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SQL Saturday Austin 2023

event date

25 Feb 2023


Microsoft Office Austin, Texas, United States

SQL Saturday Austin 2023 is an all-day event focusing on SQL Server and the Microsoft Data Platform for anyone who is interested in using data in an effective way. 

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

18 Nov 2022

Call closes at 11:59 PM

16 Jan 2023

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Hello Speakers,

This is an in-person event.

Code of Conduct:

Please submit your session(s) only If you are good to come in-person and present the session in Austin, TX on Feb 25, 2023, Saturday and agree to the code of conduct mentioned in the above link.

Please submit sessions that are Microsoft Data Platform focused as this is a SQL Saturday. Sessions can be in SQL Server, Performance Tuning, Data movement, data visualization, data modeling, cloud data analytics, anything related to SQL Server.

Each session can be 60 minutes in total including delivery and demos (if any).

Please include the session title, full description of the session, level (100, 200, 300, 400, 500), Target Audience, speaker name(s), speaker bio(s)

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28 submissions
Submitted sessions
Grant Fritchey
  • Using Query Store to Understand and Control Query Performance
  • Mechanisms for Implementing Database DevOps
  • Why You Should Be Standing Here: Learning to Present a Session
John Sterrett
  • Make Your SQL Server Queries Go Faster
  • DBA Basics: Getting Started with Performance Tuning
Michael McKinley
  • Data Modeling for Business Intelligence
  • Application Lifecycle Management for Business Intelligence...a.k.a. ALM for BI
Alan Ferrandiz
  • Exploratory and Explanatory Data Analysis: from raw data to data-driven business decisions
Jeff Iannucci
  • Faster Transactions: Query Tuning for Data Manipulation
  • Breaking Bad Habits: Solutions for Common Query Antipatterns
  • Surviving SQL Server: Guidance for new or accidental DBAs
Jay Falck
  • Setting up a Hyper-V Lab for SQL Server Testing
David Pless
  • SQL Server 2022 - Hardware and the Data Platform Space
David Pless, Kevin Farlee
  • SQL Server 2022 - Next Level Scalability and Availability
Thomas Grohser
  • Managing SQL Server Error Log
  • Scaling Clustered Column Store Indexes
  • 42 TSQL Functions
Dwayne McDaniel
  • So My Credentials Have Been Leaked...Now What?
  • Security Does Not Need To Be Fun: Ignoring OWASP To Have A Terrible Time
  • How Mature Is Your Secrets Management Strategy?
  • Git - The Other DB You Need To Know
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Kevin Arnold
  • Practical Use Cases for Composite Models
Brandon Southern
  • Building a Better Analytics Infrastructure
Thomas LeBlanc
  • Getting started with Tabular Data Models
  • Introduction to Execution Plans
  • Using Azure Synapse with Azure Data Lake
  • Performance Tuning Power BI
Mike Byrd
  • More than you ever wanted to know about VARCHAR(MAX)