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 TimeBusiness Intelligence - Room: TBDDatabase Administration - Room: TBDDeveloper - Room: TBD
08:30 AMEvent Committee

Opening of Event

Level: Beginner

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Event Committee

Opening of Event

Level: Beginner

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Event Committee

Opening of Event

Level: Beginner

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08:45 AMSteve Jones

The Winding Road

Level: Beginner
Steve Jones

The Winding Road

Level: Beginner
Steve Jones

The Winding Road

Level: Beginner
09:45 AMTim Mitchell

BI Drive By: A Quick Tour of SQL Server BI

Level: Beginner

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Wes Brown

Understanding Storage Systems and SQL Server

Level: Beginner
Russel Loski

Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatype

Level: Intermediate

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11:00 AMTim Mitchell

ETL Head-to-Head: T-SQL vs. SSIS

Level: Advanced
Ryan Adams

Manage your shop with CMS and Policy Based Mgmt

Level: Beginner

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Bryan Smith

Building Secure Applications with SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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12:15 PMBryan Smith

HP+MS Appliances

Level: Intermediate
Steve Jones

Red Gate Tools Demonstration

Level: Beginner
Sean McCown

DBAs@Midnight Webshow...

Level: Beginner
01:30 PMGreg Galloway

Making Heads or Tails of Analysis Services Storage

Level: Advanced

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Sean McCown

The Backup Tune-up

Level: Intermediate
Jennifer McCown

Unraveling Tangled Code – A Spellbinding Tale

Level: Beginner
02:45 PMWilliam E. Pearson III

Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS Data

Level: Intermediate
Sri Sridharan

Governing Your Database Environment

Level: Advanced
Rob Vettor

EntityFramework 360: CodeOnly 4.1

Level: Beginner
04:00 PMRussel Loski

How to use the XML Datasource in SSIS

Level: Intermediate

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Ben Miller

SQL Server TDE in 30 Minutes

Level: Intermediate

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Paul Hunter

What's so special about PL/SQL in 30 Minutes

Level: Intermediate

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04:45 PMEvent Committee

Event Closing

Level: Beginner
Event Committee

Event Closing

Level: Beginner
Event Committee

Event Closing

Level: Beginner


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
T-SQL Brush-up: The Best Things You Forgot You KnJennifer McCownBeginner
An hour in the life of a StackOverflow DBARob SullivanIntermediate
An Overview of PowerPivot in 30 MinutesWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
An Overview of PowerPivot in SharePointWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Analysis Services Q&AGreg GallowayAdvanced
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ... William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.0Sean McCownBeginner
Beginning Powershell for DBAs 1.5Sean McCownBeginner
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS with Best PracticesWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
BI Drive By: A Quick Tour of SQL Server BITim MitchellBeginner
Branding Yourself for a Dream JobSteve JonesBeginner
Building Secure Applications with SQL ServerBryan SmithIntermediate
Business Intelligence for the Common ManMark KleineIntermediate
DBAs@Midnight Webshow...Sean McCownBeginner
Design and Implement BI Like Edison!William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionHWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
EntityFramework 360Rob VettorBeginner
EntityFramework 360: CodeOnly 4.1Rob VettorBeginner
ETL Head-to-Head: T-SQL vs. SSISTim Mitchell Advanced
Event ClosingEvent CommitteeBeginner
eXtreme XML eXtraction: eXamining XML in SSISRussel LoskiIntermediate
Flexible Process ExecutionPaul HunterBeginner
Fundamentals of SAN, NAS and IP StorageWes BrownIntermediate
Getting Started with MDXWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Getting Started with MDXWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Governing Your Database Environment Sri SridharanAdvanced
How to curse in interviewsSean McCownIntermediate
How to use the XML Datasource in SSISRussel LoskiIntermediate
HP+MS AppliancesBryan SmithIntermediate
Introducing Columnstore IndexesBryan SmithIntermediate
Introduction to SSRS 2008Rob SchaferBeginner
Leveraging The Cloud With SQL AzureRob SchaferBeginner
Making Heads or Tails of Analysis Services StorageGreg GallowayAdvanced
Manage your shop with CMS and Policy Based MgmtRyan AdamsBeginner
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single CubeWilliam E. Pearson IIIAdvanced
Mirroring: The Bare NecessitiesRyan AdamsIntermediate
Must-Know Design PatternsRob VettorBeginner
NoSQL: What you need to knowBryan SmithIntermediate
Opening of EventEvent CommitteeBeginner
PowerPivot for ExcelWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
PowerShell Backup and RestoreBen MillerIntermediate
Red Gate Tools DemonstrationSteve JonesBeginner
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
So What Can I Do With PowerShell?Eric HumphreyBeginner
Solid State Storage Deep DiveWes BrownIntermediate
SQL Server FILESTREAMBen MillerIntermediate
SQL Server TDE in 30 MinutesBen MillerIntermediate
SSRS data driven subscription using SSISRussel LoskiIntermediate
SSRS: Beyond The BasicsRob SchaferIntermediate
Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatype Russel LoskiIntermediate
Syncing with SQL Change Tracking and PowerShellBen MillerIntermediate
The Backup Tune-upSean McCownIntermediate
The T-SQL White BeltJennifer McCownBeginner
The Winding RoadSteve JonesBeginner
T-SQL Code Sins: The Worst Things We Do to CodeJennifer McCownBeginner
Understanding BackupsSean McCownBeginner
Understanding Storage Systems and SQL ServerWes BrownBeginner
Unraveling Tangled Code – A Spellbinding TaleJennifer McCownBeginner
Using SQLCLRPaul HunterIntermediate
VMware Workstation for the Developer in 30 minutesDavid SmitheyIntermediate
What's so special about PL/SQL in 30 MinutesPaul HunterIntermediate


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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