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 1 - Room: ColumbiaDBA 1 - Room: Sports BarDBA 2 - Room: DanubeDeveloper 1 - Room: AmazonDeveloper 2 - Room: HudsonMixed use - Room: NileProf Dev - Room: Missouri
8:15 AMLeslie Weed

Pyramid Analytics - making your cube look good

Level: Beginner
Michael Fal

The Hierarchy of Monitoring Needs: A Methodology

Level: Intermediate
Nathan Heaivilin

Introduction to Execution Plans

Level: Beginner
Ira Whiteside

(SQL,SSIS,MDS) Adv Fuzzy Matching Roll Your Own

Level: Intermediate
Kathi Kellenberger

T-SQL 2012 Analytic Functions

Level: Intermediate

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Brian Flynn

Pivoting Performance Data & Pinpointing Problems

Level: Intermediate
Rick Krueger

SQLSaturday: Design Your Game Plan to Maximize RO

Level: Non-Technical

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09:45 AMJeff Renz

Data Vault Data Warehouse Architecture

Level: Intermediate
David Klee

Squeezing Performance from Virtualized SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Strate

XQuery Basics for the DBA

Level: Intermediate
Russ Loski

Introduction to BIML and BIMLScript

Level: Intermediate

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David Valentine

T-SQL: Simple Changes That Go a Long Way

Level: Beginner

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Larry Toothman

Yesterday I Couldn’t Even Spell ‘DBA’.

Level: Beginner

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Sean McCown

Mouth Wide Shut: Coherent Interviewing

Level: Non-Technical
11:15 AMDoug Lane

From Minutes to Milliseconds: High-Performance SSRS Tuning

Level: Intermediate
Wendy Pastrick

Navigating the Options for Data Redundancy

Level: Intermediate

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Mark Marinovic

Proactively+Automagically Manage your SQL footprin

Level: Intermediate

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Steven Wake

Capture Change and Apply it With Change Data Capture & SSIS

Level: Intermediate

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Allen Smith

Sharing SQL Data in SharePoint

Level: Beginner

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Karen Lopez

$#*! Your Database Says About Me

Level: Beginner
Jennifer McCown

Mouth Wide Shut: Interviews from the Other Side of the Table

Level: Non-Technical
12:30 PM Kathi Kellenberger

Women in Tech Panel

Level: Beginner

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1:15 PMLevi Syck

Something Fishy With Power Query

Level: Beginner
Jason Strate

What Are You Waiting For?

Level: Intermediate
Jason Kassay

Getting Started with Execution Plans

Level: Beginner

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Andy Thiru

Loading the Windows Azure Cloud

Level: Beginner
Andre DuBois

What secrets does your database schema hold?

Level: Beginner

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JD Wade

What SQL DBAs need to know about SharePoint

Level: Intermediate

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Ed Leighton-Dick

Get Involved!

Level: Non-Technical

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2:45 PMMeagan Longoria

Don’t Miss Out on Excel Cube Functions

Level: Beginner

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Tristan Wilson

Sql Server: Now 25% Faster

Level: Beginner

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Scott Shaw

Dimensional Modeling for the Everyday DBA

Level: Intermediate
Marc Beacom

New T-SQL features in SQL Server 2012

Level: Beginner
Bill Graziano

Designing for Concurrency and Asynchronous Processing

Level: Intermediate
Travis Whitley

SSRS Development and Administration Basics

Level: Intermediate
Ronald Yenko

Tips for Giving a Stellar Technical Presentation

Level: Non-Technical

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4:15 PMJason Horner

Dimension Modeling Design Patterns: Beyond Basics

Level: Intermediate
Janis Griffin

Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!

