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 TimeBI Track 1 - Room: Room 1BI Track 2 - Room: Room 2DBA Track 1 - Room: Room 3DBA Track 2 - Room: Room 4DBA Track 3 - Room: Room 8Development - Room: Room 7Powershell - Room: Room 5Professional Dev - Room: Room 6
09:00 AMEric Melcher

Master Data Management with Master Data Services

Level: Beginner
Audrey Hammonds

Database Makeover: Renovate Your Data Model

Level: Intermediate

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Sarah Barela

The 4-hour DBA: Automate, Audit and Relax

Level: Beginner

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Geoff Hiten

SQL “Denali” AlwaysOn High Availability Solutions

Level: Advanced
Evan Basalik

Diagnosing connectivity issues with SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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Stuart Ainsworth

SQL Server XML 201

Level: Intermediate

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Jon Boulineau

Getting Started with Powershell

Level: Beginner

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Bobby Dimmick

Breaking out of your shell: Cube Dweller to Leader

Level: Beginner
10:15 AMAdam Jorgensen

Zero to Cube

Level: Intermediate
John Welch

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

Level: Intermediate
Adam Machanic

SQL Server Parallelism and Performance

Level: Advanced
Grant Fritchey

7 Different Solutions for Bad Parameter Sniffing

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Kline

Top 10 Admin Mistakes on SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Louis Davidson

Characteristics of a Great Relational Database

Level: Intermediate

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Nicholas Cain

Centralized auditing of permissions with SQL Serve

Level: Beginner

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Brian Moran

Are you a Linchpin? Career management lessons...

Level: Intermediate

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11:45 AMMary Ledbetter

Does your Query and Reporting tool 'work'?

Level: Beginner

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 Dean Richards

Light the Fire on Database Performance

Level: Beginner
 Dilip Tailor

EMC Strategy with Microsoft Technology

Level: Beginner

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 Aaron Nelson

ETL Smackdown with Julie Smith

Level: Beginner
 
01:00 PMJen Underwood

PowerPivot Basics and Creative Implementations

Level: Beginner

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William E. Pearson III

Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single Cube

Level: Advanced
Adam Machanic

15 Powerful SQL Server Dynamic Management Objects

Level: Intermediate
Bob Ward

Inside SQL Server Wait Types

Level: Advanced

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Mike Walsh

Iceberg, Dead Ahead!

Level: Beginner
Sven Aelterman

Storing BLOBs in SQL Server using FILESTREAM

Level: Advanced
Jim Christopher

Using StudioShell to Automate Visual Studio

Level: Beginner
Brian Moran

Leadership Coaching: A repeatable methodology...

Level: Intermediate

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02:30 PMJen Underwood

What's New for Business Intelligence in SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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Melissa Coates

Dashboards...How to Choose Which MSBI Tool?

Level: Intermediate

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Scott Russell

Active Directory Content in a SQL Server Database

Level: Intermediate
Bob Ward

More of Bob Ward

Level: Advanced
Dean Richards

Monitoring SQL Server in a VMware Environment

Level: Beginner

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Nathan Mourfield

SQL Developer's Intro to SSAS

Level: Beginner

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Nicholas Cain

PowerShell: Are you checking out my profile?

Level: Beginner

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Mark Tabladillo

Social Marketing 2011 for Microsoft Professionals

Level: Intermediate

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03:45 PMEric Wisdahl

SSIS Data Flow Buffer Breakdown

Level: Intermediate

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Teo Lachev

Introducing Business Intelligence Semantic Model

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

Transaction Log Deep Dive

Level: Advanced

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Bob Ward

Inside SQL Server Latches

Level: Advanced

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Alex Tocitu

Log Your Database Objects Execution

Level: Advanced

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Robert Volk

Revenge: The SQL!

