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 TimeBI - Room: Room 3DBA - Room: Room 2SQL Dev - Room: Room 1
10:15 AMJuan Thomas

Introduction to SQL Server 2012 PDW - The POC

Level: Intermediate
Martin Phelps

Divide and Conquer - Scale out using Federated Database in Azure

Level: Intermediate

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Turgay Sahtiyan

Top 10 Performance Tips for SQL Server Developers

Level: Intermediate

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11:15 AMDudley Drummond-Hay

Closing the data loop with Master Data Services

Level: Intermediate

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Satya (SQLMaster) Shyam Jayanty

SQL Server Data platform upgrade Techniques, best practices & notes from the field

Level: Advanced

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Christina Leo

Building Your T-SQL Tool Kit: Window Function Fundamentals

Level: Beginner

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12:15 PMMark Stacey

Slowly changing dimensions- an integrated approach

Level: Intermediate
Gail Shaw

Dos and don’ts of database corruption

Level: Intermediate
Niels Berglund

Enhance SQL Performance by Messaging and Queuing Applications

Level: Advanced

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01:15 PMToufiq Abrahams

How to Model for Power View

Level: Intermediate

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Niko Neugebauer

Clustered Columnstore - Introduction

Level: Beginner

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Christina Leo

The Secret Life of APPLY: Helping Developers Work Smarter, Not Harder

Level: Intermediate

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02:15 PMMatt Horn

Role based security from SharePoint through to the cube

Level: Intermediate
Niko Neugebauer

Deep Dive into Clustered Columnstore

Level: Advanced

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Niels Berglund

Real World Error Handling in SQL Server

Level: Intermediate

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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
A dive into Data Quality ServicesSteve SimonIntermediate
A First Look at Hekaton - In-Memory OLTPNiels BerglundAdvanced
Alright,WHY is the server REALLY running so slow!Steve SimonIntermediate
Analysis Services for the DBAMark StaceyBeginner
Building Your T-SQL Tool Kit: Window Function FundamentalsChristina LeoBeginner
Building Your T-SQL Tool Kit: Window Function FundamentalsChristina LeoBeginner
Business Analytics with Power BI Toufiq AbrahamsBeginner
Challenges to designing financial warehouses, lessons learntSteve SimonIntermediate
Challenges to designing financial warehouses, lessons learntSteve SimonIntermediate
Clustered Columnstore - IntroductionNiko NeugebauerBeginner
Coffee BreakSQLSatruday 243Non-Technical
Creating efficient and effective SSRS BI SolutionsSteve SimonIntermediate
DAX and the tabular modelSteve SimonIntermediate
Deep Dive into Clustered ColumnstoreNiko NeugebauerAdvanced
Divide and Conquer - Scale out using Federated Database in Azure Martin PhelpsIntermediate
Dos and don’ts of database corruptionGail ShawIntermediate
Enhance SQL Performance by Messaging and Queuing ApplicationsNiels BerglundAdvanced
Get your Mining Model Predictions out to allSteve SimonIntermediate
Grab your pick and shovel. Let's get miningSteve SimonIntermediate
HA & DR with SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn Availability GroupTurgay SahtiyanIntermediate
Hekaton, The Fast and the FuriousJody RobertsBeginner
How to Model for Power ViewToufiq AbrahamsIntermediate
I 'wanna' learn SQL ServerSteve SimonBeginner
I wish I knew that yesterday!Matt HornBeginner
Introduction to SQL Server 2012 PDW - The POCJuan ThomasIntermediate
Let's cook 'best SQL Server DBA practices'Satya (SQLMaster) Shyam JayantyIntermediate
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 243Non-Technical
Manage your data platform like a Master-DBASatya (SQLMaster) Shyam JayantyIntermediate
Master Data Services Best PracticesSteve SimonIntermediate
MDS Integration - Please deleteDudley Drummond-HayIntermediate
Monitoring Server health via Reporting Services dashboardsSteve SimonIntermediate
Planning SQL Server Reporting Services for BrowserSifiso NdlovuIntermediate
PowerQuery - the reason you might not need SQL Server Niko NeugebauerBeginner
Pushing the Technology (or; You are doing WHAT with SQL Server)Niels BerglundIntermediate
RaffleSQLSaturday 243Non-Technical
Real World Error Handling in SQL ServerNiels BerglundIntermediate
RegistrationsSQLSaturday 243Non-Technical
Rocking with SQL 2012 Extended EventsJody RobertsBeginner
Role based security from SharePoint through to the cubeMatt HornIntermediate
Slowly changing dimensions- an integrated approachMark StaceyIntermediate
SQL Server Data platform upgrade Techniques, best practices & notes from the fieldSatya (SQLMaster) Shyam JayantyAdvanced
SSIS 2012 : Keeping ahead of the curveSteve SimonIntermediate
SSIS Patterns-Performance testing, parallel packagMark StaceyIntermediate
TBABhavesh LalaIntermediate
The Secret Life of APPLY: Helping Developers Work Smarter, Not HarderChristina LeoIntermediate
Top 10 Performance Tips for SQL Server DBAsTurgay SahtiyanIntermediate
Top 10 Performance Tips for SQL Server DevelopersTurgay SahtiyanIntermediate
T-SQL Fundamentals: Logical Processing OrderChristina LeoBeginner
Upgrades made easyJody 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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