Level: Beginner
Sean McCown

Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.0

Level: Beginner
Allen Smith

SSIS Configurations Vs. Parameters

Level: Intermediate

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Bill Fellows

Type More, Click Less: Programmatically build SSI

Level: Advanced

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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
$#*! Your Database Says About MeKaren LopezBeginner
(SQL,SSIS,MDS) Adv Fuzzy Matching Roll Your OwnIra WhitesideIntermediate
5+ Database Design Blunders and How To Avoid ThemKaren LopezIntermediate
A Practical Guide to Peer-to-Peer ReplicationTristan WilsonBeginner
AlwaysOn HA what to knowLeonard MwangiIntermediate
Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.0Sean McCownBeginner
Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.5Sean McCownBeginner
Beginning T-SQLJennifer McCownBeginner
Business Continuity using SQL Server on a BudgetRonald YenkoBeginner
Capture Change and Apply it With Change Data Capture & SSISSteven WakeIntermediate
Change Data Capture and SSIS 2012Andy ThiruBeginner
Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data GovernanceIra WhitesideIntermediate
Creating an SSIS template using BIMLRuss LoskiIntermediate
Data PresentationLeonard MwangiIntermediate
Data Vault Data Warehouse ArchitectureJeff RenzIntermediate
Database Health and PerformanceDavid KleeIntermediate
Database Security: A Guide to Security Best PractiMatthew BrimerIntermediate
Designing for Concurrency and Asynchronous ProcessingBill GrazianoIntermediate
Dimension Modeling Design Patterns: Beyond BasicsJason HornerIntermediate
Dimensional Modeling for the Everyday DBAScott ShawIntermediate
Discovering the Plan CacheJason StrateIntermediate
Don’t Miss Out on Excel Cube FunctionsMeagan LongoriaBeginner
Enterprise Tabular ModelsCarlos BossyBeginner
Excel 2013 - It's what all the cool BI analysts useFrank KearneyBeginner
Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server CoreMichael FalIntermediate
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!Janis GriffinBeginner
Extended Events, Work Smarter Not HarderJason StrateIntermediate
From Minutes to Milliseconds: High-Performance SSRS TuningDoug LaneIntermediate
Get Involved!Ed Leighton-DickNon-Technical
Getting Started with Execution PlansJason KassayBeginner
Introduction to BIML and BIMLScriptRuss LoskiIntermediate
Introduction to Execution PlansNathan HeaivilinBeginner
Introduction to Sql Server ReplicationTristan WilsonBeginner
Introduction to Tabular ModelsMarc BeacomBeginner
Introduction to the XML sourceRuss LoskiIntermediate
Loading the Windows Azure Cloud Andy ThiruBeginner
Looking Through WindowsEd Leighton-DickBeginner
Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madnessJanis GriffinIntermediate
Managing Log File ObesityMichael FalIntermediate
Mouth Wide Shut: Coherent InterviewingSean McCownNon-Technical
Mouth Wide Shut: Interviews from the Other Side of the TableJennifer McCownNon-Technical
Moving Enterprise database to cloudAndy ThiruBeginner
Navigating the Options for Data RedundancyWendy PastrickIntermediate
New T-SQL features in SQL Server 2012Marc BeacomBeginner
Pivoting Performance Data & Pinpointing ProblemsBrian FlynnIntermediate
Proactively+Automagically Manage your SQL footprinMark MarinovicIntermediate
Pyramid Analytics - making your cube look goodLeslie WeedBeginner
Real-time Data Warehouse and Reporting SolutionsCarlos BossyIntermediate
Roll Your Own Log shippingLarry ToothmanIntermediate
Service Broker: The Queue ContinuumEd Leighton-DickIntermediate
Sharing SQL Data in SharePointAllen SmithBeginner
Somebody got BIDS Helper in my Data ToolsMeagan LongoriaIntermediate
Something Fishy With Power QueryLevi SyckBeginner
SQL Server 2012 Memory ManagementNeil HamblyIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 T-SQLKathi KellenbergerIntermediate
Sql Server: Now 25% FasterTristan WilsonBeginner
SQLSaturday: Design Your Game Plan to Maximize RORick KruegerNon-Technical
Squeezing Performance from Virtualized SQL ServerDavid KleeIntermediate
SSIS 2012: More Than Just a Pretty UISteven WakeBeginner
SSIS Configurations Vs. ParametersAllen SmithIntermediate
SSRS Development and Administration BasicsTravis WhitleyIntermediate
Tabular ModelsJeff RenzBeginner
TARDDIS: Time and Reusable Date Dimensions in ScriptSteven WakeIntermediate
Temporary Objects Without Permanent ConsequencesRick KruegerBeginner
The Auditors are coming! The Auditors are coming!Patrick StewartIntermediate
The Backup Tune-upSean McCownIntermediate
The Hierarchy of Monitoring Needs: A MethodologyMichael FalIntermediate
Tips and Tricks for Auditing in SQL ServerRonald YenkoIntermediate
Tips and Tricks for Writing Better TSQLRonald YenkoIntermediate
Tips for Giving a Stellar Technical PresentationRonald YenkoNon-Technical
T-SQL 2012 Analytic FunctionsKathi KellenbergerIntermediate
T-SQL: Simple Changes That Go a Long WayDavid ValentineBeginner
Type More, Click Less: Programmatically build SSIBill FellowsAdvanced
Understanding BackupsSean McCownBeginner
Understanding KerberosEd Leighton-DickIntermediate
Unraveling Tangled CodeJennifer McCownIntermediate
Virtualizing Business Critical SQL ServersDavid KleeIntermediate
What Are You Waiting For?Jason StrateIntermediate
What secrets does your database schema hold?Andre DuBoisBeginner
What SQL DBAs need to know about SharePointJD WadeIntermediate
When a Strange Server CallsJennifer McCownBeginner
Why are we Waiting..Neil HamblyAdvanced
Women in Tech PanelKathi KellenbergerBeginner
Women in Tech PanelKathi KellenbergerBeginner
XQuery Basics for the DBAJason StrateIntermediate
Yesterday I Couldn’t Even Spell ‘DBA’.Larry ToothmanBeginner
Zabbix: Your Free Monitoring SolutionTristan WilsonBeginner


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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