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 Time151 - Room: 151252 - Room: 252351 - Room: 351352 - Room: 352
09:00 AMArie Jones

Managing Sparse Resources with Resource Governor

Level: Intermediate
Greg Larsen

Through the Looking-Glass

Level: Intermediate

Dale Cunningham

Solving Real Life Production Issues

Level: Intermediate

Scott Stauffer

SSIS for the faint of heart

Level: Beginner

10:30 AMToshi Watanabe

Row Level Security and SQL-CLR integration

Level: Intermediate
John + Crystal Halunen, Manson

Load-balancing architectures for Online Reporting

Level: Beginner
Nicholas Cain

Powershell: Are you checking out my profile?

Level: Beginner

Robert Davis

Strategies for Working with VLDBs

Level: Intermediate

11:45 AM We will

provide a free lunch

Level: Beginner
12:30 PMHope Foley

Self Service BI in SQL Server 2008 R2 (PowerPivot)

Level: Beginner

Arie Jones

Monitoring Data Changes with Change Data Capture

Level: Intermediate
William Vaughn

RDL Report Development, Deployment and Security

Level: Intermediate

Rick Morelan

Basic Performance Tips and Gotchas

Level: Beginner
02:00 PMWilliam Vaughn

Sharing Report Expressions

Level: Advanced

Buck Woody

Cloud computing for the Data Professional

Level: Intermediate

Sopheap Suy

Women in Technology

Level: Beginner

John Huang

Query Plans

Level: Advanced

03:30 PMPaul Turley

Visual Report Design: Bringing Sexy Back

Level: Intermediate
Chuck Lathrope

Inside and out of Transactional Replication

Level: Intermediate

Diane Robey

Get the most out of SQL Server Standard Edition

Level: Beginner

Ron Talmage

A DBA Looks at Relational Data Warehouses

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
12 Simple Solutions to Vexing T-SQL ProblemsArnie RowlandIntermediate
A DBA Looks at Relational Data WarehousesRon TalmageIntermediate
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Backup & Restore BasicsNicholas CainBeginner
Basic Performance Tips and GotchasRick MorelanBeginner
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ...William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS via Best PracticesWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Calling Microsoft Dynamics eConnect Stored ProcsDavid EichnerBeginner
Cloud computing for the Data ProfessionalBuck WoodyIntermediate
Creating a Metadata Mart w/ SSIS - Data GovernanceIra WhitesideIntermediate
Database Awesomesauce with Powershell!Arie JonesIntermediate
Design and Implement BI Like Edison!William E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Designing a Comprehensive Backup PlanRobert DavisIntermediate
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Everything You Need to Know About SQL Azure Arie JonesIntermediate
Get the most out of SQL Server Standard EditionDiane RobeyBeginner
Getting Started with MDX William E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Handling FILESTREAM in SQL Server 2008 R2Arie JonesIntermediate
Innovative Solutions with the ReportViewer ControlWilliam VaughnIntermediate
Inside and out of Transactional ReplicationChuck LathropeIntermediate
Introduction to the new HA Features in SQL DenaliRobert DavisIntermediate
Load-balancing architectures for Online Reporting John + Crystal Halunen, MansonBeginner
Making sense of SQL Server availability optionsDavid BerminghamBeginner
Managing Sparse Resources with Resource GovernorArie JonesIntermediate
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single CubeWilliam E. Pearson IIIAdvanced
Monitoring Data Changes with Change Data Capture Arie JonesIntermediate
Multisite Clusters for HA and Disaster RecoveryDavid BerminghamBeginner
Powershell: Are you checking out my profile?Nicholas CainBeginner
provide a free lunchWe willBeginner
Query PlansJohn HuangAdvanced
Query PlansJohn HuangAdvanced
RDL Report Development, Deployment and SecurityWilliam VaughnIntermediate
Row Level Security and SQL-CLR integrationToshi WatanabeIntermediate
Self Service BI in SQL Server 2008 R2 (PowerPivot)Hope FoleyBeginner
Sharing Report ExpressionsWilliam VaughnAdvanced
Solving Real Life Production IssuesDale CunninghamIntermediate
Spatial Data: Cooler Than You'd ThinkHope FoleyBeginner
SQL 201: Stored Procedures, Functions, and TriggerArnie RowlandIntermediate
SQL Server for Report Developers and AnalystsWilliam VaughnIntermediate
SQL Server Replication Demystified Arie JonesIntermediate
SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2 Unleashed!Arie JonesIntermediate
SSIS for the faint of heartScott StaufferBeginner
Strategies for Working with VLDBsRobert DavisIntermediate
Take Control with Policy Based ManagementArie JonesIntermediate
Through the Looking-Glass Greg LarsenIntermediate
Transactional Replication Tuning & TroubleshootingChuck LathropeIntermediate
Troubleshooting with the SQL Server 2008 DC & MDW Bill RamosIntermediate
Visual Report Design: Bringing Sexy BackPaul TurleyIntermediate
What is this cache and why is it so big?Douglas BrendleIntermediate
Women in TechnologySopheap SuyBeginner
XML in SQL? No Problem!Rick MorelanBeginner

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
Please schedule the William Pearson SSAS sessions.Intermediate

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