You've been performance tuning queries and indexes for a few years, but lately, you've been running into problems you can't explain. Could it be RESOURCE_SEMAPHORE, THREADPOOL, or lock escalation?
In this talk you will learn how to use Power BI to prototype/develop a BI solution in days and then (if needed) evolve it into a fully scalable Azure BI solution.
„A picture is worth a thousand words“ - compelling visualizations beyond the usual bar, line or scatter plots, produced with the help of the ggplot2 package and friends.
This is a session for the all of you with short attention spans (like me!) In this session, we will rapid fire tip after tip to help you be a better report author. We'll use the popular Microsoft tools, SSRS and Power BI.
Automate SSRS management using Microsoft's PowerShell module
If your organisation doesn't have dirty data, it's because you are not looking hard enough. Join this session to see what you can do to clean up your data properly, using SQL Server 2017.
There has always been a challenge of publishing an on-prem developed reports to external clients (non-AD users). Is this achievable with the latest SQL Server 2017 with RLS enabled?
Want to become a community speaker or involved in the SQL Community? Don't feel confident enough to try? Need some advice and guidance? We want to help you, we will help you
Learn about the methodology to increase security related development practices, backed by real world examples. Including securely accessing a database, properly encrypting data, using SSL/TLS, etc
Are you still asking yourself, what is big data? What is HDInsight and how can I benefit from it? which type of HDInsight Cluster should I use? come to this session and find an answer
Learn how to build an Azure Machine Learning model, how to use, integrate and consume the model within other applications, and learn the basic principles and statistics concepts available in the different ML algorithms.
A little bit of knowledge about how SQL Server works can go a long way towards making large data engineering queries run faster.
Businesses today require real-time information to make better-informed decisions, this requires a new set of tools. In this session, you will learn about Azure Stream analytics and how it can help address these real-time data scenarios
A tour of Cassandra, a popular NoSQL DBMS
SQL Server and Azure are built for each other. New hybrid scenarios between on-premise SQL Server and Azure mean they don't have to exclude each other but instead you can have the best of both worlds, reducing operational costs.
Come learn about the business goals and technical challenges faced by real-world customers, why they chose Azure Cosmos DB, and the patterns they used to deliver highly available, globally distributed experiences.
Get the most from Data Catalog with patterns and practices.
Let’s understand the role of this hyper-scale two tier big data technology and how to harness its power with U-SQL, the offspring of T-SQL and C#. We’ll cover everything you need to know to get started developing solutions with Azure Data Lake.
In this talk we will discuss best practices around how to design and maintain an Azure SQL Data Warehouse for best throughput and query performance.
Focusing on the micro-service / OLTP domain, this talk approaches the challenge of choosing between Azure SQL Database and Cosmos Db (Document Db) by using solution use cases to test each storage's offering for appropriateness.
Back to the Future is the greatest time travel movie ever. I'll show you how temporal tables work, in both SQL Server and Azure SQL Database, without needing a DeLorean.
Learn about the component of Power BI and best practices for implementations
Tabular Editor is an open source offline editor experience for SSAS Tabular, which offers a lot of features in a simple UI, that can vastly improve your productivity when developing Tabular Models at compatibility level 1200 or newer.
Case study on using all of the Azure Data Platform and how to build out your optimal architecture.
With the release of SQL Server 2017 vNext on Linux new challenges arise for High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions. Come join me in this session where we will discuss this scenarios with SQL Server 2017 instances under Windows and Linux.
Learn how to build, debug and deploy a chatbot using the Azure Bot Service and the Microsoft Bot Framework.
Many existing Data Factories include large numbers of workarounds due to limitations with the service. Now that ADF V2 is available, we can restructure our Data Factories to be lean, efficient data pipelines, and this session will show you how.
Always Encrypted using enclaves enables rich queries on encrypted data.
Provision dev databases quickly and easily using containers and clones
Introduction on how to use the Powershell library Lability to create complex SQL Server based test labs.
Before doing any analysis, you have to prepare the data properly.
With GDPR fast approaching, learn now how to get your data into compliance in order to protect your client's sensitive information.
If you are a DBA and want to get started with Data Science, then this session is for you. This demo-packed session will show you an end-to-end Data Science project covering the core technologies in Microsoft Data + AI stack.
Using SSDT and VSTS to reliably build, test, and deploy SQL Server databases in the cloud and in the datacentre.
