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: Hawthorne (4018)Track 2 - Room: Longfellow (4028)Track 3 - Room: Thoreau (4038)Track 4 - Room: Concord (2018)Track 5 - Room: Bunker Hill (2006): Track 6 - Room: Constitution (2033)
08:30 AMSQL Saturday 203

Keynote/Kickoff

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Saturday 203

Keynote/Kickoff

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Saturday 203

Keynote/Kickoff

Level: Non-Technical
   
9:15 AMSQLSaturday 203

Sponsor Spotlight

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 203

Sponsor Spotlight

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 203

Sponsor Spotlight

Level: Non-Technical
   
09:45 AMThomas LaRock

Database Design: Size DOES Matter

Level: Intermediate

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Michael Corey

Virtualizing SQL Server 2012: Doing IT Right

Level: Intermediate
Stacia Misner

A Big Data Primer

Level: Beginner

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Scott Klein

Kung Fu Migration to Windows Azure SQL Database

Level: Intermediate
Varsham Papikian

Secrets of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)

Level: Intermediate
Brandon Leach

A DBAs Guide to HIPAA

Level: Beginner

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11:00 AMPeter Myers

What's New for Self-Service BI in Excel 2013

Level: Beginner

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Joseph D'Antoni

Using PowerView and Hadoop to Unlock Hidden Market

Level: Intermediate
Benjamin Nevarez

Dive into the Query Optimizer-Undocumented Insight

Level: Advanced

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Grant Fritchey

Tune Queries By Fixing Bad Parameter Sniffing

Level: Intermediate
Ayad Shammout

Building BI Semantic Model Tabular in 60 minutes

Level: Beginner

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Steve Simon

Database design for mere developers

Level: Intermediate

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12:15 PMSQL Saturday 203

Ask the Experts: Database Administration

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday 203

Ask the Experts: Business Intelligence

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday 203

Ask the Experts: Application Development

Level: Beginner
SQL Saturday 203

Sponsor Spotlight - Quest Software

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Saturday 203

Sponsor Spotlight - SIOS

Level: Non-Technical
 
1:30 PMBradley Ball

SQL Internals , Recovery Models, & Backups! OH MY

Level: Intermediate
Dan Clark

Building Your First Tabular Model

Level: Beginner

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Tim Sidor

Matching and Survivorship

Level: Intermediate
Joseph D'Antoni

SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DR

Level: Intermediate
Steve Simon

Get your Mining Model Predictions out to all

Level: Intermediate

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Sunil Kadimdiwan

Self Service BI: Office 2013 and SQL 2012

Level: Intermediate

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02:45 PMAllan Hirt

Business Continuity: The Real Reason for HA and DR

Level: Beginner

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Andy Roberts

Database Dev ALM with SQL Server Data Tools

Level: Intermediate
Benjamin Nevarez

Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better Performance

Level: Intermediate

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SB Chatterjee

Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServer

Level: Beginner

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Chad Churchwell

Designing An Efficient Replication Topology

Level: Advanced

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Stacia Misner

Taking BI to the Next Level: Collaboration

Level: Intermediate
04:00 PMAllan Hirt

Demystifying Clustering for the DBA

Level: Intermediate

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Grant Fritchey

What to Look for in Execution Plans

Level: Intermediate
Peter Myers

Introduction to SQL Server 2012 MDS and DQS

Level: Intermediate

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Christina Leo

Why APPLY?

Level: Intermediate

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John Miner

How to audit and prevent unwanted user actions.

