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 TimeAdministration (V006) - Room: V006Design (V101) - Room: V101Development 1 (J108) - Room: J108Development 2 (V105) - Room: V105Performance (V003) - Room: V003Security (J107) - Room: J107SSAS (V111A) - Room: V111ASSIS (J105) - Room: J105SSRS (V107) - Room: V107
09:00 AMKevin Boles

SANs and SQL Server

Level: Advanced

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Andy Leonard

Database Design

Level: Beginner

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Telmo Sampaio

SQL Server 2008 - Beyond Relational

Level: Intermediate
Brandie Tarvin

T-SQL - English Requests to SQL Queries

Level: Beginner
Kendal Van Dyke

Performance Tuning With DMVs

Level: Intermediate

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Kathy Malone

No Better Time to Start Your Own Tech Business!

Level: Intermediate
Brian Knight

Introduction to SQL Server Analysis Services

Level: Beginner
Christian Loris

SSIS and Slowly Changing Dimensions

Level: Intermediate

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Brian McDonald

Introduction To Reporting Services 2008

Level: Beginner
10:15 AMJorge Segarra

Policy Based Management 101

Level: Beginner

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Elijah Baker

Database Partitioning, The Basics

Level: Intermediate

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Michael Stark

SQL Server 2008 Spatial Data

Level: Intermediate

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Brandie Tarvin

T-SQL - Subqueries and Joins

Level: Beginner
Jeffrey Garbus

Choosing Indexes for Performance

Level: Advanced

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Nathan Heaivilin

Introduction to Execution Plan

Level: Beginner
Mike Mollenhour

SQL 2008 DataMining

Level: Intermediate
Devin Knight

Introduction to SSIS Part 1

Level: Beginner

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11:30 AMKen Simmons

Automating Routine Maintenance

Level: Beginner

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Dmitri Korotkevitch

Database design of Highly Loaded OLTP systems

Level: Intermediate

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Dean Richards

Tuna Helper - Proven Process for Tuning SQL

Level: Intermediate
Jim Blizzard

Database change management using Team System 2008

Level: Intermediate
Jeffrey Garbus

Indexing for Join Optimization

Level: Advanced

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Jonathan Kehayias

Auditing User Activity 101

Level: Intermediate

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Brian Knight

Introduction to MDX

Level: Intermediate
Devin Knight

Introduction to SSIS Part 2

Level: Beginner

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Joe Webb

Creating Data-Driven Subscriptions in SSRS

Level: Intermediate

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01:15 PMBob Blaydes

It’s All About the Requirements - MINI

Level: Beginner
John O'Shea

Encrypting SSIS Connection String - MINI

Level: Intermediate
Delbert James

SQL 101 - MINI

Level: Beginner

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Jorge Segarra

Twitter and SQL: A Perfect UNION MINI

Level: Beginner

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Todd Holmes

Backup Basics MINI

Level: Beginner

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Kendal Van Dyke

Demo of Red Gate SQL Backup (MINI)

Level: Beginner
   
01:30 PMKevin Kline

End to End Troubleshooting

Level: Intermediate

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Jonathon Moorman

Catalog Views and the Art of Template Creation

Level: Intermediate

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Michael Antonovich

Identifying and Removing Duplicate Records

Level: Beginner

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Max Trinidad

PowerShell and SQL Server (More SMO)

