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 Time1:Development - Room: 12:DBA - Room: 23:BI - Room: 34:Mixed & Azure - Room: 45:Mixed & OSS - Room: 5
08:30 AMSQLSaturday 311

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Registrations

Level: Non-Technical
09:00 AMMihail Mateev

SQLSaturday Bulgaria Keynote

Level: Non-Technical
Mihail Mateev

SQLSaturday Bulgaria Keynote

Level: Non-Technical
Mihail Mateev

SQLSaturday Bulgaria Keynote

Level: Non-Technical
Mihail Mateev

SQLSaturday Bulgaria Keynote

Level: Non-Technical
Mihail Mateev

SQLSaturday Bulgaria Keynote

Level: Non-Technical
10:00 AMMargarita Naumova

Let those statistics be with you!

Level: Intermediate
Janos Berke

High Availability - Partial Database Availabilty

Level: Intermediate
Ivelin Andreev

Data Warehouse Design and Best Practices

Level: Intermediate
Nikolay Nyagolov

SQL Server 2012 + Hadoop. Is that possible?

Level: Intermediate
Daniel Joskovski

Introduction to Forecasting

Level: Advanced
11:15 AMDejan Sarka

Optimizing Temporal Queries

Level: Advanced
Tobiasz Koprowski

SQL Server Source Control

Level: Beginner
Zoltán Horváth

So you are a BI Developer by Accident

Level: Beginner
Ivan Donev

Get the most out of your Windows Azure SQL virtual machines

Level: Beginner
Laerte Junior

Writing your solutions using PowerShell

Level: Beginner
12:15 PMSQLSaturday 311

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Lunch Break

Level: Non-Technical
01:00 PMMilos Radivojevic

Hekaton Challenges from Database Development Point of View

Level: Advanced
Satya (SQLMaster) Shyam Jayanty

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

Level: Intermediate
Alexander Karl

Reporting Services with Geospatial Visualization

Level: Intermediate
Margarita Naumova

A deep dive into SQL Server Plan Cache Management

Level: Advanced
Oleksii Kovalov

MySql for SQL Server developers

Level: Beginner
02:15 PMMarcin Szeliga

Indexing for denormalization

Level: Intermediate
Sergey Olontsev

Practical usage of partitioning

Level: Intermediate
Rasmus Reinholdt

Dos and Don'ts of Columnstore indexes

Level: Advanced
Enrico van de Laar

No more waiting – an introduction to SQL Server wait statistics

Level: Intermediate
Catalin Gheorghiu

Databases for mobile

Level: Intermediate
03:45 PMDenis Reznik

Deadlocks. Everything that developer needs to know

Level: Intermediate
Turgay Sahtiyan

HA&DR with SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups

Level: Intermediate
Dejan Sarka

Analyzing Text with SQL Server 2014

Level: Intermediate
Miroslav Dimitrov

Performance Tuning for the Transaction Log

Level: Intermediate
Boriana Petrova

Building Great Business Intelligence Semantic Models for Power View

Level: Intermediate
05:00 PMBoris Hristov

Top 5 T-SQL Improvements in SQL Server 2014

Level: Intermediate
Murilo Miranda

Buffer Pool Extension (BPE) - How it works?

