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: SW1 - Room 1025Track 2 - Room: SW1 - Room 1205Track 3 - Room: SW3 - Room 1710 Track 4 - Room: SW3 - Room 1750Track 5 - Room: SW5 - Room 1840Track 6 - Room: SW5 - Room 1850Track 7 - Room: SW 9 - Room 110Lightning Talks - Room: SW 1 - Room 1021
08:00 AMJohn Huang

DBCC WritePage and Data Recovery

Level: Advanced
Robert Davis

Implementing Contained Databases

Level: Intermediate

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Steve Stedman

Exploring the TSQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate
Aaron Nelson

PowerShell for Data Professionals

Level: Intermediate
Donabel Santos

SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 Jumpstart

Level: Beginner
David Eichner

SRS Report Builder for Business Intelligence

Level: Beginner
Rick Morelan

Introducing SQL Server Data Tools! (Project Juneau

Level: Intermediate
 
09:15 AMPaul Turley

Visualization Choices: What, When, and How?

Level: Beginner

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Stacia Misner

Taking BI to the Next Level: Collaboration

Level: Intermediate

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Aaron Bertrand

T-SQL : Bad Habits and Best Practices

Level: Beginner

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Ben Miller

SQL Server TDE

Level: Intermediate

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Karen Lopez

Model-Driven Database Design

Level: Intermediate
Mark Tabladillo

Applied Enterprise Semantic Mining

Level: Intermediate

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Damir Bersinic

Large SQL Workloads on Microsoft's Private Cloud

Level: Intermediate
 
10:50 AMAllan Hirt

Demystifying Clustering for the DBA

Level: Intermediate

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Edwin Sarmiento

Optimizing SharePoint Performance thru SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Thomas LaRock

Database Design Throwdown

Level: Intermediate
Michael DeFehr

Query Plans and Indexes in SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Josh Fennessy

Demystifying BISM and Tabular Mode SSAS

Level: Beginner
Joseph Vertido

Data Quality Services Approach to Cleansing

Level: Intermediate
Constantin Klein

StreamInsight: Complex Event Processing by MS

Level: Beginner

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01:30 PMPat Sinthusan

SQL Server 2012 in Virtualization World

Level: Intermediate
John White

Configuring SharePoint for Business Intelligence

Level: Intermediate
Hugo Kornelis

UDFs, or: How to kill performance in one easy step

Level: Advanced

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Colin Stasiuk

Doing More With Less-SQL Server Policy Based Mgmt

Level: Intermediate
Cathy Dumas

What Excel 2013 really means for BI

Level: Intermediate
Greg Larsen

Data Profiling with SSIS Data Profiling Task

Level: Beginner
Stacia Misner

Power View: A Peek Behind the Curtain

Level: Beginner

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Lightning Talks

Melody, Rich, Julie, Niko & Paul

Level: Lightning Talk
02:45 PMRichard Baumet

SQL Server 2012: AlwaysOn

Level: Intermediate
Medhat Elmasry

Entity Framework 5

Level: Advanced
Thomas LaRock

Database Design: Size DOES Matter

Level: Intermediate
Guy Bowerman

New Backup and Deployment features in SQL Server 2

Level: Intermediate
Julie Koesmarno

Power View for Geographical Analysis

Level: Beginner

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Oliver Engels

Data Quality rulez! Go best practise

Level: Intermediate
Niko Neugebauer

Inheriting a database for Developers, version 2

Level: Intermediate

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4:20 PMScott Klein

Kung Fu Migration to Windows Azure SQL Database

Level: Intermediate
Yaroslav Pentsarskyy

Building apps for SharePoint 2013 and Profiting!

Level: Beginner
Rohan Joackhim

Deep Dive to SQL Server Parallel Query Processing

Level: Advanced
Mladen Prajdic

SQL Impossible: Restoring/Undeleting a table

Level: Advanced
Josh Fennessy

The Essential 8: Narrative Reporting Techniques

Level: Beginner
Jean-Rene Roy

SSIS Configurations in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate
Rick Morelan

