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: Franz 034Track 2 - Room: Shiley 319Track 3 - Room: Franz 223Track 4 - Room: Shiley 101Track 5 - Room: Shiley 123
09:00 AMWilliam Vaughn

Leveraging the Local Data Cache and Bi-Di Sync

Level: Intermediate
Buck Woody

SQL Server 2008 R2 Overview

Level: Beginner
Todd McDermid

Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Primer

Level: Beginner
Greg Larsen

Exploring SQL Server System Information with DMVs

Level: Intermediate
Timothy Ford

Disaster Recovery and High Availability for N00Bs

Level: Beginner
10:45 AMPaul Turley

Cooking with SSRS: Advanced Report Design Recipes

Level: Intermediate
Denny Cherry

How to decide if your database is a good candidate

Level: Intermediate
Carlos Bossy

The Data Warehouse: Your BI Foundation

Level: Beginner
Joshua Jin

SQL Perf Counters, Thresholds, and Vital Signs

Level: Intermediate
Munir Ghamrawi

SQL Server 2008 High Availability on Cloud

Level: Beginner
1:30 PMPaul Litwin

Creating Report Subscriptions in Microsoft SQL Ser

Level: Advanced
Denny Cherry

SQL Server Service Broker in the Real World

Level: Intermediate
Carlos Bossy

Data Mining with Analysis Services

Level: Intermediate
Buck Woody

SQL Server for the Oracle DBA

Level: Intermediate
Atul Borkar

Data Architecture – a “Corner Stone” of EA

Level: Intermediate
03:15 PMTim Giorgi

Leveraging Visual Studio Database Edition

Level: Beginner
Greg Larsen

T-SQL Coding Best Practices

Level: Beginner
Todd McDermid

Dimension Processing with SSIS - Simple to Complex

Level: Intermediate
Denny Cherry

Table Indexing for the .NET Developer

Level: Intermediate
Sumeet Bansal

Accelerating SQL with Solid State Technology

Level: Intermediate
04:45 PMJoe Celko

Nested Set model for Hierachies in SQL

Level: Advanced
Remus Rusanu

High Volume Real Time Contiguous ETL and Audit

Level: Intermediate
Paul Turley

Multidimensional Reporting: MDX Essentials for Rep

Level: Intermediate
Timothy Ford

Insight Into Your Indexes With DMVs

Level: Intermediate
Dean Richards

Tuna Helper for DBAs and Developers

Level: Intermediate
07:30 PMWilliam Vaughn

SQL Server Reporting Services—From Soup to Nuts

Level: Intermediate
Todd McDermid

Deep Dive on Integration Services

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
Accelerating SQL with Solid State TechnologySumeet BansalIntermediate
Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing PrimerTodd McDermidBeginner
Cooking with SSRS: Advanced Report Design RecipesPaul TurleyIntermediate
Creating Report Subscriptions in Microsoft SQL SerPaul LitwinAdvanced
Data Architecture – a “Corner Stone” of EAAtul BorkarIntermediate
Data Mining with Analysis ServicesCarlos BossyIntermediate
Deep Dive on Integration ServicesTodd McDermidBeginner
Dimension Processing with SSIS - Simple to ComplexTodd McDermidIntermediate
Disaster Recovery and High Availability for N00BsTimothy FordBeginner
Exploring SQL Server System Information with DMVsGreg LarsenIntermediate
High Volume Real Time Contiguous ETL and AuditRemus RusanuIntermediate
How to decide if your database is a good candidateDenny CherryIntermediate
Insight Into Your Indexes With DMVsTimothy FordIntermediate
Introduction to Master Data ServicesCarlos BossyIntermediate
Leveraging the Local Data Cache and Bi-Di SyncWilliam VaughnIntermediate
Leveraging Visual Studio Database EditionTim GiorgiBeginner
Multidimensional Reporting: MDX Essentials for RepPaul TurleyIntermediate
Nested Set model for Hierachies in SQL Joe CelkoAdvanced
Parallelizing Your ApplicationBruce KyleIntermediate
SQL 201: Stored Procedures, Functions, and TriggerArnie RowlandIntermediate
SQL Perf Counters, Thresholds, and Vital SignsJoshua JinIntermediate
SQL Server 2008 High Availability on CloudMunir GhamrawiBeginner
SQL Server 2008 R2 OverviewBuck WoodyBeginner
SQL Server for the Oracle DBA Buck WoodyIntermediate
SQL Server Reporting Services—From Soup to NutsWilliam VaughnIntermediate
SQL Server Service Broker in the Real WorldDenny CherryIntermediate
Table Indexing for the .NET DeveloperDenny CherryIntermediate
The Data Warehouse: Your BI FoundationCarlos BossyBeginner
T-SQL Coding Best PracticesGreg LarsenBeginner
Tuna Helper for DBAs and DevelopersDean RichardsIntermediate


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
Common MDX Calculated Members for Business UseIntermediate

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