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 TimeBI - Room: 220Data Base Administration - Room: 210Development - Room: 215Professional Development - Room: 235SQL 2012 - Room: 230
08:00 AMSQLSaturday 184

Registration - Continental Breakfast

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 184

Registration - Continental Breakfast

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 184

Registration - Continental Breakfast

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 184

Registration - Continental Breakfast

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 184

Registration - Continental Breakfast

Level: Beginner
08:30 AMSQL Saturday 184

General Session

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday 184

General Session

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday 184

General Session

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday 184

General Session

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday 184

General Session

Level: Beginner
9:15 AMMartin Schoombee

Temporal Fact Tables: The Road Less Traveled

Level: Advanced

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Kathy Gibbs

Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMware

Level: Intermediate

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Aaron Bertrand

T-SQL : Bad Habits and Best Practices

Level: Beginner

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Matt Velic

Communicate for Great Good!

Level: Non-Technical
John Miner

How to audit and prevent unwanted user actions.

Level: Intermediate
10:35 AMTodd Chittenden

Building Tabular Analysis Models in Excel 2013

Level: Advanced
Thomas LaRock

Database Design: Size DOES Matter

Level: Intermediate

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SB Chatterjee

Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServer

Level: Beginner

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Paresh Motiwala

Best Practices Document

Level: Advanced

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Jack Corbett

An Introduction to Extended Events

Level: Beginner

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1:10 PMSunil Kadimdiwan

Self Service BI: Office 2013 and SQL 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Grant Fritchey

Query Tuning in the Clouds

Level: Intermediate
Steve Simon

I 'wanna' learn SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Paresh Motiwala

Network or Perish

Level: Advanced

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Mike Hillwig

Building Your Own Monitors with the SQL Agent

Level: Intermediate
2:30 PMDavid Eichner

SRS Report Builder for Business Intelligence

Level: Beginner
Robert Pearl

Much Ado About Indexes - Tips, Tricks and TSQL

Level: Beginner
Steve Simon

Database design for mere developers

Level: Intermediate
Melissa Demsak

Data Career Paths and Decision Making Strategies

Level: Non-Technical
Thomas Grohser

SQL Server Storage Engine under the hood

Level: Intermediate

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4:05 PMDaniel Bowlin

Using templates for professional looking reports

Level: Beginner

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Grant Fritchey

Database Backups for the Accidental DBA

Level: Beginner
Matt Velic

Build your own Virtual Lab

Level: Beginner
Mike Hillwig

How Not to Be a Cranky DBA

Level: Beginner
Thomas Grohser

Establishing a SLA

Level: Intermediate

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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 dive into Data Quality ServicesSteve SimonIntermediate
Alright,WHY is the server REALLY running so slow!Steve SimonIntermediate
An Introduction to Extended EventsJack CorbettBeginner
Beautiful things always recur Steve SimonIntermediate
Best Practices DocumentParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMwareKathy GibbsIntermediate
Build your own Virtual LabMatt VelicBeginner
Building Tabular Analysis Models in Excel 2013Todd ChittendenAdvanced
Building Your Own Monitors with the SQL AgentMike HillwigIntermediate
Communicate for Great Good!Matt VelicNon-Technical
Creating efficient and effective SSRS BI SolutionsSteve SimonIntermediate
Data Career Paths and Decision Making StrategiesMelissa DemsakNon-Technical
Database Backups for the Accidental DBAGrant FritcheyBeginner
Database design for mere developers Steve SimonIntermediate
Database Design: Size DOES MatterThomas LaRockIntermediate
DBA to Project Manager in 75 minutes flatParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
Defy the Defaults!Mike HillwigBeginner
Development Lifecycle with SQL Server Data ToolsJohn FlanneryIntermediate
Dimensional modeling basics.Daniel BowlinBeginner
Effective use of temporary tablesJohn MinerIntermediate
Establishing a SLAThomas GrohserIntermediate
Full Text Indexing BasicsJohn MinerIntermediate
General SessionSQL Saturday 184Beginner
Get your Mining Model Predictions out to allSteve SimonIntermediate
Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServerSB ChatterjeeBeginner
How Not to Be a Cranky DBAMike HillwigBeginner
How to audit and prevent unwanted user actions.John MinerIntermediate
I 'wanna' learn SQL ServerSteve SimonBeginner
Managing your reporting services environmentDaniel BowlinBeginner
Master Data Services decodedSteve SimonIntermediate
Monitoring Databases in a Virtual EnvironmentThomas LaRockAdvanced
Much Ado About Indexes - Tips, Tricks and TSQLRobert PearlBeginner
Network or PerishParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
Query Tuning in the CloudsGrant FritcheyIntermediate
Registration - Continental BreakfastSQLSaturday 184Beginner
Self Service BI: Office 2013 and SQL 2012Sunil KadimdiwanIntermediate
SQL Server 2012..Advances in window functions Steve SimonIntermediate
SQL Server Storage Engine under the hood Thomas GrohserIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS 2012 : Keeping ahead of the curve Steve SimonIntermediate
SSRS 2012. No slight of hands to fantastic resultsSteve SimonIntermediate
Temporal Fact Tables: The Road Less TraveledMartin SchoombeeAdvanced
T-SQL : Bad Habits and Best PracticesAaron BertrandBeginner
Using templates for professional looking reportsDaniel BowlinBeginner


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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