Welcome to SQLSaturday
SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals and those wanting to learn about SQL Server. Admittance to this event is free, all costs are covered by donations and sponsorships. Please register soon as seating is limited, and let friends and colleagues know about the event.
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Josh Sivey - Power BI – From zero to “wow” in one day!
You have probably heard about how Microsoft’s Power BI service can help bring your data to life with rich visualizations and analytic capabilities. In this session, we will work through hands-on labs to explore the components of Power BI, from data ingestion, modelling, report creation, and publishing.
Event Brite Link - Power BI – From zero to “wow” in one day!
Tim Mitchell - Building Better SSIS Packages
Building packages in SQL Server Integration Services is easy. Building good packages takes a bit more effort.
SQL Server Integration Services is deceptively easy to use. With a few hours of instruction or self-study, most data professionals can throw together an SSIS package. However, creating a process that simply runs successfully isn’t the endgame; enterprise-class ETL demands a higher standard.
Event Brite Link - Building Better SSIS Packages
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Jen and Sean McCown - The Enterprise Maintenance Lifecycle: Problems & Solutions Database maintenance isn’t a single event; it’s a lifecycle. Aside from the maintenance event itself, there’s also reporting, error management, specialized configs, HA/DR and more. In this full day session, we'll explore the many issues surrounding maintenance and how to solve them in a way that is cohesive and comprehensive. If you’re managing more than one server, come to this session.
Event Brite Link - The Enterprise Maintenance Lifecycle: Problems & Solutions
Mindy Curnutt - SQL Server Performance Tuning & Bottleneck Detection
Argggggggggh!!!! So many places to look and so many things to consider! Where do you even start?
This full-day PreCon will provide you with valuable information and techniques, exposure to free tools, a robust script library and (most importantly) a proven methodology that will allow you to analyze performance and to come up with an effective action plan.
Event Brite Link - SQL Server Performance Tuning & Bottleneck Detection