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 TimeTrack 1 - Room: Room ATrack 2 - Room: Room BTrack 3 - Room: Room CTrack 4 - Room: Room DTrack 5 - Room: Room ETrack 6 - Room: Room FTrack 7 - Room: Room GTrack 8 - Room: Room H
08:30 AMSQL Saturday SQL Saturday

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09:00 AMAndrew Brust

Microsoft's Big Play for Big Data

Level: Intermediate

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Brian Knight

Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration Services

Level: Advanced
Leonard Lobel

Programming T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Michael Corey

Virtualizing Tier-1 SQL Server Databases On VMware

Level: Intermediate

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Hilary Cotter

Replicaton Technologies

Level: Advanced
AJ Mendo

Without A SQLTrace - Getting To Know Extended Even

Level: Beginner

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Andy Novick

Writing Faster Stored Procedures and Functions

Level: Intermediate

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Rick Morelan

SQL 2012 Error Handling. Pick your Destiny

Level: Beginner

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10:15 AMKevin Kline

SQL Server Internals & Architecture

Level: Intermediate
Brian Knight

Data Cleansing with SSIS 2012

Level: Beginner
Leonard Lobel

Introducing SQL Server Data Tools

Level: Intermediate

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Andrew Brust

Hadoop and its Ecosystem Components in Action

Level: Intermediate

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Martin Schoombee

Temporal Fact Tables: The Road Less Traveled

Level: Advanced

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Mike Hillwig

Seven SQL Agent Jobs You Should be Running

Level: Beginner
Peter Myers

Self-Managed BI with PowerPivot

Level: Intermediate

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Ira Whiteside

(SQL,SSIS,MDS) Adv Fuzzy Matching Roll Your Own

Level: Intermediate

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12:30 PMScott Klein

SQL Azure - What is it and why do I need it?

Level: Beginner
Brent Ozar

Building Faster SQL Servers

Level: Intermediate
Robert Pearl

Much Ado about Indexes - Tips, Tricks and Tuning..

Level: Beginner
Mark Broadbent

Moves like Jagger - Upgrading to SQL Server 2012

Level: Advanced
 Marc Jellinek

Introduction to Data Quality Services

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Kline

Team Management Fundamentals

Level: Intermediate
Ron Johnson

Creating a Performance Baseline for SQL Server

Level: Beginner
01:45 PMScott Klein

SQL Azure Scalability with Federations

Level: Intermediate
Brent Ozar

Real-Life SQL 2012 Availability Group Deployments

Level: Intermediate
Steve Simon

Alright,WHY is the server REALLY running so slow!

Level: Beginner

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Mark Broadbent

READPAST & Furious-Transactions.Locking.Isolation.

Level: Intermediate
Todd McDermid

Real World Integration Services: Excel Spreadsheet

Level: Advanced
Alex Grinberg

Shred SQL Server XML.

Level: Intermediate
Jason Thomas

Advanced Charting Techniques in SSRS

Level: Intermediate
Ben DeBow

Surviving Your Peak Database Load

Level: Intermediate

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03:00 PMEdwin Sarmiento

Implementing SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server Cor

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Goff

What's new in SQL Server 2012 - from A to Z

Level: Intermediate
Randy Knight

But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for Devs

Level: Beginner

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Mike Hillwig

How Not to Be a Cranky DBA

Level: Beginner
Dan Clark

Mastering Date-Time Based Analysis in DAX

Level: Intermediate
Linchi Shea

Running SQL Server on Solid State Drives

Level: Intermediate
Mark Stacey

Slowly changing dimensions- an integrated approach

Level: Intermediate
Tim Radney

Know Backups and Know Recovery

Level: Intermediate

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04:15 PMSB Chatterjee

Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServer

Level: Beginner

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Kevin Goff

SQL Server 2012 Columnstore index

Level: Intermediate
Christina Leo

What's Buried in the Plan Cache?

