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: The RockTrack 2 - Room: XBoxTrack 3 - Room: M 103Track 4 - Room: M 104Track 5 - Room: M 105Track 6 - Room: M 114Track 7 - Room: M 115
08:30 AMGeoff Hiten

Bad SQL

Level: Intermediate
William Pearson

Getting Started with MDX

Level: Beginner
William Assaf

SQL Server DMV Overview

Level: Intermediate

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Randy Knight

Visual Studio 2010 Database Projects

Level: Beginner
Patrick LeBlanc

SSIS: Configuring, Deploying and a Little Tuning

Level: Intermediate
Dean Richards

Best Practices for SQL Server on VMWare

Level: Beginner

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Sean McCown

Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.0

Level: Beginner

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09:45 AMBrian Dudley

Keeping up with the JOINes

Level: Intermediate
Thomas LeBlanc

Execution Plan Basics

Level: Beginner

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Jennifer McCown

Women in Tech:Why are we still talking about this?

Level: Beginner
Jeremy Beckham

Putting the Development back in SharePoint Develop

Level: Intermediate
Patrick LeBlanc

What's new in Reporting Services R2

Level: Beginner
Ryan Adams

Manage Your Shop with CMS and Policy Based Managem

Level: Beginner

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Sean McCown

Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.5

Level: Beginner

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11:00 AMJennifer McCown

T-SQL Code Sins: The Worst Things We Do to Code

Level: Intermediate
Brian Rigsby

Zen Coding

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

Parallel Query Execution Deep Dive

Level: Advanced

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John Sterrett

SQL Server 2008 for Developers

Level: Intermediate
Tim Costello

Tableau: Delivering Self-Serve BI

Level: Beginner
Wesley Brown

Understanding Storage Systems and SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Eric Humphrey

So What Can I Do With PowerShell?

Level: Beginner
01:30 PMBrian Dudley

Power up the Charts -- Adding code to SSRS

Level: Intermediate
Thomas LeBlanc

Transition from DBA to BI Architect

Level: Intermediate

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Kevin Boles

Advanced TSQL Solutions

Level: Advanced

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Rob Vettor

Microsoft Entity Framework 4.0 for DBAs

Level: Beginner
Erin Welker

Zero to cube in 1 hour

Level: Beginner

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Tom Norman

Compliance, Auditing and Encryption in Sql Server

Level: Intermediate

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Trevor Barkhouse

A PowerShell Cookbook for DBAs

Level: Beginner
02:45 PMJohn Cook

SQL Server Tools, Tips, and Tricks

Level: Beginner
Ryan Adams

Mirroring: The Bear Necessities

Level: Intermediate

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Anthony M

SQL Azure and Me!

Level: Beginner
Jason Wong

Ask Why My Query So Slow?

Level: Intermediate

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Drew Minkin

Data Mining in Action: A case study

Level: Advanced
Rodney Landrum

DBA Repository Update 2010 Using SSIS and SSRS

Level: Intermediate
Sean McCown

Deploying SSIS packages with Powershell

Level: Intermediate

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04:00 PMTrevor Barkhouse

Deadlock Detection, Troubleshooting, & Prevention

Level: Beginner
William Pearson

Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI Solution

Level: Beginner
Russel Loski

Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatype

Level: Intermediate

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Geoff Hiten

Clustering for Mere Mortals.

Level: Intermediate
Tim Mitchell

Dynamic SSIS with Expressions and Configurations

Level: Intermediate
John Sterrett

Evaluate your daily checklist using CMS and PBM

Level: Beginner
Sean McCown

It’s not called Wussyshell

Level: Advanced

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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.

TitleSpeakerLevel
A PowerShell Cookbook for DBAsTrevor BarkhouseBeginner
Advanced TSQL SolutionsKevin BolesAdvanced
Ask Why My Query So Slow?Jason WongIntermediate
Bad SQLGeoff HitenIntermediate
Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.0Sean McCownBeginner
Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.5Sean McCownBeginner
Best Practices for SQL Server on VMWareDean RichardsBeginner
Choose Your Own (Reporting) Adventure – SSRS SurviDavid SteinIntermediate
Clustering for Mere Mortals.Geoff HitenIntermediate
Compliance, Auditing and Encryption in Sql ServerTom NormanIntermediate
Creating a Metadata Mart with SSIS - Data GovernanIra WhitesideIntermediate
Data Mining in Action: A case study Drew MinkinAdvanced
DBA Repository Update 2010 Using SSIS and SSRSRodney LandrumIntermediate
Deadlock Detection, Troubleshooting, & PreventionTrevor BarkhouseBeginner
Deploying SSIS packages with PowershellSean McCownIntermediate
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam PearsonBeginner
Dynamic SSIS with Expressions and ConfigurationsTim MitchellIntermediate
Evaluate your daily checklist using CMS and PBMJohn SterrettBeginner
Execution Plan BasicsThomas LeBlancBeginner
Fast Track Data WarehouseGeoff HitenIntermediate
Getting Started with MDXWilliam PearsonBeginner
Implementing a Microsoft Fast Track SolutionRandy DyessIntermediate
It’s not called WussyshellSean McCownAdvanced
Keeping up with the JOINesBrian DudleyIntermediate
Manage Your Shop with CMS and Policy Based ManagemRyan AdamsBeginner
Managing SQL Server in the Enterprise with TLAsNancy WilsonBeginner
Microsoft Entity Framework 4.0 for DBAsRob VettorBeginner
Mirroring: The Bear NecessitiesRyan AdamsIntermediate
Object Relational Mappers for the DBAEric HumphreyBeginner
Parallel Query Execution Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Policy Based ManagementTom NormanIntermediate
Power up the Charts -- Adding code to SSRSBrian DudleyIntermediate
Powershell for DBAsWilliam AssafBeginner
Production Virtual Sql Server, My First!Tom NormanIntermediate
Putting the Development back in SharePoint DevelopJeremy BeckhamIntermediate
So What Can I Do With PowerShell?Eric HumphreyBeginner
Source Code Control for the SQL DeveloperTim CostelloBeginner
SQL Azure and Me!Anthony MBeginner
SQL Server “Denali” High AvailabilityGeoff HitenIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 for DevelopersJohn SterrettIntermediate
SQL Server DMV OverviewWilliam AssafIntermediate
SQL Server Memory Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
SQL Server R2 for the DBAPatrick LeBlancBeginner
SQL Server Tools, Tips, and TricksJohn CookBeginner
SSIS: Configuring, Deploying and a Little TuningPatrick LeBlancIntermediate
Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatype Russel LoskiIntermediate
Tableau: Delivering Self-Serve BITim CostelloBeginner
The Dirty Dozen: PowerShell Scripts for Busy DBAsAaron NelsonBeginner
Transition from DBA to BI Architect Thomas LeBlancIntermediate
T-SQL Code Sins: The Worst Things We Do to CodeJennifer McCownIntermediate
Understanding Storage Systems and SQL ServerWesley BrownBeginner
Visual Studio 2010 Database Projects Randy KnightBeginner
What's new in Reporting Services R2Patrick LeBlancBeginner
Women in Tech:Why are we still talking about this?Jennifer McCownBeginner
Zen CodingBrian RigsbyBeginner
Zero to cube in 1 hourErin WelkerBeginner


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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