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: YSSB-307/308Track 2 - Room: YSSB-309Track 3 - Room: YSSB-310Track 4 - Room: YSSB-312Track 5 - Room: YBOR RoomTrack 6 - Room: YBOR-204Track 7 - Room: YBOR-216Track 8 - Room: YBOR-217
08:30 AMJose Chinchilla

PowerPivot+Powerview=Self-service BI Revolution

Level: Beginner
Michael Antonovich

Hello, My Name is DAX

Level: Beginner

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Mitchell Pearson

Building your first SSIS package made easy

Level: Beginner
Guillermo Caicedo

Power View & Reporting Enhancements in SQL Server

Level: Beginner

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Dmitri Korotkevitch

"It's MINE" - Intro into locking in SQL Server

Level: Beginner

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Jeffrey Garbus

Indexing for Join Optimization

Level: Advanced
Jorge Novo

SSIS Programming Using .NET

Level: Advanced

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Ron Dameron

Sysadmin not always required...

Level: Intermediate

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09:45 AMStacia Misner

A Big Data Primer

Level: Beginner

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Brook Ranne

Reporting 101

Level: Beginner

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John Welch

Moving Big Data - SSIS, Pig, and Sqoop

Level: Beginner
Jose L. Rivera

Predictive Analytics at your fingertips

Level: Beginner
Dmitri Korotkevitch

"It's THEIRS" - Locking - a step further

Level: Intermediate

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Eddie Wuerch

Partitioning for Perf and Management

Level: Intermediate

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Arvin Meyer

The Database Creation Process

Level: Intermediate

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Bradley Ball

SQL Internals , Recovery Models, and Backups! OH M

Level: Intermediate
11:00 AMJorge Segarra

What is a BI DBA?

Level: Intermediate

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Lena Pavlyuk

Report Builder: reports made easy

Level: Beginner
Dustin Ryan

MDXplosion! Intro To MDX

Level: Beginner

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James McAuliffe

Database Projects: A Walk Around SQL Server Databa

Level: Beginner
Jeffrey Garbus

Indexing for performance

Level: Intermediate
Jonathan Kehayias

Performance Tuning by Digging into the Plan Cache

Level: Intermediate

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Ed Watson

Backups: Getting the Most Out of Your Storage

Level: Beginner
Andy Warren

Building Your Professional Development Plan

Level: Beginner
01:30 PMStacia Misner

(Way Too Much) Fun with Reporting Services

Level: Beginner

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John Welch

Tuning Analysis Services Processing Performance

Level: Advanced
Christopher Price

Building a SSIS Business Rules Engine

Level: Advanced
Max Trinidad

Extend your T-SQL scripting with PowerShell

Level: Intermediate
Jonathan Kehayias

Successfully Virtualizing SQL Server in Production

Level: Intermediate

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Kendal Van Dyke

Using PowerShell To Document Your SQL Envronment

Level: Beginner
Eddie Wuerch

Join Us - Getting Started as a Technical Speaker

Level: Beginner
Richie Rump

New T-SQL features in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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02:45 PMJessica Moss

Exploring your Data with Power View

Level: Beginner
Brian Flynn

Pivoting Performance Data & Pinpointing Problems

Level: Advanced

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Robert Biddle

Process Automation with SSIS

Level: Intermediate

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Janis Griffin

Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!

Level: Beginner

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Jonathan Kehayias

Free Tools for the DBA

Level: Beginner

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Benjamin Nevarez

Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better Performance

Level: Intermediate
Rob Volk

Revenge: The SQL Part 2: The Sequel!