Level: Intermediate
Allan Hirt

SQL Server Dos and Don'ts: Keys to DBA Nirvana

Level: Beginner

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John Miner

Full Text Indexing Basics

Level: Beginner

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Peter Myers

Enriching Applications with SSAS Data Mining

Level: Intermediate

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William E. Pearson III

SSAS 2012 Tabular vs. Multidimensional

Level: Beginner
Edwin Sarmiento

Deploying SQL Server 2012 Multi-site Clusters

Level: Advanced
5:30 PMSQL Saturday SQL Saturday

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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
DBA-User Interface, build a bridge.Alex GrinbergAdvanced
(SQL,SSIS,MDS) Adv Fuzzy Matching Roll Your OwnIra WhitesideIntermediate
“I See a Control Flow Tab. Now What?” (Level 100)Andy LeonardBeginner
A Peek at SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOnEdwin SarmientoAdvanced
A Preview of High Availability in SQL Server 2012Allan HirtIntermediate
Advanced Charting Techniques in SSRSJason ThomasIntermediate
Alright,WHY is the server REALLY running so slow!Steve SimonBeginner
Analysis Services – the new Tabular engineMark StaceyIntermediate
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services 2012William E Pearson IIIBeginner
Basic Performance Tips and Gotchas for beginnersRick MorelanBeginner
Basic Performance Tips and Gotchas for beginnersRick MorelanBeginner
Basic Performance Tips and Gotchas for beginnersRick MorelanBeginner
Basic Performance Tips and Gotchas for beginnersRick MorelanBeginner
Basic Performance Tips and Gotchas for beginnersRick MorelanBeginner
Beautiful things always recur Steve SimonBeginner
Become Bilingual! Oracle for the SQL Server DBARandy KnightIntermediate
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ...William E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Best Practices for Running SQL Server on VMwareBrent OzarIntermediate
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS with Best PracticesWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Bridging the Chasm: BI Theory vs. PracticeWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Build Your Own SQL Server Private CloudBen DeBowIntermediate
Building Faster SQL ServersBrent OzarIntermediate
Building Your First Tabular ModelDan ClarkBeginner
Business Intelligence in SharePoint 2010Brian KnightBeginner
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
Cancel Your Plans!Mike HillwigIntermediate
Change Data Capture in SQL Server 2008Kevin GoffIntermediate
Closing / PrizesSQL Saturday SQL SaturdayBeginner
Common Applications Patterns in SSISTodd McDermidIntermediate
Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data GovernanceIra WhitesideIntermediate
Creating a Performance Baseline for SQL ServerRon JohnsonBeginner
Creating efficient and effective SSRS BI SolutionsSteve SimonBeginner
Data Cleansing with SSIS 2012Brian KnightBeginner
Database design for mere developersSteve SimonIntermediate
Database Recovery Techniques To Keep HandyEdwin SarmientoAdvanced
Deploying SQL Server 2012 Multi-site ClustersEdwin SarmientoAdvanced
Design and Implement BI Like Edison! William E Pearson IIIBeginner
Designing an SSIS Framework Andy LeonardAdvanced
Developing an Analysis Services Tabular ProjectPeter MyersIntermediate
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Don't Panic - Keep Calm And Organize Your DR PlanAJ MendoBeginner
DW Architecture: More than just Facts & DimensionsMartin SchoombeeIntermediate
Effective use of temporary tablesJohn MinerBeginner
Enriching Applications with SSAS Data MiningPeter MyersIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Fast Track to Spatial ReportingJason ThomasIntermediate
Full Text Indexing BasicsJohn MinerBeginner
Geospatial Data Types in SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
Get your Mining Model Predictions out to allSteve SimonIntermediate
Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServerSB ChatterjeeBeginner
Getting Started with MDX: The (Very) BasicsWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Getting the most out of PerformancePoint Services Kevin GoffIntermediate
Hadoop and its Ecosystem Components in ActionAndrew BrustIntermediate
How Does the Microsoft BI Stack...Stack Up?Andrew BrustIntermediate
How Not to Be a Cranky DBAMike HillwigBeginner
How to build XML.Alex GrinbergIntermediate
How to Migrate from SQL Server to SQL AzureMark KromerIntermediate
I Got Your Back (Up)...Mark SwoffordBeginner
I Shoulda Taken That Left Turn at Albuquerque...Mark SwoffordBeginner
Implementing SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server CorEdwin SarmientoIntermediate
Integrating MDX code with OLAP applicationsKevin GoffIntermediate
Introducing SQL Server Data ToolsLeonard LobelIntermediate
Introduction to Data Mining in SQL Server AnalysisBrian KnightBeginner
Introduction to Data Quality ServicesMarc JellinekIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Common Language Runtime (CLR)SB ChatterjeeIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server 2012 MDS and DQSPeter MyersIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)SB ChatterjeeIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker (SSB)SB ChatterjeeIntermediate
Introduction to SSIS with a Real-World ExampleRon JohnsonBeginner
