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 TimeHSB 129A - Room: HSB 129AHSB 129B - Room: HSB 129BHSB 129C - Room: HSB 129CHSB 129D - Room: HSB 129D
09:15 AMRobert Cain

Become a PowerShell Pop Star

Level: Beginner
Tim Radney

Getting involved and Getting ahead

Level: Beginner

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Jorge Segarra

SQL University: Back That Thang Up!

Level: Beginner

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Aaron Nelson

Time Saving Tips & Tricks for SSMS 2012

Level: Intermediate
10:30 AMRobert Cain

Make SQL Server Pop with PowerShell

Level: Intermediate
Tim Radney

Know Backups and Know Recovery

Level: Intermediate

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Kathy Gibbs

Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMware

Level: Intermediate

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Christopher Price

What's new in SSIS 2012?

Level: Intermediate
11:45 AMKathy Gibbs

Lunch Session - Advanced Performance Tuning Tips

Level: Beginner
Kathy Gibbs

Lunch Session - Advanced Performance Tuning Tips

Level: Beginner
Kathy Gibbs

Lunch Session - Advanced Performance Tuning Tips

Level: Beginner
Kathy Gibbs

Lunch Session - Advanced Performance Tuning Tips

Level: Beginner
12:45 PMBob Cheatham

SQL Server 2012 - What's New

Level: Intermediate

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Geoff Hiten

SQL 2012 AlwaysOn

Level: Advanced
Chris Price

Introduction to Master Data Services 2012

Level: Intermediate
Jorge Segarra

STOP! Consolidate and Listen!

Level: Beginner

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02:00 PMSven Aelterman

What's New for Developers in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Geoff Hiten

Moving Day - Successful SQL Migrations

Level: Intermediate
Chris Price

Data Quality Services 2012

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

SQL Server 2012 Column Store Index

Level: Intermediate
03:15 PMSven Aelterman

Introduction to FileTables

Level: Intermediate

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Jim Wooley

Building Testable Applications with EF 4

Level: Intermediate
Jorge Segarra

Policy-Based Management in a Nutshell

Level: Beginner

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Kevin Boles

SQL Server 2012 TSQL Enhancements and Additions

Level: Intermediate
04:30 PMSven Aelterman

Upgrading SSIS Packages to SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Jim Wooley

Managing Database Changes with Visual Studio

Level: Intermediate
Louis Davidson

What Sequence objects are (and are not)

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012

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
Advanced FILESTREAMSven AeltermanAdvanced
Advanced TSQL SolutionsKevin BolesAdvanced
Become a PowerShell Pop StarRobert CainBeginner
Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMwareKathy GibbsIntermediate
Building Testable Applications with EF 4Jim WooleyIntermediate
Common TSQL MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Data Quality Services 2012Chris PriceIntermediate
Death by UDFKevin BolesIntermediate
Fundamentals of Join OperationsKevin BolesBeginner
Getting involved and Getting aheadTim RadneyBeginner
Integrating DQS, MDS and Your Data Warehouse Chris PriceIntermediate
Introduction to FILESTREAMSven AeltermanIntermediate
Introduction to FileTablesSven AeltermanIntermediate
Introduction to Master Data Services 2012Chris PriceIntermediate
It is TEMPDB, Why Should You Care?Tim RadneyIntermediate
Know Backups and Know RecoveryTim RadneyIntermediate
Lunch Session - Advanced Performance Tuning TipsKathy GibbsBeginner
Make SQL Server Pop with PowerShellRobert CainIntermediate
Managing Database Changes with Visual StudioJim WooleyIntermediate
Moving Day - Successful SQL MigrationsGeoff HitenIntermediate
Policy-Based Management in a NutshellJorge SegarraBeginner
Project Management for SQL Devs & DBAsNathan MourfieldBeginner
SQL 2012 AlwaysOnGeoff HitenAdvanced
SQL Developer's Intro to SSASNathan MourfieldBeginner
SQL Server 2012 - What's NewBob CheathamIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Column Store IndexKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 TSQL Enhancements and AdditionsKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL University: Back That Thang Up!Jorge SegarraBeginner
SSIS Moving Beyond the Script Task & Script ComponChristopher PriceAdvanced
STOP! Consolidate and Listen!Jorge SegarraBeginner
The Critical Path, SSIS, and YouNathan MourfieldIntermediate
Time Saving Tips & Tricks for SSMS 2012Aaron NelsonIntermediate
TSQL Road Less Traveled: APPLYKevin BolesIntermediate
TSQL Road Less Traveled: MERGEKevin BolesIntermediate
Upgrading SSIS Packages to SQL Server 2012Sven AeltermanIntermediate
What Counts For a DBALouis DavidsonBeginner
What Sequence objects are (and are not)Louis DavidsonIntermediate
What's New for Developers in SQL Server 2012Sven AeltermanIntermediate
What's new in SSIS 2012?Christopher PriceIntermediate
Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012Kevin BolesIntermediate
You Inherited a Database, Now What?Tim RadneyBeginner


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
SQL Lockdown - Steps to implement secure setupBeginner

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