PTI SQL Server 2012 Firestarter Webcast Series

Well, PTI is ramping up for the release of SQL Server 2012 which is coming out the first half of this year and in order to help get the community up to speed we are putting on TWO MONTHS worth of weekly webcasts based on all of the new goodies that are coming out with the SQL Server 2012 platform! I have been working with the bits now for the past nine or so months and this is going to be a very exciting release. The first one starts next week so sign up now!


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Here’s the lineup….


2/2/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet Master Data Services in SQL Server 2012 (More Info)

2/9/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet Utilizing Knowledge with Data Quality Services in SQL Server 2012 (More Info)

2/16/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet Throwing T-SQL 2012 Enhancements Against the Wall (More Info)

2/23/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet Enhancements to Reporting Services in SQL Server 2012 (More Info)

3/1/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet AlwaysOn – Way to get your 9’s? (More Info)

3/8/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet SSIS 2012 – New and Improved (More Info)

3/15/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet PowerPivot & BISM in SQL Server 2012 OH MY! (More Info)

3/22/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet SSAS 2012 – What BISM Means to You! (More Info)

3/29/2012 11:00 AM
Arrow Bullet Extended Events – The Death Knell of SQL Trace (More Info)


Here’s the speakers


Arie Jones

Arie Jones ‘AJ’ is the Principal Technology Manager for Perpetual Technologies, Inc. in Indianapolis Indiana. Arie has over 10 years experience in SQL Server, Oracle, and .NET development. His main role consists of providing clients with high level BI, database, and application development solutions while mentoring PTI’s extensive staff of consultants on new technologies. Additionally, AJ is an avid community speaker, has written several books such as “Learn SQL in 24 Hours”, blogs extensively at , and is the one of the PASS Regional Mentors for the Midwest .

Presenting: Master Data Services in SQL Server 2012, Utilizing Knowledge with Data Quality Services in SQL Server 2012, Testing event timing

Hope Foley

Hope has over 11 years experience in the IT world, she has worked across many industries including small business enterprises, start ups, and Fortune 500 companies, and has a vast knowledge of database design, administration and support, data warehousing and data mining, and custom database solutions. Hope joined PTI in 2007 as a SQL Server Database Administrator/Analyst, and last year took over as Principal Microsoft Consultant, where she now leads a team of expert Database Administrators and Developers. Hope is an active member within the SQL Server community, and is often asked to present at IT events both locally and on a national level. Hope blogs at and can be followed on Twitter @hope_foley

Presenting: Enhancements to Reporting Services in SQL Server 2012, PowerPivot & BISM in SQL Server 2012 OH MY!

Kyle Neier

Kyle has been working with computers professionally since 1995 in both a development and administrative capacity. For over 10 of those years, SQL Server has been the focus of both a professional and personal passion. Kyle has worked in online retail, manufacturing, EMR software, and pharmaceutical industries. Kyle joined PTI in 2011 as a Senior Microsoft Consultant where he continues to chase his passion of automating DBA processes and doing everything humanly possible to prevent the 0200 page. Kyle serves as the Vice-President of the Indianapolis chapter of PASS ( and served on the committee to bring SQL Saturday #82 to Indianapolis. He shares his passion for SQL Server with others through speaking and mentoring at local and regional events.

Presenting: Throwing T-SQL 2012 Enhancements Against the Wall, SSIS 2012 – New and Improved, Extended Events – The Death Knell of SQL Trace

Warren Sifre

Warren Sifre has over 13 years of experience in the IT community and has worked in a variety of industries deploying many different products, most of which consisted of using MS SQL Server in one capacity or another. In 2003, he decided to make SQL Server his mastery and has since developed skills in most defined disciplines of MS SQL. After acquiring numerous Microsoft Certifications (MCDBA, MCITP, MCTS, MCP, MCSE, MCSA) and completing his final assignment of defining and implementing the necessary architecture to ensure a DR strategy and successful virtualization of over 70 SQL Server physical machines for a Cloud Services environment, he has joined PTI to ensure his continued mastery in the different disciplines of MS SQL maintains upward momentum.

Presenting: AlwaysOn – Way to get your 9’s?, SSAS 2012 – What BISM means to you!!!




If you think we have left any out then shoot me a line and let me know. I may entertain putting on a couple more if people show an interest in them ….