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: 1435Track 2 - Room: 1445Track 3 - Room: 1455Track 4 - Room: 1610Track 5 - Room: 1620Track 6 - Room: Auditorium
08:00 AMSQLSaturday 209

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
09:00 AMCarlton Ramsey

How PowerShell helps me as a DBA (2013 Edition)

Level: Beginner

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Mike Hays

Troubleshooting your TCP/IP connections

Level: Beginner

download
Daniel Bowlin

Managing your reporting services environment

Level: Intermediate

download
George Walters

SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Level: Beginner

download
Grant Fritchey

Tune Queries By Fixing Bad Parameter Sniffing

Level: Intermediate
Janis Griffin

Don't Panic, DBAs! Databases on VMware made easy.

Level: Intermediate

download
10:15 AMSQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
10:30 AMKevin Boles

Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Mike Hillwig

What the VLF?

Level: Advanced

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Daniel Bowlin

SSIS templates, configurations and variables, oh my

Level: Intermediate

download
George Walters

SQL Server 2012 Performance Tuning

Level: Intermediate

download
Janis Griffin

Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!

Level: Beginner

download
Grant Fritchey

Database Backups for the Accidental DBA

Level: Beginner
11:45 AMSQLSaturday 209

Lunch Break and Sponsor Presentations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Lunch Break and Sponsor Presentations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Lunch Break and Sponsor Presentations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Lunch Break and Sponsor Presentations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Lunch Break and Sponsor Presentations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Lunch Break and Sponsor Presentations

Level: Non-Technical
12:45 PMKaren Lopez

Database Design Contentious Issues

Level: Intermediate
Mike Hillwig

How Not to Be a Cranky DBA

Level: Beginner

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Edward Pollack

Query Optimization Crash Course

Level: Beginner

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Jack Corbett

An Introduction to Extended Events

Level: Beginner

download
 Jorge Segarra

Do More With Less: Consolidate and Virtualize

Level: Beginner
02:00 PMSQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
02:15 PMKaren Lopez

$#*! Your Database Says About Me

Level: Beginner
Christopher Crane

Introduction to SQL Server Analysis Services

Level: Beginner

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Edward Pollack

My Favorite DMVs

Level: Beginner

download
Jack Corbett

Inroduction to Triggers

Level: Beginner

download
Kevin Boles

Indexing Deep Dive

Level: Advanced

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Matt Slocum

Installing SQL Server 2012 and what the heck is SSMS

Level: Beginner

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03:30 PMSQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 209

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
03:45 PMKevin Boles

Common TSQL Mistakes

Level: Intermediate

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Robert Schoedel

SQL Server Data Tools: Write it, test it, deploy it with Visual Studio

Level: Intermediate
Chris Bell

“Indexing” Encrypted Data

Level: Intermediate

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Jay Holliday

Full-Text Search, it's not just for documents

Level: Intermediate

download
Jorge Segarra

Policy-Based Management in a Nutshell

Level: Beginner
Chris Hyde

Becoming Certified In Microsoft SQL Server

Level: Beginner

download
05:00 PMSQLSaturday 209

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 209

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
$#*! Your Database Says About MeKaren LopezBeginner
“Indexing” Encrypted DataChris BellIntermediate
An Introduction to Extended EventsJack CorbettBeginner
Becoming Certified In Microsoft SQL ServerChris HydeBeginner
Building a Personal VM LabJorge SegarraBeginner
Cancel Your Plans!Mike HillwigIntermediate
Coffee BreakSQLSatruday 209Non-Technical
Common TSQL MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Database Backups for the Accidental DBAGrant FritcheyBeginner
Database Design Contentious IssuesKaren LopezIntermediate
Do More With Less: Consolidate and VirtualizeJorge SegarraBeginner
Don't Panic, DBAs! Databases on VMware made easy.Janis GriffinIntermediate
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!Janis GriffinBeginner
Full-Text Search, it's not just for documentsJay HollidayIntermediate
How Not to Be a Cranky DBAMike HillwigBeginner
How PowerShell helps me as a DBA (2013 Edition)Carlton RamseyBeginner
Indexing Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Inroduction to TriggersJack CorbettBeginner
Introduction to SQL Server Analysis ServicesChristopher CraneBeginner
Lunch Break and Sponsor PresentationsSQLSaturday 209Non-Technical
Managing Big DataDavid BenoitIntermediate
Managing your reporting services environmentDaniel BowlinIntermediate
My Favorite DMVsEdward PollackBeginner
Policy-Based Management in a NutshellJorge SegarraBeginner
Query Optimization Crash CourseEdward PollackBeginner
RaffleSQLSaturday 209Non-Technical
RegistrationsSQLSaturday 209Non-Technical
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability GroupsGeorge WaltersBeginner
SQL Server 2012 Column Store IndexKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Failover ClusteringGeorge WaltersIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Performance TuningGeorge WaltersIntermediate
SQL Server Data Tools: Write it, test it, deploy it with Visual StudioRobert SchoedelIntermediate
SSIS templates, configurations and variables, oh myDaniel BowlinIntermediate
Troubleshooting your TCP/IP connectionsMike HaysBeginner
Tune Queries By Fixing Bad Parameter Sniffing Grant FritcheyIntermediate
What is a BI DBA?Jorge SegarraIntermediate
What the VLF? Mike HillwigAdvanced
Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012Kevin BolesIntermediate


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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