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 TimeTrack 1 - 2012 Launch! - Room: GalileoTrack 2 - Database Administration - Room: MercuryTrack 3 - Development - Room: JupiterTrack 4 - Business Intelligence - Room: SaturnTrack 5 - Cloud / Azure - Room: NebulaTrack 6 - Bonus Track - Room: Exec. Conf. Room
07:30 AM      
8:30 AMRoss Mistry

SQL Server 2012 Keynote

Level: Beginner
Ross Mistry

SQL Server 2012 Keynote

Level: Beginner
Ross Mistry

SQL Server 2012 Keynote

Level: Beginner
Ross Mistry

SQL Server 2012 Keynote

Level: Beginner
Ross Mistry

SQL Server 2012 Keynote

Level: Beginner
Ross Mistry

SQL Server 2012 Keynote

Level: Beginner
9:45 AM      
10:00 AMLara Rubelke & Cindy Gross

SQL Server 2012 and the World of Big Data

Level: Intermediate

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Denny Cherry

Storage for the DBA

Level: Intermediate

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Jerry Brenner

DMVs - Understand an Application's Database Usage

Level: Advanced

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Allan Mitchell

Data Quality Services in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate
Adwait Ullal

So you want to move your data to the cloud?

Level: Intermediate

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Angel Abundez

Reporting Services with SharePoint & Mobile Device

Level: Intermediate
11:15 AMPeter Myers

PowerPivot and Power View in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Dean Richards

Best Practices for Monitoring SQL Server on VMware

Level: Intermediate

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Denise McInerney

“BEGIN…COMMIT” is Not Enough

Level: Beginner

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Dan Bulos

A Cube Dude Goes Tabular - Notes from the field

Level: Intermediate
Neil Mackenzie

SQL Azure Federations

Level: Intermediate

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Carlos Bossy

Using Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2012

Level: Beginner

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12:15 PM      
12:45 PMDenise McInerney

Women in Technology Panel

Level: Beginner
Kevin Kline

Quest Software Presentation

Level: Beginner
Grant Fritchey

Red Gate Presentation - Gathering Knowledge for Pe

Level: Beginner
Dean Richards

Advanced Performance Tuning Tips with Ignite8

Level: Beginner
 Faisal Memon

Accelerate SQL data and applications over the WAN

Level: Beginner
1:30 PMBritt Johnston

SQL Server Appliances - DB Consolidation, DW & BI

Level: Intermediate
Michael Rys

SQL and NoSQL in the context of SQL Server

Level: Intermediate
Grant Fritchey

Top Tips for Writing Better T-SQL Queries

Level: Intermediate

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Joy Mundy

Dimensional Modeling

Level: Intermediate
Clayton Peddy

Introduction to Azure Storage

Level: Beginner

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Grant Babb

Pro-I : open source security monitoring on SQL2008

Level: Intermediate

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2:30 PM      
2:45 PMAllan Hirt

A Preview of High Availability in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Kline

SQL Server Internals & Architecture

Level: Intermediate

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Phil Hummel

TPC Benchmarks and SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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William Brown

SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence and SharePoi

Level: Beginner

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Ross Mistry

Optimize SQL Server for Private Cloud

Level: Intermediate
Mark Tabladillo

Enterprise Data Mining with SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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4:00 PMMichael Rys

