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 TimeLevel 100 - Room: HSB 129ALevel 200 - Room: HSB 129BLevel 300 - Room: HSB 129CLevel 400 - Room: HSB 129DLevel 500 - Room: HSB 159
09:15 AMTim Radney

You inherited a database, now what?

Level: Beginner

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Louis Davidson

Database Design Fundamentals

Level: Intermediate

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Jarrett Vance

Entity Framework 4.1 Code First

Level: Intermediate
Janis Griffin

SQL Server on VMware

Level: Intermediate

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Rob Schoenborn

Olap Security using AS Stored Procedures

Level: Intermediate

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10:30 AMNathan Mourfield

SQL Developer's Intro to SSAS

Level: Beginner
Louis Davidson

Characteristics of a Great Relational Database

Level: Intermediate

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Tim Radney

It's TEMPDB Why Should You Care

Level: Intermediate

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Janis Griffin

Performance Management – 2008 MDW - How & Why

Level: Intermediate

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Geoff Hiten

SQL “Denali” AlwaysOn High Availability Solutions

Level: Advanced
12:45 PMAndy Warren

Introduction to SQL Server Statisics

Level: Beginner
Janis Griffin

Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madness

Level: Beginner

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Alex Tocitu

PowerShell and SQL for the DBA

Level: Beginner
Rob Volk

Revenge: The SQL!

Level: Intermediate

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Kevin Boles

File IO Stalls and Wait Stats: Tune Like a Guru!!

Level: Advanced

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02:00 PMAndy Warren

Building a Professinal Development Plan

Level: Beginner
Alex Tocitu

.NET in SQL for the DBA

Level: Intermediate

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Sven Aelterman

Entity Framework v4.1: What's New in 2011

Level: Intermediate

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Aaron Nelson

Quickly Gather Performance Data with PowerShell

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

Transaction Log Deep Dive

Level: Advanced

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03:15 PMWilliam E. Pearson III

Getting Started with MDX

Level: Beginner
John Welch

Do More (ETL) with Less (Effort) - Automating SSIS

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

SQL Server Partitioning from A to Z

Level: Intermediate

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Aaron Nelson

New PowerShell features in SQL Denali

Level: Beginner
Sven Aelterman

Storing BLOBs in SQL Server using FILESTREAM

Level: Advanced

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04:30 PMChris Eargle

Fundamental OOP with C#

Level: Beginner
Ken Simmons

Enforcing Compliance With Policy-Based Management

Level: Beginner
Sven Aelterman

What's New in SQL Server "Denali" - For Developers

Level: Intermediate

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William E. Pearson III

Design and Implement BI Like Edison!

Level: Intermediate
John Welch

Handling Advanced Data Warehouse Scenarios in SSIS

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
.NET in SQL for the DBAAlex TocituIntermediate
Advanced TSQL SolutionsKevin BolesAdvanced
An Overview of PowerPivotWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
An Overview of PowerPivot for ExcelWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
An Overview of PowerPivot in SharePointWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Anti-patterns in T-SQLDavid BuckinghamIntermediate
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Automating Routine MaintenanceKen SimmonsBeginner
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ... William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Beginning SSIS: Tips and Tricks to Get Up to SpeedSven AeltermanBeginner
Beginning SSIS: Tips and Tricks to Get Up to SpeedSven AeltermanIntermediate
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS with Best PracticesWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Building a Professinal Development PlanAndy WarrenBeginner
Characteristics of a Great Relational DatabaseLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Common TSQL MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Database Design FundamentalsLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Database Structures for ProgrammersLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Defensive T-SQL CodingDavid BuckinghamIntermediate
Design and Implement BI Like Edison! William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Designing and Writing T-SQL Code That Performs WelDavid BuckinghamIntermediate
Do More (ETL) with Less (Effort) - Automating SSISJohn WelchIntermediate
Do You Know the Data Flow?John WelchBeginner
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Enforcing Compliance With Policy-Based Management Ken SimmonsBeginner
Enterprise Data Mining with SQL ServerMark TabladilloIntermediate
Entity Framework 4.1 Code FirstJarrett VanceIntermediate
Entity Framework v4.1: What's New in 2011Sven AeltermanIntermediate
Entity Framework v4.1: What's New in 2011Sven AeltermanIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
File IO Stalls and Wait Stats: Tune Like a Guru!!Kevin BolesAdvanced
Fundamental OOP with C#Chris EargleBeginner
Getting Started with MDXWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Handling Advanced Data Warehouse Scenarios in SSISJohn WelchBeginner
I have to write a query on whatNathan MourfieldBeginner
Introduction to SQL Server StatisicsAndy WarrenBeginner
It's TEMPDB Why Should You CareTim RadneyIntermediate
Loading Data with PowerShellAaron NelsonIntermediate
Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madnessJanis GriffinBeginner
Looney Tuner? No, there IS a method to my madness!Janis GriffinIntermediate
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single CubeWilliam E. Pearson IIIAdvanced
New PowerShell features in SQL DenaliAaron NelsonBeginner
Olap Security using AS Stored ProceduresRob SchoenbornIntermediate
Performance Management – 2008 MDW - How & WhyJanis GriffinIntermediate
PowerShell and SQL for the DBAAlex TocituBeginner
Quickly Gather Performance Data with PowerShellAaron NelsonIntermediate
Revenge: The SQL!Rob VolkIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
SQL “Denali” AlwaysOn High Availability SolutionsGeoff HitenAdvanced
SQL Developer's Intro to SSASNathan MourfieldBeginner
SQL Server on VMwareJanis GriffinIntermediate
SQL Server Partitioning from A to ZKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server Service Broker – An OverviewJanis GriffinIntermediate
Storing BLOBs in SQL Server using FILESTREAMSven AeltermanAdvanced
Storing BLOBs in SQL Server using FILESTREAMSven AeltermanIntermediate
The Art Of IndexingKen SimmonsBeginner
Transaction and Error Handling - Beyond the BasicsDavid BuckinghamIntermediate
Transaction Log Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Tuning Analysis Services Processing PerformanceJohn WelchAdvanced
Understanding SSAS Impersonation ModesRob SchoenbornIntermediate
What's New in SQL Server "Denali" - For DevelopersSven AeltermanIntermediate
You inherited a database, now what?Tim RadneyBeginner


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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