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: 1 - SIOSTrack 2 - Room: 2 - Violin MemoryTrack 3 - Room: 3 - San JoaquinTrack 4 - Room: 4 - AlamedaTrack 5 - Room: 5 - San Mateo
07:30 AMSQLSAT312 Registration

Welcome!

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSAT312 Registration

Welcome!

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SQLSAT312 Registration

Welcome!

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSAT312 Registration

Welcome!

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SQLSAT312 Registration

Welcome!

Level: Non-Technical
08:30 AMKevin Boles

Common TSQL Mistakes

Level: Intermediate

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Eric Courville

PowerShell - Making the most of SQL Server Commandlets

Level: Intermediate
Tom Keller

Managing Oracle and Migrating to SQL Server: Tips from the Trenches

Level: Intermediate
Ben Miller

SQL Server TDE

Level: Intermediate

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Prakash Heda

Streamlining SQL Server Implementations Across Organization

Level: Intermediate
09:45 AMMike Tutor

Tools You Probably Aren’t Using. Why Not?

Level: Beginner

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Angel Abundez

Discover Power BI for Office 365

Level: Beginner

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Kalen Delaney

Hekaton Data: A Whole New World

Level: Advanced
Andrew Nakamura

Powershell 101 for the DBA

Level: Beginner
Jason Horner

Dimensional Modeling Design Patterns: Beyond Basics

Level: Intermediate
11:00 AMRandy Knight

Understanding the SQL Server Transaction Log

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012+

Level: Intermediate

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Mickey Stuewe

Scalable SSRS Reports Achieved Through the Powerful Tablix

Level: Intermediate
Keith Tate

The Curious Case of Isolation Levels

Level: Intermediate

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Jim Murphy

AlwaysOn - Finally, A usable 'mirror'!

Level: Beginner

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12:00 PMSIOS and Joseph D'Antoni

SIOS Lunch Session: Clusters Your Way: #SANLess clusters for physical, virtual & cloud environments

Level: Beginner
Violin Memory and Matt Henderson

Violin Memory Lunch Session: Flash Storage 101 and How it Modernizes Database Design

Level: Beginner
Lunch Break



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Lunch Break



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Lunch Break



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01:30 PMAmi Levin

Physical Join Operators

Level: Advanced
Mitchell Bottel

Want a promotion? It’s up to you!

Level: Beginner
Michael Fal

Improving Database Restores with Powershell

Level: Intermediate
Stacia Misner

Introducing Power BI

Level: Beginner
Todd Kleinhans

The Life Cycle of a Query in 3D

Level: Beginner
02:45 PMSteven Wake

Capture Change and Apply it With Change Data Capture & SSIS

Level: Intermediate

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Mickey Stuewe

Changing Your Habits to Improve the Performance of Your T-SQL

Level: Beginner
Eric Freeman

What is the cardinality estimator?

Level: Beginner

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Dilip Nayak

Benchmark your SQL server storage system

Level: Beginner
Trent Sherman

SQL Server on VMWare Monitoring: Optimized for Performance

Level: Beginner

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04:00 PMJoseph D'Antoni

The Modern Analytics Architecture

Level: Intermediate
Jason Brimhall

SQL 2012 Extended Events

Level: Advanced

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Jonathan Amen

Self-Service BI Solution from Data to Report Builder 3

Level: Intermediate

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Andrew Eichenbaum

An Analytics Sandbox in A World of Big Data

Level: Intermediate

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Dan Hess

Lightning talks - SacSQLUG

Level: Beginner
05:15 PMSQLSAT312 Raffle

Raffle on Front Steps

Level: Non-Technical
SQLSAT312 Raffle

Raffle on Front Steps

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SQLSAT312 Raffle

Raffle on Front Steps

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SQLSAT312 Raffle

Raffle on Front Steps

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SQLSAT312 Raffle

Raffle on Front Steps

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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
AlwaysOn - Finally, A usable 'mirror'!Jim MurphyBeginner
An Analytics Sandbox in A World of Big DataAndrew EichenbaumIntermediate
Be Friendly to SQL Server with TSQL Best PracticesBen MillerBeginner
Benchmark your SQL server storage systemDilip NayakBeginner
Building a Better WorkstationSteven WakeBeginner
Capture Change and Apply it With Change Data Capture & SSISSteven WakeIntermediate
Changing Your Habits to Improve the Performance of Your T-SQLMickey StueweBeginner
Common TSQL MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Date and Time Dimensions for Every Day and Time in No TimeSteven WakeIntermediate
Dimensional Modeling Design Patterns: Beyond BasicsJason HornerIntermediate
Discover Power BI for Office 365Angel AbundezBeginner
Hekaton Data: A Whole New WorldKalen DelaneyAdvanced
Improving Database Restores with PowershellMichael FalIntermediate
Indexing Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Introducing Power BIStacia MisnerBeginner
Lightning talks - SacSQLUG Dan HessBeginner
Locks, Blocks, and Deadlocks Oh My!Randy KnightIntermediate
Making DBCC CHECKDB Go FasterArgenis FernandezIntermediate
Managing Log File ObesityMichael FalIntermediate
Managing Oracle and Migrating to SQL Server: Tips from the TrenchesTom KellerIntermediate
Migration considerations for In-memory OLTP - What, Why, How and What notAmi LevinIntermediate
Mission Possible: Interactive Performance Troubleshooting - IndexesJim MurphyBeginner
Mission Possible: Interactive Performance Troubleshooting - TSQLJim MurphyBeginner
OWN your SQL Servers with PBM & CMSMitchell BottelBeginner
Physical Join OperatorsAmi LevinAdvanced
PowerShell - Making the most of SQL Server CommandletsEric CourvilleIntermediate
Powershell 101 for the DBAAndrew NakamuraBeginner
Powershell SMO for BeginnersAndrew NakamuraBeginner
Scalable SSRS Reports Achieved Through the Powerful TablixMickey StueweIntermediate
Self-Service BI Solution from Data to Report Builder 3Jonathan AmenIntermediate
Self-Service BI with PowerPivot and Power ViewAngel AbundezBeginner
SMO Internals for High Performance AutomationBen MillerIntermediate
SQL 2012 Extended EventsJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL 2012 Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
SQL Server 2014 New FeaturesKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL Server on VMWare Monitoring: Optimized for PerformanceTrent ShermanBeginner
SQL Server TDEBen MillerIntermediate
Streamlining SQL Server Implementations Across OrganizationPrakash HedaIntermediate
The Curious Case of Isolation LevelsKeith TateIntermediate
The Life Cycle of a Query in 3DTodd KleinhansBeginner
The Modern Analytics ArchitectureJoseph D'AntoniIntermediate
Tools You Probably Aren’t Using. Why Not?Mike TutorBeginner
Understanding the SQL Server Transaction LogRandy KnightBeginner
Understanding Transaction Isolation LevelsRandy KnightIntermediate
Violin Memory Lunch Session: Flash Storage 101 and How it Modernizes Database DesignViolin Memory and Matt HendersonBeginner
Want a promotion? It’s up to you!Mitchell BottelBeginner
What is the cardinality estimator?Eric FreemanBeginner
Where did I put my (primary) keys?Ami LevinAdvanced
Windowing Functions: THE Reason to Upgrade to 2012+Kevin BolesIntermediate


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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