FileTable and Semantic Search in SQL Server 2012

Level: Intermediate
Wendy Pastrick

Transactional Replication 101

Level: Beginner
Rushabh Mehta

SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best Pract

Level: Intermediate

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Mark Gschwind

SQL Server 2012 Master Data Services

Level: Intermediate

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Kui Jia

Cloud Computing with Windows and SQL Azure

Level: Intermediate
Mitch Crane

Virtualizing SQL Server w/out Sacrificing Performa

Level: Beginner

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5:00 PM      
6:00 PM      


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
“BEGIN…COMMIT” is Not EnoughDenise McInerneyBeginner
A Cube Dude Goes Tabular - Notes from the fieldDan BulosIntermediate
A Preview of High Availability in SQL Server 2012Allan HirtIntermediate
Accelerate SQL data and applications over the WANFaisal MemonBeginner
Advanced Performance Tuning Tips with Ignite8Dean RichardsBeginner
Alignment of CoursesCertifications SQL Server 2012Charles DuffIntermediate
AlwaysOn - Finally, A usable 'mirror'!Jim MurphyBeginner
AlwaysOn High Availability in SQL Server 2012Allan HirtBeginner
Applied Enterprise Semantic MiningMark TabladilloIntermediate
Backup Basics - Know your optionsMeredith Ryan-SmithBeginner
Best Practices for Monitoring SQL Server on VMwareDean RichardsIntermediate
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Break Beginner
Business Driven ITDean LaneAdvanced
Business Intelligence for Managers/Decision MakersCarlos BossyBeginner
Cloud Computing with Windows and SQL AzureKui JiaIntermediate
Common Backup Problems and How to Deal With ThemGrant FritcheyBeginner
Data Mining with Excel 2010 and PowerPivotMark TabladilloIntermediate
Data Quality Services in SQL Server 2012Allan MitchellIntermediate
Data Replication - MySQL to SQL-ServerRajiv GadkariBeginner
Data Warehouse Best PracticesDouglas BarrettAdvanced
Data Warehouse Best PracticesDouglas BarrettAdvanced
DBA Superstar: CMS, PBM and EPMF in 45 minutes.Argenis FernandezIntermediate
Deadlock - Understand, Detect and ReportPrakash HedaAdvanced
Detecting Worst Performing SQL QueriesPrakash HedaAdvanced
Developing an Analysis Services Tabular ProjectPeter MyersIntermediate
Developing Rich Reporting Services VisualizationsPeter MyersIntermediate
Dimensional ModelingJoy MundyIntermediate
Disk IO Tuning for Microsoft SQL ServerKevin KlineIntermediate
DMVs - Understand an Application's Database UsageJerry BrennerAdvanced
Enriching an Analysis Services 2008 R2 CubePeter MyersIntermediate
Enriching Applications with SSAS Data MiningPeter MyersIntermediate
Enterprise Data Mining with SQL ServerMark TabladilloIntermediate
Extend any software or data source to your smart pAaron AllisonIntermediate
FileTable and Semantic Search in SQL Server 2012Michael RysIntermediate
Find Performance Problems by Reading the WaitsEddie WuerchIntermediate
Identifying meaningful skew and variations in dataJerry BrennerIntermediate
Index InternalsDenny CherryAdvanced
Intro to DB Design w/Entity-Relationship DiagramsMark AbramsonBeginner
Introduction to Analysis Services 2008 R2 CubesPeter MyersIntermediate
Introduction to Azure StorageClayton PeddyBeginner
Introduction to Data WarehousingMarc Beacom Jeff RenzBeginner
Introduction to Log Shipping and MirroringHarry ChandraBeginner
Introduction to SQL Server 2012 MDS and DQSPeter MyersIntermediate
Is That A Failover Cluster On Your Laptop/Desktop?Allan HirtIntermediate
Join Us! Getting Started as a Technical SpeakerEddie WuerchBeginner
Lunch Beginner
Lunch Beginner
Lunch Beginner
Lunch Beginner
Lunch Beginner
Lunch Beginner
MS Access with SQL Server Strategies and TipsJuan SotoBeginner
New Certifications for Microsoft SQL Server 2012Charles DuffIntermediate
Optimize SQL Server for Private CloudRoss MistryIntermediate
Page Latches for Mere MortalsEddie WuerchIntermediate
Parallel Processing Database ArchitectureJeff RenzIntermediate
Post-Event Party Beginner
