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 3Database Administration - Room: Room 1Database Performance - Room: Room 4SQL Development - Room: Room 2
09:00 AMJeremiah Peschka

Much Ado About Hadoop

Level: Beginner

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Kevin Feasel

What's In YOUR DB Wallet?

Level: Beginner

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Janis Griffin

Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madness

Level: Intermediate

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Julie Smith

Up and Running with SSIS

Level: Beginner

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10:45 AMWilliam Pearson

Design and Implement BI like Edison!

Level: Beginner
Colleen Morrow

Quest for the Holy Grail of SQL Server Auditing

Level: Beginner

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Erin Stellato

Making the Leap from Profiler to Extended Events

Level: Beginner

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Sam Nasr

Full-Text Search in SQL 2012 with Custom Proximity

Level: Intermediate

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01:00 PMBill Pearson

Possible Musics: Choosing between Analysis Services 2012 Multidimensional and Tabular

Level: Intermediate
Erin Stellato

Demystifying Database Statistics

Level: Intermediate

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Janis Griffin

Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!

Level: Beginner

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Brian Davis

SSIS Templates Can Make Your Life Easier

Level: Beginner
02:30 PMRuss Loski

Creating an SSIS template using BIML

Level: Intermediate

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Allen White

PowerShell 101 for the SQL Server DBA

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

Indexing Deep Dive

Level: Advanced

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Sam Nasr

14 New T-SQL Functions

Level: Intermediate

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04:00 PMJeremiah Peschka

Reporting in Production: A Hadoop Case Study

Level: Beginner

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Colleen Morrow

SQL Audit - auditing doesn't have to be boring

Level: Intermediate

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Allen White

Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShell

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

TSQL Road Less Traveled: MERGE

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
14 New T-SQL FunctionsSam NasrIntermediate
Automating in the CloudMatt VelicIntermediate
Awesome coaching questions every data geek, analyst, leader, and consultant must know.Brian MoranIntermediate
Build your own Virtual LabMatt VelicIntermediate
Communicate for Great Good!Matt VelicNon-Technical
Creating an SSIS template using BIMLRuss LoskiIntermediate
DBA 911 - Database CorruptionDavid MaxwellBeginner
DBA Basics: The Four Tasks Every DBA Should Know.David MaxwellBeginner
Demystifying Database StatisticsErin StellatoIntermediate
Design and Implement BI like Edison! William PearsonBeginner
Don't Panic, DBAs! Databases on VMware made easy.Janis GriffinIntermediate
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!Janis GriffinBeginner
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events!Janis GriffinBeginner
Full-Text Search in SQL 2012 with Custom ProximitySam NasrIntermediate
Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShellAllen WhiteIntermediate
Going SpatialFrank MurphyBeginner
Goodbye Next Next Next, Hello Automated InstallsBrian DavisIntermediate
Hacking SQL SaturdayJulie SmithBeginner
Indexing Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Intro to DAX for PowerPivot and SSAS Tabular Aaron LindIntermediate
Introduction to BIML and BIMLScriptRuss LoskiIntermediate
Introduction to SSIS 2012Sam NasrIntermediate
Introduction to the XML sourceRuss LoskiIntermediate
LinkedIn for SQL Server ProfessionalsCraig PurnellBeginner
Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madnessJanis GriffinIntermediate
Making the Leap from Profiler to Extended EventsErin StellatoBeginner
Manage SQLServer Efficiently w/PowerShell RemotingAllen WhiteIntermediate
Much Ado About HadoopJeremiah PeschkaBeginner
Performance Troubleshooting Tools & TechniquesLisa GardnerIntermediate
Possible Musics: Choosing between Analysis Services 2012 Multidimensional and TabularBill PearsonIntermediate
Power-ful BI Add-ons for Excel 2013 Aaron LindBeginner
PowerShell 101 for the SQL Server DBAAllen WhiteBeginner
Quest for the Holy Grail of SQL Server AuditingColleen MorrowBeginner
Reporting in Production: A Hadoop Case StudyJeremiah PeschkaBeginner
Reporting with ActiveReportsRajnish SinhaBeginner
SQL Audit - auditing doesn't have to be boringColleen MorrowIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Column Store IndexKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server for the accidental DBA Craig PurnellBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS Templates Can Make Your Life EasierBrian DavisBeginner
TSQL Road Less Traveled: MERGEKevin BolesIntermediate
Up and Running with SSISJulie SmithBeginner
Upgrade Roadmap: Let’s delve into SQL Server 2012 Craig PurnellIntermediate
Using FiletablesSam NasrIntermediate
Using Statistical Semantic SearchSam NasrAdvanced
What's In YOUR DB Wallet?Kevin FeaselBeginner
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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