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 TimeAdv. DBA - Room: Room 203Architecture/Design - Room: Room 204BI - Room: Room 205DBA - Room: Room 206Developer - Room: Room 207
09:00 AMKyle Neier

Become a SQL Block’stroyer

Level: Advanced

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Shannon Lowder

OnPremise to Azure

Level: Intermediate
Dave Fackler

Migrating to SSIS 2012

Level: Intermediate

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Louis Davidson

How to Write a DML Trigger

Level: Intermediate

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Randy Knight

But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for Devs

Level: Beginner

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10:30 AMRandy Knight

Understanding Transaction Isolation Levels

Level: Intermediate

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Andy Thiru

Moving Enterprise database to cloud

Level: Beginner
Mickey Stuewe

Tablix - The Rubik Cube of Reporting Services

Level: Intermediate

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Allen White

PowerShell 101 for the SQL Server DBA

Level: Beginner

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Dave Fackler

TFS for SQL/BI Developers

Level: Intermediate

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12:00 PMDavid Orlandi

SPONSOR PRESENTATION:Database Performance Monitoring with Spotlight on SQL Server Enterprise

Level: Beginner
Jim Miller

SPONSOR PRESENTATION: SQL Server BI Stack Metadata Management

Level: Beginner
Scott Walz

SPONSOR PRESENTATION: Troubleshooting with DB PowerStudio

Level: Beginner
Jim VanDeRyt

SPONSOR PRESENTATION:How to make audit compliance easy

Level: Intermediate
Ramesh Durai Palanisamy

SPONSOR PRESENTATION:Designing large scale generic data frameworks for SQL Server

Level: Beginner
01:00 PMTim Chapman

Transaction Log Internals

Level: Advanced
Andy Thiru

Loading the Windows Azure Cloud

Level: Beginner
Craig Utley

Add It Up: Analysis Services Aggregations

Level: Advanced

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Kevin Kline

Top 10 Admininistrator Mistakes on SQL Server

Level: Beginner

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Sanil Mhatre

Asynchronous programming with Service Broker

Level: Beginner

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02:30 PMTim Chapman

Index Internals

Level: Advanced
Kevin Kline

SQL Server Internals & Architecture

Level: Intermediate

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Craig Utley

Secure SSAS Data Without Tying Yourself in Knots

Level: Intermediate

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Adam Belebczuk

Introduction to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Level: Intermediate

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Dave Mattingly

Master Data Management

Level: Beginner

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04:00 PMEddie Wuerch

Partitioning for Perf and Mgmt of Large Tables

Level: Intermediate

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Jennifer Alexander

Data Warehouse Architecture (Ralph who?)

Level: Beginner
Bill Pearson

Through Gardens Overgrown: PowerPivot to SSAS 2012Tabular

Level: Intermediate
Mike Hays

Unable to Make Lasting Connections?

Level: Beginner

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Russ Loski

Introduction to the XML source

Level: Intermediate

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05:15 PMMalathi Mahadevan

Event Closing/Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
Malathi Mahadevan

Event Closing/Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
Malathi Mahadevan

Event Closing/Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
Malathi Mahadevan