Level: Intermediate

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Russell Fustino

Building a Windows 8 app from scratch

Level: Beginner
04:00 PMBrian K McDonald

Reporting Services Deep Dive

Level: Intermediate
Aaron Nelson

PowerShell for Data Professionals

Level: Intermediate
David Dye

Dealing With Errors in SSIS 2012

Level: Advanced

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 Buck Woody

Becoming a Data Professional – taking it to the ne

Level: Intermediate
Joseph D'Antoni

SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DR

Level: Intermediate
 Scott Klein

Kung Fu Migration to Windows Azure SQL Database

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
"It's MINE" - Intro into locking in SQL ServerDmitri KorotkevitchBeginner
"It's THEIRS" - Locking - a step furtherDmitri KorotkevitchIntermediate
(Way Too Much) Fun with Reporting Services Stacia MisnerBeginner
A Big Data PrimerStacia MisnerBeginner
Backups: Getting the Most Out of Your StorageEd WatsonBeginner
Bad, less Bad, not Bad; rewriting bad SQL CodeJeffrey GarbusBeginner
Becoming a Data Professional – taking it to the neBuck WoodyIntermediate
Beyond the Basics - Data Quality ServicesChristopher PriceIntermediate
Building a SSIS Business Rules EngineChristopher PriceAdvanced
Building a Windows 8 app from scratch Russell FustinoBeginner
Building an ETL Framework with SSIS 2012Christopher PriceIntermediate
Building your first SSIS package made easyMitchell PearsonBeginner
Building Your Own SQL Server Virtual PlaygroundKendal Van DykeIntermediate
Building Your Professional Development PlanAndy WarrenBeginner
Cloud Database Scalability with SQL FederationScott KleinIntermediate
Database Projects: A Walk Around SQL Server DatabaJames McAuliffeBeginner
Deadlocking for Mere MortalsJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Dealing With Errors in SSIS 2012David DyeAdvanced
Designing An Efficient Replication TopologyChad ChurchwellAdvanced
Distributed Replay in SQL Server 2012Jonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Dive into the Query Optimizer-Undocumented InsightBenjamin NevarezAdvanced
Do More With Less: Consolidate and VirtualizeJorge SegarraBeginner
Exploring your Data with Power ViewJessica MossBeginner
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!Janis GriffinBeginner
Extend your T-SQL scripting with PowerShellMax TrinidadIntermediate
Free Tools for the DBAJonathan KehayiasBeginner
Getting Reports on Your ScheduleJessica MossBeginner
Hello, My Name is DAXMichael AntonovichBeginner
Indexing for Join OptimizationJeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Indexing for performanceJeffrey GarbusIntermediate
Install Best Practices Are Not Just HypotheticalEd WatsonBeginner
Join Us - Getting Started as a Technical SpeakerEddie WuerchBeginner
Kung Fu Migration to Windows Azure SQL DatabaseScott KleinIntermediate
Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madnessJanis GriffinIntermediate
MDXplosion! Intro To MDXDustin RyanBeginner
Moving Big Data - SSIS, Pig, and SqoopJohn WelchBeginner
New T-SQL features in SQL Server 2012Richie RumpIntermediate
Object Relational Mappers (ORM) for DBAsJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Page Latches for Mere MortalsEddie WuerchIntermediate
Partitioning for Perf and ManagementEddie WuerchIntermediate
Performance Tuning by Digging into the Plan CacheJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Pivoting Performance Data & Pinpointing ProblemsBrian FlynnAdvanced
Power View & Reporting Enhancements in SQL Server Guillermo CaicedoBeginner
Power View: A Peek Behind the CurtainStacia MisnerBeginner
PowerPivot+Powerview=Self-service BI RevolutionJose ChinchillaBeginner
PowerShell for Data ProfessionalsAaron NelsonIntermediate
PowerShell Working with XML and SMOMax TrinidadBeginner
Predictive Analytics at your fingertipsJose L. RiveraBeginner
Process Automation with SSISRobert BiddleIntermediate
Putting Quality Back Into Your DataMichael AntonovichBeginner
Report Builder: reports made easyLena PavlyukBeginner
Reporting 101Brook RanneBeginner
Reporting Services Deep DiveBrian K McDonaldIntermediate
Revenge: The SQL Part 2: The Sequel!Rob VolkIntermediate
Solving Complex Problems with Extended EventsJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Speaker WorkshopBuck WoodyIntermediate
SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DRJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
SQL Automation Using SSISJorge NovoBeginner
SQL Internals , Recovery Models, and Backups! OH MBradley BallIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn for HA and DRChad ChurchwellAdvanced
SQL Server Security for DevelopersAndy WarrenBeginner
SQL Server: The Undiscovered CountryRob VolkIntermediate
SQL University: Back That Thang Up!Jorge SegarraBeginner
SSIS Programming Using .NETJorge NovoAdvanced
Successfully Virtualizing SQL Server in ProductionJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Sysadmin not always required...Ron DameronIntermediate
Taking BI to the Next Level: CollaborationStacia MisnerIntermediate
The Database Creation ProcessArvin MeyerIntermediate
Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better PerformanceBenjamin NevarezIntermediate
Transitioning your career to Business IntelligenceJose ChinchillaBeginner
Trimming Indexes Getting Your Database In ShapeBradley BallAdvanced
Troubleshooting SQL with Event NotificationsJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Tuning Analysis Services Processing PerformanceJohn WelchAdvanced
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Understanding Parameter SniffingBenjamin NevarezIntermediate
Unit Testing SSIS PackagesJohn WelchIntermediate
Using PowerShell To Document Your SQL EnvronmentKendal Van DykeBeginner
Viagra for your SSIS package: Tips for performanceJose ChinchillaIntermediate
Virtualization for SQL DBAsJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
What is a BI DBA?Jorge SegarraIntermediate
Whats New in T-SQL With SQL Server 2012David DyeBeginner
Working With XML In SQL Server Kendal Van DykeIntermediate


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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