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 TimeAuditorium 1 - Room: MicrosoftAuditorium 2 - Room: MicrosoftAuditorium 3 - Room: MicrosoftPractical track - Room: MicrosoftBreakout room - Room: Microsoft
08:30 AMSQLSaturday 244

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
 
09:00 AMSQLSaturday 244

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
  
9:30 AMSQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
  
9:45 AMGary Hope Laura Kotlinski

Introduction to the PDW: Gary Hope and Laura Kotlinksi

Level: Advanced
Geoffrey Smith

Introduction to PowerBI

Level: Beginner
Gail Shaw

Dos and don’ts of database corruption

Level: Intermediate
 Matt Horn

I wish I knew that yesterday!

Level: Beginner

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10:45 AMSQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
  
11:00 AMMichael Johnson

Getting started with your first tabular cube

Level: Beginner
Greg Fibiger

Microsoft BI - Smart Analytics for a Smarter Future

Level: Intermediate
Scott Klein

Windows Azure SQL Database Troubleshooting and Query Tuning

Level: Advanced
  
12:00 PMSQLSaturday 244

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
  
01:00 PMGary Hope

The Microsoft "Big Data" and "In Memory" Data Management Story.

Level: Beginner
Martin Phelps

Divide and Conquer - Scale out using Federated Database in Azure

Level: Intermediate
Sean Pearce

An Introduction to Indexes and How to Use Them for Maximum Performance

Level: Beginner

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 Christina Leo

T-SQL Fundamentals: Logical Processing Order

Level: Beginner

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02:00 PMSQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
  
02:15 PMJacques Mostert

Off with his head!!!! - 10 SQL coding mistakes that can lead to death.

Level: Beginner

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Sandesh Nagaraj

Master Data Services Role as Dimension Manager

Level: Beginner
Niels Berglund

Enhance SQL Performance by Messaging and Queuing Applications

Level: Advanced
  
3:15 PMSQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSatruday 244

Coffee Break

Level: Non-Technical
  
03:30 PMSQLSaturday 244

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 244

Raffle

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
$#*! Your Database Says About MeKaren LopezBeginner
A dive into Data Quality ServicesSteve SimonIntermediate
A First Look at Hekaton - In-Memory OLTPNiels BerglundAdvanced
Alright,WHY is the server REALLY running so slow!Steve SimonIntermediate
An Introduction to Indexes and How to Use Them for Maximum PerformanceSean PearceBeginner
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Building Your T-SQL Tool Kit: Window Function FundamentalsChristina LeoBeginner
Building Your T-SQL Tool Kit: Window Function FundamentalsChristina LeoBeginner
Challenges to designing financial warehouses, lessons learntSteve SimonIntermediate
Challenges to designing financial warehouses, lessons learntSteve SimonIntermediate
Coffee BreakSQLSatruday 244Non-Technical
Creating efficient and effective SSRS BI SolutionsSteve SimonIntermediate
Database SnapshotMinette SteynbergIntermediate
DAX and the tabular modelSteve SimonIntermediate
Divide and Conquer - Scale out using Federated Database in Azure Martin PhelpsIntermediate
Dos and don’ts of database corruptionGail ShawIntermediate
Enhance SQL Performance by Messaging and Queuing ApplicationsNiels BerglundAdvanced
ETL DELTA OPTIMIZATION Andreas BergstedtIntermediate
Fuzzy,Term and Lookup Transformations: A practical overviewSandesh NagarajIntermediate
Get your Mining Model Predictions out to allSteve SimonIntermediate
Getting started with Master Data ServicesMichael JohnsonBeginner
Getting started with your first tabular cubeMichael JohnsonBeginner
Grab your pick and shovel. Let's get miningSteve SimonIntermediate
Hekaton, The Fast and the FuriousJody RobertsBeginner
I 'wanna' learn SQL ServerSteve SimonBeginner
I wish I knew that yesterday!Matt HornBeginner
Introduction to PowerBIGeoffrey SmithBeginner
Introduction to the PDW: Gary Hope and Laura KotlinksiGary Hope Laura KotlinskiAdvanced
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 244Non-Technical
Master Data Services Best PracticesSteve SimonIntermediate
Master Data Services Role as Dimension ManagerSandesh NagarajBeginner
Microsoft BI - Smart Analytics for a Smarter FutureGreg FibigerIntermediate
Model-Driven Database DesignKaren LopezIntermediate
Monitoring Server health via Reporting Services dashboardsSteve SimonIntermediate
Murder They WroteJason BrimhallIntermediate
Off with his head!!!! - 10 SQL coding mistakes that can lead to death.Jacques MostertBeginner
Planning SQL Server Reporting Services for BrowserSifiso NdlovuIntermediate
Pushing the Technology (or; You are doing WHAT with SQL Server)Niels BerglundIntermediate
RaffleSQLSaturday 244Non-Technical
Real World Error Handling in SQL ServerNiels BerglundIntermediate
RegistrationsSQLSaturday 244Non-Technical
Rocking with SQL 2012 Extended EventsJody RobertsBeginner
Role based security from SharePoint through to the cubeMatt HornIntermediate
Running SQL Server in a Windows Azure Virtual Machine – Deep DiveScott KleinAdvanced
Slowly changing dimensions- an integrated approachMark StaceyIntermediate
SQL 2012 Extended EventsJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL 2012 Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL Considerations for SharePoint 2013 FarmsAndrew Thornton-SmithBeginner
SQL Development - All about the Data and its Principal ManagementHoward DieselAdvanced
SQL Development - All about the Data and its Principal ManagementHoward DieselAdvanced
SSIS 2012 : Keeping ahead of the curveSteve SimonIntermediate
SSIS Patterns-Performance testing, parallel packagMark StaceyIntermediate
The Microsoft "Big Data" and "In Memory" Data Management Story.Gary HopeBeginner
The Secret Life of APPLY: Helping Developers Work Smarter, Not HarderChristina LeoIntermediate
T-SQL Fundamentals: Logical Processing OrderChristina LeoBeginner
Windows Azure SQL Database Design: Silver Lining and Dark SideKaren LopezIntermediate
Windows Azure SQL Database for the DBAScott KleinIntermediate
Windows Azure SQL Database Troubleshooting and Query Tuning Scott KleinAdvanced


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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