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Sessions Found: 58
"Why is My Drive Full?" Understanding SQL Backups - Even if you are not responsible for Backups
This session will provide an introduction to understanding and configuring SQL Server backups. It...
“Go Faster!” And Other Things Yelled at the Backup Jobs
This session is an introduction to tuning backups. Learn how to take those backup jobs to disk and...
3 Keys to Successful Consulting
Interested in becoming a consultant? Think it's too overwhelming? Want to be your own boss? Wish to...
42 TSQL Functions
SQL Server has many build in T-SQL functions. This session will introduce you to 42 (or more) of...
A Masters Passport to Extended Events
"As is commonly the case, all good things come to an end. And now is as good a time as any for the...
Advanced Power BI Modeling Techniques
Creating a Power BI data model is pretty easy, but sometimes we have to deal with more complex...
AI for the Masses: The Democratization of Artificial Intelligence in the Microsoft Ecosystem
Data is the new gold and companies are producing it in massive amounts. Historically it has been...
Are you getting the most out of SQL Agent?
Do you think of SQL Agent as a simple scheduling tool? I used to but over the years have learned...
Big Data Clusters for the Absolute Beginner
Are you a DBA or data professional working with out-dated technology or feel your skills are...
Building Web-Apps with R and SQL Server
R isn't well known for enterprise Web Applications. However, recent advancements in the R...
Data Science with SQL Server 2017
Every wonder if you could predict the outcome of the Superbowl? Or know the score of any game? The...
Data Types - What do I need to know about them
This is a 100 level sessions intended for the folks that are just starting their career as a data...
Doing Data Science on Azure (and the Certifications)
Companies everywhere are racing to implement AI and data science (a $169 billion industry by 2025)....
Don't just code it—Generate It
Code Generators are all the rage—BIML, JS frameworks, .NET scaffolding, even the humble templates...
Drive your SSIS processes with metadata
You have flat files to load. They come in different sizes (but–happily–not shapes), at (almost)...
Dynamic SQL: Tables / Parameters & DBA Tools
Dynamic SQL for the Developer & DBA. In this class we will learn how to use Dynamic SQL on a day...
Encryption, Encryption, Encryption! Protect your data at the right level
More and more regulatory requirements are coming out around having your data encrypted. Many DBAs...
Extended Events - Better than Profiler
Extended Events was introduced in SQL Server 2008. Every release since then, we have seen a...
Extended Events: What are they and How do I use them
Extended Events are an essential part of properly monitoring and every DBA should know what they...
First Day on the Job: Getting to Know Your Database
You're starting a new job as one of the database people, whether it is an analyst, developer, DBA,...
Get Your Optimizer to Give up All Its Secrets
You know that execution plans can provide you with vital information to tune a query, but just how...
HA in an about an Hour
This session will cover the basics for SQL server native tools to provide high availability to your...
Handling Role Playing Dimensions in Tabular Models
Most data models contain at least one situation requiring role playing dimensional behavior. For...
Hidden Power: Service Broker
Service Broker is a robust asynchronous programming model that provides reliable messaging between...
How to use Execution Plans to find Performance Issues
This is a introductory session on how a DBA and developers can use Execution plans to find...
Hyper-Interactivity in Power BI
Power BI provides numerous features to enabling data interactivity. This session combines the more...
I’ll Take My Data To Go Please
Have you ever wished your database was a bit more portable? Maybe Contained Databases are for you....
Innovative Data Modeling: Make Data Warehousing Cool Again
There is much more to life than 3rd normal form and dimensional modeling. Come explore how you can...
Introduction to Business Intelligence
Session in the SQLStarter beginner track to introduce the business intelligence career. Will...
Is my SQL Server having Memory Pressure?
As we all know, SQL Server loves memory and will use as much as it can get. However, when there is...
Sessions Found: 58
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