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 TimeDEV - Room: Room 1BI - Room: Room 3DBA - Room: Room 2
09:00 AMSQLSaturday 274

Event Keynote

Level: Non-Technical
09:30 AMMarco Parenzan

.NET Development for the SQL Server Developer

Level: Intermediate

Mark Stacey

Analysis Services for the DBA

Level: Beginner
Boris Hristov

Replay your workload as it's your actual one!

Level: Intermediate

10:45 AMMilos Radivojevic

SQL Server 2014 - New Cardinality Estimator

Level: Advanced

Kennie Pontoppidan

Autogenerating a process data warehouse

Level: Advanced

Pieter Vanhove

Harder, Better, Stronger and more secure

Level: Advanced

01:15 PMDejan Sarka

Optimizing Temporal Queries

Level: Advanced

Tomaž Kaštrun

Using Data Quality services on Customer related data

Level: Beginner

Mladen Prajdic

From SQL Traces to Extended Events. The next big switch.

Level: Intermediate
02:30 PMMarcin Szeliga

Indexing for denormalization

Level: Intermediate

André Kamman

Automate your SSIS development with BIML

Level: Intermediate
Matija Lah

FILETABLEs: What They Are and How to Use Them

Level: Advanced

03:45 PMMilos Radivojevic

TSQL Performance Tips

Level: Intermediate

Rasmus Reinholdt

Optimizing BI with SQL2014 In-Memory tables

Level: Intermediate

William Durkin

SQL Server Consolidation - Resistance is Futile

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.

.NET Development for the SQL Server DeveloperMarco ParenzanIntermediate
2 AM. A Disaster just began...Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Autogenerating a process data warehouseKennie PontoppidanAdvanced
Automate your SSIS development with BIMLAndré KammanIntermediate
Azure SQL Database Tips and Tricks for BeginnersTobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
Building Your T-SQL Tool Kit: Window Function FundamentalsChristina LeoBeginner
Certification and IT Career - Self Case StudyTobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
Common TSQL MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Database Replication - What, How and WhyWilliam DurkinBeginner
Dos and Don'ts of Columnstore indexesRasmus ReinholdtAdvanced
Event KeynoteSQLSaturday 274Non-Technical
Features Coming With Microsoft SQL Server 2014Belkis OzhorasanBeginner
FILETABLEs: What They Are and How to Use ThemMatija LahAdvanced
From SQL Traces to Extended Events. The next big switch.Mladen PrajdicIntermediate
Harder, Better, Stronger and more securePieter VanhoveAdvanced
High Availability of SQL in the context of SLA Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
How to setup SSRS high availability with SQL Server 2012 Standard EditionPieter VanhoveAdvanced
I know what you did last summer... On my databasePieter VanhoveAdvanced
Indexing for denormalizationMarcin SzeligaIntermediate
Maintenance Plans ad HocTobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
Optimizing BI with SQL2014 In-Memory tablesRasmus ReinholdtIntermediate
Optimizing Temporal QueriesDejan SarkaAdvanced
Overview of a PDW projectMark StaceyIntermediate
Partitioning as a design patternKennie PontoppidanAdvanced
Performance dreams wait for you at SQL Server 2014Shehap El-NagarIntermediate
Replay your workload as it's your actual one!Boris HristovIntermediate
SQL anti patternsKennie PontoppidanAdvanced
SQL Server 2014 - New Cardinality EstimatorMilos RadivojevicAdvanced
SQL Server Consolidation - Resistance is FutileWilliam DurkinIntermediate
SQL Server Defaults SUCK!!Kevin BolesIntermediate
SSIS Patterns-Performance testing, parallel packagMark StaceyIntermediate
Stored procedures — facts and mythsMarcin SzeligaAdvanced
The nightmare of locking, blocking and isolation levels!Boris HristovIntermediate
The Secret Life of APPLY: Helping Developers Work Smarter, Not HarderChristina LeoIntermediate
Transaction Log Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
T-SQL Performance Guidelines for better DB stress powersShehap El-NagarAdvanced
TSQL Performance TipsMilos RadivojevicIntermediate
Using Data Quality services on Customer related dataTomaž KaštrunBeginner
Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012Kevin BolesIntermediate

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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