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 1Track 2 - Room: Room 2
09:00 AMTobiasz Koprowski

SQL Azure from Plan, to Backup, to Cloud

Level: Beginner

Chris Testa-O'Neill

Increasing Business and IT collaboration with SQL

Level: Intermediate

10:00 AMJoseph Sack

Troubleshooting Query Plan Quality Issues

Level: Intermediate

Sanjaya Padhi

SQL Server 2012 Integration with MDS & DQS

Level: Intermediate
11:15 AMJames Rowland-Jones

Thinking Big & Understanding PDW

Level: Intermediate
Oliver Engels Tillmann Eitelberg

Data Explorer - The future of selfservice ETL

Level: Intermediate

01:30 PMDavid Peter Hansen

Layered Partitioning - manage very large data sets

Level: Advanced
Bob Duffy

Microsoft Access Power Hour

Level: Beginner
02:30 PMJonathan Kehayias

Solving Complex Problems with Extended Events

Level: Intermediate
Niko Neugebauer

Analyzing Twitter Data

Level: Beginner

04:00 PMMark Broadbent

SQL Server AlwaysOn for Dummies

Level: Intermediate

Allan Mitchell

Hadoop for the Business Intelligence Professional

Level: Advanced

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.

2 AM. A Disaster just began...Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
Advanced Data Visualization with SQL Server ReportOliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergIntermediate
Analyzing Twitter DataNiko NeugebauerBeginner
Cant Touch This!Niko NeugebauerLightning Talk
Crouching SQL Hidden GUIMark BroadbentIntermediate
Data Explorer - The future of selfservice ETLOliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergIntermediate
Data Quality rulez! Integration and Performance beOliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergAdvanced
DBAs - extend your trace capability without impactSatya JayantyIntermediate
Dealing With Errors in SSIS 2012David DyeAdvanced
Dot.Net SqlClient FundamentalsBob DuffyIntermediate
Effective Index Partitioning, Compression StrategyNeil HamblyIntermediate
ETL Shootout, SSIS vs PowershellAndré KammanIntermediate
ETL vs. ELT in a Parallel Data WarehouseDavid Peter HansenIntermediate
Extended Events – Effective UsageNeil HamblyIntermediate
Getting hands on with SQL Service BrokerSanjaya PadhiIntermediate
Hadoop for the Business Intelligence ProfessionalAllan MitchellAdvanced
How to outsource yourself with a Powershell scriptAndré KammanIntermediate
Implementing Auditing in SQL Server 2012David DyeBeginner
Increasing Business and IT collaboration with SQL Chris Testa-O'NeillIntermediate
Inheriting a database for Developers, version 2Niko NeugebauerIntermediate
Layered Partitioning - manage very large data setsDavid Peter HansenAdvanced
Let's cook 'best SQL Server DBA practices'Satya JayantyIntermediate
Load Testing Analysis ServicesBob DuffyAdvanced
Maintenance Plans ad HocTobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
Manage your data platform like a Master-DBASatya JayantyIntermediate
Microsoft Access Power HourBob DuffyBeginner
Migrating to the Azure and the CloudBob DuffyBeginner
Moves like Jagger - Upgrading to SQL Server 2012Mark BroadbentIntermediate
Notes on SQL 2012 Highly Available BI EnvironmentsChris Testa-O'NeillIntermediate
Partially Contained DatabasesSteve VerschaeveIntermediate
READPAST & Furious-Transactions,Locking&IsolationMark BroadbentIntermediate
Saturday is market day! Oliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergBeginner
Shortcuts to Building SSIS in .NetPaul RizzaBeginner
Solving Complex Problems with Extended EventsJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
SQL Azure from Plan, to Backup, to Cloud Tobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
SQL Internal StorageBruno BastoAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 Integration with MDS & DQSSanjaya PadhiIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Memory ManagementNeil HamblyIntermediate
SQL Server AlwaysOn for DummiesMark BroadbentIntermediate
SQL Server HA 2008 R2 & 2012: Overview & SolutionsSatya JayantyAdvanced
SQL Server Security & how to keep your DBA happyJohn MartinIntermediate
SQL Server Upgrade, 2000-2008 R2&2012: BP & notesSatya JayantyAdvanced
SQL Sever, the DBA & ComplianceJohn MartinIntermediate
SSIS 2012 Performance Tuning MethodologyDavid Peter HansenAdvanced
Thinking Big & Understanding PDWJames Rowland-JonesIntermediate
Tool Time! Oliver Engels Tillmann EitelbergIntermediate
Troubleshooting Query Plan Quality IssuesJoseph SackIntermediate
Troubleshooting SQL with Event NotificationsJonathan KehayiasIntermediate
Understanding Microsoft Certification in SQL ServeChris Testa-O'NeillBeginner
Upgrades made easyJody RobertsBeginner
Wait Statistics: A Troubleshooting Methodology Jonathan KehayiasIntermediate
We have control! Resource Control in SQL ServerChris Testa-O'NeillIntermediate
Welcome to the Licensing Nightmare Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
Whats New in T-SQL With SQL Server 2012David DyeBeginner
What's the Big (Data) Idea?Graeme MalcolmIntermediate
Windows Azure Database FundamentalsBob DuffyBeginner

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
IBM Infosphere MDMBeginner

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