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 TimeTrack 0 - Wanna be a DBA? - Room: Theory 2Track 1 - Room: Theory 1Track 2 - Room: Theory 5Track 3 - Room: Theory 6Track 4 - Room: Theory 10Track 5 - Room: Theory 11
07:15 AMSQLSaturday 250

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
08:00 AMOpening Remarks & Keynote

Opening Remarks - Gina Walters Keynote - Rick Heiges presents Community and Cool Stuff!

Level: Beginner
Opening Remarks & Keynote

Opening Remarks - Gina Walters Keynote - Rick Heiges presents Community and Cool Stuff!

Level: Beginner
Opening Remarks & Keynote

Opening Remarks - Gina Walters Keynote - Rick Heiges presents Community and Cool Stuff!

Level: Beginner
Opening Remarks & Keynote

Opening Remarks - Gina Walters Keynote - Rick Heiges presents Community and Cool Stuff!

Level: Beginner
Opening Remarks & Keynote

Opening Remarks - Gina Walters Keynote - Rick Heiges presents Community and Cool Stuff!

Level: Beginner
Opening Remarks & Keynote

Opening Remarks - Gina Walters Keynote - Rick Heiges presents Community and Cool Stuff!

Level: Beginner
9:00 AMMadhu Kudaravalli

Becoming a DBA prerequisites

Level: Beginner
Nate Locklin

Basic Best Practices for SSIS Development

Level: Beginner

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Stephen LeRoy

Flash 101 – An Introduction to Flash Storage for SQL Server and Data Centers

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Goff

SSAS Tabular 2012 vs SSAS Multidimensional OLAP

Level: Intermediate

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Kevin Selinger

Methods of Implementing Performance Tools for SQL Server

Level: Beginner
John Sterrett

Table Partitioning: the Secret Weapon for your Big Data Problems.

Level: Beginner
10:10 AMMadhu Kudaravalli

Database Design fundamentals

Level: Beginner
Tim Radney

Know Backups and Know Recovery

Level: Intermediate

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Brian Moran

Awesome coaching questions every geek, analyst, leader, and consultant must know.

Level: Non-Technical
Kevin Boles

SQL Injection

Level: Intermediate

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Michael John

Handling catch all or sometimes queries

Level: Intermediate

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David Maxwell

DBA 911 - Database Corruption

Level: Beginner

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11:20 AMWilliam Wolf

Fundamentals of querying

Level: Beginner

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Brian Davis

SSIS Templates Can Make Your Life Easier

Level: Beginner

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David Hoerster

Do Some SOLR Searching with .NET

Level: Intermediate
Rick Heiges

Basic Monitoring with Perfmon

Level: Beginner
Konstantin Melamud

Performance Tuning - Index Optimization

Level: Beginner
Tim Radney

It is TEMPDB, Why Should You Care?

Level: Intermediate

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12:20 PMSQLSaturday 250

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 250

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
1:30 PMKatie Vetter

Fundamentals of reporting

Level: Beginner

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Dan Clark

Mastering Date-Time Based Analysis in DAX

Level: Intermediate
Joseph D'Antoni

Virtualization for SQL DBAs

Level: Intermediate

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Sayed Saeed

Faster, Better Decisions with Self Service Business Analytics

Level: Beginner
Kevin Goff

T-SQL for Application Developers - Attendees chose

Level: Intermediate

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Craig Purnell

SQL Server for the accidental DBA

Level: Beginner

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2:40 PMMatthew Nelson

Basic Administration

Level: Beginner

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Cory Stevenson

SSIS Olympics

Level: Intermediate

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Reed Powell

Surviving a Technical SQL Interview

Level: Intermediate

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Brian Davis

Goodbye Next Next Next, Hello Automated Installs

Level: Intermediate

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John Sterrett

Building Your First AlwaysOn Failover Cluster Instance

Level: Beginner
Steve Hood

Monitoring and Baselines

Level: Intermediate
3:50 PMMadhu Kudaravalli

Putting it all together

Level: Beginner
A.J. Mee

Analysis Services - Multidimensional vs. PowerPivot vs. Tabular/BISM

Level: Intermediate

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Aaron King

Agile Database Development

Level: Intermediate

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Matt Velic

Automating in the Cloud

Level: Intermediate
Ken McFerron

Powershell for the beginner

Level: Beginner
Mike Hays

Troubleshooting your TCP/IP connections

Level: Beginner

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5:00 PMClosing Remarks Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks by Gina Walters and Raffle

Level: Beginner
Closing Remarks Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks by Gina Walters and Raffle

Level: Beginner
Closing Remarks Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks by Gina Walters and Raffle

Level: Beginner
Closing Remarks Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks by Gina Walters and Raffle

Level: Beginner
Closing Remarks Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks by Gina Walters and Raffle

