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.

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09:00 AMBrad McGehee

DBA 101: Best Practices Every DBA Should Know

Level: Beginner

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Don Demsak

BI (Business Intelligence) For the .Net Guy

Level: Intermediate

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Plamen Ratchev

Advanced SQL Querying Techniques

Level: Intermediate

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Arie Jones

Streaming Applications using SQL Server 2008 Files

Level: Intermediate
Kent Waldrop

Apply Here

Level: Beginner
10:15 AMBrian Knight

Introduction to SQL Server Analysis Services(SSAS)

Level: Beginner

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Vincent Mayfield

Building Scalable ASP.NET Applications

Level: Advanced
Keith Rowe

Database Design Fundamentals

Level: Beginner

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Tim Mitchell

Unconventional ETL using SSIS Scripting

Level: Intermediate

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Sven Aelterman

FILESTREAM In Depth

Level: Intermediate

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11:30 AMSteve Jones

The Modern Resume: Building Your Brand

Level: Beginner

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Kevin Grohoske

A first look at Visual Studio 2010

Level: Beginner

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Ken Simmons

SQL Server Preproduction Tasks

Level: Beginner

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Devin Knight

Best Practices and Performance Tuning SSIS

Level: Intermediate

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Plamen Ratchev

Performance Tuning and Query Optimization

Level: Intermediate

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12:30 PM Vincent Mayfield

Introduction to Microsoft® Silverlight™

Level: Intermediate
Arie Jones

Consulting Outside the Box: Using Creativity and P

Level: Intermediate
David Waugh

Using Wait-Time Analysis for Database Performance

Level: Beginner

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Andy Warren

What is PASS?

Level: Beginner
01:30 PMRussell Fustino

* It's All About The Tools - TV Show Episode 3

Level: Beginner
Bryan Soltis

Integrating Silverlight 2.0 Into Web Applications

Level: Intermediate

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Shawn McGehee

Creating dasboard applications with SSRS and .NET

Level: Intermediate

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Nathan Heaivilin

Introduction to Execution Plans

Level: Beginner

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Jack Corbett

Getting Start with SQL Server Profiler

Level: Beginner

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02:45 PMAndy Warren

Introduction to SQL Server Statistics

Level: Beginner
Jessica Moss

Creating Dashboards with PerformancePoint Server 2

Level: Intermediate

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Ryan Duclos

Reporting Services 2008 - Report Authoring

Level: Beginner

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Patrick LeBlanc

Near Real-Time Data Warehouse-No Third Party Tools

Level: Intermediate

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Brad McGehee

Getting the Most Out of the SQL Server Profiler

Level: Advanced

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04:00 PMRodney Landrum

The DBA Script Thumb

Level: Intermediate

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Steven Lane

WPF - XAML an Introduction

Level: Beginner
Pam Shaw

Tips & Tricks for dynamic Reporting Services Repor

Level: Beginner
Eric Wisdahl

SSIS Configurations, Expressions and Constraints

Level: Intermediate
Barry Ralston

MDX for SQL Programmers

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
* It's All About The Tools - TV Show Episode 3 Russell FustinoBeginner
A first look at Visual Studio 2010Kevin GrohoskeBeginner
Advanced SQL Querying TechniquesPlamen RatchevIntermediate
Apply HereKent WaldropBeginner
Basic SQL ServerSteve JonesBeginner
Basic SQL ServerSteve JonesBeginner
Best Practices and Performance Tuning SSISDevin KnightIntermediate
BI (Business Intelligence) For the .Net GuyDon DemsakIntermediate
Building Scalable ASP.NET ApplicationsVincent MayfieldAdvanced
Consulting Outside the Box: Using Creativity and PArie JonesIntermediate
Converting DTS Packages to SSISBrian KnightBeginner
Creating dasboard applications with SSRS and .NETShawn McGeheeIntermediate
Creating Dashboards with PerformancePoint Server 2Jessica MossIntermediate
Database Design FundamentalsKeith RoweBeginner
DBA 101: Best Practices Every DBA Should KnowBrad McGeheeBeginner
FILESTREAM In DepthSven AeltermanIntermediate
Getting Start with SQL Server ProfilerJack CorbettBeginner
Getting the Most Out of the SQL Server ProfilerBrad McGeheeAdvanced
Integrating Silverlight 2.0 Into Web ApplicationsBryan SoltisIntermediate
Introduction to Execution PlansNathan HeaivilinBeginner
Introduction to Microsoft® Silverlight™Vincent MayfieldIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Analysis Services(SSAS)Brian KnightBeginner
Introduction to SQL Server StatisticsAndy WarrenBeginner
Loading a Data Warehouse in SSISBrian KnightIntermediate
MDX for SQL ProgrammersBarry RalstonIntermediate
Near Real-Time Data Warehouse-No Third Party ToolsPatrick LeBlancIntermediate
Not Your Typical ETL Platform: SQL Server IntegratArie JonesIntermediate
On Demand Report SubscriptionsPam ShawBeginner
Performance Tuning and Query OptimizationPlamen RatchevIntermediate
Policy Management with SQL Server 2008Arie JonesIntermediate
Refactoring SQL Code for PerformancePlamen RatchevIntermediate
Reporting Services 2008 - Report AuthoringRyan DuclosBeginner
Reporting Services 2008 Unleashed! Arie JonesIntermediate
RESTful DataChris EargleIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 Spatial DataMichael StarkIntermediate
SQL Server Preproduction TasksKen SimmonsBeginner
SSIS - A Beginner's WalkthroughEric WisdahlBeginner
SSIS - A Beginning FrameworkEric WisdahlIntermediate
SSIS Configurations, Expressions and ConstraintsEric WisdahlIntermediate
Streaming Applications using SQL Server 2008 FilesArie JonesIntermediate
The DBA Script ThumbRodney LandrumIntermediate
The Modern Resume: Building Your BrandSteve JonesBeginner
The Modern Resume: Building Your BrandSteve JonesBeginner
Tips & Tricks for dynamic Reporting Services ReporPam ShawBeginner
Transact SQL Questions and Answers:Kent WaldropIntermediate
T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2008Plamen RatchevIntermediate
Unconventional ETL using SSIS ScriptingTim MitchellIntermediate
Using Wait-Time Analysis for Database PerformanceDavid WaughBeginner
What is PASS?Andy WarrenBeginner
Working with Spatial Data in SQL Server 2008Arie JonesIntermediate
WPF - XAML an IntroductionSteven LaneBeginner


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
Database Design FundamentalsBeginner
PerformancePoint 2007- Planning, MonitoringIntermediate
SSIS SolutionsBeginner

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