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 Time1 Centennial Park - Room: Room 31 Grant - Room: Room 11 Piedmont Park - Room: Room 22 Buckhead - Room: Room 52 Chastain Park - Room: Room 62 Highlands - Room: Room 42 Midtown - Room: Room 7
08:30 AMMike Femenella

Introduction to Performance Tuning

Level: Beginner

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Robert Cain

Introduction to Data Warehousing / BI

Level: Beginner
Louis Davidson

Database Design Fundamentals

Level: Intermediate

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Jonathan Kehayias

Auditing User Activity 101

Level: Intermediate
Michael Clifford

When GEO meets SQL: Hotwiring Data to Locations

Level: Beginner

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Dan Murray

Ad Hoc Visual Analysis

Level: Beginner
Kendal Van Dyke

Getting started in blogging and technical speaking

Level: Beginner

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9:45 AMKevin Boles

SQL Server Memory Deep Dive

Level: Advanced

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Tejas Patel

Introduction to Data Mining

Level: Beginner

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Whitney Weaver

Solving Real World Problems With DMVs

Level: Intermediate
Geoff Hiten

Clustering for Mere Mortals

Level: Intermediate
Ryan Duclos

Common Table Expressions

Level: Beginner

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Mike Femenella

Loading Data In Real Time

Level: Intermediate

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Janis Griffin

Tuna Helper for SQL Server DBA's

Level: Intermediate

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11:00 AMDavid Rodriguez

SQL Server 2008 R2 Overview - Session 1

Level: Beginner
Mark Tabladillo

SS2008 Data Mining with Excel 2010 and PowerPivot

Level: Intermediate

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Kevin Boles

Advanced TSQL Solutions

Level: Advanced

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Geoff Hiten

Scale Out the DBA (Enterprise Policy Management)

Level: Intermediate
Chris Eargle

RESTful Data

Level: Beginner
Chris Skorlinski

Q&A with MS SQL Escalation

Level: Beginner
Kendal Van Dyke

The (Solid) State Of Drive Technology

Level: Intermediate

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01:00 PMWhitney Weaver

A Lap Around SQL Server 2008 Master Data Services

Level: Beginner
Evan Basalik

Troubleshooting SSRS Performance

Level: Intermediate

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Kevin Boles

Common TSQL Programming Mistakes

Level: Intermediate

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Aaron Nelson

PowerShell for the Data Professional

Level: Intermediate

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Troy Gallant

Introduction to Transactional Replication

Level: Beginner
Robert Cain

Off and Running with PowerPivot for Excel 2010

Level: Beginner
Meredith Ryan-Smith

Work/Life Balance? Just A Myth?

Level: Beginner
02:15 PMDavid Rodriguez

SQL Server 2008 R2- BI Drill Down Session 2

Level: Beginner
Ryan Duclos

Can you control your reports?

Level: Intermediate

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Louis Davidson

Database Design Patterns

Level: Intermediate

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Chris Skorlinski

Introduction to Change Data Capture

Level: Beginner

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Aaron Nelson

Virtualize This!

Level: Beginner
Janis Griffin

Wait-Time Based SQL Server Performance Management

Level: Intermediate

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Evan Basalik

SQL Azure: Data in the Cloud is a Good Thing

Level: Beginner

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03:30 PMDavid Rodriguez

SQL Server 2008 R2- DBA Drill Down Session 3

Level: Beginner
Robert Cain

Full Text Searching - A Guide for DBAs & Devs

Level: Beginner
Jennifer McCown

T-SQL Code Sins

Level: Beginner

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Chris Skorlinski

Introduction to Merge Replication

Level: Beginner

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Audrey Hammonds

The Art and Science of Data Modeling

Level: Beginner
Jonathan Kehayias

Troubleshooting SQL with Event Notifications

Level: Intermediate
Glen Gordon

Survey of Windows Azure Platform Storage Options

Level: Intermediate
04:45 PMDave Turpin

De-mystifying Execution Plan Analysis

Level: Intermediate

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Noah Subrin

Data Warehouse Assessments - What,Why, and How

Level: Beginner

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Jack Corbett

Why I Use Stored Procedures and You Should Too!

