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 TimeBusiness Intelligence - Room: 122Business Intelligence - Room: 117DBA - Room: 118DBA - Room: 121Developer - Room: 120General - Room: 119
08:00 AMSQLSaturday 197

Opening Remarks

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Opening Remarks

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Opening Remarks

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Opening Remarks

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Opening Remarks

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Opening Remarks

Level: Non-Technical
08:30 AMPhil Brammer

SSIS 2012: A Deep Dive into the SSIS Catalog

Level: Intermediate

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Meagan Longoria

Building Dashboards in PerformancePoint

Level: Beginner

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Matthew Brimer

Database Security & Shrinking Your Attack Surface

Level: Intermediate

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Glenn Berry

Hardware 201: Selecting Database Hardware

Level: Beginner

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Kevin Boles

Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Ronald Yenko

Tips and Tricks for Auditing in SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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10:00 AMReeves Smith

DAX – Get Context

Level: Advanced

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Bill Pearson

Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS via Best Practices

Level: Intermediate
David Klee

SQL Server vs. Oracle: The Throwdown!

Level: Beginner

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Glenn Berry

Dr. DMV: How to Use Dynamic Management Views

Level: Beginner

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Bill Fellows

2012 TSQL Sweets

Level: Intermediate

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Brandie Tarvin

Designing a Data Recovery Solution

Level: Intermediate

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11:30 AMSQLSaturday 197

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
12:45 PMLeslie Weed

Windows Azure SQL Reporting Services

Level: Beginner
Jeff Renz

Tabular Models

Level: Beginner

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Shawn Meyers

Performance baseline your new SQL instance

Level: Intermediate

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Steve Jones

The Encryption Primer

Level: Beginner

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Joseph Sack

Troubleshooting Query Plan Quality Issues

Level: Intermediate

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Sudhir Gajre

How to be DBA and retire rich

Level: Non-Technical

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02:15 PMJason Horner

Dimension Modeling Design Patterns: Beyond Basics

Level: Intermediate
Scott Shaw

Dimensional Modelling for the DBA

Level: Intermediate

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Tim Plas

Amazon RDS and SQL Azure - DB in the cloud

Level: Beginner

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Kathy Gibbs

Extend your Knowledge with Extended Events

Level: Intermediate

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Dean Nicholson

Minimum Database Indexing

Level: Beginner

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Jeff Hicks

Getting Started with PowerShell's Job Infrastructure

Level: Beginner

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03:45 PMSteve Hughes

Building BI Solutions with Excel 2013

Level: Beginner

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Reeves Smith

Master Data Services – 101

Level: Beginner

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Sudhir Gajre

SQL Server 2012 HA and DR

Level: Advanced

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Michael Fal

Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server Core

Level: Intermediate
Steve Jones

Searching Binary Data in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Jeff Hicks

Getting Started with PowerShell Workflow

Level: Beginner

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05:00 PMSQLSaturday 197

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 197

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical


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
"What is the Best Disaster Recovery Solution?"Chris ShawBeginner
2012 TSQL SweetsBill FellowsIntermediate
A Window into Your Data: Using SQL Window FunctionSteve HughesBeginner
Advanced SQL Server Integration ServicesJeff RenzAdvanced
Advanced TSQL SolutionsKevin BolesAdvanced
Amazon RDS and SQL Azure - DB in the cloudTim PlasBeginner
An Introduction to PowerViewChris SchmidtBeginner
Backups 101Brandie TarvinBeginner
Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMwareKathy GibbsIntermediate
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS via Best PracticesBill PearsonIntermediate
Big Data Architecture – What, Why, and HowSudhir GajreBeginner
Branding Yourself for a Dream JobSteve JonesBeginner
Building BI Solutions with Excel 2013Steve HughesBeginner
Building Dashboards in PerformancePointMeagan LongoriaBeginner
Business Continuity using SQL Server on a BudgetRonald YenkoBeginner
Case Study of Partitioning and data CompressionDean NicholsonIntermediate
Coffee BreakSQLSatruday 197Non-Technical
Data Vault Data Warehouse ArchitectureJeff RenzIntermediate
Database Health and PerformanceDavid KleeIntermediate
Database Security & Shrinking Your Attack SurfaceMatthew BrimerIntermediate
DAX – Get ContextReeves SmithAdvanced
Designing a Data Recovery SolutionBrandie TarvinIntermediate
Dimension Modeling Design Patterns: Beyond BasicsJason HornerIntermediate
Dimensional Modelling for the DBAScott ShawIntermediate
Dr. DMV: How to Use Dynamic Management ViewsGlenn BerryBeginner
Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server CoreMichael FalIntermediate
Extend your Knowledge with Extended EventsKathy GibbsIntermediate
Getting Started with PowerShell WorkflowJeff HicksBeginner
Getting Started with PowerShell's Job InfrastructureJeff HicksBeginner
Hadoop DistilledScott ShawIntermediate
Hardware 201: Selecting Database HardwareGlenn BerryBeginner
How to be DBA and retire richSudhir GajreNon-Technical
Introduction to Tabular and PowerPivotReeves SmithBeginner
Kama Sutra of SSIS: A guide to loving ETLBill FellowsIntermediate
Know Backups and Know RecoveryTim RadneyIntermediate
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 197Non-Technical
Master Data Services – 101Reeves SmithBeginner
Minimum Database IndexingDean Nicholson Beginner
O, There's My Data, OData for Data GuysSteve HughesIntermediate
Opening RemarksSQLSaturday 197Non-Technical
Performance baseline your new SQL instance Shawn MeyersIntermediate
Protecting SQL Data for Availability and Disaster Tim PlasIntermediate
RaffleSQLSaturday 197Non-Technical
Searching Binary Data in SQL Server 2012Steve JonesIntermediate
SQL InjectionKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Columnar IndexesSudhir GajreAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 Enterprise Info ManagementSudhir GajreIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 HA and DRSudhir GajreAdvanced
SQL Server vs. Oracle: The Throwdown!David KleeBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS 2008R2 configurationsChris SchmidtIntermediate
SSIS 2012 Reporting: Now what?Chris SchmidtIntermediate
SSIS 2012: A Deep Dive into the SSIS CatalogPhil BrammerIntermediate
Tabular ModelsJeff RenzBeginner
The Encryption PrimerSteve JonesBeginner
The Future of the DBAScott ShawBeginner
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
Transaction Log Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Translating SQL Server babble into business costsShawn MeyersIntermediate
Troubleshooting in SQL ServerBrandie TarvinBeginner
Troubleshooting Query Plan Quality IssuesJoseph SackIntermediate
Virtualizing Business Critical SQL ServersDavid KleeIntermediate
Watching the Watchers: Monitoring SQL ServerMichael FalBeginner
Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012Kevin BolesIntermediate
Windows Azure SQL Reporting ServicesLeslie WeedBeginner
You Inherited a Database, Now What?Tim RadneyBeginner


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
Implementing SSAS Tabular ModelIntermediate

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