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 Time1. Fun Starts Here - Room: Ballroom2. Business Intelligence - Room: Conf A3. Performance - Room: Conf B4. Design - Room: 2045. T-SQL - Room: 2066. Professional Development - Room: 2087. Admin & Tools - Room: 2118. Cloud & Big Data - Room: 2129. New Features - Room: 214
08:30 AMSQLSaturday 265

Opening Session and Early Bird Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
        
09:00 AM Peter Myers

Mastering the Excel CUBE Functions

Level: Advanced

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Kendra Little

How to Find Bad Queries, Fast

Level: Beginner
Constantin Klein

Clear View: The power of Window Functions

Level: Beginner

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Steve Stedman

Common Table Expressions - Introduction

Level: Beginner
Jes Borland

You CAN Give a Technical Presentation!

Level: Beginner

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Brett Tomson

ETL in a Nutshell with SSIS

Level: Beginner

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Oliver Engels & Tillmanne Eitelberg

Power BI - The self service BI Lifecycle in the cloud

Level: Beginner

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Sergey Olontsev

Overview of In-Memory OLTP feature (Hekaton) in SQL Server 2014 CTP

Level: Intermediate

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10:15 AM         
10:45 AMJes Borland

Technical Presentation Workshop

Level: Beginner
Julie Koesmarno

Understanding Query Modes in Tabular Model

Level: Intermediate

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Tim Ford

High IO, High IO, It's a Case Study Yo Ho!

Level: Intermediate
Steve Jones

The Encryption Primer

Level: Beginner

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Steve Stedman

Common Table Expressions - Advanced

Level: Intermediate
Greg Larsen

Alice's SQL Server DBA Training Plan

Level: Beginner

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Rushabh Mehta

SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best Practices

Level: Intermediate
Jeremiah Peschka

Much Ado About Hadoop

Level: Beginner
Matthew Roche

Power BI, Information Management, and Data Stewardship

Level: Intermediate
12:00 PM         
12:30 PMSopheap Suy

Women in Technology: Building More Effective IT Teams

Level: Non-Technical
Robert Davis

Lunch: Performance Troubleshooting with DMVs

Level: Intermediate

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Grant Fritchey

Lunch -Common DBA Tasks

Level: Beginner
Christine Brown

Eugene Area Meet and Greet

Level: Non-Technical
Ben Pickett

Salem Area Meet and Greet

Level: Non-Technical
Brandon Williams

Central Oregon Meet and Greet

Level: Non-Technical
Steve Jones

A Database Deployment Roundtable

Level: Intermediate
Chad Chapman

The Rise of the Flash Powered Economy

Level: Beginner

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01:30 PMSQLSaturday 265

Lightening Talks -Level 1: Beginning Experience

Level: Beginner
Jeffrey Wang

DAX Evaluation Context

Level: Intermediate
Grant Fritchey

What to Look for in Execution Plans

Level: Intermediate
Ami Levin

Where did I put my (primary) keys?

Level: Advanced

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Arnie Rowland

Stop Schemers with Schema Security

Level: Intermediate
Dan Beutler

Life++: Data mining your life

Level: Beginner
Janis Griffin

Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events - Super Size

Level: Intermediate

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Karthika Raman

Hybrid cloud scenarios enabled in SQL Server 2014

Level: Beginner

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David Moutray

Developers vs. DBA's: Cats & Dogs

Level: Intermediate
02:45 PM         
03:15 PMSQLSaturday 265

Lightening Talks -Level 2: Intemediate Experience

Level: Intermediate
Rushabh Mehta, Brett Tomson & Paul Turley

BI Expert Panel - Part 1

Level: Intermediate

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Jes Borland

Index Methods You're Not Using

Level: Intermediate

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Ami Levin

Physical Join Operators

Level: Advanced

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Michael DeFehr

Deadlocks: What to do about the dreaded 1205

Level: Advanced

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Steve Jones

Branding Yourself for a Dream Job

Level: Beginner

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Carl Berglund

How to Create a Self-Managed SQL Server Utility without SQL Server Enterprise Edition

Level: Intermediate
Ed Snajder

PostgreSQL for the SQL Server Pro

Level: Beginner

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Victor Isakov

What Developers Need to Know About Hekaton

Level: Intermediate
04:30 PM         
04:45 PMSQLSaturday 265

Lightening Talks -Level 3: Advanced Experience

Level: Advanced
Brett Tomson, Rushabh Mehta & Paul Turley

BI Expert Panel - Part 2

Level: Intermediate

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Sergey Olontsev

Query Optimizer and Statsitics

Level: Intermediate

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Vern Rabe

The Significance of Choosing and Using Data Types

Level: Intermediate

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Rob Vieira

The Things You Don't Think About...

Level: Intermediate

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Russ Thomas

Critical Incident Debrief; Verbal Judo for the DBA

Level: Non-Technical

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Steve Moss

Data Quality: Tools and Techniques to Improve Data Quality

Level: Intermediate

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Tillmann Eitelberg & Oliver Engels

