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 TimeNimble Storage Room - Room: Nimble Storage RoomQuest/Dell Room - Room: Quest/Dell RoomRed Gate Room - Room: Red Gate RoomSIOS Room - Room: SIOS RoomTrack 4 - Room: Sacramento Room
07:30 AMSQL Sat 222 Registration

Welcome!

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Sat 222 Registration

Welcome!

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Sat 222 Registration

Welcome!

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Sat 222 Registration

Welcome!

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Sat 222 Registration

Welcome!

Level: Non-Technical
08:30 AMMitchell Bottel

Want a promotion? It’s up to you!

Level: Beginner
Jim Murphy

AlwaysOn - Finally, A usable 'mirror'!

Level: Beginner

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Steve Jones

Searching Binary Data in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Eric Freeman

T-SQL Productivity

Level: Beginner
Michael Fal

Managing Log File Obesity

Level: Intermediate

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09:45 AMMark Gschwind

Master Data and Data Quality in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate
Joseph D'Antoni

Using Compression to Improve Database Performance

Level: Intermediate
Grant Fritchey

What to Look for in Execution Plans

Level: Intermediate
Jonathan Amen

Table Partitioning in the Wild

Level: Beginner
Dan Hess

SQL Server encryption 3 ways - in transit, at rest and in the database

Level: Beginner

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11:00 AMDavid Klee

It's All About the Performance, Right?

Level: Intermediate

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Kalen Delaney

What Happened? Exploring the Plan Cache

Level: Intermediate
Peter Myers

Big Data Analytics with PowerPivot and Power View

Level: Intermediate

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Carlos Bossy

Real-time Data Warehouse and Reporting Solutions

Level: Intermediate
John Morehouse

SQL Server Databaseology 201

Level: Intermediate

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12:00 PMTom Riggins

Lunch Session Accelerating SQL in the Datacenter with Hybrid Storage

Level: Beginner
Jason Hall

Lunch Session Dell Software Solutions for SQL Server - Free Tools!!!

Level: Beginner
Steve Jones and Grant Fritchey

Lunch Session A Day in the Life of a DBA

Level: Beginner
Joey D'Antoni Jamila Gunawardena

Lunch Session High Performance SANLess Clustering

Level: Beginner
 
01:30 PMBen Miller

SQL LogShipping with PowerShell

Level: Intermediate

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Angel Abundez

5 Ways SSIS 2012 can Save You Time and Money

Level: Beginner

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Chris Skorlinski

RU Ready for the Cloud?

Level: Beginner
Argenis Fernandez

Code-Less Securing of SQL Server

Level: Beginner

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Vicky Harp

Care and Feeding of Your System Databases

Level: Beginner

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02:45 PMJanis Griffin

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

Level: Intermediate

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Prakash Heda

Detect Worst Performing SQL Queries During Peak Hour

Level: Intermediate
Joseph Vertido

Data Quality Services Approach to Cleansing

Level: Intermediate
Chris Skorlinski

Read Hunter

Level: Advanced
David Klee

Squeezing Performance from VMware-Based SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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04:00 PMBen Miller

SMO Internals for High Performance PowerShell

Level: Intermediate

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Dilip Nayak

AlwaysOn Availability Groups in Action

Level: Beginner

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Paul Turley

Tabular Models: Easier & Faster Than Cubes; Really?

Level: Beginner
Phil Robinson

Report Delivery - From Report Manager to the Cloud

Level: Intermediate
John Morehouse

Social Networking Is Alive!

