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 Time0 Sports Bar - Room: Sports Bar1 Amazon - Room: Amazon2 Danube - Room: Danube3 Columbia - Room: Columbia4 Seine - Room: Seine5 Hudson - Room: Hudson6 Missouri - Room: Missouri
08:00 AMJohn Morehouse

10 Things That Every DBA Should Know!

Level: Beginner

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Bill Fellows

2012 TSQL Sweets

Level: Intermediate

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Steven Wake

SSIS 2012: More Than Just a Pretty UI

Level: Beginner
Frank Kearney

Building your first PowerView report

Level: Beginner
Jason Strate

Discovering the Plan Cache

Level: Intermediate
Andy Thiru

SQL Azure Intro and What's New

Level: Beginner
 
9:30 AMDavid Klee

Database Health and Performance

Level: Intermediate

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Karen Lopez

Database Design Throwdown

Level: Intermediate
Doug Lane

Devs are from Mars, Report Servers are from Venus

Level: Beginner

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Nathan Heaivilin

Introduction to Execution Plans

Level: Beginner
Christopher Price

Integrating DQS, MDS and Your Data Warehouse

Level: Intermediate
Bill Graziano

Understanding the Procedure Cache: Writing Efficie

Level: Beginner
 
11:00 AMThomas LaRock

Choose Your Own Adventure: Performance Tuning

Level: Advanced
Meagan Longoria

Reporting Services tips for the Stephen Few fan

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Kassay

The Accidental Programmer

Level: Beginner

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Christopher Shaw

"What is the Best Disaster Recovery Solution?"

Level: Beginner
Christopher Price

Introduction to Master Data Services 2012

Level: Intermediate
Andy Thiru

SQL Azure Data Sync and What's New

Level: Beginner
John Morehouse

Social Networking Is Alive!

Level: Beginner

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12:15 PMSQLSaturday 159

Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
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Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
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Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
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Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
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Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
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Lunch Break

Level: Beginner
 
01:00 PMRick Krueger

Freaky Fast Database Development Tips

Level: Beginner

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Tamera Clark

45 Minutes to Build Your First Reporting Services

Level: Beginner
Karen Lopez

Model-Driven Database Design

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

Parallel Query Execution Deep Dive

Level: Advanced

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Rushabh Mehta

Introduction to Data Quality Services

Level: Beginner
Andy Galbraith

Maintain Your DBs with Help from Ola Hallengren

Level: Beginner

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Juan Soto

So you want to be a computer consultant?

Level: Beginner

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02:15 PMSmoothies Ice cold

Smoothie break

Level: Lightning Talk
Smoothies Ice cold

Smoothie break

Level: Lightning Talk
Smoothies Ice cold

Smoothie break

Level: Lightning Talk
Smoothies Ice cold

Smoothie break

Level: Lightning Talk
Smoothies Ice cold

Smoothie break

Level: Lightning Talk
Smoothies Ice cold

Smoothie break

Level: Lightning Talk
 
02:45 PMRowland Gosling

Storage Design and SQL Server Performance

Level: Beginner
Dave Valentine

SSRS: Reporting on Reports

Level: Intermediate

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Jason Strate

Extended Events, Work Smarter Not Harder

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

SQL Server 2012 Column Store Index

Level: Intermediate

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Rushabh Mehta

SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best Pract

Level: Intermediate
David Klee

Virtualizing Business Critical SQL Servers

Level: Intermediate
 
04:00 PMSQLSaturday 159

Wrap up

Level: Beginner
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Wrap up

Level: Beginner
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Wrap up

Level: Beginner
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Wrap up

Level: Beginner
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Wrap up

Level: Beginner
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Wrap up

Level: Beginner
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Wrap up

Level: Beginner


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
"What is the Best Disaster Recovery Solution?"Christopher ShawBeginner
10 Things That Every DBA Should Know!John MorehouseBeginner
2012 TSQL SweetsBill FellowsIntermediate
45 Minutes to Build Your First Reporting ServicesTamera ClarkBeginner
45 Minutes to Build Your First SSRS ReportTamera ClarkBeginner
A Lap Around Data Quality Services 2012 Christopher PriceIntermediate
Backups & Restores: You’re Not In Kansas Anymore!John MorehouseBeginner
Building your first PowerView reportFrank KearneyBeginner
Career Management for Data ProfessionalsKaren LopezBeginner
Choose Your Own Adventure: Performance TuningThomas LaRockAdvanced
Database Design ThrowdownKaren LopezIntermediate
Database Design: Size DOES MatterThomas LaRockAdvanced
Database Health and PerformanceDavid KleeIntermediate
Death by UDFKevin BolesIntermediate
Devs are from Mars, Report Servers are from VenusDoug LaneBeginner
Discovering the Plan CacheJason StrateIntermediate
Extended Events, Work Smarter Not HarderJason StrateIntermediate
Federation in SQL AzureAndy ThiruIntermediate
File IO Stalls and Wait Stats - Tune Like Guru!Kevin BolesAdvanced
Freaky Fast Database Development TipDave ValentineBeginner
Freaky Fast Database Development TipsRick KruegerBeginner
Free Tools to Expand Your SQL KnowledgeAndy GalbraithBeginner
Fundamentals of Join OperationsKevin BolesBeginner
Generating SSIS packages using BIML Russ LoskiIntermediate
Integrating DQS, MDS and Your Data Warehouse Christopher PriceIntermediate
Introduction to Data Quality ServicesRushabh MehtaBeginner
Introduction to Execution PlansNathan HeaivilinBeginner
Introduction to Master Data Services 2012 Christopher PriceIntermediate
Introduction to the XML sourceRuss LoskiIntermediate
Leveraging Index Operational StatisticsJason StrateAdvanced
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 159Beginner
Maintain Your DBs with Help from Ola HallengrenAndy GalbraithBeginner
Maintain Your DBs with Help from Ola HallengrenAndy GalbraithBeginner
Model-Driven Database DesignKaren LopezBeginner
Monitoring Databases in a Virtual EnvironmentThomas LaRockAdvanced
Parallel Query Execution Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Reporting Services tips for the Stephen Few fanMeagan LongoriaIntermediate
Smoothie breakSmoothies Ice coldLightning Talk
So you want to be a computer consultant?Juan SotoBeginner
Social Networking Is Alive!John MorehouseBeginner
SQL Azure Intro and What's NewAndy ThiruBeginner
SQL Azure Data Sync and What's NewAndy ThiruBeginner
SQL Server 2012 Column Store IndexKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 TSQL Enhancements and AdditionsKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server Partitioning From A to ZKevin BolesAdvanced
SSIS 2012 Management Considerations and Best PractRushabh MehtaIntermediate
SSIS 2012: More Than Just a Pretty UISteven WakeBeginner
SSIS Moving Beyond the Script Task & Script ComponChristopher PriceAdvanced
SSRS data driven subscription using SSISRuss LoskiAdvanced
SSRS: Reporting on ReportRick KruegerIntermediate
SSRS: Reporting on ReportsDave ValentineIntermediate
Storage Design and SQL Server Performance Rowland GoslingBeginner
The Accidental ProgrammerJason KassayBeginner
The Hidden Potential of the Report Server DBDoug LaneIntermediate
Transaction Log Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Understanding the Procedure Cache: Writing EfficieBill GrazianoBeginner
Virtualizing Business Critical SQL ServersDavid KleeIntermediate
What Are You Waiting For?Jason StrateIntermediate
Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012Kevin BolesIntermediate
Wrap upSQLSaturday 159Beginner
XML everywhereRuss LoskiIntermediate
XQuery Basics for the DBAJason StrateIntermediate


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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