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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08:30 AMWesley Brown

Solid State Storage Deep Dive

Level: Beginner
Randy Dyess


Level: Advanced

Jen McCown

Orientation: What is SQL Server,and what's it for?

Level: Beginner
Erin Welker

Zero to cube in 1 hour

Level: Beginner

Scott Whigham

How to Master SQL Joins

Level: Beginner

Sriram Ganapathy

Whats new in SQL Server Denali

Level: Beginner

David Smithey

HELP! I need somebody, HELP me Please!

Level: Beginner

09:45 AM Bryan Smith

Analysis Services Security

Level: Intermediate

Adam Saxton

Getting started with Reporting Services

Level: Beginner

Jessica Moss

Adding SSRS Report Bells and Whistles

Level: Intermediate

Rob Sullivan

ORM's and the ugly truth

Level: Beginner
Prem Mehra

SQL Server Denali High Availability

Level: Intermediate
Steve Jones

The Modern Resume - Building Your Brand

Level: Beginner

11:00 AM Tim Costello

Tableau: Delivering Self-Serve BI

Level: Beginner
Trevor Barkhouse

An Introduction to Profiler and SQL Trace

Level: Beginner
Russel Loski

SSRS data driven subscription using SSIS

Level: Intermediate

David Stein

T-SQL Programming to Survive a Zombie Database

Level: Beginner
Ted Tasker

Parallel Data Warehouse - Architecture Overview

Level: Intermediate

Andy Warren

Building a Professional Development Plan

Level: Beginner

01:30 PMKevin Boles

SANs and SQL Server

Level: Advanced

Doug Brendle

What is this cache and why is it so big?

Level: Intermediate

Eric Humphrey

So What Can I Do With PowerShell?

Level: Beginner

Anand Pandya

Self-Service BI with PowerPivot

Level: Beginner

Russel Loski

Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatype

Level: Beginner

Jessica Moss

Introducing Microsoft's EDIM Products

Level: Beginner

Sri Sridharan

Turbo charge your DBA career

Level: Intermediate
02:45 PMRyan Adams

Mirroring: The Bear Necessities

Level: Intermediate

Jonathan Clark

An Intro to Replication Meta-Data

Level: Intermediate

John Cook

SQL Server Tips and Tricks

Level: Beginner
 Kevin Boles

Parallel Query Execution

Level: Advanced

David Browne

SQL Server FastTrack Data Warehouse

Level: Intermediate
04:00 PMAparna Vishwamitra

Work past the SQL Connectivity Issues

Level: Intermediate

Suresh Kandoth

Troubleshooting Database availability and recovery

Level: Intermediate
Tim Costello

Dimensional design 101

Level: Beginner
Drew Minkin

Data Mining in Action: A case study

Level: Beginner
Paul Hunter

Introduction to SQL CLR

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.

