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.

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09:00 AMRick Morelan

Explicit Transaction Management

Level: Beginner

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William Vaughn

Report Builder 2.0—A New Beginning

Level: Intermediate
Scott Stauffer

SSIS for the faint of heart

Level: Beginner
Greg Larsen

Exploring SQL Server System Information with DMVs

Level: Intermediate

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10:30 AMDean Richards

Tuna Helper for DBAs and Developers

Level: Intermediate
Donabel Santos

SQL Server 2008 Reporting from the Ground Up

Level: Beginner

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Matt Masson

SSIS Performance Design Patterns

Level: Advanced
Sumeet Bansal

Accelerating SQL with Solid State (w/ iPod Raffle)

Level: Intermediate
11:45 AMlunch lunch

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
   
12:30 PMWilliam Vaughn

Leveraging Local Data Cache and Bi-Di Sync

Level: Intermediate
Donabel Santos

SQL Server and PowerShell

Level: Beginner

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Doug Wheaton

Heterogeneous Data Integration with SSIS & CDC

Level: Intermediate
Kalen Delaney

The Compression Session

Level: Intermediate
02:00 PMCLIFFORD DIBBLE

Utility Control Point in SQL 2008 R2

Level: Intermediate

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Robert Davis

Using SQL Trace/Profiler Effectively

Level: Beginner

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Todd McDermid

Data Warehouse Dimension Processing with SSIS

Level: Intermediate
Remus Rusanu

High Volume Real Time Contiguous ETL and Audit

Level: Intermediate
03:30 PMBuck Woody

SQL Server for the Oracle DBA

Level: Intermediate
Robert Davis

Adventures in SQL Server Masters Certification

Level: Beginner

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David Lydston

Auditing your SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Chuck Lathrope

Replication Performance Tuning and Troubleshooting

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
A Relational DBA Looks at a Data WarehouseRon TalmageIntermediate
Accelerating SQL with Solid State (w/ iPod Raffle)Sumeet BansalIntermediate
Adventures in SQL Server Masters CertificationRobert DavisBeginner
Auditing your SQL ServerDavid LydstonBeginner
Data Warehouse Dimension Processing with SSISTodd McDermidIntermediate
Deployment and Change Management for DBAsHugo ShebbeareAdvanced
Explicit Transaction ManagementRick MorelanBeginner
Exploring SQL Server System Information with DMVsGreg LarsenIntermediate
Hadoop and SqlPatrick ThompsonBeginner
Heterogeneous Data Integration with SSIS & CDCDoug WheatonIntermediate
High Volume Real Time Contiguous ETL and AuditRemus RusanuIntermediate
Indexing GuidelinesGreg LarsenBeginner
Leveraging Local Data Cache and Bi-Di SyncWilliam VaughnIntermediate
Lunch Breaklunch lunchBeginner
Replication Performance Tuning and TroubleshootingChuck LathropeIntermediate
Report Builder 2.0—A New BeginningWilliam VaughnIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 Reporting from the Ground UpDonabel SantosBeginner
SQL Server and PowerShellDonabel SantosBeginner
SQL Server for the Oracle DBABuck WoodyIntermediate
SSIS for the faint of heartScott StaufferBeginner
SSIS Performance Design PatternsMatt MassonAdvanced
The Compression SessionKalen DelaneyIntermediate
Title: Upserting with MergeRick MorelanBeginner
Tuna Helper for DBAs and DevelopersDean RichardsIntermediate
Using SQL Trace/Profiler EffectivelyRobert DavisBeginner
Utility Control Point in SQL 2008 R2CLIFFORD DIBBLEIntermediate


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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