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SQL Saturday Boston 2023

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SQL Saturday Boston 2023

event date

14 Oct 2023

location

5 Wayside Road Burlington, Massachusetts, United States


SQLSaturday Boston will be held at Microsoft Technology Center - Burlington, MA. We will notify all who submitted sessions of the final schedule by  June 15, 2023. If you have one or more sessions accepted, we will email you a discount code to pay for lunch when you register as an attendee on Eventbrite.

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

14 Oct 2023

Call closes at 11:59 PM

23 Oct 2023

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This is an in-person event.


We are accepting one-hour regular sessions and lightning talks for 10 minutes.

All topics around Microsoft Data Platform, Professional Development, and Mental health are accepted. 

We will notify you no later than June 15, 2023.


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112 submissions
Submitted sessions
Sebastian Meine
  • Revolutionizing SQL Server Development with Dev Containers & GitHub Codespaces
David Bermingham
  • Community, Commitment, Trust: Celebrating a Decade with SIOS
  • Storage Options for building a SQL Server FCI in Azure
Janis Griffin
  • Development Challenges in Today’s Database Environment
  • What's new in SQL Server 2022?
  • A Deep Dive into SQL Server 2022 Query Store and Intelligent Query Processing
Steven Wright
  • Mission Possible: This Database Will Self-Destruct
  • Troubleshooting common issues with Synapse Dedicated SQL Pools
  • Feeling Tipsy - SQL Index Tipping Points
  • So you want to be a Tuner? An introduction to SQL Query Plans
Jed Tobin
  • Overcoming the Dilemma of SQL Server High Availability
Allan Hirt
  • Transitioning to the Cloud: SQL Server Hybrid Solutions
  • How to Enjoy a Long and Successful Career In Tech
  • Top Tips for Deploying AGs and FCIs On Premises or In the Cloud
Surbhi Pokharna
  • IoT: Connecting the dots from Device to Database
Chris Hyde
  • Data: The Fabric Of Our Lives
Jason Romans
  • Getting started with Power BI Paginated Reports
  • Power BI and External Tools: This is the way!
  • Basics of building a data model in Power BI
Andy Yun
  • Missing Indexes: Do's and Don'ts
  • Why Your Logical Reads Matter When Query Tuning
  • Lets Dive Into SQL Server I/O To Improve T-SQL Performance
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Deborah Melkin
  • Women in Tech (WIT) Panel
  • Monitoring Your IQP Feedback
  • Database Deployment Methods Demystified
Austin Steinmetz
  • Unleashing Your Leadership Potential
  • Interactivity in Power BI: How to make your reports feel like custom applications.
  • Data viz for executive dashboards - How to keep your leaders wanting more.
Ryan Booz
  • Intro to PostgreSQL: What to Know When You're Called In To Help!
  • 10 Things I Learned Solving Advent of Code Puzzles with PostgreSQL
  • For Your Eyes Only: Roles, Privileges, and Security in PostgreSQL
Thomas Grohser
  • Managing the SQL Server Error Logs
  • How to manage 10, 100, 1000 and 10000 or more databases
  • Scaling SQL Server Beyond 1 Core
Andy Levy
  • Answering the Auditor's Call with Automation
Brandon Leach
  • A DBA's Guide to the Proper Handling of Corruption
  • Data Pages, Allocation Units, IAM chains Oh My!…
Marcelo Adade
  • Using Apache Kafka to replicate data from Postgres to SQL SERVER
  • The hitchhiker's guide for keeping your SQL Server Always On
  • SQL Server on Linux is still relevant and I can prove it!
Sunil Kadimdiwan
  • Snowflake stored procedures and functions
Christian Cote
  • Data quality with Azure Synapse Analytics and Data Factory
  • Azure Synapse Lake Databases in your Data Lakehouse
Jean Joseph
  • Integrating ChatGPT with SQL Databases: A Beginner’s Guide
  • Mastering Synapse Serverless SQL Pool
  • Advance Data Pipeline Architecture: Key Design Principles & Considerations
Elle O'Flaherty
