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: CafeteriaTrack 2 - Room: Room ATrack 3 - Room: Room BTrack 4 - Room: Room CTrack 5 - Room: Bar RoomTrack 6 - Room: Conference RoomTrack 7 - Room: Room F
08:30 AMBrad Schacht

Introduction to SSIS

Level: Beginner
Dr. Suresh Rajappa PhD PMP MBA

Efficient Datawarehouse Design

Level: Advanced
Scott Schledwitz

How SQL saved my Business Intelligence Platform

Level: Beginner
Rodney Landrum

DBA Repository Update 2010 Using SSIS and SSRS

Level: Intermediate
RONALD DAMERON

Why Learn PowerShell?

Level: Beginner
Jorge Segarra

Policy-Based Management in a Nutshell

Level: Beginner
David Taylor

To click or to type, that is the question

Level: Beginner
09:45 AMJames McAuliffe

SSIS Cafeteria

Level: Beginner
Don Stevic

DBA 101

Level: Beginner
Sandra Mueller

Developing Date and Role-Playing Dimensions

Level: Intermediate
David Dye

Implementing auditing in SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Chad Miller

SQL Server PowerShell Extensions (SQLPSX)

Level: Intermediate
Randy Knight

Become a Bilingual DBA! Oracle for the SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Janis Griffin

Sql Server Service Broker - An Overview

Level: Intermediate
11:00 AMJulie Smith

Cool Tricks to Pull from your SSIS Hat:

Level: Beginner
Jack Corbett

Why I Use Stored Procedures

Level: Intermediate

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Michael Antonovich

Introduction to PowerPivot for Excel

Level: Beginner
Jonathan Kehayias

SQL Server Auditing 101

Level: Intermediate
Ed Wilson

Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices for DBA's

Level: Beginner
Troy Gallant

Introduction to Transactional Replication

Level: Beginner
Timothy McAliley

ITIL V3 for the Database Administrator

Level: Intermediate
12:15 PM Brian Knight

Accelerating BI Development with BI xPress

Level: Beginner
     
01:30 PMJohn Welch

Do You Know the Data Flow?

Level: Beginner
Plamen Ratchev

Building Hierarchy Solutions with SQL Server 2008

Level: Intermediate
Jeffrey Garbus

Indexing for performance

Level: Intermediate
Brian McDonald

Reporting Services 2008

Level: Beginner
Tim Radney

You inherited a database Now What?

Level: Beginner
Mark Landry

MDX 201

Level: Intermediate
Eddie Wuerch

Find Performance Problems by Reading the Waits

Level: Intermediate
02:45 PMAaron Nelson

SQL Smackdown: SSIS vs. PowerShell

Level: Intermediate
Bradley Ball

Page And Row Compression How, When, and Why

Level: Intermediate
Brian Mitchell

SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse

Level: Beginner
Dmitri Korotkevitch

Revive the code: refactoring for performance

Level: Intermediate
Denny Cherry

Where should I be encrypting my data

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

SQL Server Memory Deep Dive

Level: Advanced
Michael Stark

Spatial Data in SQL 2008 and Bing

Level: Intermediate
04:00 PMAdam Jorgensen

Iron Chef SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Bill Ramos

Troubleshooting with the SQL Server 2008 DC & MDW

Level: Intermediate
Geoff Hiten

Bad SQL

Level: Intermediate
Russel Loski

SSIS and SSRS Better Together

Level: Intermediate
Kendal Van Dyke

DR Availability,You're Wanted in the Recovery Room

Level: Intermediate
Eric Wisdahl

SSIS Data Flow Buffer Breakdown

Level: Advanced
Ira Whiteside

Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data Governance

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
Accelerating BI Development with BI xPressBrian KnightBeginner
Bad SQLGeoff HitenIntermediate
Become a Bilingual DBA! Oracle for the SQL ServerRandy KnightIntermediate
Cool Tricks to Pull from your SSIS Hat:Julie SmithBeginner
Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data GovernanceIra WhitesideIntermediate
DBA 101Don StevicBeginner
DBA Repository Update 2010 Using SSIS and SSRS Rodney LandrumIntermediate
Developing Date and Role-Playing DimensionsSandra MuellerIntermediate
Do You Know the Data Flow?John WelchBeginner
DR Availability,You're Wanted in the Recovery RoomKendal Van DykeIntermediate
Efficient Datawarehouse DesignDr. Suresh Rajappa PhD PMP MBAAdvanced
Find Performance Problems by Reading the WaitsEddie WuerchIntermediate
How SQL saved my Business Intelligence PlatformScott SchledwitzBeginner
How to Make a Killer PresentationPlamen RatchevBeginner
Implementing auditing in SQL ServerDavid DyeBeginner
Indexing for performanceJeffrey GarbusIntermediate
Introduction to PowerPivot for ExcelMichael AntonovichBeginner
Introduction to SSISBrad SchachtBeginner
Introduction to Transactional ReplicationTroy GallantBeginner
Iron Chef SQL ServerAdam JorgensenIntermediate
ITIL V3 for the Database AdministratorTimothy McAlileyIntermediate
MDX 201Mark LandryIntermediate
Page And Row Compression How, When, and WhyBradley BallIntermediate
Policy-Based Management in a NutshellJorge SegarraBeginner
Reporting Services 2008Brian McDonaldBeginner
Revive the code: refactoring for performanceDmitri KorotkevitchIntermediate
Spatial Data in SQL 2008 and BingMichael StarkIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse Brian MitchellBeginner
SQL Server Auditing 101Jonathan KehayiasIntermediate
SQL Server Memory Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
SQL Server PowerShell Extensions (SQLPSX)Chad MillerIntermediate
Sql Server Service Broker - An OverviewJanis GriffinIntermediate
SQL Smackdown: SSIS vs. PowerShellAaron NelsonIntermediate
SSIS and SSRS Better TogetherRussel LoskiIntermediate
SSIS CafeteriaJames McAuliffeBeginner
SSIS Data Flow Buffer BreakdownEric WisdahlAdvanced
To click or to type, that is the questionDavid TaylorBeginner
Troubleshooting with the SQL Server 2008 DC & MDW Bill RamosIntermediate
Where should I be encrypting my dataDenny CherryIntermediate
Why I Use Stored ProceduresJack CorbettIntermediate
Why Learn PowerShell?RONALD DAMERONBeginner
Windows PowerShell 2.0 Best Practices for DBA'sEd WilsonBeginner
You inherited a database Now What?Tim RadneyBeginner


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
All you want to know about SQL Execution plansIntermediate
Architecting a Highly Available Database SystemBeginner
Database Administration 101Beginner
Database Corruption Fix & RecoveryBeginner
Database Maintenance and TuningBeginner
Deploying SSIS PackagesIntermediate
Disaster Recovery options for SQL Server 2008Beginner
HIPPA & Sarbanes–Oxley DBMS Compliance 101Beginner
Learning PowerPivotBeginner
Learning Powershell for SQL Server AdministrationBeginner
Learning SSASBeginner
Learning SSIS Beginner
Learning SSRSBeginner
Multi platform BI using one reporting toolBeginner
Powershell for BI (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS)Beginner
SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2008-R2 BIBeginner
SQL Server Auditing 101Beginner
SQL Server Encryption 101Beginner
Troubleshooting SQL Server Performance Beginner

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