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.

The schedule has not yet been made visible to the public. Please contact event administrators at sqlsaturday48@sqlsaturday.com.


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
Attribute Discretization in Analysis ServicesWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Bad SQLGeoff HitenIntermediate
Build Your First SSIS PackageAndy LeonardBeginner
Building a Professional Development PlanAndy WarrenBeginner
Building a Professional Development Plan Andy WarrenBeginner
Business Intelligence: Decaffeinated Please! Jose ChinchillaBeginner
Closing Ceremonies & RaffleSQLSat StaffBeginner
CLR 101Alex TocituBeginner
Clustering for Mere MortalsGeoff HitenIntermediate
Confessions of a Data Integrator: Bad DesignsStuart AinsworthIntermediate
Consolidated SQL Server ArchitecturesBen DeBowIntermediate
Cool Tricks to Pull from your SSIS HatJulie SmithIntermediate
Creating Custom Components for SSISJohn WelchIntermediate
Data Files and Transaction Logs -- beyond the GUIsSandra MuellerBeginner
Data Mining with PowerPivot 2010Mark TabladilloIntermediate
Database Design for Developers Andy LeonardIntermediate
DBA 101: The BasicsAndy WarrenBeginner
Deep Dive with SSRS 2005Brett TomsonIntermediate
Delivering BI Solutions Rapidly using VulcanJohn WelchIntermediate
Design and Implement Like EdisonWilliam PearsonBeginner
Diagnosing connectivity issues with SQL ServerEvan BasalikAdvanced
Document Classification using DMX in SSASMatthew DuffieldIntermediate
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam PearsonIntermediate
Dynamics CRM & SSRSEric HumphreyBeginner
Extract, Transform, and Load your Data WarehouseJessica MossBeginner
Fuzzy logic and Conformed DimensionsMatthew DuffieldIntermediate
Get Cert! Get Cred!Jose ChinchillaBeginner
Getting Started with MDXWilliam PearsonBeginner
Going SpatialMatthew CampbellBeginner
How, where, why, and when to use Dynamic SQLTim ChapmanIntermediate
Information Visualization - Making great ChartsWayne SnyderIntermediate
Introduction To Column Level EncryptionBob LangleyBeginner
Introduction to Incremental Loads Andy LeonardIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server StatisticsAndy WarrenBeginner
Introduction to Transactional ReplicationChris SkorlinskiBeginner
Lunch & Red Gate Software DemoStuart AinsworthBeginner
Make Reporting Services Work For YouJessica MossIntermediate
Managing Database Schemas With VS201 DB projectsRafael SalasBeginner
Maximizing Plan Re-use in SQL 2008Andrew KellyIntermediate
Monitoring Transactional Replication Performance Chris SkorlinskiIntermediate
Object Relational Mappers for the DBAEric HumphreyBeginner
OLTP (yes!) Databases and Cube DesignSandra MuellerBeginner
Opening RemarksSQLSat StaffBeginner
Parameter SniffingAlejandro MesaIntermediate
Planning your ETL architecture with SSISRafael SalasBeginner
PowerShell 2.0 Beyond the Dirty DozenAaron NelsonBeginner
PowerSQL(CLR)Alex TocituAdvanced
Processing Flat Files with SSISJohn WelchIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data WarehouseSergey PustovitIntermediate
SQL Server 2008/R2 OverviewSergey PustovitIntermediate
SQL Server Configuration Best PracticesAndrew KellyBeginner
SQL Server Diagnostics Tools Unleashed Sergey PustovitIntermediate
SQL Server Performance Related DMVsSergey PustovitIntermediate
SQL Server Service Broker – An OverviewJanis GriffinIntermediate
SQL Server Utility environmentBen DeBowIntermediate
SSIS and Excel 2007, the pains, trials and truthSandra MuellerIntermediate
SSIS Design Patterns Andy LeonardAdvanced
Storage and I/O Best Practices for SQL ServerAndrew KellyIntermediate
The Dirty Dozen: PowerShell Scripts for Busy DBAsAaron NelsonBeginner
The Social DBA: Resources for Career Building Stuart AinsworthBeginner
Things To Do With PowerShell & SMOEric HumphreyBeginner
To click or to type, that is the question.David TaylorBeginner
Top 5 fastest ways as DBA to get firedChris SkorlinskiIntermediate
Troubleshooting SSRS PerformanceEvan BasalikIntermediate
T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2008Brett TomsonIntermediate
Tuna Helper - Proven Process for Tuning SQLJanis GriffinIntermediate
Unit Testing SSIS PackagesJohn WelchIntermediate
What's New In SSRS 2008 (With Added R2 Flair)Brett TomsonBeginner
Who Needs a Data Warehouse?Jessica MossBeginner
Windows PowerShell Best Practices for DBA'sEd WilsonBeginner
Windows PowerShell Best Practices for SQL DBA'sEd WilsonIntermediate
You Got XML In My Database? What's Up With That? Stuart AinsworthIntermediate


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
PowerSQL(CLR)Intermediate

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