Level: Intermediate

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Ronald Dameron

Database Hardening - Standardization, Optimization

Level: Intermediate

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Kendal Van Dyke

Getting started in blogging and technical speaking

Level: Beginner
Adam Jorgensen

Performance Tuning Analysis Services

Level: Advanced

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Mike Davis

Dynamic SSIS Packages

Level: Intermediate

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Pam Shaw

Tips & Tricks for dynamic Reporting Services Repor

Level: Beginner
02:45 PMRodney Landrum

Taking Control of SQL Server Error Logs

Level: Advanced

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Joe Homnick

Cloud Computing: SQL Azure and Beyond

Level: Intermediate
Chris Eargle

RESTful Data

Level: Intermediate
Chad Miller

SQL Server PowerShell Extensions

Level: Intermediate

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Joe Webb

Locking & Blocking Made Simple

Level: Intermediate

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Kendal Van Dyke

Configuring SQL Access for the Web Developer

Level: Beginner

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Wes Dumey

Building a Data Warehouse using SQL Server 2008

Level: Beginner
Eric Wisdahl

SSIS - A Beginning Framework Part 1

Level: Intermediate

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Andy Warren

Social and Not so Social Networking for the DBA

Level: Beginner

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04:00 PMBuck Woody

SQL Server Resource Governor

Level: Intermediate

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Patrick Thompson

Sql and the Cloud

Level: Beginner

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Patrick LeBlanc

Using the CLR to Monitor Disk Space

Level: Beginner

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Jonathan Kehayias

Wait Statistics: A Troubleshooting Methodology

Level: Intermediate

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Joe Celko

Celko on SQL

Level: Intermediate
Herve Roggero

Deep Dive in SQL Server Encryption

Level: Advanced

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Scott Klein

Introduction to SQL XML

Level: Beginner
Eric Wisdahl

SSIS - A Beginning Framework Part 2

Level: Intermediate

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Jack Corbett

Dive into the Default Trace

Level: Intermediate

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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
A Beginners Guide to Understanding Execution PlansScott KleinBeginner
Auditing User Activity 101Jonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Automating Routine MaintenanceKen SimmonsBeginner
Backup Basics MINITodd HolmesBeginner
Building a Data Warehouse using SQL Server 2008Wes DumeyBeginner
Business Intelligence Reporting SolutionsJoe HomnickIntermediate
Catalog Views and the Art of Template CreationJonathon MoormanIntermediate
Celko on SQLJoe CelkoIntermediate
Choosing Indexes for PerformanceJeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Cloud Computing: SQL Azure and BeyondJoe HomnickIntermediate
Configuring SQL Access for the Web DeveloperKendal Van DykeBeginner
Creating Data-Driven Subscriptions in SSRSJoe WebbIntermediate
Database change management using Team System 2008Jim BlizzardIntermediate
Database DesignAndy LeonardBeginner
Database design of Highly Loaded OLTP systemsDmitri KorotkevitchIntermediate
Database development of Highly Loaded OLTP systemsDmitri KorotkevitchIntermediate
Database Hardening - Standardization, OptimizationRonald DameronIntermediate
Database Partitioning, The BasicsElijah BakerIntermediate
Database Partitioning, The Next StepElijah BakerAdvanced
Database Table Partitioning, The BasicsElijah BakerIntermediate
Database Table Partitioning, The Next StepElijah BakerAdvanced
Deep Dive in SQL Server EncryptionHerve RoggeroAdvanced
Deep Dive into SQL Server SpatialTelmo SampaioAdvanced
Demo of Red Gate SQL Backup (MINI)Kendal Van DykeBeginner
Develop in SetsDmitri KorotkevitchIntermediate
Disk Partition Alignment/Care and Feeding TempDB Kevin BolesIntermediate
Dive into the Default TraceJack CorbettIntermediate
Dynamic SSIS PackagesMike DavisIntermediate
Encrypting SSIS Connection String - MINIJohn O'SheaIntermediate
End to End TroubleshootingKevin KlineIntermediate
Getting started in blogging and technical speakingKendal Van DykeBeginner
High Availability options in SQL Server 2008Jeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Identifying and Removing Duplicate Records Michael AntonovichBeginner
Implementing Auditing in SQL Server 2008David DyeBeginner
Indexing for Join OptimizationJeffrey GarbusAdvanced
Introduction to Data Mining in SQL Server AnalysisBrian KnightIntermediate
Introduction to Execution PlanNathan HeaivilinBeginner
Introduction to MDXBrian KnightIntermediate
Introduction To Reporting Services 2008Brian McDonaldBeginner
Introduction to SQL Server Analysis ServicesBrian KnightBeginner
Introduction to SQL StatisticsAndy WarrenBeginner
Introduction to SQL XMLScott KleinBeginner
Introduction to SSIS Part 1Devin KnightBeginner
Introduction to SSIS Part 2Devin KnightBeginner
Introduction to Using XML in SQL ServerMichael AntonovichBeginner
It’s All About the Requirements - MINIBob BlaydesBeginner
Locking & Blocking Made SimpleJoe WebbIntermediate
Mini Talks: Auditing / Backup / Red Gate DemoAssorted SpeakersBeginner
Mini Talks: Twitter / RequirementsAssorted SpeakersBeginner
No Better Time to Start Your Own Tech Business!Kathy MaloneIntermediate
On Demand Report SubscriptionsPam ShawIntermediate
Performance Tuning Analysis ServicesAdam JorgensenAdvanced
Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration ServicesDevin KnightIntermediate
Performance Tuning With DMVsKendal Van DykeIntermediate
Policy Based Management 101Jorge SegarraBeginner
PowerShell and SQL Server (More SMO)Max TrinidadIntermediate
RESTful DataChris EargleIntermediate
SANs and SQL ServerKevin BolesAdvanced
Social and Not so Social Networking for the DBAAndy WarrenBeginner
SQL 101 - MINIDelbert JamesBeginner
SQL 2008 DataMiningMike MollenhourIntermediate
Sql and the CloudPatrick ThompsonBeginner
SQL InjectionKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Ranking Functions - MINIEric WisdahlIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 - Beyond RelationalTelmo SampaioIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 Extended EventsJonathan KehayiasBeginner
SQL Server 2008 Spatial Data Michael StarkIntermediate
SQL Server PowerShell ExtensionsChad MillerIntermediate
SQL Server Resource GovernorBuck WoodyIntermediate
SQL Server SecurityHerve RoggeroIntermediate
SQL Service Broker 101Kevin BolesBeginner
SQL Smokin' MirrorsMike MollenhourIntermediate
SSIS - A Beginning Framework Part 1Eric WisdahlIntermediate
SSIS - A Beginning Framework Part 2Eric WisdahlIntermediate
SSIS 2008 - Profiling Your DataEric WisdahlIntermediate
SSIS and Slowly Changing DimensionsChristian LorisIntermediate
Taking Control of SQL Server Error LogsRodney LandrumAdvanced
Tips & Tricks for dynamic Reporting Services ReporPam ShawBeginner
Transactional Replication: Beyond The BasicsKendal Van DykeIntermediate
T-SQL - English Requests to SQL QueriesBrandie TarvinBeginner
T-SQL - Subqueries and JoinsBrandie TarvinBeginner
Tuna Helper - Proven Process for Tuning SQLDean RichardsIntermediate
Twitter and SQL: A Perfect UNION MINIJorge SegarraBeginner
Using CTE's in SQL - MINIEric WisdahlIntermediate
Using the CLR to Monitor Disk SpacePatrick LeBlancBeginner
Using XML in SQLEric WisdahlIntermediate
Wait Statistics: A Troubleshooting MethodologyJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Writing Better QueriesJoe WebbIntermediate


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
Designing Performance Point DashboardsIntermediate

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