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Sep 14, 2015
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Hybrid IT Is Calling You: Automate Your Data Center Builds  

Speaker: Johan Arwidmark Develop solutions to automate the installation of your entire data center environment from a single button. In this session you'll learn about deploying hybrid solutions, automated builds of infrastructure servers, and the entire System Center platform. And yes, this session will include PowerShell!...More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

What's New in vSphere 6.0  

"Speaker: Alan Sugano It has been a while since VMware released a major revision, and the company finally announced vSphere 6.0! We’ll cover vSphere 6.0's major new features, including vSAN, virtual volumes, long-distance vMotion, fault tolerance with vSMP, Instant Clone, storage IOPS reservations, configuration maximums, and vSphere data protection. We’ll discuss items to consider when planning your vSphere 6.0 upgrade, including backup, SAN, host, and vCenter factors....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Keynote: The State of Microsoft  

Speaker: Richard Hay and Rod Trent...More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Attributes and Hierarchies in Analysis Services 2014  

Speaker: Thomas LeBlanc...More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Creating AlwaysOn Availability Groups in Azure  

Speaker: Michael Otey In this session you’ll see how you can create SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Group replicas in Azure and use them for cloud-based disaster recovery....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

DevOps and Data Integration with SSIS  

Speaker: Andy Leonard DevOps is popular with many corporations, for good reason. The practices and principles deliver stability, repeatability, and peace of mind to the modern IT enterprise. Is it possible to leverage DevOps for data integration?...More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Excel 2013 Tips and Tricks for Displaying a Multidimensional Cube  

Speaker: Thomas LeBlanc New features have been added to the past couple of Excel releases to bring the most widely used desktop reporting application to a full-featured business intelligence reporting tool for multidimensional cubes. This session will be filled with demonstration of all these new features, with slides only as reference to more detailed explanations and uses. Pivot tables will be the main focus of this 75-minute session with visual tools that enhance graphs and dashboards....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Handle with Care: Virtual SQL Servers  

Speaker: David Klee Maintaining the performance of a mission-critical SQL Server system during the virtualization process is different from less resource-intensive applications. Practices and processes that have worked for years for less-complex applications can detract from the performance of a large database server; but why? This hypervisor-agnostic session will explore the reasons why SQL Server is so hard to successfully virtualize and give you many strategies for working through each challenge to get the most performance out of your virtualized SQL Server systems....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Keynote: Insights to SQL Server 2016  

Speaker: Conor Cunningham Microsoft is in public beta with its upcoming release of its flagship database product, SQL Server 2016. This release is packed with tons of new features to help both DBAs and Developers get more out of their data. In this talk, Conor will cover some of the major features in the release, from the latest in-memory OLTP + DW performance enhancements to improvements in the language surface area to make it easier to use the product in new ways. Many of these same features are also available in Microsoft Azure SQL Database (aka SQL Azure)....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Scalable Application Design with Service Broker  

Speaker: Allen White How your business applications directly interact with the corporate database can have a dramatic effect on how successful you are, and one of the biggest issues is performance with large databases. By designing the application to use asynchronous messaging for non-critical updates, you can more effectively tune your critical updates for performance, and make the remaining updates later. SQL Server Service Broker handles asynchronous requests quickly and efficiently, as well as minimizes conflicts with your critical updates....More

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