Level: Beginner
Closing Remarks Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks by Gina Walters and 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
“I See a Control Flow Tab. Now What?” (Level 100)Andy LeonardBeginner
14 New T-SQL FunctionsSam NasrIntermediate
Agile Database DevelopmentAaron KingIntermediate
Analysis Services - Multidimensional vs. PowerPivot vs. Tabular/BISMA.J. MeeIntermediate
Automate your daily checklist with PBM and CMSJohn SterrettIntermediate
Automating in the CloudMatt VelicIntermediate
Awesome coaching questions every geek, analyst, leader, and consultant must know.Brian MoranNon-Technical
Basic AdministrationMatthew NelsonBeginner
Basic Best Practices for SSIS DevelopmentNate LocklinBeginner
Basic Monitoring with PerfmonRick HeigesBeginner
Becoming a DBA prerequisites Madhu KudaravalliBeginner
Building Your First AlwaysOn Failover Cluster InstanceJohn SterrettBeginner
Building Your First Tabular ModelDan ClarkBeginner
Bulding a Well DBA ProgramTim RadneyIntermediate
Business and Money Tips for Independent Consultants: 20 years in 75 minutesBrian MoranNon-Technical
Change Data Capture in SQL Server 2008/2012Kevin GoffIntermediate
Closing Remarks by Gina Walters and RaffleClosing Remarks Closing RemarksBeginner
Coffee BreakSQLSatruday 250Non-Technical
Common TSQL MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Database Design fundamentalsMadhu KudaravalliBeginner
DBA 911 - Database CorruptionDavid MaxwellBeginner
Do Some SOLR Searching with .NETDavid HoersterIntermediate
Faster, Better Decisions with Self Service Business AnalyticsSayed SaeedBeginner
Flash 101 – An Introduction to Flash Storage for SQL Server and Data CentersStephen LeRoyIntermediate
Full-Text Search in SQL 2012 with Custom ProximitySam NasrIntermediate
Fundamentals of queryingWilliam WolfBeginner
Fundamentals of reportingKatie VetterBeginner
Goodbye Next Next Next, Hello Automated InstallsBrian DavisIntermediate
Handling catch all or sometimes queriesMichael JohnIntermediate
Implementing ROLAP solutions with Analysis ServicesKevin GoffIntermediate
Indexing Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Integrating Reporting Services with SharePointKevin GoffIntermediate
Into the Blue: Extending AlwaysOn Availability GroupsJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
Intro to SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) 2012David LeibowitzBeginner
Introduction to SSIS 2012Sam NasrIntermediate
Introduction to SSRS 2012Sam NasrBeginner
Introduction to Trace FlagsMike HaysBeginner
It is TEMPDB, Why Should You Care?Tim RadneyIntermediate
KeynoteKeynote KeynoteBeginner
Know Backups and Know RecoveryTim RadneyIntermediate
LinkedIn for SQL Server ProfessionalsCraig PurnellBeginner
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 250Non-Technical
Mastering Date-Time Based Analysis in DAXDan ClarkIntermediate
Methods of Implementing Performance Tools for SQL ServerKevin SelingerBeginner
Minions and MeKonstantin MelamudBeginner
Minions and MeKonstantin MelamudBeginner
Monitoring and BaselinesSteve HoodIntermediate
Opening Remarks - Gina Walters Keynote - Rick Heiges presents Community and Cool Stuff!Opening Remarks & KeynoteBeginner
Performance Tuning - Analyzing Execution PlansKonstantin MelamudIntermediate
Performance Tuning - Index OptimizationKonstantin MelamudBeginner
Powershell for the beginnerKen McFerronBeginner
PreCon: Introduction to Performance TuningJohn SterrettBeginner
Putting it all togetherMadhu KudaravalliBeginner
RaffleSQLSaturday 250Non-Technical
RegistrationsSQLSaturday 250Non-Technical
Relational Database concepts for Object Oriented DevelopersMichael JohnBeginner
Spatial Data in SQL Server Reporting ServicesNate LocklinBeginner
SQL InjectionKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Columnstore indexKevin GoffIntermediate
SQL Server for the accidental DBA Craig PurnellBeginner
SQL Server PDW Hub and Spoke Architecture David LeibowitzIntermediate
SQL Server Reporting Services, attendees chooseKevin GoffIntermediate
SSAS Tabular 2012 vs SSAS Multidimensional OLAPKevin GoffIntermediate
SSIS OlympicsCory StevensonIntermediate
SSIS Templates Can Make Your Life EasierBrian DavisBeginner
Surviving a Technical SQL InterviewReed PowellIntermediate
Table Partitioning: the Secret Weapon for your Big Data Problems.John SterrettBeginner
Top Development and Design MistakesMichael JohnBeginner
Troubleshooting your TCP/IP connectionsMike HaysBeginner
T-SQL for Application Developers - Attendees choseKevin GoffIntermediate
Upgrade Roadmap: Let’s delve into SQL Server 2012 Craig PurnellIntermediate
Using BIML as an SSIS Design Patterns Engine Andy LeonardAdvanced
Using FiletablesSam NasrIntermediate
Using Statistical Semantic SearchSam NasrAdvanced
Virtualization for SQL DBAsJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
What’s new in SQL Server Integration Services 2012Kevin GoffIntermediate
Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012Kevin BolesIntermediate
You Inherited a Database, Now What?Tim RadneyBeginner


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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