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New England Data Camp v2.0 (SQL Saturday #34): The Almost-Final Schedule

The January 30 event is now starting to shape up quite nicely! Below you will find the current schedule of sessions for the day. We still have some room, so if you haven't registered already, now is the time to do so. Please make sure to register online if you're going to attend so that we can get a fairly accurate headcount for food, bags, etc.

Start TimeBusiness IntelligenceData DevelopmentDatabase AdministrationPerformance Tuning
08:15 AMSlava Kokaev
Introduction to SSIS - Developing SSIS Packages
Scott Abrants
Automating Database Deployments with Visual Studio
Mike Walsh
As a DBA, Where Do I start?
Bala Subra
SQL Server Performance Tuning Tips
9:30 AMAyad Shammout
Introducing PowerPivot (BI Self-Service) for Excel
Charles Hyman
USING VSTS Database Edition and 2010 Preview
Aaron Bertrand
Management Studio Tips & Tricks
Grant Fritchey
Best Practices for Working With Execution Plans
11:00 AMBala Subra
SQL Server Reporting Services
Matt Van Horn
Developing with SQL Azure
Roman Rehak
SQL Server Development Tips and Tricks
Mike Walsh
You Can Improve Your Own SQL Code
12:15 PMMichael Ruland
Sponsor Lunch: Turbocharge your ETL with expressor
01:00 PMSunil Kadimdiwan
Visualize your data on a Map
Steve Simon
Data Access Layers: A Cornucopia
Ayad Shammout
Building High Availablity SQL Server environment
Adam Machanic
Dynamic Management Master Class: 15 Powerful DMVs
02:30 PMMike Litchfield
Designing and Implementing an ETL Framework
Jim O'Neil
"Dallas": Microsoft's Data Marketplace
Varsham Papikian
Use PowerShell and SQLCMD - be more effective
Dean Richards
Tuna Helper for SQL Server DBA's
03:45 PMSteve Simon
Data Mining.. Making $mart financial decisions
Matt Van Horn
Pivot Data Visualization
Peter Tassmer
Storage Design For SQL Server


Please note that registration opens at 7:45 a.m. We hope you'll show up on the early side to make the first session and avoid having to rush. We'll be providing coffee and some breakfast items to compel you to get out of bed and join us.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Looking forward to seeing many SQLblog readers at the event!

Published Thursday, January 7, 2010 1:25 PM by Adam Machanic

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About Adam Machanic

Adam Machanic is a Boston-based SQL Server developer, writer, and speaker. He focuses on large-scale data warehouse performance and development, and is author of the award-winning SQL Server monitoring stored procedure, sp_WhoIsActive. Adam has written for numerous web sites and magazines, including SQLblog, Simple Talk, Search SQL Server, SQL Server Professional, CoDe, and VSJ. He has also contributed to several books on SQL Server, including "SQL Server 2008 Internals" (Microsoft Press, 2009) and "Expert SQL Server 2005 Development" (Apress, 2007). Adam regularly speaks at conferences and training events on a variety of SQL Server topics. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for SQL Server, a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP), and an alumnus of the INETA North American Speakers Bureau.

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