Level: Beginner

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Kendal Van Dyke

Configuring SQL Access for the Web Developer

Level: Intermediate
Jennifer McCown

T-SQL Starter Kit

Level: Beginner

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Tejas Patel

What is Microsoft StreamInsight?

Level: Beginner

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Evan Basalik

Diagnosing Connectivity Issues with SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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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
A Lap Around SQL Server 2008 Master Data ServicesWhitney WeaverBeginner
Ad Hoc Visual Analysis Dan MurrayBeginner
Advanced Parameters in SQL Server Reporting ServicMike DavisIntermediate
Advanced TSQL SolutionsKevin BolesAdvanced
Auditing User Activity 101 Jonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Can you control your reports?Ryan DuclosIntermediate
Clustering for Mere MortalsGeoff HitenIntermediate
Common Table ExpressionsRyan DuclosBeginner
Common TSQL Programming MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Configuring SQL Access for the Web DeveloperKendal Van DykeIntermediate
Data Warehouse Assessments - What,Why, and HowNoah SubrinBeginner
Database Design FundamentalsLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Database Design Patterns Louis DavidsonIntermediate
De-mystifying Execution Plan AnalysisDave TurpinIntermediate
Diagnosing Connectivity Issues with SQL Server Evan BasalikIntermediate
Dimensional Modeling FundamentalsAudrey HammondsBeginner
Dynamically Configuring PackagesMike DavisIntermediate
Full Text Searching - A Guide for DBAs & DevsRobert CainBeginner
Getting started in blogging and technical speakingKendal Van DykeBeginner
Introduction to Change Data CaptureChris SkorlinskiBeginner
Introduction to Data MiningTejas PatelBeginner
Introduction to Data Warehousing / BIRobert CainBeginner
Introduction to Merge ReplicationChris SkorlinskiBeginner
Introduction to Performance TuningMike FemenellaBeginner
Introduction to Transactional ReplicationTroy GallantBeginner
Loading Data In Real TimeMike FemenellaIntermediate
Off and Running with PowerPivot for Excel 2010Robert CainBeginner
Parallel Query Execution Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
PowerShell for the Data ProfessionalAaron NelsonIntermediate
Q&A with MS SQL EscalationChris SkorlinskiBeginner
RESTful DataChris EargleBeginner
Scale Out the DBA (Enterprise Policy Management)Geoff HitenIntermediate
Solving Real World Problems With DMVsWhitney WeaverIntermediate
SQL Azure: Data in the Cloud is a Good Thing Evan BasalikBeginner
SQL Server 2008 R2- BI Drill Down Session 2David RodriguezBeginner
SQL Server 2008 R2- DBA Drill Down Session 3David RodriguezBeginner
SQL Server 2008 R2 Overview - Session 1David RodriguezBeginner
SQL Server Memory Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
SS2008 Data Mining with Excel 2010 and PowerPivotMark TabladilloIntermediate
Survey of Windows Azure Platform Storage OptionsGlen GordonIntermediate
The (Solid) State Of Drive Technology Kendal Van DykeIntermediate
The Art and Science of Data ModelingAudrey HammondsBeginner
Troubleshooting SQL with Event NotificationsJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Troubleshooting SSRS PerformanceEvan BasalikIntermediate
T-SQL Code Sins Jennifer McCownBeginner
T-SQL Starter KitJennifer McCownBeginner
Tuna Helper for SQL Server DBA'sJanis GriffinIntermediate
Using Event Handlers in SSIS for Auditing and NotiMike DavisIntermediate
Virtualize This!Aaron NelsonBeginner
Wait Statistics: A Troubleshooting Methodology Jonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Wait-Time Based SQL Server Performance ManagementJanis GriffinIntermediate
What is Microsoft StreamInsight?Tejas PatelBeginner
What is Microsoft StreamInsight?Tejas PatelBeginner
When GEO meets SQL: Hotwiring Data to LocationsMichael CliffordBeginner
Why I Use Stored Procedures and You Should Too!Jack CorbettBeginner
Work/Life Balance? Just A Myth?Meredith Ryan-SmithBeginner


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
Using SSIS to call Web ServicesIntermediate

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