Level: Intermediate

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Jim Christopher

Stupid PowerShell Tricks

Level: Beginner
Tim Radney

It's TEMPDB Why Should You Care

Level: Intermediate

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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
15 Powerful SQL Server Dynamic Management ObjectsAdam MachanicIntermediate
7 Different Solutions for Bad Parameter SniffingGrant FritcheyIntermediate
Active Directory Content in a SQL Server DatabaseScott RussellIntermediate
An Introductory Look at Execution PlansEric WisdahlBeginner
An Overview of PowerPivotWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
An Overview of PowerPivot in SharePointWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Anti-patterns in T-SQLDavid BuckinghamIntermediate
Are you a Linchpin? Career management lessons...Brian MoranIntermediate
As a DBA, Where Do I Start?!Mike WalshBeginner
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Banish RBAR!Wayne SheffieldIntermediate
Basic Guidelines for VLDB'sStuart AinsworthBeginner
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ... William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Beginning SSIS: Tips and Tricks to Get Up to SpeedSven AeltermanBeginner
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS with Best PracticesWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Breaking out of your shell: Cube Dweller to LeaderBobby DimmickBeginner
Build your own SQL Server CloudSarah BarelaIntermediate
Business Intelligence: Decaffeinated Please!Jose ChinchillaBeginner
Centralized auditing of permissions with SQL ServeNicholas CainBeginner
Change Data Capture tool for BI,Auditing,DR & moreJose ChinchillaBeginner
Characteristics of a Great Relational DatabaseLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Dashboards...How to Choose Which MSBI Tool?Melissa CoatesIntermediate
Data Mining with Excel 2010 and PowerPivotMark TabladilloIntermediate
Data Warehouse Architecture Best PracticesErik VeermanBeginner
Database Design FundamentalsLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Database Makeover: Renovate Your Data ModelAudrey HammondsIntermediate
Database Makeover: Renovate Your Data ModelAudrey HammondsIntermediate
Defensive T-SQL CodingDavid BuckinghamIntermediate
Design and Implement BI Like Edison!William E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Designing and Optimizing SSAS Hierarchies Jose ChinchillaIntermediate
Designing and Writing SQL Code That Performs WellDavid BuckinghamIntermediate
Diagnosing connectivity issues with SQL ServerEvan BasalikIntermediate
Disk IO Tuning for Microsoft SQL ServerKevin KlineIntermediate
Do More (ETL) with Less (Effort) - Automating SSISJohn WelchIntermediate
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Does your Query and Reporting tool 'work'?Mary LedbetterBeginner
EMC Strategy with Microsoft TechnologyDilip TailorBeginner
Enterprise Data Mining with SQL ServerMark TabladilloIntermediate
Entity Framework v4.1: What's New in 2011Sven AeltermanIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
ETL Smackdown with Julie SmithAaron NelsonBeginner
File IO Stalls and Wait Stats - Tune Like Guru!Kevin BolesAdvanced
From DBA to Data ArchitectStuart AinsworthBeginner
Fundamentals of Join OperationsKevin BolesBeginner
Get Cert! Get Cred!Jose ChinchillaBeginner
Get Your Mind Wrapped Around SQL AzureEvan BasalikIntermediate
Getting Started with MDXWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Getting Started with PowershellJon BoulineauBeginner
Handling Advanced Data Warehouse Scenarios in SSISJohn WelchAdvanced
I have to write a query on what?Nathan MourfieldBeginner
Iceberg, Dead Ahead!Mike WalshBeginner
Inside SQL Server LatchesBob WardAdvanced
Inside SQL Server Wait TypesBob WardAdvanced
Intro to MDX, You want me to pull what from where?Jonathan LacefieldBeginner
Introducing Business Intelligence Semantic ModelTeo LachevBeginner
It's TEMPDB Why Should You CareTim RadneyIntermediate
Leadership Coaching: A repeatable methodology...Brian MoranIntermediate
Lessons Learned: Starting your career as a DBA.Shannon LowderBeginner
Light the Fire on Database PerformanceDean RichardsBeginner
Log Your Database Objects ExecutionAlex TocituAdvanced
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single CubeWilliam E. Pearson IIIAdvanced
Master Data Management with Master Data ServicesEric MelcherBeginner
Monitoring SQL Server in a VMware EnvironmentDean RichardsBeginner
More of Bob WardBob WardAdvanced
NoSQL : What SQL Server DBAs need to knowJon BoulineauIntermediate
OData, Oh my!Bobby DimmickBeginner
Oh, no! Disaster StrikesSarah BarelaBeginner
Overcoming SSIS Deployment and Config IssueErik VeermanIntermediate
Parallel Query Execution Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
PowerPivot Basics and Creative ImplementationsJen UnderwoodBeginner
PowerPivot for ExcelWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
PowerShell: Are you checking out my profile?Nicholas CainBeginner
Revenge: The SQL!Robert VolkIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Social Marketing 2011 for Microsoft ProfessionalsMark TabladilloIntermediate
SQL “Denali” AlwaysOn High Availability SolutionsGeoff HitenAdvanced
SQL Developer's Intro to SSASNathan MourfieldBeginner
SQL Server Forensics: Tracking your usersSarah BarelaBeginner
SQL Server Parallelism and PerformanceAdam MachanicAdvanced
SQL Server Partitioning from A to ZKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server XML 201Stuart AinsworthIntermediate
SSIS Data Flow Buffer BreakdownEric WisdahlIntermediate
Stored Procedure Best PracticesKevin KlineIntermediate
Storing BLOBs in SQL Server using FILESTREAMSven AeltermanAdvanced
Stupid PowerShell TricksJim ChristopherBeginner
Table Vars & Temp Tables - What you NEED to Know!Wayne SheffieldIntermediate
Taking SSIS to 11....or 12.Julie SmithBeginner
Team Management FundamentalsKevin KlineIntermediate
Ten Things Every Developer Should KnowKevin KlineIntermediate
The 4-hour DBA: Automate, Audit and RelaxSarah BarelaBeginner
The Career Your Career Could Smell LikeShannon LowderBeginner
The Power of Social Networking within the SQL ServJason BacaniBeginner
Top 10 Admin Mistakes on SQL ServerKevin KlineIntermediate
Transaction and Error Handling: Beyond the BasicsDavid BuckinghamIntermediate
Transaction Log Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Tuning Analysis Services Processing PerformanceJohn WelchIntermediate
Understanding and Preventing SQL Injection Kevin KlineIntermediate
Using StudioShell to Automate Visual StudioJim ChristopherBeginner
What Counts For a DBALouis DavidsonIntermediate
What's New for Business Intelligence in SQL ServerJen UnderwoodIntermediate
You Can Improve Your Own SQL Code!Mike WalshBeginner
You Inherited a Database Now What?Tim RadneyBeginner
Zero to CubeAdam JorgensenIntermediate


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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