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SQLBits goes West

SQLBits goes West, the 5th SQLBits conference took place 19th to 21st November at the Celtic Manor Resort in Newport, Wales. It was our largest conference to date with three days of content, starting with the training day, and followed by two days of earth shattering conference sessions.


A whistlestop tour of SSIS add-ins
Achieve SQL Server 2008 High Availability and Disaster Recovery - technical case study
An introduction to Master Data Services
Building cubes from ODS or Operational Systems
Cache-warming strategies for Analysis Services 2008
Common Integration Services Problems
Creating High Performance Spatial Databases
Data & Backup Compression in SQL Server 2008
Data Visualisation with Bing Maps for Enterprise
Data Warehouse on a Fast Track forwards
Data warehousing features in SQL 2008
Designing for simplification
Designing I/O systems for SQL Server
Excel - An Excellent Data Mining Tool
Getting Dimensional with Data
I need my reports..........Yesterday!
Introducing Project Madison
Introducing SQL Server Master Data Services
Introduction of MS StreamInsight
Introduction to the Microsoft BI Technology Stack
Let’s make SQL fly - a technical session for developers and administrators who believe in magic!
Lets go more functional - F# WHAT , WHY and BI
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2: What’s New in Reporting Services
Optimistic Concurrency Internals
Powershell - old tricks for a new dog?
Put Your Feet Up : Simplified Management using the Enterprise Policy Management Framework
Real World SQL Server High Availability
Report Builder 3
Self Service Business Intelligence- Project Gemini
Server consolidation with SQL Server
SQL 2008 Development Features
SQL Injection Attacks (and how to prevent them)
SQL Server 2008 - Unstructured Data Storage Solutions and Best practices
SQL Server optimization stuff you won’t find on Google (yet)
SQL, NoSQL, SomeSQL - A look at non-relational databases
SQLDataSources, LINQDataSources and EntityDatasources in Database Design
SSIS in SQL Server 2008
Strapped for cache? - Troubleshooting memory problems in SQL Server 2008
The R2 Duo: Running SQL Server 2008 R2 on Windows Server 2008 R2 Core
T-SQL Tuning with Colin Chapman, Enzo Ferrari, and The Stig
Using Perfmon and Profiler
Virtualising SQL Server
Vital Statistics
What's new in R2 for the DBA
When a query plan goes wrong