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.

The schedule has not yet been made visible to the public. Please contact event administrators at sqlsaturday286@sqlsaturday.com.


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
"So you have a performance issue. What now?"Ed WatsonBeginner
ABCs of SSISGlenda GableBeginner
Achievement Unlocked: How to Get PromotedDave MattinglyBeginner
Best Practices for Database DeploymentGrant FritcheyIntermediate
Best Practices for Efficient SSRS Report CreationMickey StueweBeginner
Branding Yourself for a Dream JobSteve JonesBeginner
Changing Your Habits to Improve the Performance of Your T-SQLMickey StueweBeginner
Clustered Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2014Dave FacklerAdvanced
Configuration Option and Trace Flag Secrets: Surprising Behavior at the Flick of a SwitchKevin KlineIntermediate
Crazy Things That Developers DoWayne SheffieldBeginner
Data Warehouse IndexesGlenda GableBeginner
Data Warehousing Guidelines for BI and BAM solutionsShehap El-NagarAdvanced
Database Design FundamentalsLouis DavidsonBeginner
DBA Monitoring and Maintenance FundamentalsWarren SifreBeginner
Dealing with the SSIS CatalogDave FacklerIntermediate
Designing a Restore StrategyFrank GillIntermediate
Determining Power and Cooling Requirements of the Data CenterJimmy DixonNon-Technical
Everything you wanted to know about credit card processing but were afraid to askJimmy DixonNon-Technical
Exposing SQL data with SharePointScott BrickeyBeginner
Exposing SQL data with SharePoint (duplicate, sry)Scott BrickeyBeginner
How to Write a DML TriggerLouis DavidsonIntermediate
How to Write a DML TriggerLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Indexes: The BasicsKathi KellenbergerBeginner
Interrogating the Transaction Log Frank GillIntermediate
Introduction to FileTables in SQL 2012Warren SifreIntermediate
Know Your Role(s)!Robert VerellIntermediate
Murder They WroteJason BrimhallIntermediate
Optimizing Protected IndexesChris BellIntermediate
Performance dreams wait for you at SQL Server 2014Shehap El-NagarIntermediate
Power BI with SQL, Excel and SharePointScott BrickeyBeginner
Providing Effective FeedbackJoe WebbBeginner
READY FOR PRODRobert VerellBeginner
Sanity Testing Your DataJK WoodIntermediate
Say Goodbye to Boring MeetingsJoe WebbBeginner
Scaling Up Through DelegationJoe WebbBeginner
Self Service Pitfalls David OrtizBeginner
Self-Service BI with SSAS Daniel EvansIntermediate
SQL 2012 Extended EventsJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL 2012 Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL Audit - auditing doesn't have to be boringColleen MorrowIntermediate
SQL Server 2014 - An overviewSarah BarelaBeginner
SQL Server 2014 Transitioning to the CloudSarah BarelaBeginner
Table Vars & Temp Tables - What you NEED to Know!Wayne SheffieldIntermediate
Tame Your Unruly Data...With Constraints!Rob VolkBeginner
Ten Query Tuning Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should KnowKevin KlineBeginner
The Basics of Good NegotiationsJoe WebbBeginner
The Encryption PrimerSteve JonesBeginner
The Lost Science of Set Theory and Relational AlgebraAaron CutshallBeginner
The Spy Who Loathed Me - An Intro to SQL Security Chris BellBeginner
Transforming Data using the TSQL PIVOT / UNPIVOT operatorsJeff FousheeIntermediate
T-SQL Performance Guidelines for better DB stress powersShehap El-NagarAdvanced
T-SQL Window Function PerformanceKathi KellenbergerAdvanced
Visual Studio Database ToolsDave FacklerIntermediate
Windowing Functions in SQL Server 2012Wayne SheffieldIntermediate
Women in Tech PanelKathi KellenbergerBeginner
Writing Better T-SQL Queries with Window FunctionsKathi KellenbergerIntermediate


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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