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: MAT 118Track 2 - Room: Tech 1Track 3 - Room: Tech 2Track 4 - Room: Tech 3Track 5 - Room: Tech 4
8:20 AMAndrew Karcher

Opening Remarks (All Tracks - Courtyard)

Level: Beginner
    
08:45 AMDenny Cherry

Can I really consolidate my SQL Server database

Level: Intermediate
Mark Rosenberg

Beginning SQL

Level: Beginner
Ravi Bodla

Overview of BI with Microsoft SQL Technologies

Level: Intermediate

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Ben Aminnia

SQL XML As a Document Repository

Level: Beginner
Steve Hendricks

SQL Joins: Logical and Physical

Level: Beginner
10:00 AMBret Stateham

Introduction to SQL Server Reporting Services

Level: Intermediate
Jim Bears

SQL Design Patterns

Level: Intermediate
Jen Underwood

Business Intelligence w/MOSS 2010 and PowerPivot

Level: Intermediate

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Harold Wong

Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-V

Level: Intermediate

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Steve Hendricks

Ace the Interview

Level: Beginner
11:15 AMDenny Cherry

Is Virtualization is a good choice for SQL Server?

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Stephenson

Locks, Blocks, Deadlocks and Isolation Levels

Level: Intermediate
Jen Underwood

Building Reporting using Analysis Services Cubes

Level: Intermediate

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Chris Dickey

Fixing performance problems - Stuff happens

Level: Intermediate
Doug Wheaton

Heterogeneous Data Integration with SSIS & CDC

Level: Intermediate
01:30 PMLynn Langit

SQL Azure

Level: Beginner
Mark Rosenberg

Optimizing Stored Procedures

Level: Intermediate
Shen Liu

Solving Slowly Changing Dimension Problem /w SSIS

Level: Intermediate

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Darrell Burns

Movin Uptown: Migrating from Access to SQLServer

Level: Intermediate

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Thomas Mueller

SQL Server resources - Roundtable

Level: Beginner

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02:45 PMDiana Dee

How Indexes Optimize Query Performance

Level: Intermediate

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Jon Saltzman

SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse

Level: Intermediate

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Bob Abernethy

[Sponsor] - Strategy Companion and Microsoft BI

Level: Intermediate

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Sumeet Bansal

Accelerating SQL with Solid State Technology

Level: Intermediate
Andrew Karcher

SoCal SQL Community - Feedback, Ideas, Questions?

Level: Beginner
04:00 PMDenny Cherry

SQL Server Clustering 101

Level: Intermediate
Benjamin Nevarez

How the Query Optimizer Works

Level: Advanced
Carlos Bossy

Data Mining with Analysis Services

Level: Intermediate

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Jesse Gebhardt

Data Visualization for the SQL Server Enterprise

Level: Intermediate

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Stacey Braodwell

Targeting your Job Search

Level: Beginner
5:00 PMAndrew Karcher

Raffle Prizes

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
SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data WarehouseJon SaltzmanIntermediate
[Sponsor] - Strategy Companion and Microsoft BIBob AbernethyIntermediate
Accelerating SQL with Solid State TechnologySumeet BansalIntermediate
Ace the InterviewSteve HendricksBeginner
Ace the InterviewSteve HendricksBeginner
Beginning SQLMark RosenbergBeginner
Beginning SQL Server 2005Rick MartinezBeginner
Building Reporting using Analysis Services Cubes Jen UnderwoodIntermediate
Business Intelligence w/MOSS 2010 and PowerPivotJen UnderwoodIntermediate
Can I really consolidate my SQL Server databaseDenny CherryIntermediate
Data Mining with Analysis ServicesCarlos BossyIntermediate
Data Visualization for the SQL Server EnterpriseJesse GebhardtIntermediate
Fixing performance problems - Stuff happensChris DickeyIntermediate
Heterogeneous Data Integration with SSIS & CDCDoug WheatonIntermediate
How Indexes Optimize Query PerformanceDiana DeeIntermediate
How the Query Optimizer WorksBenjamin NevarezAdvanced
How to Build Analysis Services Cubes (2005/2008)Jen UnderwoodIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Reporting ServicesBret StatehamIntermediate
Is Virtualization is a good choice for SQL Server?Denny CherryIntermediate
Locks, Blocks, Deadlocks and Isolation LevelsKevin StephensonIntermediate
Movin Uptown: Migrating from Access to SQLServerDarrell BurnsIntermediate
Opening Remarks (All Tracks - Courtyard)Andrew KarcherBeginner
Optimizing Stored ProceduresMark RosenbergIntermediate
Overview of BI with Microsoft SQL TechnologiesRavi BodlaIntermediate
Raffle PrizesAndrew KarcherBeginner
SoCal SQL Community - Feedback, Ideas, Questions?Andrew KarcherBeginner
Solving Slowly Changing Dimension Problem /w SSISShen LiuIntermediate
SQL AzureLynn LangitBeginner
SQL Design PatternsJim BearsIntermediate
SQL Joins: Logical and PhysicalSteve HendricksBeginner
SQL Server 2005 T-SQL For Your Daily UseRick MartinezBeginner
SQL Server Clustering 101Denny CherryIntermediate
SQL Server resources - RoundtableThomas MuellerBeginner
SQL XML As a Document RepositoryBen AminniaBeginner
SSRS - New Features in SSRS 2008 R2Andrew KarcherIntermediate
Targeting your Job SearchStacey BraodwellBeginner
Windows Server 2008 R2 and Hyper-VHarold WongIntermediate


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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