Event Closing/Raffle

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 new Paradigm for Performance MonitoringClay JacksonBeginner
Add It Up: Analysis Services AggregationsCraig UtleyAdvanced
Analysis Services 2012 End-to-EndCraig UtleyBeginner
Asynchronous programming with Service BrokerSanil MhatreBeginner
Avoid Slow SSAS Queries: MDX Query TroubleshootingCraig UtleyAdvanced
Become a SQL Block’stroyerKyle NeierAdvanced
But it worked great in Dev! Perfomance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
Change Data Capture and SSIS 2012Andy ThiruBeginner
Characteristics of a Great Relational DatabaseLouis DavidsonBeginner
Creating SSRS Reports Efficiently Through Best PracticesMickey StueweBeginner
Data Warehouse Architecture (Ralph who?)Jennifer AlexanderBeginner
Database Design FundamentalsLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Database Unit Testing made EasySanil MhatreBeginner
DBA 911 - Database CorruptionDavid MaxwellBeginner
DBA Basics: The Four Tasks Every DBA Should Know.David MaxwellBeginner
Decisions, Decisions: Analysis Services 2012 Design and StorageCraig UtleyIntermediate
Disk IO Tuning on Microsoft SQL ServerKevin KlineBeginner
Do It Right: Best Practices for Analysis ServicesCraig UtleyIntermediate
Event Closing/RaffleMalathi MahadevanNon-Technical
Exploring the Catalog in SSIS 2012Dave FacklerIntermediate
Gather SQL Server Performance Data with PowerShellAllen WhiteIntermediate
Goodbye Next Next Next, Hello Automated InstallsBrian DavisIntermediate
How to Write a DML TriggerLouis DavidsonIntermediate
Index InternalsTim ChapmanAdvanced
In-Memory OLTP with "Hekaton"Dandy WeynAdvanced
Interrogating the Transaction Log Frank GillIntermediate
Into a Swan - Discovering the Beauty of RESTOREKyle NeierBeginner
Intro to DAX for PowerPivot and SSAS TabularAaron LindIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability GroupsAdam BelebczukIntermediate
Introduction to SQL Server Service BrokerAdam BelebczukBeginner
Join Us! Getting Started as a Technical SpeakerEddie WuerchBeginner
Loading the Windows Azure Cloud Andy ThiruBeginner
Lock It - Don't Block It!Kyle NeierBeginner
Manage SQLServer Efficiently w/PowerShell RemotingAllen WhiteIntermediate
Master Data ManagementDave MattinglyBeginner
Migrating to SSIS 2012Dave FacklerIntermediate
Moving Enterprise database to cloudAndy ThiruBeginner
My Brain Hurts: Presenting Data with Microsoft ProductsCraig UtleyBeginner
OnPremise to AzureShannon LowderIntermediate
Partitioning for Perf and Mgmt of Large TablesEddie WuerchIntermediate
Power-ful BI Add-ons for Excel 2013Aaron LindBeginner
PowerShell 101 for the SQL Server DBAAllen WhiteBeginner
Secure SSAS Data Without Tying Yourself in KnotsCraig UtleyIntermediate
SPONSOR PRESENTATION: SQL Server BI Stack Metadata ManagementJim MillerBeginner
SPONSOR PRESENTATION: Troubleshooting with DB PowerStudioScott WalzBeginner
SPONSOR PRESENTATION:Database Performance Monitoring with Spotlight on SQL Server EnterpriseDavid OrlandiBeginner
SPONSOR PRESENTATION:Designing large scale generic data frameworks for SQL ServerRamesh Durai PalanisamyBeginner
SPONSOR PRESENTATION:How to make audit compliance easyJim VanDeRytIntermediate
SQL Server Internals & ArchitectureKevin KlineIntermediate
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SRS Report Builder for Business IntelligenceDavid EichnerBeginner
SSIS Templates Can Make Your Life EasierBrian DavisBeginner
Tablix - The Rubik Cube of Reporting ServicesMickey StueweIntermediate
Team Leadership FundamentalsKevin KlineBeginner
TempDB Performance Troubleshooting and OptimizingEddie WuerchIntermediate
TFS for SQL/BI DevelopersDave FacklerIntermediate
Through Gardens Overgrown: PowerPivot to SSAS 2012TabularBill PearsonIntermediate
Tools to Make Multi-Object Administration EasierFrank GillIntermediate
Top 10 Admininistrator Mistakes on SQL ServerKevin KlineBeginner
Transaction Log InternalsTim ChapmanAdvanced
Unable to Make Lasting Connections?Mike HaysBeginner
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Why BI Projects Fail--And What You Can Do About ItCraig UtleyBeginner


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
My query is returning the wrong results!Beginner

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