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 - DBA - Room: 208Track 2 - Adv.DBA - Room: 209Track 3 - BI - Room: 205Track 4 - Dev - Room: 206Track 5 - Misc. - Room: 202
07:30 AMSQLSaturday 286

Registrations

Level: Beginner
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Registrations

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Registrations

Level: Beginner
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Registrations

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Registrations

Level: Beginner
08:30 AMSarah Barela

SQL Server 2014 - An overview

Level: Beginner
Jason Brimhall

SQL 2012 Extended Events

Level: Advanced

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Daniel Evans

Self-Service BI with SSAS

Level: Intermediate

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Mickey Stuewe

Changing Your Habits to Improve the Performance of Your T-SQL

Level: Beginner
Joe Webb

Say Goodbye to Boring Meetings

Level: Beginner
09:45 AMChris Bell

The Spy Who Loathed Me - An Intro to SQL Security

Level: Beginner

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Wayne Sheffield

Table Vars & Temp Tables - What you NEED to Know!

Level: Intermediate

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Dave Mattingly

Isn't That Spatial

Level: Beginner
Louis Davidson

Database Design Fundamentals

Level: Beginner
Sarah Barela

SQL Server 2014 Transitioning to the Cloud

Level: Beginner
10:45 AMSQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
11:00 AMLouis Davidson

How to Write a DML Trigger

Level: Intermediate

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Frank Gill

Interrogating the Transaction Log

Level: Intermediate

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Dave Fackler

Clustered Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2014

Level: Advanced

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Rob Volk

Tame Your Unruly Data...With Constraints!

Level: Beginner

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Madhu Desarapu

The Modern Data Warehouse with PDW/Hadoop

Level: Beginner

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12:00 PMSQLSaturday 286

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
12:15 PMGrant Fritchey

Best Practices for Database Deployment

Level: Intermediate
Carlos Parra

Advanced Performance Tuning Tips with Database Performance Analyzer (formerly Confio Ignite)

Level: Beginner
Ron Reeves

How SQL DBAs and Developers can speak to business leaders

Level: Beginner

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01:30 PMSteve Jones

The Encryption Primer

Level: Beginner

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Jason Brimhall

SQL 2012 Table Compression

Level: Advanced

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Mickey Stuewe

Best Practices for Efficient SSRS Report Creation

Level: Beginner
Dave Fackler

Visual Studio Database Tools

Level: Intermediate

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Warren Sifre

Introduction to FileTables in SQL 2012

Level: Intermediate
02:45 PMWayne Sheffield

Crazy Things That Developers Do

Level: Beginner

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Chris Bell

Optimizing Protected Indexes

Level: Intermediate
Madhu Desarapu

Data Platform for Hybrid Cloud

Level: Beginner

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Scott Brickey

Exposing SQL data with SharePoint

Level: Beginner
Steve Jones

Branding Yourself for a Dream Job

Level: Beginner

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03:45 PMSQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Coffee Break

Level: Beginner
04:00 PMEd Watson

"So you have a performance issue. What now?"

Level: Beginner

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Frank Gill

Designing a Restore Strategy

Level: Intermediate

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Jeff Foushee

Transforming Data using T-SQL PIVOT / UNPIVOT

Level: Intermediate

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Dave Mattingly

Achievement Unlocked: How to Get Promoted

Level: Beginner

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Jimmy Dixon

Everything you wanted to know about credit card processing but were afraid to ask