Advanced Data Visualization with SQL Server Report

Level: Intermediate

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Aaron Nelson

SQL Server Database Development with SSDT

Level: Intermediate
06:00 PMSQLSaturday 265

Reception Sponsored by SIOS, and Raffles

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
A Database Deployment RoundtableSteve Jones Intermediate
A heap of clustersAmi LevinAdvanced
Advanced Data Visualization with SQL Server ReportTillmann Eitelberg & Oliver EngelsIntermediate
Alice's SQL Server DBA Training PlanGreg LarsenBeginner
Analyzing Technical Debt with SQL ServerSteve StedmanIntermediate
Backups and Recoverability in SQL ServerMichael DeFehrIntermediate
BI Expert Panel - Part 1Rushabh Mehta, Brett Tomson & Paul TurleyIntermediate
BI Expert Panel - Part 2Brett Tomson, Rushabh Mehta & Paul TurleyIntermediate
Branding Yourself for a Dream JobSteve JonesBeginner
Central Oregon Meet and GreetBrandon Williams Non-Technical
Clear View: The power of Window FunctionsConstantin KleinBeginner
Common Table Expressions - AdvancedSteve StedmanIntermediate
Common Table Expressions - IntroductionSteve StedmanBeginner
Configuring and Using FILESTREAM and FILETABLES in SQL ServerSteve StedmanIntermediate
Critical Incident Debrief; Verbal Judo for the DBARuss ThomasNon-Technical
Data Quality: Tools and Techniques to Improve DataSteve MossIntermediate
Data Quality: Tools and Techniques to Improve Data QualitySteve MossIntermediate
DAX Evaluation ContextJeffrey WangIntermediate
Deadlocks: What to do about the dreaded 1205Michael DeFehrAdvanced
Developers vs. DBA's: Cats & DogsDavid MoutrayIntermediate
Developing a Data StrategyJeremiah PeschkaBeginner
Developing Reporting Services Reports Based on Analysis ServicesPeter MyersAdvanced
Don't Panic, DBAs! Databases on VMware made easy.Janis GriffinIntermediate
ETL in a Nutshell with SSISBrett TomsonBeginner
Eugene Area Meet and GreetChristine BrownNon-Technical
Extend Your Knowledge with Extended Events - Super SizeJanis GriffinIntermediate
First Normal FormDavid MoutrayBeginner
High IO, High IO, It's a Case Study Yo Ho!Tim FordIntermediate
How to Create a Self-Managed SQL Server Utility without SQL Server Enterprise EditionCarl BerglundIntermediate
How to Find Bad Queries, FastKendra LittleBeginner
Hybrid cloud scenarios enabled in SQL Server 2014Karthika Raman Beginner
Index Methods You're Not UsingJes BorlandIntermediate
Index-fu - getting the most out of your indexesMichael DeFehrIntermediate
Life++: Data mining your lifeDan Beutler Beginner
Lightening Talks -Level 1: Beginning ExperienceSQLSaturday 265Beginner
Lightening Talks -Level 2: Intemediate ExperienceSQLSaturday 265Intermediate
Lightening Talks -Level 3: Advanced ExperienceSQLSaturday 265Advanced
Lunch: Performance Troubleshooting with DMVsRobert DavisIntermediate
Mastering the Excel CUBE FunctionsPeter MyersAdvanced
Maximizing SQL Server Performance: Tuning the Hardware SubsystemsVictor IsakovIntermediate
Much Ado About HadoopJeremiah PeschkaBeginner
Overview of In-Memory OLTP feature (Hekaton) in SQL Server 2014 CTPSergey OlontsevIntermediate
Physical Join OperatorsAmi LevinAdvanced
PostgreSQL for the SQL Server ProEd SnajderBeginner
Power BI - The self service BI Lifecycle in the cloudOliver Engels & Tillmanne EitelbergBeginner
Power BI, Information Management, and Data StewardshipMatthew Roche Intermediate
Power This, Power That...Making Sense of Power BIBrett TomsonBeginner
Query Optimizer and StatsiticsSergey OlontsevIntermediate
Query Plan Operators Deep DiveSergey OlontsevAdvanced
Query Plans and Indexes in SQL ServerMichael DeFehrBeginner
Reception Sponsored by SIOS, and RafflesSQLSaturday 265Non-Technical
Reporting in Production: A Hadoop Case StudyJeremiah PeschkaBeginner
Rules, Rules, and RulesJeremiah PeschkaIntermediate
Salem Area Meet and GreetBen PickettNon-Technical
Searching Binary Data in SQL Server 2012Steve JonesIntermediate
Searching In SQL Server: From Wildcards to Semantic SearchSteve MossIntermediate
Server Application Virtualization - Picking Up Where Server Virtualization Leaves OffCarl BerglundNon-Technical
Service Broker for Automation, Fun, and ProfitRuss ThomasIntermediate
SQL Interview Secret SauceKendra LittleBeginner
SQL Server Database Development with SSDTAaron Nelson Intermediate
SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best PracticesRushabh MehtaIntermediate
Stop Schemers with Schema SecurityArnie RowlandIntermediate
StreamInsight: Complex Event Processing by MSConstantin KleinBeginner
Technical Presentation WorkshopJes BorlandBeginner
The Encryption PrimerSteve JonesBeginner
The Rise of the Flash Powered EconomyChad ChapmanBeginner
The Significance of Choosing and Using Data TypesVern RabeIntermediate
The Things You Don't Think About...Rob Vieira Intermediate
Tool Time! Tillmann Eitelberg & Oliver EngelsIntermediate
TSQL Bullet-Dodging and Spoon-bendingMichael DeFehrIntermediate
Tune Queries By Fixing Bad Parameter Sniffing Grant FritcheyIntermediate
Understanding Query Modes in Tabular ModelJulie KoesmarnoIntermediate
What DBAs Need to Know About HekatonVictor IsakovIntermediate
What Developers Need to Know About HekatonVictor IsakovIntermediate
What to Look for in Execution PlansGrant FritcheyIntermediate
Where did I put my (primary) keys?Ami LevinAdvanced
Where the Fish Are: Becoming a Better DeveloperDavid MoutrayBeginner
Women in Technology: Building More Effective IT TeamsSopheap SuyNon-Technical
You CAN Give a Technical Presentation!Jes BorlandBeginner


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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