SQLSaturday 69

Philadelphia, United States

PASS SQLSaturday is a free training event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform. These community events offer content across data management, cloud and hybrid architecture, analytics, business intelligence, AI, and more. This event will be held on Mar 05 2011 at DeVry University, 1140 Virginia Drive, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19034, United States

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Welcome to SQLSaturday #69

SQLSaturday is a training event for SQL Server professionals, and those wanting to learn about SQL Server.  Admittance to this event is free, all costs are covered by donations and sponsorships. Please register soon, as seating is limited, and let friends and colleagues know about the event.  The focus of the event will be Business Intelligence, Database Administration, and Database Development topics.  This event is being made available to you by DeVry University, and the Philadelphia SQL Server Users Group (PSSUG).   Location:  http://www.devry.edu/locations/campuses/loc_ftwashingtoncampus.jsp).   One of the blogs being posted for the event on SQLServerCentral.com by Robert Pearl: http://tinyurl.com/4csotlq 

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Event notices (updated 3/4)

1) SQL Saturday on March 5th will open at 7:30am for event registration.  Registration will be in the main cafeteria (turthest end of building from Virginia Dr).   First Session will start at 8:30am (see schedule below and room/track assignments).    Event will conclude at 5:30pm.    Please note: No general wireless internet access will be available for the event.


 We are promoting Phllabundance (www.philabundance.org) to support the hungry in the Philadelphia area at the event.    We will be doing a check collection to support their efforts to feed the hungry in the Philadelphia area.   Bring a check and drop it off during registration and lunch (made out to Philabundance).  Philabundance will be on site to describe a bit about themselves.   

 3) Schedule changes:  

  • Due to volume of attendees and a spare room available, we have added an additional track.
  • Joe D'Antoni's session on Building your first SQL Cluster has been moved to 10:00 in the new track. 
  • A new session from Said Salomon on Data Encryption and Key Management has been added for 12:30 in Joe's old slot.   
  • A new session from Vince Napoli on Intro to SSIS has been added at 8:30 in the new track.  
  • Vendor sessions will be added during the afternoon in the new track (Red-Gate, Confio, and Turnberry Solutions are confirmed for sessions).   


Session Schedule for SQL Saturday #69 is as follows (updated 3/4):

Note: Numbers in parenthesis denote class room numbers for sessions



Start Time BI Track #1 (105) BI Track #2 (106) DBA Track #1 (108) DBA Track #2 (109) Dev Track #1 (110) Dev Track #2 (111) Misc / Vendor (121) Prof Devel / Dev (113)
8:30 AM Matt Van Horn
Intro to SQL Reporting Services
Michael Coles
High-Speed Dimensional Data Loads With SSIS
Muthu Ramanathan
Troubleshooting SQL performance
Sebastian Meine
Concurrency Control
Mihail Mateev
Spatial Data and Windows Azure
Janis Griffin
SQL Server Service Broker – An Overview
Vince Napoli
Intro to SSIS
William E. Pearson III
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your Consultancy
10:00 AM Matt Van Horn
SSRS Interactive Reports
William E. Pearson III
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS via Best Practices
Hilary Cotter
Slinging data with SQL Server Replication
Raj More
Database design tips and tricks
Joe Toscano
Table Partitioning: Implementing a sliding window
Janis Griffin
Query Tuning - Getting it Right the First Time!
Joe Dantoni
Building your first SQL Cluster
Michael Coles
Sell Yourself!
12:30 PM Muthu Ramanathan
Parallel Data Warehousing
William E. Pearson III
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single Cube
Said Salomon
Data Encryption and Key Management in SQL
Robert Pearl
I/O, I/O It's Why my Server's Slow - Waits & Queue
Mark Kromer
Migrate SQL Server Apps to SQL Azure Cloud DB
Alex Grinberg
Advance T-SQL technique to optimize a code.

Vendor Session: Red Gate

Sharon Dooley
Women In Technology Panel Discussion
2:15 PM Kevin Goff
SSRS 2008R2 Reporting Gallery
Mark Kromer
Light-up BI Dashboards with Cool Visualizations
Randy Knight
Become Bilingual! Oracle for the SQL Server DBA
Bharat Kenjale
Knowing Tempdb
Bill Wolff
Accessing SQL Server Data with .NET
Wayne Sheffield
Table Vars and Temp Tables-What you NEED to know!

Vendor Session: Confio 

Patty Pickup
Modeling Hierarchies in SQL
3:45 PM Kevin Goff
Business Intelligence with SharePoint 2010
Mark Kromer
Building your first cube in SQL Server
Greg Seidel
Rolling upgrade 2008 R2 Cluster /SQL 2008 R2
Dale Cunningham
Using Confio Ignite 8 for Production Failures
Joe Dantoni
Deploying Data Tier Applications with SQL 2008 R2
Randy Knight
Visual Studio 2010 Database Projects
Dennis Lloyd and Sebastian Meine .
TDD – Thwarting Database Defects



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PASS SQLSaturdays are local events organized by PASS community members around the world. PASS is a not-for-profit association for data professionals who leverage the Microsoft Data Platform, offering interactive learning built by community and guided by trusted data experts.

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