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: Room 1Track 2 - Room: Room 2Track 3 - Room: Room 3Track 4 - Room: Room 4
08:00 AMCBusPASS CBusPASS

Kickoff Event

Level: Beginner
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Kickoff Event

Level: Beginner
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Kickoff Event

Level: Beginner
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Kickoff Event

Level: Beginner
09:00 AMDave Rodabaugh

Backyard Grilling with Analysis Services

Level: Beginner

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Louis Davidson

Characteristics of a Great Relational Database

Level: Intermediate

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Allen White

Let Service Broker Help You Scale Your Application

Level: Beginner

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Erin Stellato

Baseline Basics: Where to Start, What You Need

Level: Beginner

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10:45 AMRob Collie

PowerPivot: BI & Massive Data Analysis for Humans

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

SANs and SQL Server

Level: Advanced

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Paul Hiles

Take Your Automation Scripts to the Next Level!

Level: Intermediate

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Allen White

Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShell

Level: Intermediate

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12:00 PMCBusPASS CBusPASS

Lunch - Women In Technology Session

Level: Beginner
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Lunch - Women In Technology Session

Level: Beginner
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Lunch - Women In Technology Session

Level: Beginner
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Lunch - Women In Technology Session

Level: Beginner
1:00 PMJes Borland

Reporting Services 201: From Basic To WOW!

Level: Intermediate

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Kevin Cross

Business SQL: Real World Analytics

Level: Intermediate

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Eddie Wuerch

Find Performance Problems by Reading the Waits

Level: Intermediate

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Sarah Barela

Build your own SQL Server Cloud

Level: Beginner

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2:30 PMWilliam Pearson

Getting Started with MDX

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

SQL Server Partitioning from A to Z

Level: Advanced

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Sarah Barela

Oh, no! Disaster Strikes

Level: Beginner

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Eddie Wuerch

TempDB Performance Troubleshooting and Optimizing

Level: Intermediate

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3:45 PMWilliam Pearson

Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS via Best Practices

Level: Intermediate
Craig Purnell

Integrating SQL Server with Active Directory

Level: Intermediate

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Paul Hiles

DMVs- What are they and why should a DBA care?

Level: Beginner

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Sarah Barela

The 4-hour DBA: Automate, Audit and Relax

Level: Beginner

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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
An Overview of PowerPivot William PearsonBeginner
An Overview of PowerPivot for ExcelWilliam PearsonIntermediate
An Overview of PowerPivot in SharePointWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)William PearsonIntermediate
Automate Policy-Based Management using PowerShellAllen WhiteAdvanced
Backyard Grilling with Analysis ServicesDave RodabaughBeginner
Baseline Basics: Where to Start, What You NeedErin StellatoBeginner
Become Bilingual! Oracle for the SQL Server DBARandy KnightIntermediate
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ... William PearsonBeginner
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS via Best PracticesWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Build your own SQL Server CloudSarah BarelaBeginner
Business SQL: Real World AnalyticsKevin CrossIntermediate
Characteristics of a Great Relational DatabaseLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Data Validation TechniquesDean BakerIntermediate
Database Design FundamentalsLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Database Mirroring in the Real WorldCraig PurnellIntermediate
Design and Implement BI Like Edison! William PearsonBeginner
DMVs- What are they and why should a DBA care? Paul HilesBeginner
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam PearsonBeginner
Evaluating your daily checklist with PBM & CMSJohn SterrettBeginner
Factors for Successful Business IntelligenceDave RodabaughBeginner
Find Performance Problems by Reading the WaitsEddie WuerchIntermediate
Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShellAllen WhiteIntermediate
Getting Started with MDXWilliam PearsonBeginner
Integrating SQL Server with Active DirectoryCraig PurnellIntermediate
Intro to PowerShell ScriptingPaul HilesBeginner
Introduction to Developing with SQL AzureJeff MlakarBeginner
Kickoff EventCBusPASS CBusPASSBeginner
Let Service Broker Help You Scale Your ApplicationAllen WhiteBeginner
Lunch - Women In Technology SessionCBusPASS CBusPASSBeginner
Make Your Voice Heard! Jes BorlandBeginner
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single Cube William PearsonIntermediate
No more Scripting! Automated DB Source Control Randy KnightIntermediate
Oh, no! Disaster StrikesSarah BarelaBeginner
Parallel Query Execution Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Powerful BI in SharePoint 2010Cory LoriotIntermediate
PowerPivot: BI & Massive Data Analysis for HumansRob CollieBeginner
PowerShell, the New SQL HammerNorman KelmBeginner
Rachael Ray Does Dimension ModelingDave RodabaughBeginner
Rachael Ray Does Fact ModelingDave RodabaughBeginner
Reporting Services 201: From Basic To WOW! Jes BorlandIntermediate
Root cause performance analysis when it counts.Jeff GrahamIntermediate
SANs and SQL ServerKevin BolesAdvanced
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS Data William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Service Broker...What's That & How Do I Use It?Brian DavisBeginner
Slipstreaming SQL ServerCraig PurnellBeginner
Solve Performance Problems BEFORE They HappenJeff ModenIntermediate
Solving Real Life Production IssuesDale CunninghamIntermediate
SQL InjectionKevin BolesAdvanced
SQL Server 2008 for DevelopersJohn SterrettBeginner
SQL Server Forensics: Tracking your usersSarah BarelaIntermediate
SQL Server Memory Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
SQL Server Partitioning from A to ZKevin BolesAdvanced
Take Your Automation Scripts to the Next Level!Paul HilesIntermediate
TempDB Performance Troubleshooting and OptimizingEddie WuerchIntermediate
The 4-hour DBA: Automate, Audit and RelaxSarah BarelaBeginner
The Script Task, powerhouse of SSISNorman KelmBeginner
The See 'n Say T-SQL PrimerDave RodabaughIntermediate
Tips for Working with Large Data SetsDean BakerIntermediate
Understanding SQL Server XML Features Randy KnightAdvanced
Upgrade Roadmap: how to get to R2Craig PurnellBeginner
Visual Studio 2010 Database ProjectsRandy KnightIntermediate
XQuery BasicsAllen WhiteBeginner
You’re My Density: Making Sense of StatisticsErin StellatoBeginner


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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