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: MPR AData Development - Room: MPR CDatabase Administration - Room: TBCPerformance Tuning - Room: MPR B
08:15 AMSlava Kokaev

Introduction to SSIS - Developing SSIS Packages

Level: Beginner
Scott Abrants

Automating Database Deployments with Visual Studio

Level: Intermediate
Mike Walsh

As a DBA, Where Do I start?

Level: Beginner
Bala Subra

SQL Server Performance Tuning Tips

Level: Beginner

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9:30 AMAyad Shammout

Introducing PowerPivot (BI Self-Service) for Excel

Level: Intermediate

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Charles Hyman

USING VSTS Database Edition and 2010 Preview

Level: Intermediate
Aaron Bertrand

Management Studio Tips & Tricks

Level: Beginner

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Grant Fritchey

Best Practices for Working With Execution Plans

Level: Intermediate

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11:00 AMBala Subra

SQL Server Reporting Services

Level: Beginner

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Matt Van Horn

Developing with SQL Azure

Level: Beginner
Roman Rehak

SQL Server Development Tips and Tricks

Level: Intermediate

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Mike Walsh

You Can Improve Your Own SQL Code

Level: Beginner
12:15 PMMichael Ruland

Sponsor Lunch: Turbocharge your ETL with expressor

Level: Beginner
 Bullett Manale

Sponsor Lunch: Introduction to Virtual Databases

Level: Intermediate
Dean Richards

Sponsor Lunch: Performance Tuning for SQL Server

Level: Beginner
01:00 PMSunil Kadimdiwan

Visualize your data on a Map

Level: Intermediate
Steve Simon

Data Access Layers: A Cornucopia

Level: Intermediate

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Ayad Shammout

Building a High Availability SQL Server environmen

Level: Intermediate

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Adam Machanic

What's Really Happening on Your Server: DMV Power

Level: Advanced
02:30 PMMike Litchfield

Designing and Implementing an ETL Framework

Level: Intermediate

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Jim O'Neil

"Dallas": Microsoft's Data Marketplace

Level: Beginner
Varsham Papikian

Use PowerShell and SQLCMD - be more effective

Level: Intermediate

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Dean Richards

Tuna Helper for SQL Server DBA's

Level: Intermediate
03:45 PMSteve Simon

Data Mining.. Making $mart financial decisions

Level: Intermediate

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Matt Van Horn

Pivot Data Visualization

Level: Beginner
Peter Tassmer

Storage Design For SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Chris Bowen

Dev Overflow: What's New in ADO.NET EF 4.0?

Level: Intermediate


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
"Dallas": Microsoft's Data MarketplaceJim O'NeilBeginner
As a DBA, Where Do I start?Mike WalshBeginner
Automating Database Deployments with Visual StudioScott AbrantsIntermediate
Beautiful events always recurSteve SimonIntermediate
Best Practices for Working With Execution PlansGrant FritcheyIntermediate
Building a High Availability SQL Server environmenAyad ShammoutIntermediate
Data Access Layers: A CornucopiaSteve SimonIntermediate
Data Mining.. Making $mart financial decisionsSteve SimonIntermediate
Designing and Implementing an ETL FrameworkMike LitchfieldIntermediate
Dev Overflow: What's New in ADO.NET EF 4.0?Chris BowenIntermediate
Developing with SQL AzureMatt Van HornBeginner
Introducing PowerPivot (BI Self-Service) for ExcelAyad ShammoutIntermediate
Introduction to SSIS - Developing SSIS PackagesSlava KokaevBeginner
Loading the Data Warehouse with SSISSlava KokaevIntermediate
Management Studio Tips & TricksAaron BertrandBeginner
Pivot Data VisualizationMatt Van HornBeginner
Sponsor Lunch: Introduction to Virtual DatabasesBullett ManaleIntermediate
Sponsor Lunch: Performance Tuning for SQL ServerDean RichardsBeginner
Sponsor Lunch: Turbocharge your ETL with expressorMichael RulandBeginner
SQL Injection Attacks - are you protected?Varsham PapikianIntermediate
SQL Server Development Tips and TricksRoman RehakIntermediate
SQL Server Performance Tuning TipsBala SubraBeginner
SQL Server Reporting ServicesBala SubraBeginner
SSAS for BeginnersCharles HymanBeginner
Storage Design For SQL ServerPeter TassmerIntermediate
Tuna Helper for SQL Server DBA'sDean RichardsIntermediate
Tuna Helper for SQL Server DBA'sJanis GriffinIntermediate
Use PowerShell and SQLCMD - be more effectiveVarsham PapikianIntermediate
USING VSTS Database Edition and 2010 PreviewCharles HymanIntermediate
Visualize your data on a MapSunil KadimdiwanIntermediate
Welcome - BIBI BIBeginner
Welcome - DBADBA DBABeginner
Welcome - DevDev DevBeginner
Welcome - PerformancePerformance PerformanceBeginner
What's Really Happening on Your Server: DMV PowerAdam MachanicAdvanced
You Can Improve Your Own SQL Code 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.

Suggested Session TitleSkill Level
Database Mirroring Intermediate
SQL Server Intergration ServersBeginner
SSISBeginner
SSISBeginner

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