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 1 - Room: Room 1Track 2 - Room: Room 2Track 3 - Room: Room 3Track 4 - Room: Room 4
08:30 AMBrett Tomson

Introduction to SSRS 2008

Level: Beginner

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Bob Lambert

The Business End of Data Modeling

Level: Intermediate

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Jeremiah Peschka

Fundamentals of SQL Server Internals

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Hall

Things Your Mom Never Told You About SSMS

Level: Intermediate

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09:45 AMTom Robinson

SSAS Basic Cube and dimension design

Level: Beginner

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Bob Lambert

Normalize Metadata for Data Integration Analysis

Level: Intermediate

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Ashton Hobbs

Compression in SQL 2008

Level: Intermediate
Mike Femenella

Introduction to Performance Tuning

Level: Beginner

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11:00 AMBrian Garraty

Integration Services in the Real World

Level: Intermediate

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Brett Tomson

Growing Pains - A Cautionary Tale

Level: Intermediate

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Dan Crawford

SQL Service Brokers

Level: Intermediate
Jeremiah Peschka

A Dynamic World Demands Dynamic SQL

Level: Intermediate

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01:00 PMTom Robinson

Building SSRS Reports from SSAS Cubes

Level: Beginner

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Louis Davidson

Database Design

Level: Intermediate
Mike Femenella

Loading Data In Real Time

Level: Intermediate

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Janis Griffin

Tuner Helper - A Proven Process In Tuning For DBAs

Level: Intermediate

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02:15 PMSteve Wright

Memory Management in SQL Server Analysis Services

Level: Intermediate

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Louis Davidson

Database Design Patterns

Level: Intermediate
Allen White

Automate SQL Server Administration with PowerShell

Level: Intermediate
Dan Crawford

SQL Server Spatial Data

Level: Intermediate
03:30 PMBrock Beatty

SQL 2008 Change Data Capture Tips and Tricks

Level: Beginner
Aaron Nelson

Virtualize This!

Level: Beginner

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Allen White

Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShell

Level: Advanced
Susan Lennon

Using SSRS to report on IIS Web Logs

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
A Dynamic World Demands Dynamic SQLJeremiah PeschkaIntermediate
Auditing User Activity 101Jonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Automate SQL Server Administration with PowerShellAllen WhiteIntermediate
Building SSRS Reports from SSAS CubesTom RobinsonBeginner
Compression in SQL 2008Ashton HobbsIntermediate
Data Files and Transaction Logs -- beyond the GUISandra MuellerBeginner
Database DesignLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Database Design FundamentalsLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Database Design PatternsLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Database Design PatternsLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Dynamic SSIS: Using Expressions and ConfigurationsTim MitchellIntermediate
From 0 to Go - Staging a SQL Server FASTTimothy FordIntermediate
Fundamentals of SQL Server InternalsJeremiah PeschkaIntermediate
Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShellAllen WhiteAdvanced
Growing Pains - A Cautionary TaleBrett TomsonIntermediate
Indexes and Other Free Performance BoostsJeremiah PeschkaIntermediate
Insight Into Your Indexes With DMVsTimothy FordIntermediate
Integration Services in the Real WorldBrian GarratyIntermediate
Integration Services: A Guided TourBrian GarratyBeginner
Introduction to Performance TuningMike FemenellaBeginner
Introduction to SSRS 2008Brett TomsonBeginner
Loading Data In Real TimeMike FemenellaIntermediate
Memory Management in SQL Server Analysis ServicesSteve WrightIntermediate
Normalize Metadata for Data Integration AnalysisBob LambertIntermediate
OLTP (yes!) Databases and Cube DesignSandra MuellerBeginner
PowerShell for Data ProfessionalsAaron NelsonBeginner
Service Broker -- basics for replacing your triggeSandra MuellerIntermediate
SQL 2008 Change Data Capture Tips and TricksKevin HazzardBeginner
SQL 2008 Change Data Capture Tips and TricksBrock BeattyBeginner
SQL Server Spatial DataDan CrawfordIntermediate
SQL Service BrokersDan CrawfordIntermediate
SSAS Basic Cube and dimension designTom RobinsonBeginner
SSAS Cube DesignSandra MuellerIntermediate
The Business End of Data ModelingBob LambertIntermediate
Things Your Mom Never Told You About SSMSJason HallIntermediate
Troublshooting SQL with Event NotificationsJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Tuner Helper - A Proven Process In Tuning For DBAsJanis GriffinIntermediate
Use PowerShell to Get the Most out of SQL ServerAllen WhiteIntermediate
Using SSRS to report on IIS Web LogsSusan LennonBeginner
Using the CLR to monitor Disk space and PerformancPatrick LeBlancBeginner
Virtualize This!Aaron NelsonBeginner
Wait Statistics: A Troubleshooting Methodology Jonathan KehayiasIntermediate


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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