Friday, October 25, 2019

Microsoft Focus Groups @ PASS Summit

Each year, Microsoft hosts a series of Focus Groups at PASS Summit.  These are a chance for you to meet with several different Product teams to either provide feedback on something they built or learn where the roadmap is taking many different aspects of the data product, from security, to migrations to tools.

Wednesday, November 6th 

10:00AM-11:00AM Synapse - Analytics for Modern Datawarehouse in the Cloud with Jenny Jiang & Omid Afnan
11:15AM-12:15PM The future of multi-dimensional models with Richard Tkachuk
12:30PM-1:30PM Existing Security capabilities/features with Mirek Sztanjo, Rohit Nayak, Andreas Wolter

1:45PM-2:45PM Notebooks in Azure Data Studio with Vicky Harp
3:00PM-4:00PM Modern Development with Azure SQL   (EventHub/Kafka Integration, Change Feed, etc) with Davide Mauri
4:15PM-5:15PM Data sharing with SQL Data Warehouse!  with Kevin Ngo

Thursday, November 7th 

10:00AM-11:00AM Data Modeling in Power BI with Carly Landers & Erika Sam
11:15AM-12:15PM Doing near-real-time interact analytics on Big Data using Azure Data Explorer with Avner Aharoni
12:30PM-1:30PM Demo for SQL Assessment API with Ebru Ersan
3:00PM-4:00PM How to make query plans easier for users to understand with Vicky Harp, Pam Lahoud, Pedro Lopes
4:15PM-5:15PM Report Creation in Power BI with Carly Landers; Erika Sam

Friday, November 8th

9:00AM-10:00AM Collaboration in Azure Data Studio with Vicky Harp
10:15AM-11:15AM SQL Migrations to Azure – what’s working well and what’s not with Shreya Verma and Davide Mauri
11:30AM-12:30PM Multi-cloud concept testing and scenario reviews with James Roland-Jones
12:45PM-1:45PM Security: Planned features/Security Roadmap with Mirek Sztanjo, Rohit Nayak, Andreas Wolter
2:00PM-3:00PM The Future of Microsoft Cloud Migration Tools and Services with Charles Christian and Sreraman Narasimhan

Friday, October 4, 2019

Modernizing your Database with Azure SQL

Join the Microsoft Product Team in this full day deep dive into Modernizing your Database with #AzureSQL November 5th at PASS Summit Seattle with Sanjay Mishri Mladen Andzic, Dimitri Furman, Rie Irish, Davide Mauri, Rohit Nayak, Denzil Ribeiro, Shreya Verma

Azure SQL provides the most comprehensive set of capabilities on a cloud relational database. SQL in a virtual machine, Azure SQL Database, Managed Instance, Elastic Pools, Azure SQL Hyperscale, Azure SQL DB Serverless – Azure SQL family of services provide you a variety of choices to build and run your SQL environment in the most cost-effective, secured and performant manner.

• Understanding the choices and when to pick which service for best fit
• Understanding the Security, Networking, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery capabilities
• Managing the database, instance, elastic pools for best cost effectiveness, performance and scale
• Understanding and troubleshooting common problems 
• Design and develop for resiliency and performance, and building applications for business critical and enterprise workloads
• Application patterns and best practices to achieve the best out of Azure SQL environment

Register here, spaces are going fast!