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.

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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.

(a Few of) My Favorite DMVsEdward PollackBeginner
101 Stupid Things Your Colleagues Do When Setting Up SQL ServerMatt SlocumBeginner
Automate Your ETL Infrastructure with SSIS and PowerShellAllen WhiteIntermediate
Automate Your ETL Infrastructure with SSIS and PowerShellAllen WhiteIntermediate
Data Warehousing Guidelines for BI and BAM solutionsShehap El-NagarAdvanced
Diving Into Query Execution PlansEdward PollackIntermediate
Dynamic SQL: Writing Efficient Queries on the FlyEdward PollackBeginner
Get Near Realtime ETL with Service BrokerAllen WhiteIntermediate
How to Argue with Your Infrastructure Admins – and WinDavid KleeIntermediate
It's not just a pivot on the data...Andy RobertsAdvanced
Manage SQLServer Efficiently w/PowerShell RemotingAllen WhiteIntermediate
Performance dreams wait for you at SQL Server 2014Shehap El-NagarIntermediate
Query Optimization Crash CourseEdward PollackBeginner
Recovery that May or May Not have a WizardMike HaysBeginner
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability GroupsGeorge WaltersBeginner
SQL Server 2012 Failover ClusteringGeorge WaltersIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Performance Tuning All UpGeorge WaltersIntermediate
SQL Server 2014 New FeaturesGeorge WaltersIntermediate
SQL Server Virtualization 101David KleeBeginner
Squeezing Top Performance from Your Virtualized SQL ServerDavid KleeIntermediate
Storing Data in Windows AzureAndy RobertsBeginner
The Modern Data WarehouseAndy RobertsBeginner
Trace Flags for DevelopersMike HaysBeginner
T-SQL Performance Guidelines for better DB stress powersShehap El-NagarAdvanced
What the Hek is under the covers? Andy RobertsAdvanced

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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