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 TimeCharlemont 1 - Room: Room 1Charlemont 2 - Room: Room 2Charlemont 3 - Room: Room 3Charlemont 4 - Room: Room 4
09:00 AMIan Meade

Dynamic code for efficient searching

Level: Intermediate

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Stephen Archbold

Getting the most from your SAN - File and Filegroup design patterns

Level: Intermediate

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Niko Neugebauer

Analyzing Twitter Data for Everyone

Level: Beginner

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Tobiasz Koprowski

SQL Azure from Plan, to Backup, to Cloud

Level: Beginner
10:15 AMMatija Lah

SQL Server and XML Query

Level: Advanced

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Michael Morris

Choosing the right Storage technology for SQL Server (Flash or rotating or both? For OLTP or DW)

Level: Intermediate
Chris Webb

DAXMD: SSAS Multidimensional meets DAX and Power View

Level: Intermediate
 
11:30 AMMark Broadbent

READPAST & Furious-Transactions,Locking&Isolation

Level: Intermediate
Satya (SQLMaster) Shyam Jayanty

SQL Server Data platform upgrade Techniques, best practices & notes from the field

Level: Advanced
Jen Stirrup

Data Visualisation with Hadoop Mashups, Power View and Excel 2013

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Kline

SQL Server Internals & Architecture

Level: Intermediate

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1:15 PMBob Duffy

Optimising a dot.net solution on the SQL platform

Level: Intermediate

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Niall McLeod

The all-flash datacentre. Hyperscale acceleration.

Level: Intermediate
John Corley

SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 as part of a BI Strategy

Level: Intermediate

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TBC TBC

SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machine Scenarios

Level: Intermediate
2:30 PMChristina Leo

The Secret Life of APPLY: Helping Developers Work Smarter, Not Harder

Level: Intermediate

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Neil Hambly

SQL Server 2012 Memory Management

Level: Intermediate
Matt Masson

Cats, Facebook, and Online Dating with Microsoft BI

Level: Beginner
Chris Testa-O'Neill

Increasing Business and IT collaboration with SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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3:45 PMDavid Morrison

Query Plans Deep Dive

Level: Advanced
Gail Shaw

Dos and don’ts of database corruption

Level: Intermediate
David Peter Hansen

10 Tips and Tricks for better SSIS Performance

Level: Advanced
Variou Various

SQL SATURDAY LIGHTNING TALKS

Level: Beginner
5:00 PMJavier Caceres

Data Architectural Patterns in C#

Level: Intermediate

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Mark Stacey

Analysis Services for the DBA

Level: Beginner
Aaron Bertrand

T-SQL : Bad Habits & Best Practices

Level: Intermediate

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Allan Mitchell

Hadoop for the Microsoft Guy

Level: Intermediate
6:30 PMALL ALL

BBQ * AFTER PARTY * EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

Level: Non-Technical
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BBQ * AFTER PARTY * EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

Level: Non-Technical
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BBQ * AFTER PARTY * EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

Level: Non-Technical
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BBQ * AFTER PARTY * EVENING ENTERTAINMENT