Is That A Failover Cluster On Your Laptop/Desktop?Allan HirtIntermediate
It's TEMPDB Why Should You Care?Tim RadneyIntermediate
Kickoff / KeynoteSQL Saturday SQL SaturdayBeginner
Know Backups and Know RecoveryTim RadneyIntermediate
Loading the CloudAndy LeonardBeginner
Managing SQL Server in Large DW EnvironmentsMark KromerIntermediate
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single CubeWilliam E Pearson IIIAdvanced
Master Data Services DecodedSteve SimonBeginner
Mastering Date-Time Based Analysis in DAXDan ClarkIntermediate
Merge Replicaton InternalsHilary CotterAdvanced
Microsoft Cloud BIMark KromerIntermediate
Microsoft's Big Play for Big DataAndrew BrustIntermediate
MongoDB for the Relational DBAJustin DearingBeginner
Moves like Jagger - Upgrading to SQL Server 2012Mark BroadbentAdvanced
Much Ado about Indexes - Tips, Tricks and Tuning..Robert PearlBeginner
Native File Streaming with SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
New Server in an Hour? No Problem!Mike HillwigIntermediate
Overcoming Barriers and Avoiding Mistakes with BIWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Performance Tuning SQL Server Integration ServicesBrian KnightAdvanced
PowerPivot 2.0 - beyond the first worksheetKevin GoffIntermediate
PowerPivot and Power View in SQL Server 2012Peter MyersIntermediate
PowerPivot for Excel: For Those Unacquainted ...William E Pearson IIIBeginner
Presentation WOW!Edwin SarmientoBeginner
Programming T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
Programming T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
Prototype with PowerPivot: External SSAS GroupsWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
READPAST & Furious-Transactions.Locking.Isolation.Mark BroadbentIntermediate
Real World Integration Services: Excel SpreadsheetTodd McDermidAdvanced
Real-Life SQL 2012 Availability Group DeploymentsBrent OzarIntermediate
Reciprocal Symmetry: MDX in PowerPivotWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Replicaton TechnologiesHilary CotterAdvanced
Running SQL Server on Solid State DrivesLinchi SheaIntermediate
Scaling with SQL Server Service BrokerHilary CotterAdvanced
Self-Managed BI with PowerPivotPeter MyersIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
Seven SQL Agent Jobs You Should be RunningMike HillwigBeginner
SharePoint 2010 DatabasesSB ChatterjeeIntermediate
SharePoint and SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn for HA/DREdwin SarmientoAdvanced
SharePoint for the SQL Server DBAEdwin SarmientoAdvanced
Shred SQL Server XML.Alex GrinbergIntermediate
Slowly changing dimensions- an integrated approachMark StaceyIntermediate
So You Want To Be A SQL Server Consultant?Allan HirtBeginner
SQL 2012 Error Handling. Pick your DestinyRick MorelanBeginner
SQL Agent MSX Server: One Process, Many ServersMike HillwigIntermediate
SQL Azure - What is it and why do I need it?Scott KleinBeginner
SQL Azure Scalability with FederationsScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Azure vs. Azure Tables –Clearing The ConfusionScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Columnstore indexKevin GoffIntermediate
SQL Server 2012..Advances in window functionsSteve SimonIntermediate
SQL Server Dos and Don'ts: Keys to DBA NirvanaAllan HirtBeginner
SQL Server Enterprise Data ManagementLeonard LobelIntermediate
SQL Server Internals & ArchitectureKevin KlineIntermediate
SQL Server Internals & ArchitectureKevin KlineIntermediate
SQL Server Internals: It's What's for Dinner!Christina LeoBeginner
SSAS 2012 Tabular vs. MultidimensionalWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
SSIS 2012 : Keeping ahead of the curveSteve SimonIntermediate
SSIS Parallel ProcessingKamran SaiyedIntermediate
SSRS 2008R2 Reporting GalleryKevin GoffIntermediate
SSRS 2012. No slight of hands to fantastic resultsSteve SimonIntermediate
Surviving Your Peak Database LoadBen DeBowIntermediate
Team Management FundamentalsKevin KlineIntermediate
Temporal Fact Tables: The Road Less TraveledMartin SchoombeeAdvanced
The new tabular model in Analysis Services 2012Kevin GoffIntermediate
Tie a Bow on SSIS Scripts - Create Custom ObjectsTodd McDermidAdvanced
Transactional Replicaton FundamentalsHilary CotterAdvanced
Treasure Hunting with MSDB: Finding Your GoldMike HillwigIntermediate
T-SQL for Application Developers - Attendees choseKevin GoffIntermediate
Understanding and Preventing SQL Injection Kevin KlineIntermediate
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Understanding Your .NET 4.0 Data Access OptionsLeonard LobelIntermediate
Using BIML as an SSIS Design Patterns Engine Andy LeonardAdvanced
Virtualizing Tier-1 SQL Server Databases On VMwareMichael CoreyIntermediate
What’s new in SQL Server Integration Services 2012Kevin GoffIntermediate
What’s New in SSIS in SQL Server 2012Brian KnightBeginner
What's Buried in the Plan Cache?Christina LeoIntermediate
What's new in SQL Server 2012 - from A to ZKevin GoffIntermediate
Why OLAP? Building SSAS cubes and benefits of OLAPKevin GoffIntermediate
Windows PowerShell for the SQL Server DBAEdwin SarmientoIntermediate
Without A SQLTrace - Getting To Know Extended EvenAJ MendoBeginner
Working with Server Side TracesChristina LeoIntermediate
Writing Faster Stored Procedures and FunctionsAndy NovickIntermediate


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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