Here’s my week’s schedule – narrowed down with help of friends, for my 1st time at SQL PASS Summit 2017 in Seattle, WA.
Here’s the full conference schedule: http://www.pass.org/summit/2017/Sessions/Schedule.aspx
Mon: Data Modeling with Power BI (603, Marco)
Tues: Columnstore Indexes – Practical Solutions & Techniques (606, Niko)
1015am: Benchmarking & Testing In-Memory OLTP Performance (603, Amit)
1045am: T-SQL Tips and Tricks (6B, Itzik – schedule overlap)
1230pm: Intro to Pass (612, Kevin)
130pm: Hacking SQL Server (603, Andre)
315pm: Unlock the Power of your Data by Integrating Analytics into your Line-of-Business Apps (3AB, Lukasz/Matt)
445pm: Inside SQL Server 2017 on Linux (603, Bob)
1045am: Exploring Why UDFs and Nested Views Hinder the Query Optimizer (6C, Andy) or Your Complete BI Toolbelt (6C, Paul – schedule overlap)
130pm: Delivering Hiperf analytics with Columnstore index (6B, Kevin) or Zero to hero perf made easier (606, Pedro) or 2017 deep dive (612 Travis/Tobias). [VERY DIFFICULT DECISION]
445pm: Everything about partitioning (6A, Dmitri) or Secrets of the query optimizer revealed using traceflag 86xx (6E, Kevin).
8am: 2017 intelligent diagnostics (2AB, Parikshit/Pedro)
11am: Whos on First? SQL Server Statistics & Dynamic PowerBI Visuals (2AB, William/Patrick)
1115am: InMemOLTP panel discussion (6A, Niko/Ned/Bob/Tejas/Kevin – schedule overlap)
1pm: Staying involved w/PASS (612, Kevin)
2pm: Use biml to automate SSIS design patterns (6C, Andy) or Perfmon monitoring using xEvents, DMVs & Query Store (603, Ola) or Avoid common DB pitfalls with SSDTS and VS2017 (606, Eric/Sanjay/Kevin). [DIFFICULT DECISION]
330pm: SQL Svr Replication a deeper look under the covers (612, William) or Linux Admin for the SQL DBA (3AB, David/Bob)
If you’d like to talk about a particular session, feel free to message me. If you’re at the conference, I hope to meet you.