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Archive for August 28th, 2012

24 Hours of PASS Fall 2012

Posted by denglishbi on August 28, 2012

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Are you ready for some free SQL Server training? A little warm up for the PASS Summit in November? Well you are in luck, coming up in September is the next 24 Hours of PASS.  There are six tracks, 24 sessions, and 27 speakers!  The Knights kick off the event with a great BI session on “Choosing the Right Reporting Platform”.24 Hours of PASS

Session Track List

BI Platform Architecture, Development & Administration (BIA)

Enterprise Database Administration (DBA)

Application Development (AppDev)

BI Information Delivery (BID)

Cloud Application Development & Deployment (CLD)

Professional Development (PD)

Session 01 (BIA) – Starts at 12:00 GMT, Sept 20
Choosing the Right Reporting Platform
Presenter: Brian Knight, Devin Knight

Session 02 (DBA) – Starts at 13:00 GMT, Sept 20
Best Practices for Upgrading to SQL Server 2012
Presenters: Robert Davis

Session 03 (AppDev) – Starts at 14:00 GMT, Sept 20
Three Ways to Identify Slow Running Queries
Presenter: Grant Fritchey


Session 09 (BID) – Starts at 20:00 GMT, Sept 20
Mobile Business Intelligence
Presenter: Jen Underwood


Session 05 (CLD) – Starts at 16:00 GMT, Sept 20
SQL Server Private Cloud = Azure
Presenter: Allan Hirt, Ben DeBow

Session 12 (PD) – Starts at 23:00 GMT, Sept 20
Leadership – Winning Influence in IT Teams
Presenter: Kevin Kline

Session 13 (BIA) – Starts at 00:00 GMT, Sept 21
BI Architecture with SQL 2012 & SharePoint 2010
Presenter: Rod Colledge

Session 08 (DBA) – Starts at 19:00 GMT, Sept 20
PowerShell 101 for the SQL Server DBA
Presenters: Allen White

Session 04 (AppDev) – Starts at 15:00 GMT, Sept 20
Fasten Your Seatbelt – Troubleshooting the Most Difficult SQL Server Problems
Presenter: Klaus Aschenbrenner

Session 10 (BID) – Starts at 21:00 GMT, Sept 20
Slow MDX Queries: The Case of the Empty Tuples
Presenter: Stacia Misner

Session 23 (CLD) – Starts at 10:00 GMT, Sept 21
Best Practices and Lessons Learned Using SSIS for Large Scale Azure Data Movement
Presenter: Steven Howard

Session 24 (PD) – Starts at 11:00 GMT, Sept 21
Mentoring for Professional Development
Presenter: Andy Warren

Session 15 (BIA) – Starts at 02:00 GMT, Sept 21
SSIS Design Patterns for Fun and Profit
Presenter: Jessica Moss, Michelle Ufford

Session 11 (DBA) – Starts at 22:00 GMT, Sept 20
Using SQL Server 2012 Always On
Presenters: Denny Cherry

Session 06 (AppDev) – Starts at 17:00 GMT, Sept 20
What are the Largest SQL Server Projects in the World?
Presenter: Kevin Cox

Session 22 (BID) – Starts at 09:00 GMT, Sept 21
Big Data Analytics with PowerPivot and Power View
Presenter: Peter Myers


Session 17 (BIA) – Starts at 04:00 GMT, Sept 21
What’s All the Buzz about Hadoop and Hive?
Presenter: Cindy Gross

Session 14 (DBA) – Starts at 01:00 GMT, Sept 21
DBCC, Statistics, and You
Presenters: Erin Stellato

Session 07 (AppDev) – Starts at 18:00 GMT, Sept 20
Practical Demos of Text Mining and Data Mining using SQL Server 2012
Presenter: Mark Tabladillo


Session 19 (BIA) – Starts at 06:00 GMT, Sept 21
Agile Data Warehousing with SQL Server 2012
Presenter: Davide Mauri


Session 16 (AppDev) – Starts at 03:00 GMT, Sept. 21
Characteristics of a Great Relational Database
Presenter: Louis Davidson




Session 21 (BIA) – Starts at 08:00 GMT, Sept 21
Introduction to Microsoft’s Big Data Platform and Hadoop Primer
Presenter: Denny Lee


Session 18 (AppDev) – Starts at 05:00 GMT, Sept 21
Taking SQL Server Into the Beyond Relational Realm
Presenter: Michael Rys


Session 20 (AppDev) – Starts at 07:00 GMT, Sept 21
Digging Into the Plan Cache
Presenter: Jason Strate


This is an outstanding lineup and a real all star cast to boot.  You will not want to miss this opportunity to hear these speakers, head on over and register for these sessions now and get them on your calendar.

Session Track List

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