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
10 Things That Every DBA Should Know!John MorehouseBeginner
5 Ways SSIS 2012 can Save You Time and MoneyAngel AbundezBeginner
Agile BI with SQL Server 2012 and TFS 2012Mohamed KabiruddinIntermediate
AlwaysOn - Finally, A usable 'mirror'!Jim MurphyBeginner
AlwaysOn Availability Groups in ActionDilip NayakBeginner
Archiving/Purging the RIGHT wayPrakash HedaAdvanced
Ask MS SQL SupportChris SkorlinskiBeginner
Backups & Restores: You’re Not In Kansas Anymore!John MorehouseBeginner
Be Friendly to SQL Server with TSQL Best PracticesBen MillerBeginner
Best Practices for Database DeploymentGrant FritcheyIntermediate
BI - It's not just for analysts anymoreJohn WhiteIntermediate
Big Data Analytics with PowerPivot and Power ViewPeter MyersIntermediate
Branding Yourself for a Dream JobSteve JonesBeginner
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
Care and Feeding of Your System DatabasesVicky HarpBeginner
Check Engine LightsChris SkorlinskiIntermediate
Code-Less Securing of SQL ServerArgenis FernandezBeginner
Configure SharePoint for Business IntelligenceJohn WhiteIntermediate
Data Quality Services Approach to CleansingJoseph VertidoIntermediate
Deadlock - Understand, Detect and ReportPrakash HedaIntermediate
Detect Worst Performing SQL Queries During Peak HourPrakash HedaIntermediate
Dimension Modeling Design Patterns: Beyond BasicsJason HornerIntermediate
Don't Panic, DBAs! Databases on VMware made easy.Janis GriffinIntermediate
Enterprise Tabular ModelsCarlos BossyBeginner
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events - Part 2Janis GriffinIntermediate
From Engineer to ExecutiveHelen NorrisNon-Technical
Get Hired in 10 minutesChris SkorlinskiBeginner
Global Address Data: Storage and VerificationJoseph VertidoIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server 2012 MDS and DQSPeter MyersIntermediate
It's All About the Performance, Right?David KleeIntermediate
Lean BI Solutions w PowerPivot, Tabular & a MulletBrent GreenwoodIntermediate
Lessons From the Field with SSRS SharePoint ModeJohn WhiteIntermediate
Locks, Blocks, and Deadlocks Oh My!Randy KnightIntermediate
Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madnessJanis GriffinIntermediate
Lunch Session Accelerating SQL in the Datacenter with Hybrid StorageTom RigginsBeginner
Lunch Session Dell Software Solutions for SQL Server - Free Tools!!!Jason HallBeginner
Managing Log File ObesityMichael FalIntermediate
Master Data and Data Quality in SQL Server 2012Mark GschwindIntermediate
Mastering the CUBE functions in Excel 2013Peter MyersBeginner
Matching and Survivorship (Intermediate)Joseph VertidoIntermediate
Measuring BI Adoption: Dog Food Is Good For YouBrent GreenwoodIntermediate
Mobile Dashboard Design with SSRSAngel AbundezBeginner
Predictive Modeling with SQL Server Data MiningCarlos BossyBeginner
Read HunterChris SkorlinskiAdvanced
Real-time Data Warehouse and Reporting SolutionsCarlos BossyIntermediate
Re-Indexing - The quest of ultimate automationPrakash HedaIntermediate
Report Delivery - From Report Manager to the CloudPhil RobinsonIntermediate
RU Ready for the Cloud?Chris SkorlinskiBeginner
Searching Binary Data in SQL Server 2012Steve JonesIntermediate
SMO Internals for High Performance PowerShellBen MillerIntermediate
Social Networking Is Alive!John MorehouseNon-Technical
SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DRJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
SQL LogShipping with PowerShellBen MillerIntermediate
SQL Server Databaseology 201John MorehouseIntermediate
SQL Server encryption 3 ways - in transit, at rest and in the databaseDan HessBeginner
SQL Server TDEBen MillerIntermediate
Squeezing Performance from VMware-Based SQL ServerDavid KleeIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
Tabular Models: Easier & Faster Than Cubes; Really?Paul TurleyBeginner
The Encryption PrimerSteve JonesBeginner
The Hierarchy of Monitoring Needs: A MethodologyMichael FalIntermediate
The PoSh DBA: Grown-Up PowerShell FunctionsLaerte JuniorAdvanced
The PoSh DBA: Solutions using PowerShell and SQLLaerte JuniorIntermediate
The Posh DBA: Troubleshooting SQL Server with PoweLaerte JuniorIntermediate
Troubleshooting Cloud SQL DatabaseChris SkorlinskiAdvanced
Understanding the SQL Server Transaction LogRandy KnightBeginner
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Using Compression to Improve Database PerformanceJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
Virtualization for SQL DBAsJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
Virtualizing Business Critical SQL ServersDavid KleeIntermediate
Want a promotion? It’s up to you!Mitchell BottelBeginner
What Happened? Exploring the Plan CacheKalen DelaneyIntermediate
What to Look for in Execution PlansGrant FritcheyIntermediate
What? Why? Where? Spatial Analysis in Excel 2013Peter MyersBeginner
What's New for Self-Service BI in Excel 2013Peter MyersBeginner


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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