You Thought You Missed 24 Hours of PASS

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Go get the popcorn and let’s get ready to watch some PASS sessions!  Last month PASS hosted an event called 24 Hours of PASS.  In this event, there were 24 back to back webcasts that focused on SQL Server and more specifically SQL Server 2008 R2.  As if that weren’t awesome enough, you can now go back and watch any of the 24 Hours of PASS sessions that you may have missed.

So if you weren’t downing the Red Bull and missed some or all of the sessions, you don’t need to feel left out any longer.  Here’s a list of the available topics:

  • Introduction to PowerPivot (Brian Knight)
  • Database Development Patterns (Andy Leonard)
  • What Exactly is in SQL Server 2008 R2 (Kevin Cox)
  • Getting Started with SQL Server Utility in SQL Server 2008 R2 (Glenn Berry)
  • Data Tier Applications (Jacob Sebastien)
  • What’s Really Happening on Your Server? 15 Powerful SQL Server Dynamic Management Objects (Adam Machanic)
  • Filtered Indexes, Sparse Columns: Together, Separately (Don Vilen)
  • Solving Common Business Problems with Microsoft PowerPivot (Donald Farmer)
  • Exploring SQL Server 2005 and 2008 Security (Don Kiely)
  • Using Data Compression with SQL Server 2008 and 2008 R2 (Maciej Pilecki)
  • Easier than Ever Report Authoring in SSRS 2008 R2 (Jessica M. Moss)
  • High Performance Functions (Simon Sabin)
  • Manage Your DBA Career, Don’t Let it Manage You (Brad McGehee)
  • Top 10 Mistakes on SQL Server (Kevin Kline)
  • Producing Dashboards with PerformancePoint Services (Peter Myers)
  • Reporting Services Enhancements in SQL Server 2008 (Greg Low)
  • SQL Tuning – Get it Right the First Time (Dean Richards)
  • Managing SSIS Package Deployments with Powershell (Sean McCown)
  • Multi-Server Management With UCP, MDW and PBM (Chuck Heinzelman)
  • Advanced T-SQL Query Tuning Techniques (Rob Farley)
  • Implementing MDM Using SQL Server 2008 R2 Master Data Services (Rushabh Mehta)
  • SQL 2008 R2 How to Manage CPU’s, Cores and CPU Groups (Thomas Grohser)
  • Database Design Fundamentals (Louis Davidson)
  • BLITZ! 60 Minute Server Takeovers (Brent Ozar)

You’ll need to be a PASS member to view the sessions, but if you are interested in them you shouldn’t have an issue with that.