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 TimeCapitol Hill - Room: Room 2003Montlake - Room: Room 2007Pioneer Square - Room: Room 2011Queen Anne - Room: Room 2015
07:30 AMSQLSaturday 212

Registrations

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Registrations

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Registrations

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Registrations

Level: Beginner
08:30 AMBuck Woody

Key note

Level: Non-Technical
Buck Woody

Key note

Level: Non-Technical
Buck Woody

Key note

Level: Non-Technical
Buck Woody

Key note

Level: Non-Technical
09:30 AMGreg Larsen

Data Profiling Using SSIS Data Profiling Task

Level: Beginner

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Rick Morelan

SQL 2012 Error Handling. Pick your Destiny

Level: Intermediate

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Jim Murphy

AlwaysOn - Finally, A usable 'mirror'!

Level: Beginner

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Rob Garrison

Deconstructing SQL Server’s Change Data Capture

Level: Intermediate

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10:45 AMDavid Eichner

SRS Report Builder for Business Intelligence

Level: Beginner
Steve Stedman

Unleashing Common Table Expressions in SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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Argenis Fernandez

Lean and Mean: Running SQL on Windows Server Core

Level: Intermediate

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Dandy Weyn

Being the DBA of the future – a world of on-premise and cloud.

Level: Intermediate

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12:00 PMSQLSaturday 212

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
12:15 PMRobert Collura

Lunch Session

Level: Intermediate
Robert Collura

Lunch Session

Level: Intermediate
Robert Collura

Lunch Session

Level: Intermediate
Robert Collura

Lunch Session

Level: Intermediate
12:40 PMDavid Swanson

Lunch Session #2

Level: Beginner
David Swanson

Lunch Session #2

Level: Beginner
David Swanson

Lunch Session #2

Level: Beginner
David Swanson

Lunch Session #2

Level: Beginner
01:30 PMCarla Sabotta

Executing SSIS Packages using SQL Server Agent

Level: Beginner

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Dev Nambi

Machine Learning for Mere Mortals

Level: Intermediate

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Dipti Sangani

SQLCAT: Big Data – All Abuzz About Hive

Level: Intermediate
Pat Sinthusan

Store This! Why storage matters when virtualizing SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
02:45 PMBrent Greenwood

Lean BI Solutions w PowerPivot, Tabular & a Mullet

Level: Intermediate
Ron Talmage

Adventures in Table Partitioning

Level: Intermediate

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Scott Klein

Windows Azure SQL Database - your cloud database

Level: Beginner
Chuck Suter

Where to use flash to optimize SQL Server performance?

Level: Intermediate
04:00 PMBrent Greenwood

Measuring BI Adoption: Dog Food Is Good For You

Level: Intermediate
Randy Knight

But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for Devs

Level: Beginner
Joseph Vertido

Data Quality Services Approach to Cleansing

Level: Beginner
Nicholas Cain

Why I Won't Be Hiring You

Level: Beginner
05:15 PMSQLSaturday 212

Raffle

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Raffle

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Raffle

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 212

Raffle

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
7 Habits of Highly Effective DBAsNicholas CainIntermediate
Adventures in Table PartitioningRon TalmageIntermediate
AlwaysOn - Finally, A usable 'mirror'!Jim MurphyBeginner
Being the DBA of the future – a world of on-premise and cloud.Dandy WeynIntermediate
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
Data Profiling Using SSIS Data Profiling TaskGreg LarsenBeginner
Data Quality Services Approach to CleansingJoseph VertidoBeginner
Deconstructing SQL Server’s Change Data CaptureRob GarrisonIntermediate
Executing SSIS Packages using SQL Server AgentCarla SabottaBeginner
Exploring the TSQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012Steve StedmanIntermediate
From Engineer to Exectuive - how to make the leapHelen NorrisAdvanced
Getting Started as a Technical SpeakerSteve StedmanNon-Technical
Global Address Data: Storage and VerificationJoseph VertidoIntermediate
Key noteBuck WoodyNon-Technical
Kung Fu Migration to Windows Azure SQL DatabaseScott KleinIntermediate
Lean and Mean: Running SQL on Windows Server CoreArgenis FernandezIntermediate
Lean and Mean: Running SQL on Windows Server CoreArgenis FernandezIntermediate
Lean BI Solutions w PowerPivot, Tabular & a MulletBrent GreenwoodIntermediate
LT: SQL Server Snapshots vs Storage-based SnapshotsKalin TodorovLightning Talk
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 212Beginner
Lunch SessionRobert Collura Intermediate
Lunch Session #2David SwansonBeginner
Machine Learning for Mere MortalsDev NambiIntermediate
Matching and SurvivorshipJoseph VertidoIntermediate
Measuring BI Adoption: Dog Food Is Good For YouBrent GreenwoodIntermediate
Panel Discussion on Windows Azure SQL DatabaseKarthika RamanBeginner
RaffleSQLSaturday 212Beginner
RegistrationsSQLSaturday 212Beginner
Snapshot Isolation: to Commit or Not to CommitRob GarrisonIntermediate
SQL 2012 Error Handling. Pick your DestinyRick MorelanIntermediate
SQL Server 2012: To NAS or not to NAS, that is the questionPat SinthusanIntermediate
SQL Server 2012: To NAS or not to NAS, that is the questionPat SinthusanIntermediate
SQL Server Backup to CloudKarthika RamanIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS for the Faint of HeartScott StaufferBeginner
Store This! Why storage matters when virtualizing SQL ServerPat SinthusanIntermediate
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Unleashing Common Table Expressions in SQL ServerSteve StedmanIntermediate
Where to use flash to optimize SQL Server performance?Chuck SuterIntermediate
Why I Won't Be Hiring YouNicholas CainBeginner
Windows Azure SQL Database - your cloud databaseScott KleinBeginner


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
SQL Server 2012: To NAS or not to NASIntermediate

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