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Microsoft at PASS Summit 2011

Everywhere you turn at PASS Summit, you’ll see Microsoft’s valuable participation. From its premier sponsorship of the conference to the top Microsoft Customer Service and Support (CSS) and SQL Server Clinic to program sessions and keynotes, Microsoft is committing its top resources in support of the most value-packed SQL Server and Business Intelligence event of the year.

Here’s a snapshot of where you can find Microsoft’s most knowledgeable experts and top speakers:

  • Keynotes from top Microsoft SQL Server executives: Ted Kummert, Quentin Clark, and technical fellow David J. DeWitt
  • Expert Pods - Meet Microsoft SQL Server Engineering team members and SQL Server MVPs in an informal area on the 6th floor of the conference center
  • SQL Server Clinic - Work through your technical issues with SQL Server CSS and get architectural guidance from SQLCAT  
  • Hands-On Labs - Get experience through self-paced & instructor-led labs on our cloud based lab platform – bring your laptop or use Hewlett Packard-sponsored hardware 
  • Microsoft Product Pavilion - Talk with Microsoft SQL Server and BI experts to learn about the next version of SQL Server, check out our new appliances, and make sure you stop in and attend our Solutions Theater sessions
  • Microsoft Regular Sessions - Attend 75-minute and 90-min technical sessions with an  excellent lineup of Microsoft speakers
  • Focus Groups - Have  your say and share your feedback on SQL Server technologies

 

PASS Summit 2011 Microsoft Product Pavilion Solutions Theater

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 12

Time

Company

Presentation Title

Speaker First Name

Speaker Last Name

10:30am - 11:00am

Microsoft

SQL Server 2011 Audit Enhancements

Jack

Richins

11:15am - 11:45am

Microsoft

Columnstore Indexes: Why you want to know more about them

Susan

Price

12:00pm - 12:30pm

HP

Business Intelligence For Everyone - The HP Business Decision Appliance and
Power Pivot

Andrew

Dahlgaard

12:30pm - 1:00pm

Microsoft

Get to know AlwaysOn

Goden

Yao

1:00pm - 1:30pm

HP

Business Intelligence Optimizations - Best Practices Implementing SQL
Server Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) on the HP Enterprise Data Warehouse

Jeff

Spiller

1:45pm - 2:15pm

Microsoft

A quick lap around SQL Server Encryption

Don

Pinto

2:30pm - 3:00pm

Microsoft

Migration: Tools and Technologies

Mike

Morrison

Exhibitor Reception

6:15pm - 6:45pm

Microsoft

Building a Crescent Report

Riccardo

Muti

6:45pm - 7:15pm

Microsoft

PowerPivot for Excel and SharePoint

Julie

Strauss

7:30pm - 8:00pm

Microsoft

MDS Excel Plugin

Tyler

Graham

THURSDAY OCTOBER 13

Time

Company

Presentation Title

Speaker First Name

Speaker Last Name

10:30am - 11:00am

Microsoft

Data Quality Services, a Knowledge Driven Solution

Gadi

Peleg

11:15am - 11:45am

Microsoft

T-SQL in SQL Azure, what you need to know

Tobias

Ternstrom

Umachandar

Jayachandran

12:00pm - 12:30pm

Microsoft

Democratizing Big Data: Hadoop, Excel, and Javascript

Dave

Vronay

12:30pm - 1:00pm

Microsoft

System Center Advisor : Using the Wisdom of the cloud to optimize performance and reduce downtime

Paul

Mestemaker

Lorenzo

Rizzi

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Microsoft

Hybrid Cloud Solutions/Juneau

Greg

Leake

1:45pm - 2:15pm

Microsoft

SQL Server Appliances overview: BI, DW, OLTP

Bernardo

Zamora

2:30pm - 3:00pm

HP

Inside the HP Database Consolidation Appliance

Joe

Sullivan

3:15pm - 3:45pm

HP

Inside the HP Database Consolidation Appliance

Joe

Sullivan