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: Room 1SQL Server & Administration - Room: Room 2
09:00 AMPeter Ward

Achieving Infinite Scale with HDInsight

Level: Beginner
Victor Isakov

SQL Server Optimization: Tuning the Processor, RAM, Disk and Network Subsystems

Level: Intermediate
10:00 AMPeter Myers

Introduction to SQL Server 2012 MDS and DQS

Level: Intermediate

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Warwick Rudd

Pimp my Availability Groups

Level: Intermediate

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11:00 AMRod Colledge

Self-Service Business Analytics in 2013

Level: Intermediate
Greg Low

Understanding SQL Server Indexing

Level: Beginner
1:30 PMMohamed Kabiruddin

Agile BI with SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Victor Isakov

Windows Server 2012: How It Changes the "SQL Server Game"

Level: Intermediate
2:30 PMPeter Myers

Big Data Analytics with PowerPivot and Power View

Level: Intermediate

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Greg Low

Windows Azure SQL Databases - Lessons Learned

Level: Intermediate
3:30 PMCraig Bryden

Introducing Microsoft Data Explorer for Excel

Level: Intermediate

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Peter Ward

Finding the SQL Server Go-Faster Switch

Level: Advanced


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
Achieving Infinite Scale with HDInsightPeter WardBeginner
Agile BI with SQL Server 2012Mohamed KabiruddinIntermediate
Big Data Analytics with PowerPivot and Power ViewPeter MyersIntermediate
Choosing the Right Visualization Tool with Microsoft Business IntelligenceReza RadIntermediate
Developing an Optimized Tabular BI Semantic ModelPeter MyersAdvanced
Finding the SQL Server Go-Faster SwitchPeter WardAdvanced
Introducing Microsoft Data Explorer for ExcelCraig BrydenIntermediate
Introduction to Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)Peter MyersBeginner
Introduction to SQL Server 2012 MDS and DQSPeter MyersIntermediate
Knowledge Driven Data Quality with DQSReza RadAdvanced
Mastering the CUBE functions in Excel 2013Peter MyersBeginner
Overview of PowerPivotDavid EichnerBeginner
Pimp my Availability GroupsWarwick RuddIntermediate
Self-Service Business Analytics in 2013Rod ColledgeIntermediate
SQL Server Optimization: Tuning the Processor, RAM, Disk and Network SubsystemsVictor IsakovBeginner
SQL Server Optimization: Tuning the Processor, RAM, Disk and Network SubsystemsVictor IsakovIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
Troubleshooting SQL Server 2012 High-Availability Victor IsakovIntermediate
Understanding SQL Server IndexingGreg LowBeginner
Victory in the Battle: Error Handling in SSISReza RadAdvanced
What? Why? Where? Spatial Analysis in Excel 2013Peter MyersBeginner
What's New for Self-Service BI in Excel 2013Peter MyersBeginner
What's New in SQL Server 2012 Integration ServicesGreg LowIntermediate
Windows Azure SQL Databases - Lessons LearnedGreg LowIntermediate
Windows Server 2012: How It Changes the "SQL Server Game"Victor IsakovIntermediate


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
Windows Server 2012: How It Changes the "SQL Game"Intermediate

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