The SQLPASS 2011 summit is upon us again and all of our flocking to our fair city Seattle for our yearly technical-and-karoke fest!  If you are up for some technical deep dives, here is the list PASS sessions presented by SQLCAT!    And don’t forget to check out the Birds of Feather event – the tech talk luncheon. 


Session Code Session Name Speakers
DBA-414-M Are You Smarter Than An MCM? Cindy Gross, Jimmy May, Lara Rubbelke, Pam Lahoud, Robert Davis, 
DBA-323-M Improving Your PowerShell Productivity Dan Jones, 
AD-313-M SQL Server Engine Team – Unplugged Alex Verbitski, Ashit Gosalia, Cihan Biyikoglu, Cipri Clinciu, Dana Kaufman, Eric Kang, Gus Apostol, Justin Erickson, Rohan Kumar, Sunil Agarwal, Susan Price, 
AD-405-M SQLCAT: Building Highly Scalable Cloud Analytics Solutions with SQL Azure and StreamInsight (Project Austin) Mark Simms, 
BIA-409-M SQLCAT: Configuring and Securing Complex BI Applications in a SharePoint 2010 Environment with SQL Server Code Name “Denali” Carl Rabeler, Chuck Heinzelman, 
DBA-413-M SQLCAT: Enterprise SQL I/O Optimization Best Practices Jimmy May, Mike Ruthruff, Thomas Kejser, 
DBA-332-M SQLCAT: HA/DR Customer Panel — SQL Server Code Name “Denali” AlwaysOn Deployment Consideration Ayad Shammout, David Smith, Michael Steineke, Sanjay Mishra, Thomas Grohser, 
DBA-324-M SQLCAT: Optimize SQL Server for Private Cloud part2: Best Practices and Lessons Learned Alan Cranfield, Lindsey Allen, Xin Jin, 
DBA-328-M SQLCAT: SQL Server Consolidation at Travelers – How we did it and Lessons Learned Bob Crowley, Prem Mehra, 
DBA-325-M SQLCAT: SQL Server HA and DR Design Patterns, Architectures and Best Practices using SQL Server Code Name “Denali” AlwaysOn Sanjay Mishra, 
AD-406-M SQLCAT: SQL Server Tier-1 Mission Critical Application at Progressive – Architecture Deployed and Lessons Learned Brian Durkin, David Wilson, Prem Mehra, 
BIA-408-M SQLCAT: Tier-1 BI in world of Big Data Denny Lee, Thomas Kejser, 
AZ-302-M SQLCAT: What are the Largest Azure Projects in the World and how do they Scale Kevin Cox, Michael Thomassy, 
DBA-326-M SQLCAT: What are the Largest SQL Server Projects in the World and how do they Scale Kevin Cox, Nicholas Dritsas,