Best bractices in DAX formulas from real world experience.
In this session we analyze some DAX expressions and Tabular models and, through the usage of DAX Studio and some understanding of the VertiPaq model, we will look at how to optimize them.
We will showcase the latest feature of SSIS 2017 such as connectors for Azure Data Lake Store (ADLS), Azure SQL Data Warehouse (SQL DW), SSIS Scale-Out at package level for the box product as well as the SSIS package execution on Azure Data Factory
Learn about data management and DevOps for the modern business.
DEVOPS - a buzzword in IT and how beneficial it is to include within your DBA activities
DevOps and continuous integration provide huge benefits to data warehouse development. John will be showing how you can use VSTS and Octopus Deploy to build, test and deploy your data warehouse
In this session, we will dive deeper into the art of dimensional modeling. We will identify the different types of fact tables and dimension tables and also review approaches to creating rich hierarchies that simplify complex reporting.
DirectQuery best practices in Analysis Services and Power BI
This session takes a closer look at Azure Stream Analytics, and how you can make it work in your Projects.
How does Big Data with Hadoop, Cloud Computing in Azure, Self Service BI and “classic” BI with SQL 2016 interact with each other to build a modern enterprise BI architecture at InnoGames? Watch my talk and you will know!
This session explores SQL Server 2017's Graph processing to better understand interconnectivity and behaviour in your data.
Introducing the ROC curve and its use in Azure ML.
Looking to upgrade your SQL Server? This session will discuss all the new features and capabilities of SQL Server 2017 including SQL Server on Linux, Docker Containers, Graph Database, Python, Adaptive Query Processing, Automatic Tuning, and HADR.
SQL Server 2017 is all about choice. Choice for developers to run on Windows, Linux, or Containers. In this session we will show you the experience of running SQL Server on Linux and Containers including a behind the scenes of how we built it.
Learn the details behind how to read execution plans.
Microsoft Power BI supports custom visuals from the Office Store (store.office.com). In this session I will demonstrate what is needed for starting building your own.
SQL Server needs its locking mechanism to provide the isolation aspect of transactions. As a side-affect your workload can run into deadlock situations - headache for you as a DBA is guaranteed!
Selecting the right PaaS components in Azure
We live in a cloud first World, but many organisation still run largely on-premise. This session covers how these organisations can begin their journey and leverage Azure data services.
For anyone frustrated by column-hoarding users and developers
Algorithms like Neural Nets, Deep Learning, SVM and KNN are dominating the Machine Learning world. You don’t need to know the maths behind them but you do need to know how they work in order to use them effectively. This talk will explain just that.
Hierarchies and graphs are the bread and butter of most business applications. SQL Server 2017 comes now with a different approach: Graph Database. You will learn best practices, have fun and will leave with handy scripts.
Session will be aimed at Database Administrators\Developers who have not previously implemented partitioning within an OLTP database and is designed to give a overview into the concepts and implementation.
Start from nothing and use Test Driven Development to write a PowerShell function that uses the Microsoft Cognitive Services API to analyse pictures. I will take you on a journey from nothing to a complete function
An overview of PowerApps and the platform
Learn how to investigate the mysterious case of SQL Server performance problems in TempDB.
Learn about the new features of SSRS 2016 and 2017
Every new release of SQL Server brings a whole load of new features that an administrator can add to their arsenal of efficiency. In this session we will discuss newly introduced SQL Server 2016 / 2017 features for performance.
Extended Events was released with SQL Server 2008, and almost 10 years later, many data professionals are still clinging to Profiler. It's time to move forward, and in this session I'll show you how.
GDPR is coming, no matter where you are if you are handling data on European data subjects. Laying a solid foundation of data security practices is vital to avoid the potential fines and damage to reputation that being non-compliant can bring.
Attend this session for an overview of Biml best practices and coding techniques. Learn how to centralize and reuse code, simplify logic, and create your own C# classes and methods. Improve your code and level up your Biml in no time!
Query optimizer is getting smart, computers are taking DBAs jobs. In this session MVP Fabiano Amorim will talk about new “automatic” optimizations on SQL 2017. Adaptive query processing, auto tuning and few other features added into the product.
Combining Always ON Availability Groups and Powershell will make your life easier
Learn how to master your data in the cloud with Azure services.
