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 sqlsaturday288@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
5 Common SQL Server Performance IssuesJason HallIntermediate
5 TSQL Commands I've Been MissingJason CarterBeginner
Azure Table vs. Azure SQL DatabaseHerve RoggeroIntermediate
Breakthrough Data Platform Performance with SQL Server 2014Jason VirtueIntermediate
Building a SQL Server Test LabTed KruegerBeginner
Building the modern architecture of hybrid data for Big Data with Microsoft and Apache HadoopJose RedondoIntermediate
Check Engine LightsChris SkorlinskiIntermediate
Column Level EncryptionDavid DyeBeginner
Creating a Hybrid-Cloud for SQL ServerCarl BerglundIntermediate
Database Design Disasters: Common Mistakes Found in the WildRichie RumpIntermediate
Database Development with SQL Server Data ToolsLeonard LobelIntermediate
Database Tuning Advisor - When to use it - When not to trust it.Ernest OstranderIntermediate
Dealing With Errors in SSIS 2012David DyeAdvanced
Entity Framework: Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Learned to Love DevelopersRichie RumpIntermediate
ETL Architecture Chekup: Avoiding Costly MistakesRafael SalasIntermediate
ETL Frameworks using SSIS Programming Jorge NovoAdvanced
Geospatial Data Types in SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
Getting Started with the Entity framework using MVCThomas RobbinsIntermediate
HDInsight utilizando Hadoop + SQL con análisis en ExcelEduardo CastroIntermediate
Hello, My Name Is DAXMichael AntonovichIntermediate
How to Create a Self-Managed SQL Server Utility without SQL Server Enterprise EditionCarl BerglundIntermediate
Implementing Auditing in SQL Server 2012David DyeBeginner
Introducing Cube World To Users From Flat Table LandMichael AntonovichIntermediate
Introduction to Slow Changing DimensionJorge NovoIntermediate
Learning Entity Framework 6Leonard LobelIntermediate
Location Location Location Preparing and Presenting Geographic DataDavid DyeBeginner
Maintenance and Backups: Intro to Ola HallengrenJason CarterBeginner
Make any SQL Server instance highly available and disaster recoverable in minutesCarl BerglundIntermediate
Merge Replication for Offline Data MobilityTed KruegerIntermediate
Native File Streaming with SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
Performance dreams wait for you at SQL Server 2014Shehap El-NagarIntermediate
Power BI for the massesJason VirtueIntermediate
Power Query Bag of Tricks: Solving Real-World ProblemsRafael SalasBeginner
Powershell Working with Windows Azure SQL Database ServerMaximo TrinidadBeginner
Programming T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
Putting Quality Back Into Your Data AnalysisMichael AntonovichIntermediate
Query Tuning for DevelopersTed KruegerBeginner
Report With Power: New Data Tools, New InsightsJames McAuliffeBeginner
SELECT * FROM TwitterHerve RoggeroIntermediate
Self Service Pitfalls David OrtizBeginner
Show me whatcha workin' with: Big Data EditionJosh LuedemanIntermediate
SQL Server 2014 in-memory OLTP Deep DiveScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Server 2014 Top 5 - Hybrid FeaturesScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Server and Big Data Projects in the Real WorldMark KromerIntermediate
SQL Server HA and DR in a Windows Azure Virtual Machine – Deep DiveScott KleinAdvanced
SQL Server Query Performance Tuning: A 12-Step ProcessScott KleinIntermediate
SSIS - Integrating PowerShell in a ScriptTask compMaximo TrinidadIntermediate
SSIS: The DBA Multiplier Ted KruegerBeginner
Supercharge Microsoft BI with Pyramid AnalyticsMark ScottIntermediate
TempDB Parasites!Jason HallIntermediate
To the Cloud and Beyond with MSBI Anthony SammartinoIntermediate
T-SQL Performance Guidelines for better DB stress powersShehap El-NagarAdvanced
Understanding Locking, blocking and deadlocks in SQL ServerSujai KarnamBeginner
Upgrading and Migrating SQL Server with limited downtime Ted KruegerIntermediate
Windows Azure SQL Database – SQL Server in the CloudLeonard LobelIntermediate
Windows Azure SQL Database for the DBAScott KleinIntermediate
Your Best Interview EverChris SkorlinskiBeginner


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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