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: TBD1Bonus - Room: TBD5DBA 101 - Room: TBD0DBA Beyond 101 - Room: TBD3Developer - Room: TBD2Professional Development - Room: TBD4Special Topic - Room: TBD6
08:30 AMMarc Beacom

Introduction to Analysis Services

Level: Beginner
Kathi Kellenberger

What's New with Reporting Services?

Level: Intermediate

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Peter Trast

Be in control - Policy Based Management

Level: Beginner
Thomas LaRock

What Are You Waiting For?

Level: Intermediate

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Russel Loski

Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatype

Level: Beginner
Steve Jones

The Modern Resume: Building Your Brand

Level: Beginner

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Karen Lopez

Database Design Contentious Issues

Level: Intermediate

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09:45 AMBrett Flippin

Incremental ETL Processes with SSIS

Level: Intermediate
Carlos Bossy

Essentials of a Business Intelligence Architecture

Level: Intermediate
Kim Tessereau

Indexes and Execution Plans

Level: Beginner

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Leonard Mwangi

Unleashing PowerShell to you SQL Environment.

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

Advanced TSQL Solutions

Level: Advanced

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Open Networking

Open Networking

Level: Beginner
Scott Shaw

SQL Server in Healthcare - Healthy Relationship?

Level: Intermediate
11:00 AMKushal Lal

Report Model a solution for ad-hoc reporting

Level: Intermediate
Dennis Graham

Advanced topics in SSRS:

Level: Intermediate
Rob Kraft

SQL Server Security - All Things Considered

Level: Beginner
Jeff Hattendorf

Database Mirroring

Level: Intermediate
Arie Jones

Going Spatial!

Level: Intermediate
WIT Panel

Women in Technology Panel Discussion

Level: Beginner
Aaron King

The Benefits of SQL Azure

Level: Beginner
13:00 PMFrank Kearney

Partition management in Analysis Services

Level: Intermediate
 Bill Graziano

SQL Server Administration for new DBAs and non-DBA

Level: Beginner

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Arie Jones

Take Control with Resource Governor

Level: Intermediate
Kevin Boles

Common TSQL Programming Mistakes

Level: Intermediate

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Open Networking

Open Networking

Level: Beginner
Brian Mitchell

SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse

Level: Intermediate
14:15 PMCarlos Bossy

Data Mining with Analysis Services

Level: Intermediate
Dennis Graham

Reporting against data other than databases

Level: Intermediate
Wendy Pastrick

Transactional Replication 101

Level: Beginner
Chris Shaw

Managing a 0 Downtime Shop

Level: Intermediate
Bill Fellows

CLR in SQL Server: A love story in 5 parts

Level: Beginner
  
15:30 PMJoe Ferry

Start Using MDX with SSAS 2008

Level: Beginner
Kevin Boles

SQL Server and SANs

Level: Advanced

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Sandeep Khandelwal

SharePoint & SQL Server - Marriage made in heaven

Level: Beginner
Sudhir Gajre

Strategies for Maximum Concurrency and Performance

Level: Advanced
 Open Networking

Open Networking

Level: Beginner
Ameet Phadnis

Integrate LOB SQL Data into my portal

Level: Intermediate


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
45 new TSQL features in 45 minutesBill FellowsIntermediate
Advanced topics in SSRS: Dennis GrahamIntermediate
Advanced TSQL SolutionsKevin BolesAdvanced
Be in control - Policy Based ManagementPeter TrastBeginner
CLR in SQL Server: A love story in 5 partsBill FellowsBeginner
Common TSQL Programming MistakesKevin BolesIntermediate
Data Mining with Analysis Services Carlos BossyIntermediate
Data Warehouse Design Best PracticesBrian MitchellIntermediate
Database Awesomesauce with Powershell!Arie JonesIntermediate
Database Design Contentious IssuesKaren LopezIntermediate
Database MirroringJeff HattendorfIntermediate
Essentials of a Business Intelligence ArchitectureCarlos BossyIntermediate
Fine, Now I have XML; what do I do with that?Dennis GrahamIntermediate
Going Spatial!Arie JonesIntermediate
Incremental ETL Processes with SSISBrett FlippinIntermediate
Indexes and Execution PlansKim TessereauBeginner
Integrate LOB SQL Data into my portalAmeet PhadnisIntermediate
Introduction to Analysis ServicesMarc BeacomBeginner
Managing a 0 Downtime ShopChris ShawIntermediate
Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) Program OverviewRandall NethBeginner
Monitoring Data Changes the Microsoft Way with CDCArie JonesIntermediate
Open NetworkingOpen NetworkingBeginner
Open NetworkingOpen NetworkingBeginner
Open NetworkingOpen NetworkingBeginner
Optimize Resources with MAPKathi KellenbergerIntermediate
Parallel Query Execution Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
Partition management in Analysis ServicesFrank KearneyIntermediate
Policy-Based Management in a NutshellJorge SegarraBeginner
Report Model a solution for ad-hoc reportingKushal LalIntermediate
Reporting against data other than databasesDennis GrahamIntermediate
SharePoint & SQL Server - Marriage made in heavenSandeep KhandelwalBeginner
SharePoint as a data source or destination in SSISTim ToenniesBeginner
SharePoint DatabasesAmeet PhadnisBeginner
SQL Azure in Business IntelligenceTim ToenniesBeginner
SQL InjectionKevin BolesIntermediate
SQL reporting 101: Dennis GrahamBeginner
SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse Brian MitchellIntermediate
SQL Server Administration for new DBAs and non-DBABill GrazianoBeginner
SQL Server and SANsKevin BolesAdvanced
SQL Server in Healthcare - Healthy Relationship?Scott ShawIntermediate
SQL Server Memory Deep DiveKevin BolesAdvanced
SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2 Unleashed!Arie JonesIntermediate
SQL Server Security - All Things ConsideredRob KraftBeginner
SQL University 101: Starting the SQL Journey Jorge SegarraBeginner
SQL University 201: Managing a SQL Server pt 2Jorge SegarraBeginner
SSIS and SSRS Better TogetherRussel LoskiIntermediate
Start Using MDX with SSAS 2008Joe FerryBeginner
Stored procedure tracing using the xml datatype Russel LoskiBeginner
Strategies for Maximum Concurrency and PerformanceSudhir GajreAdvanced
Take Control with Resource GovernorArie JonesIntermediate
The Benefits of SQL AzureAaron KingBeginner
The Modern Resume: Building Your BrandSteve JonesBeginner
Transactional Replication 101Wendy PastrickBeginner
Unleashing PowerShell to you SQL Environment. Leonard MwangiIntermediate
What Are You Waiting For?Thomas LaRockIntermediate
What's New with Reporting Services?Kathi KellenbergerIntermediate
Women in Technology Panel DiscussionWIT PanelBeginner
Your First CubeCarlos BossyBeginner


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
Efficient DW Design - Key Design decisions Advanced

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