Data in Devon – Saturday 27th April session schedule

Here’s our schedule for the free to attend Saturday including the Global Azure Bootcamp content. Register to attend via this form we hope to see you in April. Have you seen the Friday training deep-dive sessions that we are running? Check them out here.

Room 1
(Azure Bootcamp)
Room 2 Room 5 Room 6
08:00 An Introduction to Azure for Data Professionals
Niall Langley
Improving data quality through integration testing
John Martin
Implementing a hybrid data warehouse
Johan Ludvig Brattås
Soft Skills for Success
Robert French
08:50 Keynote
09:20 Migrating SQL to Azure
Tristan Edwards
Database DevOps with Containers and Azure DevOps
Chris Taylor
Getting started with Python Machine learning in SQL Server
Terry McCann
It’s broken, now what?! (Practical problem solving)
William Durkin
10:10 Refreshment break
10:35 Shard Attack – Horizontal Scaling in Azure SQL Database
David Postlethwaite
Maintain a Database Project in SSDT and make DevOps simple in practical terms (part 1/2)
Kamil Nowinski
Docker for production SQL Server?
James Anderson
PowerBI – Nifty Interface and Navigation Techniques
David Morrison
11:35 How Can You Do CI/CD with SQL Databases using AKS and ACR and Azure DevOps?
Rob Sewell
Maintain a Database Project in SSDT and make DevOps simple in practical terms (part 2/2)
Kamil Nowinski
TBA Lightning Talks
12:25 Lunch break
13:40 The life of a SQL Server query
Christian Bolton
Monitoring PowerBI

Ásgeir Gunnarsson

Getting To Know SQL Server Encryption Capabilities
Mladen Prajdic
Machine Learning Primer
Alex Whittles
14:30 refreshment break
15:00 SQL Server Containers in Azure

Andrew Pruski

What is R and Why Should You Use It?

Sarah Littler

Where Should My Data Live (and Why)?

Matt Gordon

Power BI and PowerShell – A Match Made in Heaven

Craig Porteous

16:00 Customer story: End-to-end Business Intelligence solution in Azure
Just Thorning Blindbæk
Comparing Predictive Mining Models from R, Python, SSAS, and Azure ML
Dejan Sarka
Lessons Learned from Azure Cloud deployments

James Baldwinson & Christian Bolton

ETL with Azure Databricks, The Complete Introduction

André Kamman

17:00 Prize Raffle and Event Close