Managing your To-Do ListStuart AinsworthBeginner
The Decoder Ring for Data Warehousing / BIRobert CainBeginner
Time Saving Tips & Tricks for SSMS 2012Aaron NelsonIntermediate
Tips & Tricks for dynamic SSRS ReportsPam ShawBeginner
Tips to sleep better at nightErik MonchenIntermediate
Track'em! What are DBA's doing on my server?Tom NormanBeginner
T-SQL: Beyond the BasicsJon BoulineauIntermediate
What's Buried in the Plan Cache?Christina LeoIntermediate
What's New in PowerShell v3Robert CainBeginner
Why Do I Need a Data Warehouse & Where Do I Start?Devin KnightBeginner
Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012Kevin BolesIntermediate
Windows Azure SQL Database Intro and what’s NewAndy ThiruBeginner


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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