Here are three must attend sessions:
SMS07: Microsoft SQL Server Code Name "Kilimanjaro" Application and Multi-Server Management
Microsoft announced the application and multi-server management investments in November 2008. With these investments, organizations can immediately discover, manage, and monitor SQL Server instances to simplify database management, optimize resources, and help deliver reflexive operations. In this session we provide an overview of how these capabilities will solve our customers' pain points and demo the latest build. If you manage a growing number of SQL Server instances and struggle with developing, deploying, and managing the data-tier portion of departmental applications, this is a must-attend session.
SMS05: Manageability Series: Uncover Hidden Secrets of T-SQL Scripts with Microsoft SQL Server Management StudioAs a database developer and database administrator, Transact-SQL scripts are your life blood. What you don't know is with SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) hosted in the Visual Studio shell is that you are missing out on a ton of hidden features that will save you time in the editing, debugging, and execution of your scripts. This session bridges your knowledge gap to save hours a week in time and effort
SMS04: Manageability Series: Microsoft SQL Server Automation on Steroids, Including PowerShell SupportAs a DBA, performing the same tasks - day in and day out - limits how much you can meet the demands of your organization. SQL Server provides a number of tools to meet your automation needs that includes Maintenance Plans, SQL Server Integration Services, PowerShell, and DB Mail. This session will demonstrate how and when to leverage the various automation tools that are available to you. This session will also feature how you can use 3rd party tools like SQLSentry to have better control over job execution.