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 TimeRoom 1 - Room: Room 1Room 2 - Room: Room 2Room 3 - Room: Room 3Room 4 - Room: Room 4Room 5 - Room: Room 5
9:00 AMBrian Knight

Introduction to SQL Server Integration Services

Level: Beginner
Shawn Weisfeld

SQL Server CLR

Level: Intermediate
AJ Warnock

TSQL Basics for Developers

Level: Beginner
Brandon Kelly

SMO (SQL Management Objects) for SQL Server 2005

Level: Intermediate
Jeffrey Garbus

Index Selection for Performance & Tuning

Level: Advanced
10:15 AMBrian Knight

Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration Services

Level: Advanced
Joe Celko

Joe Celko/TBA

Level: Beginner
Pam Shaw

Tips and Tricks for Reporting Services

Level: Beginner
David Hayden

SQL Server Data Access Tips and Techniques

Level: Beginner
Terry Bomberger

Getting With it With With (and Over On It, Too)

Level: Intermediate
11:15 AMNA NA

Lunch

Level: Beginner
NA NA

Lunch

Level: Beginner
NA NA

Lunch

Level: Beginner
NA NA

Lunch

Level: Beginner
NA NA

Lunch

Level: Beginner
12:15 PMRushabh Mehta

Introduction to Master Data Management (MDM)

Level: Intermediate
Andy Warren

Transactional Replication For Beginners

Level: Beginner
Xidan Zhou

SQL Server 2005 Reporting Solutions

Level: Intermediate
Joseph Memmo

Establishing Infrastructure Standards for SSIS

Level: Intermediate
Bayer White

Persisting and Tracking Workflows Using SqlServer

Level: Intermediate
1:30 PMRushabh Mehta

Managing SSIS Packages

Level: Intermediate
Jim Blizzard

Database Change Management with Team System

Level: Beginner
Jessica Moss

Logging in SQL Server Integration Services

Level: Advanced
Mark Landry

20 Things You Need to Know About Analysis Services

Level: Beginner
Patrick Thompson

Normalization and all that

Level: Intermediate
2:45 PMJessica Moss

Migrating DTS Packages to SSIS

Level: Beginner
Ronald Dameron

Comparing Python and PowerShell DBA Scripting

Level: Beginner
Rob Hatton

Designing an Analysis Services cube

Level: Beginner
 Jeffrey Garbus

Writing Determinate Functions

Level: Advanced
3:45 PMNA NA

Prizes & Drawings - Foyer Area

Level: Beginner
NA NA

Prizes & Drawings - Foyer Area

Level: Beginner
NA NA

Prizes & Drawings - Foyer Area

Level: Beginner
NA NA

Prizes & Drawings - Foyer Area

Level: Beginner
NA NA

Prizes & Drawings - Foyer Area

Level: Beginner


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
20 Things You Need to Know About Analysis ServicesMark LandryBeginner
Comparative High Availability ArchitecturesJeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Comparing Python and PowerShell DBA ScriptingRonald DameronBeginner
Database Change Management with Team SystemJim BlizzardBeginner
Designing an Analysis Services cubeRob HattonBeginner
Establishing Infrastructure Standards for SSISJoseph MemmoIntermediate
Generating XML with FOR XMLJudy PipiaBeginner
Getting With it With With (and Over On It, Too)Terry BombergerIntermediate
Index Selection for Performance & TuningJeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Introduction to Master Data Management (MDM)Rushabh MehtaIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Integration ServicesBrian KnightBeginner
Joe Celko/TBAJoe CelkoBeginner
Logging in SQL Server Integration ServicesJessica MossAdvanced
LunchNA NABeginner
Managing SSIS PackagesRushabh MehtaIntermediate
MDX: From WITH To WHEREJessica MossBeginner
Migrating DTS Packages to SSISJessica MossBeginner
Normalization and all thatPatrick ThompsonIntermediate
Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration ServicesBrian KnightAdvanced
Persisting and Tracking Workflows Using SqlServerBayer WhiteIntermediate
Prizes & Drawings - Foyer AreaNA NABeginner
SMO (SQL Management Objects) for SQL Server 2005Brandon KellyIntermediate
SMO (SQL Management Objects) for SQL Server 2005Brandon KellyIntermediate
SOA Using the SQL Server 2005 Service BrokerJudy PipiaBeginner
SQL Server 2005 Performance DashboardXidan ZhouBeginner
SQL Server 2005 Reporting SolutionsXidan ZhouIntermediate
SQL Server CLRShawn WeisfeldIntermediate
SQL Server Data Access Tips and TechniquesDavid HaydenBeginner
Test-Driven Development for DB ProfessionalsCory FoyIntermediate
Tips and Tricks for Reporting ServicesPam ShawBeginner
Transactional Replication For BeginnersAndy WarrenBeginner
TSQL Basics for DevelopersAJ WarnockBeginner
Writing Determinate FunctionsJeffrey GarbusAdvanced


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
Comparing Python and PowerShell DBA ScriptingBeginner
Comparing Python and PowerShell DBA ScriptingBeginner
Database Tuning and Performance TipsIntermediate
Designing Analysis Services CubesBeginner
How To Use the CASE StatementBeginner
Security - Schemas & other changes from 2000Intermediate
Security, monitoring of, roles, permissions, etc.Beginner

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