TechEd North America 2012 – Day 1 #msTechEd

Yesterday I and Alberto delivered the PreCon day about BISM Tabular in Analysis Services 2012. We received very good feedback and now I am looking forward to meet people that read our blogs and our books! Ping me on Twitter at @marcorus if you want to contact me during the conference.

This is my schedule for the next few days:

·         Monday, June 11, 2012

o   10:30am-12:30pm I will be in the Technical Learning Center area, at the Breaktrough Insights (station #8) in the Database & Business Intelligence area (dedicated to SQL Server 2012)

o   I will try to watch some sessions in the afternoon

o   6:30pm-7:00pm I will be at the O’Reilly booth meeting book readers and doing some book signing

·         Tuesday, June 12, 2012

o   12:30pm-3:30pm I will be in the Technical Learning Center area, at the Breaktrough Insights (station #8) in the Database & Business Intelligence area (dedicated to SQL Server 2012)

o   5:00pm-6:15pm I will attend the Alberto’s session DBI413 Many-to-Many Relationships in BISM Tabular (room S330E)

o   6:15pm-9:00pm Community Night & Ask the Experts, we’ll discuss about Analysis Services, Tabular and Multidimensional!

·         Wednesday, June 13, 2012

o   11:15am-11:30am Don’t miss this special demo session at the Private Cloud, Public Cloud and Data Platform Theater in the Technical Learning Center area (next to the SQL Server 2012 zone). I and Alberto will present Querying multi-billion rows with many to many relationships in SSAS Tabular (xVelocity) and you’re invited to guess the response time of DAX queries on a 4 billion rows table with many-to-many relationships before we run them! We’ll give away some 8GB USB key if you guess the right answer!

o   12:30pm-1:00pm I and Alberto will have a book signing session at the TechEd Bookstore

o   3:00pm-5:00pm I will be in the Technical Learning Center area, at the Breaktrough Insights (station #8) in the Database & Business Intelligence area (dedicated to SQL Server 2012)

·         Thursday, June 14, 2012

o   2:45pm-4:00pm I will deliver my DBI319 BISM: Multidimensional vs. Tabular breakthrough session in room S320A. I expect many questions here!

And if you want to learn more about Analysis Services Tabular, we announced two more online sessions of our SSAS Tabular Workshop:

·         July 2-3, 2012  – SSAS Workshop Online – America’s time zone

·         September 3-4, 2012 – SSAS Workshop Online – America’s time zone

Register now if you are interested, the early bird for the July session expires on June 19, 2012! I will also deliver a SSAS Workshop in Oslo (Norway) on August 27-28, 2012.