  • Networking at This Conference:
Kellyn Gorman
  • Dinosaurs and Machine Learning
  • Running High IO SQL Server Workloads in the Cloud
Greg Baldini
  • Let's Talk About Your Model
  • Power BI operations: Monitoring and administration at scale
  • An advent of Power BI: Patterns and lessons from completing Advent of Code in Power BI
Paresh Motiwala
  • Verbal Ninja for DBAs
  • Maintaining Your Sanity in Remote Work
  • ChatGPT and a Happy Data Pro
Bob Pusateri
  • The Ins and Outs of SQL Server Data Compression
  • Quick, Cheap, AND Good - An Intro to Static Websites
  • Ludicrous Speed: Choosing Isolation Levels for Peak Performance
Philip Portnoy
  • Stored Procedures: the good, the bad, and the ugly
  • Database-mindful application development
  • SQL Server Memory Management. Memory clerks, and other creatures.
Alan Ferrandiz
  • Exploratory and Explanatory Data Analysis: from raw data to data-driven business decisions
Jeff Iannucci
  • Level Up Your Digital Communication Skills
  • Faster Transactions: Query Tuning for Data Manipulation
  • Unlocking the Power of WhoIsActive
Erin Dempster
  • Automating Azure Data Factory Deployments
  • Introduction to Automated Deployments with Azure DevOps
Dèjì Akọ́mọláfẹ́
  • Your SQL Server Shouldn't Know That It's Virtualized
Lorne Epstein
  • Developing Your Ethical Mindset
  • Creating Psychological Safety
  • Uncovering and Reducing Unconscious Bias
Grant Fritchey
  • Automating Database Deployments using Azure DevOps
  • Using Query Store to Understand and Control Query Performance
  • You Should Be Standing Here: Learning to Present a Session
Fabiano Neves Amorim
  • Your Ultimate SQL Server Statistics Best Practices Review
  • SQL Compilations/sec is not what you think it is
  • Why my shrink is running for 1 week and stuck at 99%?
Gethyn Ellis
  • Moneyball – Build a killer Fantasy Football Team with Power BI
  • From Zero to Hero: Accidental SQL Server DBAs Survival Guide
  • A Step-by-Step Guide to Building a Data-Driven Culture in Your Business Using Power BI
Aaron Cutshall, DHA, MSHI
  • SQL Team Six - How to Build Effective Teams
  • How to Give a Technical Presentation
Edward Pollack
  • Improve Query Performance with Intelligent Query Processing in SQL Server 2022
  • GREATEST and LEAST: New Functions to Improve our Messy T-SQL!
  • Effective Meeting Management
Armando Lacerda
  • Let's keep it private - Azure networking cases
  • Storage Options for SQL Server in an Azure VM
  • Azure PaaS SQL - Performance foundations
Matt Gordon
  • From Stutterer to Speaker: Overcoming Your Fears
  • Ground to Cloud: Your Migration Success Checklist
  • Who Is On Call For You?
John Miner
  • Audit and Prevent unwanted SQL Server Tables changes
  • Transitioning your T-SQL skills to Spark SQL
  • Control your data lake with Databricks SQL Warehouse
Steve Jones
  • Blogging for the Tech Professional
  • Architecting Zero Downtime Database Deployments
Varsham Papikian
  • Mastering Power BI: From Data to Insights
  • Mastering Azure Data Studio: Maximize Your Productivity
  • Mastering Power Query: Transform Data Like a Pro
Joe Gavin
  • A Database Backup Is Useless If You Can't Restore It
Ray Kim
  • Whacha just say? Talking technology to non technical people
  • I lost my job! Now what?!? A survival guide for the unemployed
  • So you want to be a presentation speaker?
Matthew Roche
  • The Unplanned Career: 25 years in tech without a 3 year plan
  • Self-service BI as a two-edged sword
  • Five questions you should ask yourself to make you a more effective communicator​
Brent Ozar
  • 300-Level Guide to Career Internals: Planning Your Career
  • The New Robots in SQL Server 2017, 2019, 2022, and Azure
  • Dynamic SQL: Pro Tips for Building and Tuning It
Todd Chittenden
  • Monitor All your Azure Resources with the new Alert Framework
Tracy Boggiano
  • How To Get the Auditors Off Your Butt with dbachecks
  • Inside the Hero's Lair: An Advanced Dive into the Heart of SQL Audit’s Superpowers