(SSIS, TSQL and MDS) - Record Linkage(Fuzzy Match)Ira WhitesideIntermediate
(SSIS, TSQL and MDS) - Record Linkage(Fuzzy Match)Ira WhitesideIntermediate
A Gentle Introduction to Data MiningBryan SmithBeginner
A PowerShell Cookbook for DBAsTrevor BarkhouseBeginner
Adding SSRS Report Bells and WhistlesJessica MossIntermediate
Advanced TSQL SolutionsKevin BolesAdvanced
An Intro to Replication Meta-DataJonathan ClarkIntermediate
An Introduction to Profiler and SQL TraceTrevor BarkhouseBeginner
Analysis Services SecurityBryan SmithIntermediate
Avoiding issues with RS and SharePoint IntegrationAdam SaxtonIntermediate
Basic Transactional ReplicationMark VerretBeginner
BI: Then and Now Bob AbernethyIntermediate
Building a Professional Development PlanAndy WarrenBeginner
Choose Your Own (Reporting) AdventureDavid SteinIntermediate
Common TSQL MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Configuration Assessment Cloud ServiceSuresh KandothIntermediate
Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data GovernanceIra WhitesideIntermediate
Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data GovernanceIra WhitesideIntermediate
Data Mining in Action: A case studyDrew MinkinBeginner
Deadlock Detection, Troubleshooting, & PreventionTrevor BarkhouseIntermediate
Dimensional design 101Tim CostelloBeginner
Enable Data Governance in your oganizationSri SridharanIntermediate
Enhancing SSAS with Data MiningDrew MinkinAdvanced
Getting started with Reporting ServicesAdam SaxtonBeginner
Governance Program using Master Data ServicesPatrick GallucciIntermediate
HELP! I need somebody, HELP me Please!David SmitheyBeginner
How to Master SQL JoinsScott WhighamBeginner
Implementing a Microsoft Fast Track SolutionRandy DyessAdvanced
Incremental Data Warehouse Loads with CDC and SSISPatrick LeBlancIntermediate
Introducing Microsoft's EDIM ProductsJessica MossBeginner
Introduction to SQL CLRPaul HunterIntermediate
Manage Your Shop with CMS and Policy Based ManagemRyan AdamsBeginner
Managing SSRS using RS.exeRussel LoskiIntermediate
Master Data Services Development with Office 2010Patrick GallucciIntermediate
Mirroring: The Bear NecessitiesRyan AdamsIntermediate
Monitor Difficult SQL Issues to Track BottlenecksEdward StanglerAdvanced
Near Real-time Dat WarehousingPatrick LeBlancIntermediate
Object Relational Mappers for the DBAEric HumphreyBeginner
Opening SessionSri SridharanBeginner
Orientation: What is SQL Server,and what's it for?Jen McCownBeginner
ORM's and the ugly truthRob SullivanBeginner
Parallel Data Warehouse - Architecture OverviewTed TaskerIntermediate
Parallel Query ExecutionKevin BolesAdvanced
Performance is Easy:A Simple Methodology to ...Joseph PilovIntermediate
Performance Troubleshooting via DMVsMark HouseIntermediate
PowerShell 2.0 Beyond the Dirty DozenAaron NelsonIntermediate
Reporting Services BasicsMark VerretBeginner
SANs and SQL ServerKevin BolesAdvanced
Self-Service BI with PowerPivotAnand PandyaBeginner
So What Can I Do With PowerShell?Eric HumphreyBeginner
Solid State Storage Deep DiveWesley BrownBeginner
Solving Real Life Production IssuesDale CunninghamBeginner
SQL InjectionKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server Appliances: An Overview Mike SalemeIntermediate
SQL Server Denali High AvailabilityPrem MehraIntermediate
SQL Server FastTrack Data WarehouseDavid BrowneIntermediate
SQL Server Memory Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
SQL Server Partitioning From A to ZKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server Tips and TricksJohn CookBeginner
SQL Smackdown (SSIS vs TSQL)Patrick LeBlancIntermediate
SQL Smackdown: SSIS vs. PowerShellAaron NelsonIntermediate
SSIS and SSRS Better TogetherRussel LoskiIntermediate
SSIS: Configuring, Deploying and a Little Tuning Patrick LeBlancIntermediate
SSRS data driven subscription using SSISRussel LoskiIntermediate
Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatypeRussel LoskiBeginner
Tableau: Delivering Self-Serve BITim CostelloBeginner
The BI DBARandy DyessAdvanced
The BI in BIG Data: Near Real Time AnalyticsAndrew MinkinIntermediate
The Dirty Dozen: PowerShell Scripts for Busy DBAsAaron NelsonIntermediate
The Modern Resume - Building Your BrandSteve JonesBeginner
Troubleshooting Database availability and recoverySuresh KandothIntermediate
T-SQL Programming to Survive a Zombie Database David SteinBeginner
Turbo charge your DBA careerSri SridharanIntermediate
Understanding Storage Systems and SQL ServerWesley BrownBeginner
Using the XML Datasource in SSISRussel LoskiIntermediate
VMware Workstation for the DBADavid SmitheyIntermediate
What is this cache and why is it so big?Doug BrendleIntermediate
Whats new in SQL Server DenaliSriram GanapathyBeginner
Who Needs a Data Warehouse?Jessica MossBeginner
With an Iron Fist (SQL PBM)Peter TrastIntermediate
Work past the SQL Connectivity IssuesAparna VishwamitraIntermediate
Zero to cube in 1 hourErin WelkerBeginner

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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