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.


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
"GIS in SQL and SSRS using Statistics SA data"Mark StaceyBeginner
"Making SSRS dynamic"Mark StaceyIntermediate
"Using Excel & PowerPivot to analyse StatsSA data"Mark StaceyBeginner
12 ways to write badly performing T-SQLGail ShawIntermediate
Advanced SQL Server 2008 TroubleshootingKlaus AschenbrennerAdvanced
Automated indexing on very large databasesHeinrich FischerIntermediate
Baseline my DatabaseTheo PotgieterBeginner
Data Access Layers: A Cornucopia (Eng & Afrikaans)Steve SimonIntermediate
Database Design MethodologiesLuis de SousaBeginner
Get your Mining Model Predictions out to all Steve SimonIntermediate
Get your Oracle data into SQL Server faster!Phlippie SmitIntermediate
Looking at DML from the “1 billion row table”Theo PotgieterIntermediate
Powershell in My SQL Server... ARE YOU MAD?Paul FilmalterAdvanced
Query Optimizer Topics for Better PerformanceBenjamin NevarezAdvanced
Recursive Queries: Beautiful Events Always Recur Steve SimonIntermediate
Service Broker: Message in a bottleKlaus AschenbrennerAdvanced
SQL Server 2008 Database InternalsKlaus AschenbrennerAdvanced
SQL Server Index InternalsKlaus AschenbrennerAdvanced
SQL Server Query TuningKlaus AschenbrennerAdvanced
SSIS - Importing Oracle data using AttunityHeinrich FischerIntermediate
Table Vars & Temp Tables: What you NEED to know!Wayne SheffieldIntermediate
The Lazy DBA - The morning checksHeinrich FischerIntermediate
The Transaction Log and VLF performance.Stephan LawsonIntermediate
Tools for a DB TakeOverJason BrimhallBeginner
Troubleshooting TempDbKlaus AschenbrennerAdvanced
Understanding SQL Server Execution PlansKlaus AschenbrennerAdvanced


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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