Level: Non-Technical
05:00 PMSQLSaturday 286

Raffle

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

Raffle

Level: Beginner
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Raffle

Level: Beginner
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Raffle

Level: Beginner
SQLSaturday 286

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
Breakthrough Data Performance with SQL Server 2014Madhu DesarapuBeginner
"So you have a performance issue. What now?"Ed WatsonBeginner
ABCs of SSISGlenda GableBeginner
Achievement Unlocked: How to Get PromotedDave MattinglyBeginner
Advanced Performance Tuning Tips with Database Performance Analyzer (formerly Confio Ignite) Carlos ParraBeginner
Best Practices for Database DeploymentGrant FritcheyIntermediate
Best Practices for Efficient SSRS Report CreationMickey StueweBeginner
Branding Yourself for a Dream JobSteve JonesBeginner
Changing Your Habits to Improve the Performance of Your T-SQLMickey StueweBeginner
Clustered Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2014Dave FacklerAdvanced
Configuration Option and Trace Flag Secrets: Surprising Behavior at the Flick of a SwitchKevin KlineIntermediate
Continuous Integration for DatabasesSteve JonesIntermediate
Crazy Things That Developers DoWayne SheffieldBeginner
Data Platform for Hybrid CloudMadhu DesarapuBeginner
Data Warehouse IndexesGlenda GableBeginner
Data Warehousing Guidelines for BI and BAM solutionsShehap El-NagarAdvanced
Database Design FundamentalsLouis DavidsonBeginner
DBA Monitoring and Maintenance FundamentalsWarren SifreBeginner
Dealing with the SSIS CatalogDave FacklerIntermediate
Designing a Restore StrategyFrank GillIntermediate
Determining Power and Cooling Requirements of the Data CenterJimmy DixonNon-Technical
Everything you wanted to know about credit card processing but were afraid to askJimmy DixonNon-Technical
Exposing SQL data with SharePointScott BrickeyBeginner
Exposing SQL data with SharePointScott BrickeyBeginner
Getting started with Big Data and BICarlos BossyBeginner
How SQL DBAs and Developers can speak to business leadersRon ReevesBeginner
How to Write a DML TriggerLouis DavidsonIntermediate
How to Write a DML TriggerLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Interrogating the Transaction Log Frank GillIntermediate
Introduction to FileTables in SQL 2012Warren SifreIntermediate
Introduction to Predictive ModelingCarlos BossyBeginner
Isn't That SpatialDave MattinglyBeginner
Know Your Role(s)!Robert VerellIntermediate
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 286Beginner
Murder They WroteJason BrimhallIntermediate
Optimizing Protected IndexesChris BellIntermediate
Performance dreams wait for you at SQL Server 2014Shehap El-NagarIntermediate
Power BI with SQL, Excel and SharePointScott BrickeyBeginner
Providing Effective FeedbackJoe WebbBeginner
RaffleSQLSaturday 286Beginner
READY FOR PRODRobert VerellBeginner
RegistrationsSQLSaturday 286Beginner
Say Goodbye to Boring MeetingsJoe WebbBeginner
Scaling Up Through DelegationJoe WebbBeginner
Self Service Pitfalls David OrtizBeginner
Self-Service BI with SSAS Daniel EvansIntermediate
SQL 2012 Extended EventsJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL 2012 Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL Server 2014 - An overviewSarah BarelaBeginner
SQL Server 2014 Transitioning to the CloudSarah BarelaBeginner
SQL Server Replication in PracticeCarlos BossyBeginner
Table Vars & Temp Tables - What you NEED to Know!Wayne SheffieldIntermediate
Tame Your Unruly Data...With Constraints!Rob VolkBeginner
Ten Query Tuning Techniques Every SQL Programmer Should KnowKevin KlineBeginner
The Basics of Good NegotiationsJoe WebbBeginner
The Encryption PrimerSteve JonesBeginner
The Lost Science of Set TheoryAaron CutshallBeginner
The Modern Data Warehouse with PDW/HadoopMadhu DesarapuBeginner
The Spy Who Loathed Me - An Intro to SQL Security Chris BellBeginner
Transforming Data using T-SQL PIVOT / UNPIVOT Jeff FousheeIntermediate
T-SQL Performance Guidelines for better DB stress powersShehap El-NagarAdvanced
Visual Studio Database ToolsDave FacklerIntermediate
Windowing Functions in SQL Server 2012Wayne SheffieldIntermediate


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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