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SQLBits 11 was held at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham, 2nd - 4th May 2013. As well as the usual wealth of speakers and attendees, we also enjoyed a Pub Quiz evening, as well as the hugely successful Robin Hood themed evening. Some truly memorable sights.


Advanced Data Visualisation in Reporting Services 2012
Advanced SQL Server 2012 HA and DR Architectures
Always ON Overview & Field Experience
An introduction to the wonderful world of OData
Analysis Services for the DBA
Cleaning Up Dirty Data with SSIS
Data loading at warp speeds
Data Modeling for Analysis Services Cubes
Database Design: Size Does Matter!
DAX Query Engine Internals
DAXMD: SSAS Multidimensional meets DAX and Power View
Dynamic MSBI content generation
Enabling Flash to Support Mission-Critical Applications
Estimation, Statistics and “Oh My!”
ETL shootout-SSIS vs Powershell
ETL with Hadoop and MapReduce
Everything you always wanted to know about MERGE
Excel 2013 - Whats new beside PowerPivot and Power View?
Excel 2013 Analytics
From SQL Traces to Extended Events. The next big switch
Fusion ioN Data Accelerator – software defined storage
Geospatial Data Types in SQL Server 2012
Gone Clustering in 60 Minutes
Hadoop, Big Data and SQL Server
High Performance SANLess Clustering
Incremental processing of SSAS Multidimensional databases
Inside xVelocity InMemory Engine (VertiPaq)
Introduction to the Pyramid Analytics BI Platform
Kerberos for SQL Server and SharePoint the easy way
Keynote - Architecting Large-Scale Solutions on Azure
Layered Partitioning - manage very large data sets
Lean and Mean: Running SQL Server on Windows Server Core
Lightning Talks
Maintain SQL Server System and Performance with PowerShell
MDX vs. DAX: Currency Conversion Faceoff
Modern Data Warehousing Strategy
Monitoring and Performance Tuning for AlwaysOn
Moves Like Jagger: Upgrading to SQL Server 2012
New Analytic Functions in SQL server 2012
Optimizing SQL Server Performance in a Virtual Environment
Quantifying the cost of Compression
Query Tuning in the Clouds
Real World Data Movement with Attunity Replicate
Real world SSDT
Scaling Out SSIS With Parallelism
Searching Binary Data in SQL Server 2012
Seeking SQL Server Secrets
SQL 2012 Always on Deep Dive
SQL Azure for the DBA
SQL Server 2012 Memory Management
SQL Server 2012 Statistical Semantic Search
SQL Server in Windows Azure Infrastructure as a Service
SQL Trivia Bowl
SSIS 2012 logging and monitoring
Table-Based Database Object Factories
Tame Your Unruly Data...With Constraints!
The Developer Side of Master Data Services
The Posh DBA: Troubleshooting SQL Server with PowerShell
Thwarting Database Defects
Top Ten Crucial Dev Skills to Make Your DBA Happy
Transact SQL Performance Tips
Transforming PowerPivot into Enterprise BI with Pyramid
Troubleshooting the most difficult SQL Server problems
T-SQL : Bad Habits & Best Practices
Unit Testing in TSQL
Using SQL Server 2012s Always On
Using Windows Azure to provide SQL Server Disaster Recovery
War stories from implementing SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn
Windows Azure For SQL folk
Windows Azure SQL Database Troubleshooting
XML: The Marmite of SQL Server
Ye olde tavern quiz