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 - Room: MPR ATrack 2 - Room: MPR BTrack 3 - Room: MPR CTrack 4 - Room: ProvidenceTrack 5 - Room: Rhode IslandTrack 6 - Room: EBR
08:45 AMSQLSaturday 142

Welcome

Level: Beginner
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Welcome

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Welcome

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Welcome

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Welcome

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Welcome

Level: Beginner
09:00 AMBrian Knight

What’s New in BI in SQL Server 2012

Level: Beginner

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Varsham Papikian

New in SQL Server 2012 for Devs: SSMS and T-SQL

Level: Intermediate

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Joseph D'Antoni

SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DR

Level: Intermediate

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 Mike Walsh

Aviation Disasters - And IT Lessons From Them

Level: Beginner
Mike Hillwig

New Server in an Hour? No Problem!

Level: Intermediate
10:30 AMVarsham Papikian

SQL Server Data Tools(SSDT) a.k.a. "Juneau"

Level: Intermediate

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Jack Corbett

Transitioning from SQL Trace to Extended Events

Level: Intermediate

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James Phillips

Loading a Data Warehouse using SSIS 2012

Level: Intermediate
 Paresh Motiwala

Best Practices Document

Level: Advanced

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Kathy Gibbs

Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMware

Level: Intermediate
12:45 PMAyad Shammout

Building your first BI Semantic Model Tabular

Level: Beginner
Brian Knight

What’s in SQL Server 2012 for the DBA?

Level: Beginner

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Andy Roberts

What’s new in SQL Server 2012 SSIS

Level: Intermediate
David Taylor

To click or to type, that is the question

Level: Beginner

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SB Chatterjee

Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServer

Level: Beginner

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Paresh Motiwala

Network or Perish

Level: Advanced

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02:10 PMSunil Kadimdiwan

Intuitive and ad-hoc reporting using Power View

Level: Intermediate

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Andy Novick

Writing Faster Procedures and Functions

Level: Intermediate

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John Flannery

Data Partitioning in SQL 2012

Level: Intermediate

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William E Pearson III

Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS Data

Level: Intermediate
Douglas Brendle

What is this cache and how did it get so big?

Level: Intermediate
Jack Corbett

Inroduction to Triggers

Level: Beginner

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03:35 PMJim O'Neil

Hadoopla - Microsoft and the Hadoop Ecosystem

Level: Intermediate

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Kailash Chintamani

What's New in T-SQL 2012 Denali

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Brimhall

Table Compression

Level: Advanced

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William E Pearson III

Getting Started with MDX: The (Very) Basics

Level: Beginner
Joseph D'Antoni

It Costs How Much? SQL Server Licensing

Level: Intermediate

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Andy Roberts

New High Availability options with SQL Server 2

Level: Intermediate

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05:00 PMSqlSaturday 142

Raffle

Level: Beginner
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Raffle

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Raffle

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Raffle

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Raffle

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Raffle

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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
Aviation Disasters - And IT Lessons From ThemMike WalshBeginner
Best Practices DocumentParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
Best Practices for Monitoring Databases on VMwareKathy GibbsIntermediate
Building your first BI Semantic Model TabularAyad ShammoutBeginner
Cancel Your Plans!Mike HillwigIntermediate
Data Partitioning in SQL 2012John FlanneryIntermediate
Develop Faster with SQL Server 2012Brian KnightBeginner
Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServerSB ChatterjeeBeginner
Getting Started with MDX: The (Very) BasicsWilliam E Pearson IIIBeginner
Getting to Know your DBJason BrimhallBeginner
Hadoopla - Microsoft and the Hadoop EcosystemJim O'NeilIntermediate
Inroduction to TriggersJack CorbettBeginner
Introduction to Data Mining in SQL Server AnalysisBrian KnightBeginner
Introduction to Log Shipping and MirroringHarry ChandraBeginner
Intuitive and ad-hoc reporting using Power ViewSunil KadimdiwanIntermediate
It Costs How Much? SQL Server LicensingJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
Loading a Data Warehouse using SSIS 2012James PhillipsIntermediate
Network or PerishParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
New High Availability options with SQL Server 2Andy RobertsIntermediate
New in SQL Server 2012 for Devs: SSMS and T-SQLVarsham PapikianIntermediate
New Server in an Hour? No Problem!Mike HillwigIntermediate
RaffleSqlSaturday 142Beginner
Reporting Services for Mere DBAsJason BrimhallIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E Pearson IIIIntermediate
SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DRJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
SQL Azure - What is it and why do I need it?Scott KleinBeginner
SQL Azure Scalability with FederationsScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 T-SQL EnhancementsAndy RobertsIntermediate
SQL Server Data Tools(SSDT) a.k.a. "Juneau"Varsham PapikianIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
The biggest and baddest: What are the largest SAndy RobertsIntermediate
To click or to type, that is the question David TaylorBeginner
Top 10 features of SQL Server 2012Ayad ShammoutBeginner
Top Ten Rules for Managing a Production EnvironmenMike HillwigBeginner
Transitioning from SQL Trace to Extended EventsJack CorbettIntermediate
What is this cache and how did it get so big?Douglas BrendleIntermediate
What’s in SQL Server 2012 for the DBA?Brian KnightBeginner
What’s New in BI in SQL Server 2012Brian KnightBeginner
What’s new in SQL Server 2012 SSISAndy RobertsIntermediate
What's New in T-SQL 2012 DenaliKailash ChintamaniIntermediate
Writing Faster Procedures and FunctionsAndy NovickIntermediate


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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