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: Room 200Track 2 - Room: Room 206Track 3 - Room: Room 201Track 4 - Room: Lab
09:00 AMChad Crawford

Service Broker in Action

Level: Intermediate

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Paul Turley

Oh, so Tabular!

Level: Intermediate
Jason Brimhall

SQL 2012 Extended Events

Level: Advanced

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Scott Klein

SQL Azure - What is it and why do I need it?

Level: Beginner
10:15 AMCindy Gross

What’s all the Buzz about Hadoop and Hive?

Level: Beginner
Ben Miller

SMO Internals for High Performance PowerShell

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Kassay

The Accidental Programmer

Level: Beginner

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Aaron Cutshall

T-SQL Tips & Tricks

Level: Intermediate

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11:30 AMRandy Knight

Understanding Transaction Isolation Levels

Level: Intermediate

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Scott Klein

SQL Azure Scalability with Federations

Level: Intermediate
Paul Turley

Power View and PowerPivot: High-Octane Self-svc BI

Level: Intermediate
Scott Heffron

Introduction to SSIS Event Handlers.

Level: Beginner
01:30 PMJason Brimhall

Table Compression

Level: Advanced

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Scott Heffron

Processing XML Files into SQL Server using SSIS

Level: Intermediate
Martin Miller

Introduction to Dimensional Data Modeling

Level: Beginner

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Kelly Martinez

What Every DBA Should Know About NoSQL

Level: Beginner

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02:45 PMTjay Belt

Release Management: A Necessary Evil

Level: Intermediate

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Steven Wake

SSIS 2012: More Than Just a Pretty UI

Level: Beginner

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Pat Wright

DBA Open Panel

Level: Beginner
Tobe Pittman

Deploying without a Hitch

Level: Intermediate

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4:00 PMBen Miller

SQL Server TDE

Level: Intermediate

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Cindy Gross

Microsoft Hadoop and Your Enterprise BI Strategy

Level: Intermediate

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Randy Knight

But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for Devs

Level: Beginner

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05:00 PMPat Wright

SQL Saturday -- Wrap Up and Giveaways

Level: Non-Technical
Pat Wright

SQL Saturday -- Wrap Up and Giveaways

Level: Non-Technical
Pat Wright

SQL Saturday -- Wrap Up and Giveaways

Level: Non-Technical
Pat Wright

SQL Saturday -- Wrap Up and Giveaways

Level: Non-Technical


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
Become Bilingual! Oracle for the SQL Server DBARandy KnightIntermediate
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
DBA Open PanelPat WrightBeginner
Deploying without a HitchTobe PittmanIntermediate
Getting to Know your DBJason BrimhallBeginner
Introduction to Dimensional Data ModelingMartin MillerBeginner
Introduction to Oracle SQL for the SQL Server ProMartin MillerBeginner
Introduction to SSIS Event Handlers.Scott HeffronBeginner
Microsoft Hadoop and Your Enterprise BI StrategyCindy GrossIntermediate
Oh, so Tabular!Paul TurleyIntermediate
Overview of PowerPivotDavid EichnerBeginner
Power View and PowerPivot: High-Octane Self-svc BIPaul TurleyIntermediate
Prep an executive presentation in 5 min with MS BIPaul TurleyLightning Talk
Processing XML Files into SQL Server using SSISScott HeffronIntermediate
Quickstart BI: Building a BI Solution in 5 DaysPaul TurleyIntermediate
Release Management: A Necessary EvilTjay BeltIntermediate
Reporting Services for Mere DBAsJason BrimhallIntermediate
Service Broker in ActionChad CrawfordIntermediate
SMO Internals for High Performance PowerShellBen MillerIntermediate
So you've built a cube...Now what? MDX essentialsPaul TurleyBeginner
SQL 2012 Extended EventsJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL Azure - What is it and why do I need it?Scott KleinBeginner
SQL Azure Scalability with FederationsScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Azure vs. Azure Tables –Clearing The ConfusionScott KleinIntermediate
SQL Game ShowChad CrawfordBeginner
SQL Saturday -- Wrap Up and GiveawaysPat WrightNon-Technical
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn DemystifiedDavid BerminghamIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Step-by-StepDavid BerminghamIntermediate
SQL Server TDEBen MillerIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS 2012: More Than Just a Pretty UISteven WakeBeginner
Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
The Accidental ProgrammerJason KassayBeginner
T-SQL Tips & TricksAaron CutshallIntermediate
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Use a custom assembly to extend reports & queriesPaul TurleyAdvanced
What Every DBA Should Know About NoSQLKelly MartinezBeginner
What makes an index tick?Chad CrawfordBeginner
What’s all the Buzz about Hadoop and Hive?Cindy GrossBeginner


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
SQL Round Table Discussion - open topicsIntermediate

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