Level: Advanced
Stefan Damyanov

Advantages using DAX in Tabular data model

Level: Intermediate
Kaloyan Kosev

Managing 999 MS SQL Servers

Level: Intermediate
Mihail Mateev

Node.js for Microsoft SQLServer Nerds

Level: Intermediate
06:00 PMSQLSaturday 311

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

Raffle

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSaturday 311

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
SQL Server Deep DiveDenis ReznikAdvanced
2 AM. A Disaster just began...Tobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
A deep dive into SQL Server Plan Cache Management Margarita NaumovaAdvanced
Advanced Query Tuning TechniquesGuy GlantserAdvanced
Advantages using DAX in Tabular data model Stefan DamyanovIntermediate
Analyzing Text with SQL Server 2014Dejan SarkaIntermediate
Analyzing Text with SQL Server 2014Dejan SarkaIntermediate
Azure SQL Database Tips and Tricks for BeginnersTobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
Blocked! - a look at isolation levelsEnrico van de LaarIntermediate
Buffer Pool Extension (BPE) - How it works?Murilo MirandaAdvanced
Building an incremental ETL with SQL Server Change Data Capture Feature and SSISIvan DonevBeginner
Building Great Business Intelligence Semantic Models for Power ViewBoriana PetrovaIntermediate
Data Corruption: how to detect, resolve and preventSergey OlontsevIntermediate
Data quality with DQS component in Integration ServicesAlexander KarlIntermediate
Data Vault vs the Rest of the WorldIvelin AndreevIntermediate
Data Warehouse Design and Best PracticesIvelin AndreevIntermediate
Database Development with SQL Server Data ToolsLeonard LobelIntermediate
Databases for mobileCatalin GheorghiuIntermediate
Deadlocks. Everything that developer needs to knowDenis ReznikIntermediate
Dealing with Azure FilesMihail MateevIntermediate
Dealing with Entity Framework 6.1Mihail MateevIntermediate
Deep Dive into PowerPivot in Microsoft SQL Server 2012Boriana PetrovaAdvanced
Dos and Don'ts of Columnstore indexesRasmus ReinholdtAdvanced
DQS step-by-step with Domain Management, Knowledge Discovery and Matching PoliciesAlexander KarlIntermediate
Effective T-SQL. To be effective or not to be.Denis ReznikIntermediate
Enhancing Transactional Replication PerformanceAsaf AvivIntermediate
Error handling w/ T-SQLJanos BerkeBeginner
Geospatial Data Types in SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
Get the most out of your Windows Azure SQL virtual machinesIvan DonevBeginner
HA&DR with SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability GroupsTurgay SahtiyanIntermediate
Hekaton Challenges from Database Development Point of ViewMilos RadivojevicAdvanced
High Availability - Partial Database AvailabiltyJanos BerkeIntermediate
How to Use Parameters Like a Pro and Boost PerformanceGuy GlantserAdvanced
Identity Mapping and De-Duplicating Dejan SarkaAdvanced
Indexing for denormalizationMarcin SzeligaIntermediate
Indexing your database - the beginningIvan DonevIntermediate
Introduction to ForecastingDaniel JoskovskiAdvanced
IoT and SQL(Server)Catalin GheorghiuIntermediate
Learning Entity Framework 6Leonard LobelIntermediate
Let those statistics be with you!Margarita NaumovaIntermediate
Lunch BreakSQLSaturday 311Non-Technical
Maintenance Plans ad HocTobiasz KoprowskiIntermediate
Manage Your Workload with Resource Governor in SQL Server 2014Guy GlantserIntermediate
Managing 999 MS SQL ServersKaloyan KosevIntermediate
Moving applications to SQL Server 2014 In-Memory OLTPSergey OlontsevIntermediate
Multi database accessCatalin GheorghiuIntermediate
MySql for SQL Server developersOleksii KovalovBeginner
Native File Streaming with SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
No more waiting – an introduction to SQL Server wait statisticsEnrico van de LaarIntermediate
Node.js and Open Source Software Development on Microsoft AzureMihail MateevIntermediate
Node.js for Microsoft SQLServer NerdsMihail MateevIntermediate
Optimizing BI with SQL2014 In-Memory tablesRasmus ReinholdtIntermediate
Optimizing Temporal QueriesDejan SarkaAdvanced
Performance Tuning for the Transaction LogMiroslav DimitrovIntermediate
Practical Management Data WarehouseJanos BerkeIntermediate
Practical usage of partitioningSergey OlontsevIntermediate
Programming T-SQL Enhancements in SQL Server 2012Leonard LobelIntermediate
Query Progress Tracking in SQL ServerMatan YungmanIntermediate
RaffleSQLSaturday 311Non-Technical
RegistrationsSQLSaturday 311Non-Technical
Reporting Services with Geospatial VisualizationAlexander KarlIntermediate
Small Changes Can Make a World of DifferenceMatan YungmanIntermediate
So you are a BI Developer by AccidentZoltán HorváthBeginner
SQL Server 2012 + Hadoop. Is that possible?Nikolay NyagolovIntermediate
SQL Server 2014 and Ascending Key Problem in Large TablesMilos RadivojevicAdvanced
SQL Server 2014 InMemory OLTP – what’s in it for you as a DBAMargarita NaumovaIntermediate
SQL Server Data platform upgrade Techniques, best practices & notes from the fieldSatya (SQLMaster) Shyam JayantyIntermediate
SQL Server Source ControlTobiasz KoprowskiBeginner
SQL Server: Performance Tuning and TroubleshootingDenis ReznikIntermediate
SQLSaturday Bulgaria KeynoteMihail MateevNon-Technical
Temporal Data in SQL ServerDejan SarkaAdvanced
The (un)predictable Online index rebuildMargarita NaumovaAdvanced
The Good, Bad and Ugly of Cloud ReportingMihail MateevIntermediate
Things You Can Find in the Plan CacheMatan YungmanAdvanced
Tips and Tricks for Maintenance OptimizationMiroslav DimitrovIntermediate
Tips and tricks to optimize your SQL Server backupIvan DonevBeginner
Top 10 Performance Tips for SQL Server DevelopersTurgay SahtiyanIntermediate
Top 5 T-SQL Improvements in SQL Server 2014Boris HristovIntermediate
Windows Azure SQL Database – SQL Server in the CloudLeonard LobelIntermediate
Working with Very Large Tables Like a Pro in SQL Server 2014Guy GlantserAdvanced
Writing your solutions using PowerShellLaerte JuniorBeginner
You want rules? You want Policy-Based Management!Boris HristovIntermediate


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
Data Warehouse Design and Best PracticesIntermediate

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