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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07:30 AMSQLSaturday 183

Breakfast and Registration

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Breakfast and Registration

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Breakfast and Registration

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Breakfast and Registration

Level: Beginner
08:00 AMAaron Bertrand

T-SQL : Bad Habits and Best Practices

Level: Beginner

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Ron Beatty

SSIS ETL for Type1 and Type2 SCD

Level: Beginner

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Tom Norman

Taking Over

Level: Beginner

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Todd Kleinhans

Build An Affordable SQL Server 2012 Lab

Level: Beginner

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09:25 AMMichael Fal

Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server Core

Level: Intermediate
TJay Belt

Release Management: A Necessary Evil

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Horner

Dimensional Modeling: Beyond the Basics

Level: Beginner
Dave Justice

SSRS: Tweak & Squeak

Level: Beginner

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10:45 AMSteve Jones

Branding Yourself for a Dream Job

Level: Beginner

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Jason Brimhall

SQL 2012 Extended Events

Level: Advanced

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Ben Miller

SMO Internals for High Performance PowerShell

Level: Intermediate

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Reeves Smith

Master Data Services

Level: Beginner

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11:55 AMSQLSaturday 183

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
01:10 PMDenny Cherry

Table Indexing for the .NET Developer

Level: Intermediate

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Russ Burns

PowerPivot and Power View for the Business Analyst

Level: Beginner

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Rob Mandeville

Virtualizing our Environment

Level: Beginner

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Kyle Neier

Throwing T-SQL 2012 Enhancements Against the Wall

Level: Beginner

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02:30 PMCarlos Bossy

Using Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2012

Level: Beginner
Kathleen Meadows

SQL Server Maintenance Plans

Level: Beginner

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Sri Sridharan

Big Data - Where do I start ?

Level: Beginner
Gabriel Villa

Scripting Timesavers and Productivity Utilities

Level: Beginner

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03:40 PMSQLSatruday 183

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSatruday 183

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSatruday 183

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSatruday 183

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
04:05 PMChris Shaw

Outages; Dispatchers, Cops and Detectives

Level: Beginner
Mark Halstead

PowerShell For the SQL Server DBA

Level: Beginner

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Steven Wake

SSIS 2012: More Than Just a Pretty UI

Level: Beginner

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Jeff Renz

Data Vault Data Warehouse Architecture

Level: Intermediate

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05:15 PMSQLSaturday 183

Raffle

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Raffle

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Raffle

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 183

Raffle

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
"What is the Best Disaster Recovery Solution?"Chris ShawBeginner
10 Things That Every DBA Should Know!John MorehouseBeginner
5 ways SQL Server is secretly trying to kill youBenjamin ReyesBeginner
ABCs of CDC with SSIS 2012Steven WakeIntermediate
Accelerating the DBA with PowershellKyle NeierAdvanced
Alerting and Monitoring basicsBenjamin ReyesBeginner
Backup Basics - Know your optionsMeredith RyanBeginner
Backups & Restores: You’re Not In Kansas Anymore!John MorehouseBeginner
Become Bilingual! Oracle for the SQL Server DBARandy KnightIntermediate
Beyond Basics in SSRSAllen SmithIntermediate
Big Data - Where do I start ?Sri SridharanBeginner
Big Data for the SQL Server DBACarlos BossyBeginner
Branding Yourself for a Dream JobSteve JonesBeginner
Breakfast and RegistrationSQLSaturday 183Beginner
Build An Affordable SQL Server 2012 LabTodd KleinhansBeginner
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
Coffee BreakSQLSatruday 183Beginner
Data Vault Data Warehouse ArchitectureJeff RenzIntermediate
DAX - Get ContextReeves SmithIntermediate
Dimensional Modeling: Beyond the BasicsJason HornerBeginner
Documentation – you know you love itTJay BeltBeginner
Enterprise Tabular ModelsCarlos BossyBeginner
Exposing the Core: SQL 2012 on Server CoreMichael FalIntermediate
First Year On The JobJason KassayBeginner
IntroMeredith RyanNon-Technical
Introduction to Spatial DataRuss BurnsBeginner
I've Got A SQL Database, Now What?Denny CherryBeginner
KeynoteMeredith RyanNon-Technical
Locks, Blocks, and DeadlocksKyle NeierIntermediate
LunchMeredith RyanNon-Technical
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 183Beginner
Master Data ServicesReeves SmithBeginner
Outages; Dispatchers, Cops and DetectivesChris ShawBeginner
PDW - What is it ? Is it right for me ?Sri SridharanBeginner
PowerPivot and Power View for the Business AnalystRuss BurnsBeginner
PowerShell For the SQL Server DBAMark HalsteadBeginner
Quick and Dirty Website to Monitor DB PerformanceGabriel VillaBeginner
RaffleSQLSaturday 183Beginner
RegistrationMeredith RyanNon-Technical
RegistrationMeredith RyanNon-Technical
Release Management: A Necessary EvilTJay BeltIntermediate
Replication BasicsMeredith RyanBeginner
Scripting Timesavers and Productivity UtilitiesGabriel VillaBeginner
Searching Binary Data in SQL Server 2012Steve JonesIntermediate
SMO Internals for High Performance PowerShellBen MillerIntermediate
Social Networking Is Alive!John MorehouseBeginner
SQL 2012 Extended EventsJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL 2012 Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL Server Databaseology 201John MorehouseIntermediate
SQL Server Maintenance PlansKathleen MeadowsBeginner
SQL Server Performance TuningMark HalsteadBeginner
SQL Server TDEBen MillerIntermediate
SQL Server worst practicesBenjamin ReyesBeginner
SSIS 2012: More Than Just a Pretty UISteven WakeBeginner
SSIS ETL for Type1 and Type2 SCDRon BeattyBeginner
SSIS Parameters vs. ConfigurationsAllen SmithAdvanced
SSRS basic install and adminBenjamin ReyesBeginner
SSRS: Tweak & SqueakDave JusticeBeginner
Storage for the DBADenny CherryIntermediate
Table Indexing for the .NET DeveloperDenny CherryIntermediate
Tabular ModelsJeff RenzBeginner
Taking OverTom NormanBeginner
The Accidental ProgrammerJason KassayBeginner
The Encryption PrimerSteve JonesBeginner
Throwing T-SQL 2012 Enhancements Against the WallKyle NeierBeginner
To SSIS or Not SSIS, That is the QuestionJeff RenzBeginner
Troubleshooting SSRS ReportsMalek AnnabiBeginner
T-SQL : Bad Habits and Best PracticesAaron BertrandBeginner
Understanding SQL Server XML Features Randy KnightIntermediate
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Using Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2012Carlos BossyBeginner
Using SQL Server 2012s Always OnDenny CherryIntermediate
Virtualizing our EnvironmentRob MandevilleBeginner
Watching the Watchers: Monitoring SQL ServerMichael FalBeginner
What is the Best Disaster Recovery Solution?Chris ShawIntermediate


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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