Sessions

Jim  Wooley
Entity Framework performance monitoring and tuning
Jim Wooley

Object Relational Mapping technologies, including the Entity Framework can drastically simplify the programming model against databases, but when done carelessly, performance can suffer. In this session, we'll explore some real-life strategies that have solved performance issues in production apps.

Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: .NET; Database/SQL

Aaron Swerlein
Automate Your Data, Free Your Mind
Aaron Swerlein

Data management is a crucial aspect of any project and frequent pain point for QA.

Room: Farmington
Topics: Software Testing;
Tags: Database/SQL; Ruby/Rails; Testing

Bill Skelly
Intro To Azure Data Lake
Bill Skelly

Azure Data Lake is an emerging schema-late big data platform designed to leverage widely known T-SQL language skills with the expansive library and power of C#.NET code.

Room: Heartland
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure;
Tags: .NET; Big Data; Cloud; Database/SQL

Matthew Jones
From the Ground Up: Lessons from a Rewrite in ASP.NET
Matthew Jones

Should you rewrite that app? Maybe! My team at U-Haul recently completed a year-long rewrite of a major project, and we learned quite a few interesting things. Come along with me as we explore the successes and failures of my team's massive rewrite.

Room: Goldenrod
Topics: Application Development; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills;
Tags: .NET; Architecture Practices; Database/SQL; Development Practices; DevOps; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Process

Whitney May
Five things your DBA wishes Devs Knew
Whitney May

This talk will be an overview on feedback I have received from DBAs regarding pain points they have with developers. I will discuss how developers can improve both application development and database design to make lives easier for DBAs.

Room: Farmington
Topics: Application Development
Tags: Database/SQL

Dennis Stepp
Impress Your Boss by Sitting on Your Ass
Dennis Stepp

A look at automating your builds and deployments for Enterprise software applications.

Room: Iroquois
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure;
Tags: Database/SQL; DevOps; Java

Dan Harrigan
You Can’t Handle the Error! Getting more out of your SqlException
Dan Harrigan

This session covers methods for using SqlException to provided richer feedback and more accurate logging for your application. We will discuss the different types of errors and go through some demos to show how to apply the solutions in the real world.

Room: Farmington
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: .NET; Database/SQL; JavaScript

Richard Teachout
Job Skill Tips - Work towards Promotions / Enhance your Resume
Richard Teachout

If you are looking for some tips and tricks to get that promotion, or find your Dream Tech job.. this session may be the best one for you. Learn some tips from my perspective, of ways to get the promotion or interview... and hopefully get it.

Room: Appalachian
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Matthew Groves
JSON Data Modeling in Document Databases
Matthew Groves

A flexible JSON data model gives you a lot of choices, but which way is the right way?

Room: Goldenrod
Topics: Application Development;
Tags: Database/SQL; Other

Ryan Ripley
Faye Thompson
Collaborative Curiosity
Ryan Ripley; Faye Thompson

Bring your questions, as you are the product owner to this conversation about celebrating curiosity, becoming more agile and fostering an environment that allows your team to succeed. We will address the questions of the room and facilitate a whole-conference conversation.

Room: Grand Belle Hall
Topics: Application Development; Infrastructure; Project Management; Requirements; Soft Skills; Software Testing; User Experience;
Tags: .NET; Accessibility; Agile; Architecture Practices; Big Data; Clojure; Cloud; Continuous Deployment; Cross-Platform; Database/SQL; Design (UI/UX/CSS); Development Practices; DevOps; Functional Programming; Hardware; iOS/OSX; IoT; Java; JavaScript; Mobile; Other; Other Languages; PHP; Project Management; Python; Requirements; Ruby/Rails; Scala; Security; Soft Skills; Software Process; Testing; Web; Web Services; Windows 8/10

Chris McLain
Mastering History with SQL Temporal Tables.
Chris McLain

Attendees will learn the advantages and constraints associated with using Microsoft SQL Temporal Tables (System Versioned Tables.) The discussion will share real world experiences and demonstrate creating, modifying, querying, and maintaining Temporal Tables.

Room: Iroquois
Topics: Application DevelopmentInfrastructure
Tags: Database/SQL

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