New SQL 2012 Functions

Level: Beginner

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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
10 Things all BI System Administrators Should KnowRobert DavisIntermediate
5+ Database Design Blunders and How To Avoid ThemKaren LopezBeginner
Applied Enterprise Semantic MiningMark TabladilloIntermediate
Building apps for SharePoint 2013 and Profiting!Yaroslav PentsarskyyBeginner
Closed Loop in Enterprise Information ManagementOliver EngelsBeginner
Cloud Database Scalability with SQL FederationScott KleinIntermediate
Configuring SharePoint for Business IntelligenceJohn WhiteIntermediate
Creating Models for Data AnalysisStacia MisnerBeginner
Cross Continent DR with SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOnPat SinthusanIntermediate
Data Profiling with SSIS Data Profiling TaskGreg LarsenBeginner
Data Quality rulez! Go best practiseOliver EngelsIntermediate
Data Quality Services Approach to CleansingJoseph VertidoIntermediate
Database Design ThrowdownThomas LaRockIntermediate
Database Design: Size DOES MatterThomas LaRockIntermediate
Database Recovery Techniques To Keep HandyEdwin SarmientoAdvanced
DBCC WritePage and Data RecoveryJohn HuangAdvanced
Deep Dive to SQL Server Parallel Query ProcessingRohan JoackhimAdvanced
Demystifying BISM and Tabular Mode SSASJosh FennessyBeginner
Demystifying Clustering for the DBAAllan HirtIntermediate
Do SQL XML queries have to scare me?Rick MorelanIntermediate
Doing More With Less-SQL Server Policy Based MgmtColin StasiukIntermediate
Entity Framework 5Medhat ElmasryAdvanced
Exploring the TSQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012Steve StedmanIntermediate
Implementing Contained DatabasesRobert DavisIntermediate
Inheriting a database for Developers, version 2Niko NeugebauerIntermediate
Introducing SQL Server Data Tools! (Project JuneauRick MorelanIntermediate
Kung Fu Migration to Windows Azure SQL DatabaseScott KleinIntermediate
Large SQL Workloads on Microsoft's Private CloudDamir BersinicIntermediate
Lightning Talk - Slot 1Lightning TalksLightning Talk
LT: $#*! Your Database Says About MeKaren LopezLightning Talk
LT: But I Want BI NOWWWWPaul TurleyLightning Talk
LT: Cant Touch This!Niko NeugebauerLightning Talk
LT: Databases of the SerengetiTom RoushLightning Talk
LT: Differences between the Optimistic and PessimiVictoria GuerreroLightning Talk
LT: Journey to MasteryJameel AhmedNon-Technical
LT: Making Mistakes to Advance Your CareerJosh FennessyLightning Talk
LT: MIN(), MAX(), and NULLsJohn HuangLightning Talk
LT: Rock Your World With GeoFlowJulie KoesmarnoLightning Talk
LT: Sometimes life is like thatMelody ZachariasLightning Talk
LT: SQL Server Snapshots vs Storage-based SnapshotKalin TodorovLightning Talk
LT: System Tweaks for a DBA by Dr SeussRichard BaumetLightning Talk
LT:Presentation WOWEdwin SarmientoLightning Talk
Melody, Rich, Julie, Niko & PaulLightning TalksLightning Talk
Model-Driven Database DesignKaren LopezIntermediate
New Backup and Deployment features in SQL Server 2Guy BowermanIntermediate
New SQL 2012 FunctionsRick MorelanBeginner
Optimizing SharePoint Performance thru SQL ServerEdwin SarmientoIntermediate
Power View for Geographical AnalysisJulie KoesmarnoBeginner
Power View: A Peek Behind the CurtainStacia MisnerBeginner
PowerShell for Data ProfessionalsAaron NelsonIntermediate
Process Your Data in Real-TimeJohn HuangAdvanced
Query Plans and Indexes in SQL ServerMichael DeFehrBeginner
Quest/Dell Spotlight & Performance AnalysisTrent MeraNon-Technical
Report Services (SSRS) and Map LayersJean-Rene RoyIntermediate
Saturday is market day! Oliver EngelsBeginner
Secrets of Enterprise Data MiningMark TabladilloIntermediate
SMO Internals for High Performance PowerShellBen MillerIntermediate
Social Marketing 2013 for Microsoft ProfessionalsMark TabladilloBeginner
SQL Impossible: Restoring/Undeleting a table Mladen PrajdicAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 in Virtualization WorldPat SinthusanIntermediate
SQL Server 2012: AlwaysOnRichard BaumetIntermediate
SQL Server Dos and Don'ts: Keys to DBA NirvanaAllan HirtBeginner
SQL Server Reporting Services 2012 JumpstartDonabel SantosBeginner
SQL Server TDEBen MillerIntermediate
SQL Server Transactional Replication for DummiesRohan JoackhimBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS Configurations in SQL Server 2012Jean-Rene RoyIntermediate
StreamInsight: Complex Event Processing by MSConstantin KleinBeginner
Subqueries (The good, the bad, and the easy)Rick MorelanIntermediate
Taking BI to the Next Level: CollaborationStacia MisnerIntermediate
The Essential 8: Narrative Reporting TechniquesJosh FennessyBeginner
The Transaction Log and How It Affects HA/DREdwin SarmientoAdvanced
Time Saving Tips & Tricks for SSMS 2012Aaron NelsonIntermediate
T-SQL : Bad Habits and Best PracticesAaron BertrandBeginner
UDFs, or: How to kill performance in one easy stepHugo KornelisAdvanced
Unleashing Common Table Expressions in SQL ServerSteve StedmanIntermediate
Visualization Choices: What, When, and How?Paul TurleyBeginner
What Excel 2013 really means for BICathy DumasIntermediate
XML in SQL Server.  Why bother? Jean-Rene RoyAdvanced


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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