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SQL Saturday Edinburgh Agenda
11 May 13 09:13 PM | MartinBell | with no comments

The agenda for SQL Saturday Scotland is now published

  Track 1Track 2
StartEndSession TitleSpeakerSession TitleSpeaker


09:0010:00SQL Azure from Plan, to Backup, to CloudTobiasz KoprowskiIncreasing Business and IT collaboration with SQLChris Testa-O'Neill
10:0011:00Troubleshooting Query Plan Quality IssuesJoseph SackSQL Server 2012 Integration with MDS & DQSSanjaya Padhi

Coffee Break

11:1512:15Thinking Big & Understanding PDWJames Rowland-JonesData Explorer - The future of selfservice ETLOliver Engels Tillmann Eitelberg

Lunch Break

13:3014:30Layered Partitioning - manage very large data setsDavid Peter HansenMicrosoft Access Power HourBob Duffy
14:3015:30Solving Complex Problems with Extended EventsJonathan KehayiasAnalyzing Twitter DataNiko Neugebauer

Coffee Break

16:0017:00SQL Server AlwaysOn for DummiesMark BroadbentHadoop for the Business Intelligence ProfessionalAllan Mitchell



It’s a great line out and I am looking forward to having a wonderful conference.


Don't forget after SQL Saturday I will be doing the Edinburgh Moonwalk in aid of *** Cancer charities. To sponsor me go to

Leeds Usergroup Slides and Scripts
10 May 13 08:53 AM | MartinBell | with no comments

Here are the slides and scripts from Andrew Whettam’s presentation to the usergroup on Tuesday 7 May. Here is the presentation and the example scripts can be found here.

The presentation by Aaron Bertrand can be found on the SQLBits website here.

People wishing to support my Full Moon walk for BreastCancer after
SQL Saturday Edinburgh can sponsor me here

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