Pre-Conference Sessions

Thanks to everyone who joined us for 2 days of in-depth, full-day training seminars delivered by some of the leading experts in the SQL Server community. See what our presenters said about their pre-con sessions in this fun Q&A series.

* Note: Pre-Conference Sessions were available for an additional fee.


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Monday, November 05, 2012

Relational Database Design Workshop (AD-397-P)
Application & Database Development
Database design is a seemingly natural process, leading everyone to try to do it themselves, from...
Louis Davidson

BI Dashboards with Dashboard Designer & PerformancePoint Services 2010 (BID-398-P)
BI Information Delivery
During this demo-rich dashboard design deep dive, we'll begin with an introduction to Business...
Rod Colledge

Building a SQL Server 2012 BI Platform (BIA-298-P)
BI Platform Architecture, Development & Administration
In this day-long deep-dive seminar, you'll learn how to build a Business Intelligence solution for...
Brian Knight, Devin Knight

SSIS Design Patterns (BIA-299-P)
BI Platform Architecture, Development & Administration
In this full-day session, the "SSIS Design Patterns" (Apress, 2012) author team – Matt Masson, Tim...
Andy Leonard, Jessica Moss, Matt Masson, Michelle Ufford, Tim Mitchell

Demystifying Database Administration Best Practices (DBA-397-P)
Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment
Being able to evaluate and develop best practices is a critical skill for DBAs. Early in our...
Robert Davis, Argenis Fernandez

Practical SQL Server Performance Troubleshooting (DBA-398-P)
Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment
Learn how to configure the Windows OS, SQL Server, and your database for optimal performance. In...
Klaus Aschenbrenner

SQL Server 2012 in a Highly Available World (DBA-399-P)
Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment
In this day-long pre-con session, we will explore the various high availability options within SQL...
Denny Cherry

Tuesday, November 06, 2012

Query Performance Tuning: Start to Finish (AD-399-P)
Application & Database Development
One of the most common problems encountered in SQL Server is the slow-running query. Once a query...
Grant Fritchey

T-SQL Querying and Query Tuning Enhancements in SQL Server 2005-2012 (AD-398-P)
Application & Database Development
As a DBA or database developer, you usually undergo a number of learning phases when it comes to...
Itzik Ben-Gan

Zero to BI Semantic Model with SQL Server 2012 (BID-399-P)
BI Information Delivery
Get the know-how you need to deliver state-of-the-art data models using SQL Server 2012 Analysis...
Peter Myers

Building the Agile Data Warehouse with SQL Server 2012 (BIA-399-P)
BI Platform Architecture, Development & Administration
Now that in-memory technology is all the rage, people tell you that a Business Intelligence...
Davide Mauri

Automate and Manage SQL Server with PowerShell (DBA-298-P)
Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment
This soup-to-nuts all-day introduction to PowerShell for the SQL Server DBA will start with the...
Allen White

Customer Stories from the Front Lines (DBA-499-P)
Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment
We deal with a lot of issues in the support world, and we want to share the solutions with you....
Bob Ward, Adam Saxton

Real-World System Design for the DBA: Private Cloud and SQL as a Service (DBA-299-P)
Enterprise Database Administration & Deployment
Performing. Agile. Available. Reliable. Easy to manage. Cost-effective. These words describe things...
Allan Hirt, Ben DeBow

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