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 TimeRoom 300 - Room: Room 300Room 302 - Room: Room 302Room 308 - Room: Room 308Room 309 - Room: Room 309
09:00 AMRandy Knight

But it worked great in Dev! Performance for Devs

Level: Beginner

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Mitchell Bottel

Easily Manage your Servers with CMS and PMB

Level: Beginner

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Gabriel Villa

SQL Server Security and Intrusion Prevention

Level: Beginner

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Paul Turley

Visual Report Design: Bringing Sexy Back

Level: Intermediate
10:15 AMChristopher Shaw

Utility Database

Level: Intermediate

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William E. Pearson III

Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)

Level: Intermediate
Doug Lane

Devs are from Mars, Report Servers are from Venus

Level: Beginner

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Jeff Renz

Parallel Processing Database Architecture

Level: Beginner

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11:30 AMPat Wright

MySQL Vs SQL Server Are they really different?

Level: Beginner

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tjay belt

Data File Sizes – How much is enough, if you don’t

Level: Beginner

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Scott Golightly

.NET for the DBA

Level: Beginner

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Michael Fal

Managing and Auditing SQL Server Permissions

Level: Beginner

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12:30 PMPat Wright

Lunch --SQl Saturday 94

Level: Beginner
Pat Wright

Lunch --SQl Saturday 94

Level: Beginner
Pat Wright

Lunch --SQl Saturday 94

Level: Beginner
Pat Wright

Lunch --SQl Saturday 94

Level: Beginner
01:30 PMChad Crawford

Table Fission - An Introduction to Partition|ing

Level: Beginner

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Mitchell Bottel

Want a promotion? It’s up to you!

Level: Beginner

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William E. Pearson III

Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS with Best Practices

Level: Intermediate
Marc Beacom

Introduction to Integration Services

Level: Beginner
02:45 PMtjay belt

Documentation – you know you love it

Level: Beginner

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Jason Horner

Totally Tabular – Exploring Denali SSAS Features

Level: Beginner
Martin Miller

Index Management

Level: Intermediate

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Carlos Bossy

See the Future with Visual Predictive Analytics

Level: Intermediate

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04:00 PMBen Miller

SQL Server PowerShell with SQLPSX

Level: Beginner

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Randy Knight

Understanding SQL Server XML Features

Level: Advanced

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David Eichner

Business Intelligence with SRS Report Builder

Level: Beginner
Jason Brimhall

Getting to Know your DB

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
.NET for the DBAScott GolightlyBeginner
An Overview of PowerPivotWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
An Overview of PowerPivot for Excel William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
An Overview of PowerPivot in SharePoint William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Attribute Discretization in Analysis Services (BI)William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Become Bilingual! Oracle for the SQL Server DBARandy KnightIntermediate
Becoming DAX: An Introduction ...William E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Beyond Plateaux: Optimize SSAS with Best PracticesWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Business Intelligence with SRS Report BuilderDavid EichnerBeginner
But it worked great in Dev! Performance for DevsRandy KnightBeginner
Data File Sizes – How much is enough, if you don’ttjay beltBeginner
Defensive T-SQL ProgrammingScott HeffronIntermediate
Design and Implement BI Like Edison! William E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Develop a Star Schema for High Performance ReportsCarlos BossyBeginner
Devs are from Mars, Report Servers are from VenusDoug LaneBeginner
Documentation – you know you love ittjay beltBeginner
Documenting Your Integrated Microsoft BI SolutionWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
Don't push the turbo button! Understanding TransaRandy KnightIntermediate
Drop Those Cursors!Martin MillerIntermediate
Easily Manage your Servers with CMS and PMBMitchell BottelBeginner
Eating the Elephant: SQL Table PartitioningMichael FalIntermediate
Entity Strategies: Structuring Your ConsultancyWilliam E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Fundamental T-SQL DevelopmentGabriel VillaBeginner
Getting started with Extended EventsMartin MillerIntermediate
Getting Started with MDX William E. Pearson IIIBeginner
Getting to Know your DBJason BrimhallBeginner
Index ManagementMartin MillerIntermediate
Introduction to Integration ServicesMarc BeacomBeginner
Isn't that SpatialJason HornerBeginner
Lunch --SQl Saturday 94Pat WrightBeginner
Managing and Auditing SQL Server PermissionsMichael FalBeginner
Many-to-Many: Multiple Calendars in a Single Cube William E. Pearson IIIAdvanced
MySQL Vs SQL Server Are they really different? Pat WrightBeginner
Oh, so Tabular!Paul TurleyIntermediate
Parallel Processing Database ArchitectureJeff RenzBeginner
Reporting Services for Mere DBAsJason BrimhallIntermediate
See the Future with Visual Predictive AnalyticsCarlos BossyIntermediate
Serene Velocity: Reporting Services and SSAS DataWilliam E. Pearson IIIIntermediate
SQL Server PowerShell with SQLPSXBen MillerBeginner
SQL Server Security and Intrusion PreventionGabriel VillaBeginner
Table CompressionJason BrimhallAdvanced
Table Fission - An Introduction to Partition|ingChad CrawfordBeginner
The One Week Data MartJeff RenzBeginner
The Point of Attack - Security and Intrusion PreveGabriel VillaBeginner
To SSIS or Not SSIS, That is the QuestionJeff RenzBeginner
Totally Tabular – Exploring Denali SSAS FeaturesJason HornerBeginner
Understanding SQL Server XML Features Randy KnightAdvanced
Using SQL Server Change TrackingBen MillerIntermediate
Utility DatabaseChristopher ShawIntermediate
Visual Report Design: Bringing Sexy BackPaul TurleyIntermediate
Want a promotion? It’s up to you!Mitchell BottelBeginner
What makes an index tick?Chad CrawfordBeginner


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
Load BalancingBeginner
Object Oriented Design and GUIDsIntermediate

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