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 Tips and Tricks for better SSIS PerformanceDavid Peter HansenAdvanced
2 AM. A Disaster just began...Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
2 AM. A Disaster just began...Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
Advanced Data Visualisation with Reporting ServicesJen StirrupIntermediate
Agile BI with Excel 2013Rushabh MehtaBeginner
Agile BI with SQL Server 2012 and TFS 2012Mohamed KabiruddinIntermediate
An Overview of Reporting Services and Integration with SharePointPeter BaddeleyBeginner
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Analyzing Twitter Data for EveryoneNiko NeugebauerBeginner
Bad plan! Sit!Gail ShawAdvanced
BBQ * AFTER PARTY * EVENING ENTERTAINMENTALL ALLNon-Technical
Being a BI programmerFernando MarçalIntermediate
BI - It's not just for analysts anymoreJohn WhiteIntermediate
Building Your T-SQL Tool Kit: Window Function FundamentalsChristina LeoBeginner
CAST([Transaction Log] as T.SQL) Pedro CorreiaIntermediate
Cats, Facebook, and Online Dating with Microsoft BIMatt MassonBeginner
Certification and IT Career - Self Case StudyTobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
Choosing the right Storage technology for SQL Server (Flash or rotating or both? For OLTP or DW)Michael MorrisIntermediate
Collaborative Data Warehousing for the 21st CenturyChris Testa-O'NeillIntermediate
Configure SharePoint for Business IntelligenceJohn WhiteIntermediate
Corporate BI at Warp SpeedJoão LopesBeginner
Data Architectural Patterns in C#Javier CaceresIntermediate
Data Visualisation with Hadoop Mashups, Power View and Excel 2013Jen StirrupIntermediate
Data Visualisation with Hadoop Mashups, Power View and Excel 2013Jen StirrupIntermediate
DAXMD: SSAS Multidimensional meets DAX and Power ViewChris WebbIntermediate
Deep Dive to SQL Parallel Query ProcessingRohan JoackhimIntermediate
Disk IO Tuning on Microsoft SQL ServerKevin KlineBeginner
Dos and don’ts of database corruptionGail ShawIntermediate
Dynamic code for efficient searching Ian MeadeIntermediate
Effective Index Partitioning, Compression StrategyNeil HamblyIntermediate
EIM - Bringing Together SSIS, DQS, and MDS Matt MassonIntermediate
Enter the Dragon: SQL 2012 on Server CoreMark BroadbentIntermediate
Execution Plan BasicsPeter LarssonBeginner
Extended Events – Effective UsageNeil HamblyIntermediate
Feed Your Data! OData Feeds for PowerPivot UsersChris WebbIntermediate
From Engineer to Executive; how to make the leap.Helen NorrisNon-Technical
Getting hands on with SQL Service BrokerSanjaya PadhiIntermediate
Getting the most from your SAN - File and Filegroup design patternsStephen ArchboldIntermediate
HA & DR with SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability GroupTurgay SahtiyanIntermediate
Hadoop for the Microsoft GuyAllan MitchellIntermediate
High Availability of SQL in the context of SLA Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
High Availability of SQL in the context of SLA Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
I work with SQL why should I care about SharePointPeter BaddeleyBeginner
I/O, I/O, it’s off to work we goStephen ArchboldIntermediate
Increasing Business and IT collaboration with SQL ServerChris Testa-O'NeillIntermediate
Indexes - Free money, right?Stephen ArchboldIntermediate
Inheriting a database for Developers, version 2Niko NeugebauerIntermediate
Introduction to IndexesGail ShawBeginner
Javascript InfoVis Toolkit Mark StaceyBeginner
Lessons From the Field with SSRS SharePoint ModeJohn WhiteIntermediate
Let's Jive with HiveAllan MitchellIntermediate
Maintenance Plans ad HocTobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
Manage your data platform like a Master-DBASatya (SQLMaster) Shyam Jayanty Intermediate
MDS and DQS - Beyond the TLAs to Data QualityNeil HamblyBeginner
MIgrating to the Azure and the cloudBob DuffyIntermediate
Myth Busters! Busting Common TSQL MythsDavid MorrisonIntermediate
Optimising a dot.net solution on the SQL platformBob DuffyIntermediate
Query Plans Deep DiveDavid MorrisonAdvanced
Rapid and Low Cost Business Intelligence Solutions using SQL Server and SharePoint FoundationPeter BaddeleyIntermediate
READPAST & Furious-Transactions,Locking&IsolationMark BroadbentIntermediate
Registration - BreakfastSandra GunnNon-Technical
Registration - CoffeeSandra RipleyNon-Technical
Registration - CoffeeSandra RipleyNon-Technical
Remodel your old EAV designPeter LarssonBeginner
Re-Tooling Your Skills for a New Age of AnalyticsRushabh MehtaIntermediate
Self Service BI at Warp SpeedJoão LopesBeginner
SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 as part of a BI StrategyJohn CorleyIntermediate
Slowly changing dimensions- an integrated approachMark StaceyIntermediate
SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DRJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DRJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
SQL Azure from Plan, to Backup, to Cloud Tobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
SQL SATURDAY LIGHTNING TALKSVariou VariousBeginner
SQL Server 2012 Full-text Property SearchMatija LahAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 Integration with MDS & DQSSanjaya PadhiIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Memory ManagementNeil HamblyIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Statistical Semantic SearchMatija LahAdvanced
SQL Server AlwaysOn for DummiesMark BroadbentIntermediate
SQL Server and XML QueryMatija LahAdvanced
SQL Server Data platform upgrade Techniques, best practices & notes from the fieldSatya (SQLMaster) Shyam Jayanty Advanced
SQL Server in Windows Azure Virtual Machine ScenariosTBC TBCIntermediate
SQL Server Internals & ArchitectureKevin KlineIntermediate
SQL Server Internals & ArchitectureKevin KlineIntermediate
SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best PractRushabh MehtaIntermediate
SSIS Custom Data Flow ComponentsMatija LahAdvanced
SSIS Patterns-Performance testing, parallel packagMark StaceyIntermediate
Statistics, Estimation & Plan Caching - The Big ThreeDavid MorrisonIntermediate
The all-flash datacentre. Hyperscale acceleration.Niall McLeodIntermediate
The Irish Economic Crisis, VisualizedCarmel GunnBeginner
The Secret Life of APPLY: Helping Developers Work Smarter, Not HarderChristina LeoIntermediate
Tips & Tricks-SQL 2008 Transactional ReplicationRohan JoackhimAdvanced
Top 10 Admininistrator Mistakes on SQL ServerKevin KlineBeginner
Travel from Relational to BIFernando MarçalBeginner
T-SQL : Bad Habits & Best PracticesAaron BertrandIntermediate
T-SQL Fundamentals: Logical Processing OrderChristina LeoBeginner
Understanding Microsoft Certification in SQL ServeChris Testa-O'NeillNon-Technical
We have control! Resource Control in SQL ServerChris Testa-O'NeillIntermediate
Welcome to the Licensing Nightmare Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
Welcome to the Licensing Nightmare Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
Why DBA's like SQL Service BrokerSanjaya PadhiLightning Talk


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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