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 TimeBusiness Intelligence - Room: Room 260Database Administration - Room: Room 244Database Design - Room: Room 270Development - Room: Room 280Infrastructure / Virtualization - Room: Room 250
9:15 AMSteve Simon

DAX and the tabular model

Level: Intermediate

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Brandon Leach

Implementing a HIPAA Compliance Strategy with SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Michael Nowill

SQL Server Compression - Getting More Out of Less

Level: Beginner

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Randy Knight

But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for Devs

Level: Beginner

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Paresh Motiwala

Database Forensics - Part 1

Level: Advanced

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10:35 AMSunil Kadimdiwan

Develop Impressive Dashboards using SSRS 2014

Level: Intermediate
Mike Hillwig

From Mess to Mastery: Managing Large Environments

Level: Beginner
Troy Gallant

Indexing your Data Warehouse

Level: Intermediate
SB Chatterjee

Get-PowerShell-3 | Get-SQLServer-2012

Level: Beginner

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Paresh Motiwala

Database Forensics - Part 2

Level: Advanced
1:10 PMSteve Simon

Challenges to designing financial warehouses, lessons learnt

Level: Intermediate

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Robert Pearl

HealthySQL 2.0

Level: Beginner
Lenni Lobel

Native File Streaming with SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate
Edward Pollack

Query Optimization Crash Course

Level: Beginner

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Thomas Grohser

Security and High Availability and DR

Level: Intermediate
2:30 PMTodd Chittenden

Adding User Configurations to an Analysis Server Cube

Level: Intermediate

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Mike Hillwig

What the VLF?

Level: Advanced
Lenni Lobel

Understanding your .NET 4.0 Data Access Options

Level: Intermediate
John Miner

Effective use of temporary tables

Level: Intermediate
Thomas LaRock

Monitoring Databases in a Virtual Environment

Level: Intermediate

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4:05 PMKevin Goff

Implementing Data Warehouse Patterns with the Microsoft BI Tools

Level: Intermediate
Mike Walsh

What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a DBA

Level: Beginner
Juan Soto

7 Great things you can do to improve and manage customer relationships

Level: Beginner
Jack Corbett

Inroduction to Triggers

Level: Beginner

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David Klee

Squeezing Top Performance from Your Virtualized SQL Server

Level: Beginner

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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 Few of) My Favorite DMVsEdward PollackBeginner
7 Great things you can do to improve and manage customer relationshipsJuan SotoBeginner
A dive into Data Quality ServicesSteve SimonIntermediate
Adding User Configurations to an Analysis Server CubeTodd ChittendenIntermediate
Alerting for the accidental DBAJohn MinerBeginner
An Introduction to Extended EventsJack CorbettIntermediate
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
Challenges to designing financial warehouses, lessons learntSteve SimonIntermediate
Challenges to designing financial warehouses, lessons learntSteve SimonIntermediate
Creating efficient and effective SSRS BI SolutionsSteve SimonIntermediate
Data Partitioning - Doing the splits…in the name of performance, scalability and sanity!Michael NowillIntermediate
Data Warehousing Guidelines for BI and BAM solutionsShehap El-NagarAdvanced
Database design for mere developersSteve SimonIntermediate
Database Forensics - Part 1Paresh MotiwalaAdvanced
Database Forensics - Part 2Paresh MotiwalaAdvanced
DAX and the tabular modelSteve SimonIntermediate
DBA to Project Manager in 75 minutes flatParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
Develop Impressive Dashboards using SSRS 2014Sunil KadimdiwanIntermediate
Diving Into Query Execution PlansEdward PollackIntermediate
Dynamic SQL: Writing Efficient Queries on the FlyEdward PollackBeginner
Effective use of temporary tablesJohn MinerIntermediate
ETL in a Nutshell with SSISBrett TomsonBeginner
From Mess to Mastery: Managing Large Environments Mike HillwigBeginner
Full Text Indexing BasicsJohn MinerIntermediate
Get your Mining Model Predictions out to allSteve SimonIntermediate
Get-PowerShell-3 | Get-SQLServer-2012SB ChatterjeeBeginner
HealthySQL 2.0Robert PearlBeginner
How isolated are your sessions?John MinerIntermediate
How Not to Be a Cranky DBAMike HillwigBeginner
Implementing a HIPAA Compliance Strategy with SQL ServerBrandon LeachBeginner
Implementing Data Warehouse Patterns with the Microsoft BI ToolsKevin GoffIntermediate
Indexing your Data WarehouseTroy GallantIntermediate
Inroduction to TriggersJack CorbettBeginner
Locks, Blocks, and Deadlocks Oh My!Randy KnightIntermediate
Master Data Services Best PracticesSteve SimonIntermediate
Master Data Services Design Guidelines and Best PracticesTodd ChittendenAdvanced
Mind your language!! Cursors are a dirty wordSteve SimonIntermediate
Monitoring Databases in a Virtual EnvironmentThomas LaRockIntermediate
Monitoring Server health via Reporting Services dashboardsSteve SimonIntermediate
Monitoring Server health via Reporting Services dashboardsSteve SimonIntermediate
MS Access with SQL Server Strategies and TipsJuan SotoBeginner
Native File Streaming with SQL Server 2012Lenni LobelIntermediate
Never Have to Say "Mayday!!!" AgainMike WalshBeginner
Performance dreams wait for you at SQL Server 2014Shehap El-NagarIntermediate
Performance dreams wait for you at SQL Server 2014Shehap El-NagarIntermediate
Power This, Power That...Making Sense of Power BIBrett TomsonBeginner
Query Optimization Crash CourseEdward PollackBeginner
Recovery and Backup for BeginnersMike HillwigBeginner
Securing Semantic Models: Real World ScenariosBrett TomsonIntermediate
Security and High Availability and DRThomas GrohserIntermediate
Security and High Availability and DRThomas GrohserIntermediate
SharePoint 2010/2013 DatabasesSB ChatterjeeIntermediate
Sharepoint 2013 performance point Dashboard On SSAS Cubeatif yasinIntermediate
SQL Server 2012/2014 Columnstore indexKevin GoffIntermediate
SQL Server Compression - Getting More Out of LessMichael NowillBeginner
SQL Server Reporting Services Best PracticesSteve SimonIntermediate
SQL Server Reporting Services, attendees chooseKevin GoffIntermediate
SQL Server Virtualization 101David KleeBeginner
Squeezing Top Performance from Your Virtualized SQL ServerDavid KleeBeginner
Treating Tables Like Legos, Partitioning BasicsBrandon LeachBeginner
T-SQL for Application Developers - Attendees choseKevin GoffIntermediate
T-SQL Performance Guidelines for better DB stress powersShehap El-NagarAdvanced
Understanding the SQL Server Transaction LogRandy KnightBeginner
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Understanding your .NET 4.0 Data Access OptionsLenni LobelIntermediate
Using Change Data Capture (CDC) to build a Data Warehouse.Charles HymanIntermediate
What I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a DBAMike WalshBeginner
What the VLF? Mike HillwigAdvanced
Why do we shun using tools for DBA job?Paresh MotiwalaAdvanced
Wish you could live the glamorous consulting life?Juan SotoBeginner
Wrangling performance with Resource GovernorBrandon LeachBeginner
You're Doing it Wrong!Mike WalshBeginner


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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