Post-Event Party Beginner
Post-Event Party Beginner
Post-Event Party Beginner
Post-Event Party Beginner
Post-Event Party Beginner
PowerPivot and Power View in SQL Server 2012Peter MyersIntermediate
Prize Drawings and Thanks-You's Beginner
Prize Drawings and Thank-You's Beginner
Prize Drawings and Thank-You's Beginner
Prize Drawings and Thank-You's Beginner
Prize Drawings and Thank-You's Beginner
Prize Drawings and Thank-You's Beginner
Pro-I : open source security monitoring on SQL2008Grant BabbIntermediate
Quest Software PresentationKevin KlineBeginner
Read Dirty to Me - Isolation Levels/User ImpactWendy PastrickBeginner
Real-time Data Warehouse and ReportingCarlos BossyIntermediate
Red Gate Presentation - Gathering Knowledge for PeGrant FritcheyBeginner
Registration and Sign-In Beginner
Registration and Sign-In Beginner
Registration and Sign-In Beginner
Registration and Sign-In Beginner
Registration and Sign-In Beginner
Registration and Sign-In Beginner
Reporting Services with SharePoint & Mobile DeviceAngel AbundezIntermediate
Rolling Upgrades Leveraging Database MirroringArgenis FernandezIntermediate
Self-Managed BI with PowerPivotPeter MyersIntermediate
So you want to move your data to the cloud?Adwait UllalIntermediate
Social Marketing 2012 for Microsoft ProfessionalsMark TabladilloBeginner
SQL and NoSQL in the context of SQL ServerMichael RysIntermediate
SQL Azure FederationsNeil MackenzieIntermediate
SQL Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SQL Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysON in actionPrakash HedaAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 and the World of Big DataLara Rubelke & Cindy GrossIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Business Intelligence and SharePoiWilliam BrownBeginner
SQL Server 2012 HAPrakash HedaAdvanced
SQL Server 2012 KeynoteRoss MistryIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 KeynoteRoss MistryBeginner
SQL Server 2012 KeynoteRoss MistryBeginner
SQL Server 2012 KeynoteRoss MistryBeginner
SQL Server 2012 KeynoteRoss MistryBeginner
SQL Server 2012 KeynoteRoss MistryBeginner
SQL Server 2012 Master Data ServicesMark GschwindIntermediate
SQL Server Appliances - DB Consolidation, DW & BIBritt JohnstonIntermediate
SQL Server Dos and Don'ts: Keys to DBA NirvanaAllan HirtBeginner
SQL Server Internals & ArchitectureKevin KlineIntermediate
SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best PractRushabh MehtaIntermediate
Storage for the DBADenny CherryIntermediate
Table Indexing for the .NET DeveloperDenny CherryIntermediate
Team Management FundamentalsKevin KlineIntermediate
TempDB Performance Troubleshooting and OptimizingEddie WuerchIntermediate
The 2012 Great Debate – Data Vault vs. Star SchemaCarlos BossyBeginner
The Best Dashboard on the BlockJeff RenzIntermediate
The trouble with replication and how to resolveEdward PolleyIntermediate
Top 10 Admin Mistakes on SQL ServerKevin KlineIntermediate
Top Tips for Writing Better T-SQL QueriesGrant FritcheyIntermediate
TPC Benchmarks and SQL Server Phil HummelIntermediate
Transactional Replication 101Wendy PastrickBeginner
Troubleshooting SQL Server with SysInternals ToolsArgenis FernandezAdvanced
Understanding and Preventing SQL Injection Kevin KlineIntermediate
Unlocking the potential of Event NotificationsSankar ReddyIntermediate
Upsert using SSIS and T-SQLAngel AbundezBeginner
Using Columnstore Indexes in SQL Server 2012Carlos BossyBeginner
Using MS Access as a BI Tool with SQL ServerJuan SotoIntermediate
Virtualizing SQL Server w/out Sacrificing PerformaMitch CraneBeginner
Virtualizing SQL Server without Sacrificing Perf.Mitch CraneIntermediate
Where should I be encrypting my dataDenny CherryBeginner
Windows Failover Clustering Basics for the DBAAllan HirtIntermediate
Women in Technology PanelDenise McInerneyBeginner


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
Doing Geospatial with Report Builder 3.0Beginner
Using PowerShell with SQL Server AuotmationIntermediate

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