Level: Intermediate
Paresh Motiwala

Network or Perish

Level: Advanced

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05:00 PMSQL Saturday 203

Prizes, Raffles, and Remarks

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Saturday 203

Prizes, Raffles, and Remarks

Level: Non-Technical
SQL Saturday 203

Prizes, Raffles, and Remarks

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
A Big Data PrimerStacia MisnerBeginner
A DBAs Guide to HIPAABrandon LeachBeginner
A dive into Data Quality ServicesSteve SimonIntermediate
Alright,WHY is the server REALLY running so slow!Steve SimonIntermediate
An Introduction to Extended EventsJack CorbettBeginner
Ask the Experts: Application DevelopmentSQL Saturday 203Beginner
Ask the Experts: Business IntelligenceSQL Saturday 203Beginner
Beautiful things always recur Steve SimonIntermediate
Best Practices DocumentParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
Big Data Analytics with PowerPivot and Power ViewPeter MyersIntermediate
Building BI Semantic Model Tabular in 60 minutesAyad ShammoutBeginner
Building Tabular Analysis Models in Excel 2013Todd ChittendenIntermediate
Building Your First Tabular ModelDan ClarkBeginner
Business Continuity: The Real Reason for HA and DRAllan HirtBeginner
Business intelligence in SharePoint 2013: EmpoweriJason HimmelsteinAdvanced
Change Data Capture in SQL Server 2008/2012Kevin GoffIntermediate
Cloud Database Scalability with SQL FederationScott KleinIntermediate
Creating efficient and effective SSRS BI SolutionsSteve SimonIntermediate
Database design for mere developersSteve SimonIntermediate
Database Design: Size DOES MatterThomas LaRockIntermediate
Database Dev ALM with SQL Server Data ToolsAndy RobertsIntermediate
DBA to Project Manager in 75 minutes flatParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
Demystifying Clustering for the DBAAllan HirtIntermediate
Designing An Efficient Replication TopologyChad ChurchwellAdvanced
Developing an Optimized Tabular BI Semantic ModelPeter MyersAdvanced
Dive into the Query Optimizer-Undocumented InsightBenjamin NevarezAdvanced
Effective use of temporary tablesJohn MinerIntermediate
ETL Automation Using SSISJorge NovoIntermediate
Full Text Indexing BasicsJohn MinerBeginner
Generating realistic test data using Visual StudioVarsham PapikianBeginner
Get your Mining Model Predictions out to allSteve SimonIntermediate
Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServerSB ChatterjeeBeginner
Get-PowerShell | Get-SQLServerSB ChatterjeeBeginner
Heavy Metal PowerPivot RemasteredJason HimmelsteinAdvanced
How to audit and prevent unwanted user actions.John MinerIntermediate
I 'wanna' learn SQL ServerSteve SimonBeginner
Integrating MDX code with OLAP applicationsKevin GoffIntermediate
Intro to SQL Server Data Tools (SSDT)Varsham PapikianIntermediate
Introduction to Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)Peter MyersBeginner
Introduction to Data Quality ServicesMarc JellinekIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server 2012 MDS and DQSPeter MyersIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Service Broker (SSB)SB ChatterjeeIntermediate
Kung Fu Migration to Windows Azure SQL DatabaseScott KleinIntermediate
Master Data Services decodedSteve SimonIntermediate
Mastering Date-Time Based Analysis in DAXDan ClarkIntermediate
Matching and SurvivorshipTim SidorIntermediate
Monitoring Databases in a Virtual EnvironmentThomas LaRockAdvanced
Network or PerishParesh MotiwalaAdvanced
Page and Row Compression Internals in SQL 2012Bradley BallAdvanced
Parallel Data Warehouse PrimerAndy RobertsBeginner
Prizes, Raffles, and RemarksSQL Saturday 203Non-Technical
Quick start to DAX basics Ayad ShammoutBeginner
Reporting Services for Mere DBAsJason BrimhallIntermediate
Secrets of SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)Varsham PapikianIntermediate
Self Service BI: Office 2013 and SQL 2012Sunil KadimdiwanIntermediate
SharePoint 2010/2013 DatabasesSB ChatterjeeIntermediate
Shortcuts to Building SSIS in .NetPaul RizzaBeginner
Sponsor SpotlightSQLSaturday 203Non-Technical
Sponsor Spotlight - Quest SoftwareSQL Saturday 203Non-Technical
Sponsor Spotlight - SIOSSQL Saturday 203Non-Technical
SQL 2012 -- All About HA and DRJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
SQL 2012 Extended EventsJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL 2012 Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL Internals , Recovery Models, & Backups! OH MYBradley BallIntermediate
SQL Server 2012 Columnstore indexKevin GoffIntermediate
SQL Server 2012..Advances in window functionsSteve SimonIntermediate
SQL Server Dos and Don'ts: Keys to DBA NirvanaAllan HirtBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS 2012 : Keeping ahead of the curveSteve SimonIntermediate
SSIS Enhancements in SQL Server 2012Andy RobertsIntermediate
SSIS Programming using .netJorge NovoIntermediate
SSRS 2008R2 Reporting GalleryKevin GoffIntermediate
SSRS 2012. No slight of hands to fantastic resultsSteve SimonIntermediate
Storing Data in the Windows AzureAndy RobertsBeginner
Taking BI to the Next Level: CollaborationStacia MisnerIntermediate
The new tabular model in Analysis Services 2012Kevin GoffIntermediate
Top Query Optimizer Topics for Better PerformanceBenjamin NevarezIntermediate
Trimming Indexes Getting Your Database In ShapeBradley BallBeginner
T-SQL for Application Developers - Attendees choseKevin GoffIntermediate
Tune Queries By Fixing Bad Parameter Sniffing Grant FritcheyIntermediate
Understanding Parameter SniffingBenjamin NevarezIntermediate
Upgrading to SSIS 2012Paul RizzaBeginner
Using PowerView and Hadoop to Unlock Hidden MarketJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
Virtualizing SQL Server 2012: Doing IT RightMichael CoreyIntermediate
What to Look for in Execution PlansGrant FritcheyIntermediate
What’s new in SQL Server Integration Services 2012Kevin GoffIntermediate
What's New for Self-Service BI in Excel 2013Peter MyersBeginner
Why APPLY?Christina LeoIntermediate
Why do we shun using tools for DBA job?Paresh MotiwalaAdvanced
Windows Azure SQL Database - your cloud databaseScott KleinBeginner
Windows Server and System Center 2012 for the DBAAndy RobertsBeginner


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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