Learn about the new compute optimized performance tier in SQL Data Warehouse and how to maximize your performance through improved table design and columnstore optimization.
Common performance issues with clustered columnstore index experienced by customers and strategies to address them.
Everything in life can be hacked… Even SQL Server… Don't believe me? See for yourself… This is a demo-driven session, suited for DBAs, developers and security consultants. Both exploits and security recommendations to avoid them will be covered.
Ever wondered if you can optimize your sql projects so you don't have to do unnecessary work? Take a look at how I've optimized SSDT Deployments by use case.
Session deals with the database maintenance problems (like defragmentation) in situation of 24/7 system. As we walk through the basic maintenance we keep in mind that our database is big and it takes a lot of time to do the proper maintenance.
Extended Events, Dynamic Management Views, and Query Store are powerful and lightweight tools. In this session you will learn techniques for combining the data from these tools, to gain great insight, when analyzing performance problems.
Come learn how to make your BI projects perform at their max!!
In this session, we will investigate how SQL Server implements transactional durability in order to understand how Delayed Durability bends the rules to remove transactional bottlenecks and achieve improved throughput.
It takes minutes to create and share Power BI reports and users who has relevant Power BI access can do many things in the PBI service. In this session, Prathy will show how having a deployment strategy helps maintaining Power BI service.
Microsoft announced the retirement of Power BI Embedded and recommended that everyone migrate to Power BI Premium and embed those reports. Unfortunately the documentation on doing this is "light" to say the least. This session will enlighten you
So, you think you know everything you need to know about the Power BI Report Server because you use traditional SQL Server Reporting Services. Well, don’t believe it. I
One hot topic with Power BI is security, in this deep dive session we will look at all the aspects of security of Power BI, from users, logging to where and how your data is stored andleverage additional Azure services to secure it even more.
So you're thinking about doing implementing data science project in your business? If you fail to plan, you plan to fail, so come to this session to help you construct your data science plan to help you succeed!
Sometimes this happens. What you expect not always what you received. In this session, we will look at a bunch of such situations.
Query Store was the cool new feature in SQL 2016, but what about those of us stuck on older versions of SQL Server? Introducing: Open Query Store! This session will explain what OQS is and how it can help you take control of your query plans.
Linear regression, neural networks and neural networks are three of the foundational algorithms in machine learning. In this session, we'll look at how they work and how they generate the results that they do.
Row Level Security based on related tables
In this session you will learn how you can perform your DBA morning checklist with Policy Based Management to evaluate your servers and how I configured my setup.
Deep learning is an essential component of an analytical toolbox. There are considerable challenges in training deep learning models and this presentation explores how to overcome these using Microsoft’s scalable ML offering, Azure Batch AI.
Say goodbye to #TeamProfiler and join #TeamXEvents with the power of dbatools
Do you have large-scale SSIS platforms which experience bottlenecks due to the number of packages or volumes of data that need to be processed? Yes! Then you need to explore SSIS scale out.
Azure SQL Database built-in intelligence features will help you improve performance and security of your database and dramatically reduce the overhead of managing thousands of databases.
Come learn how to set up a production-grade SQL Server on Linux environment!
Continuous Integration is a method of working with source control that is designed to ease the process of merging code. You will see how a CI approach to database development can reduce the time to go from an idea to production.
When you're in a rush, following best practices is a luxury you may not be able to afford. What about just avoiding worst practices instead? Join me for this session and learn from my mistakes!
SQL disk configuration and planning can really hurt you if you get it wrong in azure. There is a lot more to getting SQL right on Azure VMs than next-next-next.
In this session, I'm going to show you six amazing tools that must be in your developer/consultant toolbelt. These tools help you develop, manage, monitor and optimize your Tabular model, in other words, it makes your day to day job easier.
In this session I will share miscellaneous SSRS tips and tricks. I will try to share as many tips and tricks as will fit in one hour.
Learn how to plan and implement storage spaces direct and storage replica for FCIs.
This session will explore the Tabular Model Scripting Language (TMSL); how TMSL can be used with PowerShell to automate the creation and deployment of an Analysis Services Tabular Model.
Is your data badly behaved and embarrassing you? Are you tired of cleaning up its messes? Constraints can help you straighten out your wayward data and put it on the right path before it gets into too much trouble.
Use temporal support in SQL Server and add what is missing out of the box.
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