Application & Database Development
3.0: Not Your Granddaddy’s PowerShell (LT-101)
PowerShell 3.0 finally has an editor with autocomplete and syntax checking, but is that all? Heck...
How Bad Is Read-Only Access? (LT-100)
The debate over whether read-only access to production systems should be granted is not likely to...
Regular Expressions in SSMS in 10 Minutes or Less (LT-100)
This Lightning Talk will cover regular expressions in SQL Server Management Studio and demonstrate...
TRY CATCH in a Nutshell (LT-102)
Join me for these can't-miss tips on using the improved TRY CATCH feature in SQL Server 2012.
Utility Database: Quick and Dirty Website to Monitor Performance (LT-102)
So you have a utility database, and you want a web interface to monitor performance across all your...
BI Platform Architecture, Development & Administration
Become Less Fuzzy About Fuzzy Transformations! (LT-100)
Come get a clear understanding about using the fuzzy-lookup transformation in SSIS. See real-world...
Is It an Alligator? Is It a Crocodile? No, It’s a Gecko! (LT-102)
This session aims to find the Holy Grail: How to promote business agility through self-service BI,...
SSRS, Kerberos, and SharePoint (LT-101)
Double-hop scenarios are always a pain. There are so many bits and pieces to keep in mind in...
Understanding the SSIS 2012 Deployment Model (LT-101)
The SSIS package deployment model in SQL Server 2012 introduces a new option for deploying packages...
Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment
Bob Dylan Explains TempDB (LT-100)
How many files must a TempDB have before it's allowed to be fast? How many table variables must a...
Effective Error Log Parsing (LT-102)
Valuable information is logged into the SQL Server error logs, and rapid interrogation of the error...
Lights! Camera! Piecemeal Restore! (LT-101)
Come get wow'd as you see how to restore part of your database while letting users continue to work...
SQL Server AlwaysOn for Dummies (LT-100)
Welcome to Microsoft's world of the buzzword. Yes, they've done it again and created an ambiguous...
T-SQL Health Check to Excel in Email in 10 Minutes with PowerShell (LT-102)
You need an automated, flexible, and fast solution to run T-SQL Health scripts in several customer...
Why DBAs Like Service Broker (LT-101)
When DBAs look at a bunch of code by developers for the Service Broker component, they don't like...
Becoming a Master (LT-101)
Everyone wants to be a master. We watch movies about superheroes, enjoy sports where mastery is...
Lightning Talks - 100 (LT-100)
Amy Lewis - Become Less Fuzzy About Fuzzy Transformations! (BIA)
Brent Ozar - Bob Dylan Explains...
Amy Lewis, Brent Ozar, Mark Broadbent, Rob Volk, Robert Davis, Wendy Pastrick
Lightning Talks - 101 (LT-101)
Aaron Nelson - 3.0: Not Your Granddaddy’s PowerShell (AppDev)
Bill Fellows - Understanding the...
Aaron Nelson, Bill Fellows, Jes Borland, Niko Neugebauer, Oliver Engels, Sanjaya Padhi
Lightning Talks - 102 (LT-102)
Christian Wade - Is It an Alligator? Is It a Crocodile? No, It’s a Gecko! (BIA)
Edwin Sarmiento -...
Christian Wade, Edwin Sarmiento, Gabriel Villa, Julie Koesmarno, Laerte Junior, Neil Hambly
Presentation WOW (LT-102)
So you open up PowerPoint, create your slides, and get ready to present. Sure, you know exactly how...
Work-Life Balance: It's Not Just for WIT (LT-100)
This talk will highlight the many issues involved in work-life balance. Women with families and...