Pyramid Analytics BI Office’s Enterprise BI Platform and PrecisionPoint’s data warehousing solution for MS Dynamics ERP systems combine to deliver simplified access to key Business and Financial data.
Learn the ins and outs of Azure Data Lake in this deep dive
The SQL team has been working on next-gen query processing improvements to improve the performance of your queries and to enable new scenarios. This talk will explain these enhancements and how they fit into the overall product roadmap for SQL.
We'll look at events that you should be monitoring, how you can use various services & IoT enabled devices to alert you in ways that were never possible. You'll leave with a new outlook of how teams can be notified to fix problems faster than ever.
Indexes are essential to good database performance, but it can be hard to decide what indexes to create. In this session we'll look at the design considerations for clustered indexes and for nonclustered indexes.
Containers are a new and exciting technology but what does it mean for DBAs? This session will give an introduction into SQL Server running in containers and what options are available.
Continuous Integration has not yet been fully integrated into our BI standards and methods. Tool support is still somewhat unsatisfactory. Let’s look into requirements for a SSAS solution and on ways to approach your self-made solution.
We’ll share in the session best practices of designing highly available SQL Databases in the context of cross region deployment; how to make your application robust to handle transient connectivity issues.
Azure SQLDW - WHAT, WHERE, WHEN and HOW to use it.
Not every workload can benefit from In-Memory tables. Memory Optimized Tables are not a magic bullet that will improve performance for all kinds of transactional workloads. This session gives you the details you need.
Industry independent analysts say “Pyramid Analytics is essentially the best-in-class, on-premises offering for Microsoft BI today and tomorrow” What does this mean for you and PowerBI?
Demonstrating an end to end IoT solution providing real-time sensor data from a Raspberry Pi into an Azure IoT Hub, through Stream Analytics, then with outputs to Power BI and SQL DB. Learn how to build this simplified IoT solution from scratch.
With increasing speed in relational query execution classical analytical solutions get challenged more and more. Why loose time for processing data into multi-dimensional databases? Why analyze outdated data if you can have fresh data instead?
Business expects 360 view of Customer but data is difficult to build, challenging to clean and complex to de-duplicate. The challenge is to synchronise this data with systems of record. See how Profisee can solve this problem at volume & without code
Learn how to use this fantastic package in R for high-speed, low-code table wrangling.
In this session we will review the new enhancement to SQL Server security available in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL DB.
A session to understand the available functionality of SSISDB Catalog
Temporal Tables as a new technology in Microsoft SQL Server makes the implementation and management of data histories so easy. In this session, discover ALL the secrets of System Versioned Temporal Tables.
SQL Server normally relies on concurrency models in order to maintain the Isolation in ACID. As systems scale, this method can go from being a benefit to a hindrance, limiting the concurrency for our applications and hurting performance.
Make the right career move impressing your CEO and C-Level suite executives! Meet their specific needs with the right metrics and data visualisation. Power BI can help to bring clarity & predictability to the CEO to make strategic decisions.
A look inside SQL Server distribution statistics
Find out how the new SQL Clone enables self-service easy automation of database copies, near-instant at the time of need, using a fraction of the disk space, and allowing quick reversion to a baseline.
In this session we will learn about SQL Server enhancements in the most recent versions that can help you troubleshoot query performance.
Using SQL Server Service Broker you can create near real-time data in your data warehouse for more timely analysis and reporting.
Write SQL unit tests with tSQLt and automate them with VSTS.
Choosing the wrong visualization can obscure the story - or worse yet, distort it! In this session, learn the vocabulary of data visualization and how to apply grammar (visualization design principles) to your data.
Learn about graph databases and how they are implemented in SQL Server vNext
This session will cover High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions for SQL Server on Linux. What technology options are available and how to build a highly available database solution on Linux
The world’s largest enterprises run their critical business operations on SAP. See a demo of how to replicate SAP data to the Microsoft platform, avoiding the challenges of the complex underlying data models and structures.
By using open data and web scraping in Power BI we will examine if weather has an impact on games in the English Premier League. We will look at the advantages and disadvantages of using open data and web page data how Power BI works with it.
Many organizations want to build software in a DevOps framework, but struggle to include the database. Come see how Continuous Integration, Testing, and Continuous Deliver can work with a database.
SQL Server vNext R Services and the new MicrosoftML package
A query was running fast yesterday and today it suffers from performance problems. What will you do? - restart the server (did work) - drop the procedure cache (read in a blog article) - get a coffee and pass in review this session about statistics
Learn to build Analysis Services models in the cloud
What is the future going to look like? When are we going to reach true Artificial Intelligence? Is the Singularity going to happen? There is a lot of talk today about AI and what it means for the human society.
The Microsoft Tiger team will showcase the environments that help you keep your environment Always On
Martin Wild of Quest Software will lift the lid on SQL Server on Linux. He will explore the mechanics to deploy SQL Server on Linux, what is and is not in the current Linux build and share some of quirks, and observations on setup and config.
Richard will show you, from no knowledge of Spark, how to navigate the Spark framework ecosystem and build complex batch and near real time applications that use Spark's machine learning library mllib
In this session you will get a brief introduction to the basic principles of Master Data Services, together with an overview of all the new features brought to you with Master Data Services 2016.
Come to this session to learn about AzureSQL DB migration approaches, challenges, and solutions from SQLCAT. We will present practical migration guidance and learnings from our engagements with high scale and complex customer migrations
An IoT analytics solution addressing real-life issues with SCADA data from a network of 600 Waste Water Treatment Plants and 100s of Pumping Stations. An end-to-end solution with Azure Data Warehouse, Azure Data Factory, Azure Analysis Services and PowerBI
Discover the ins and outs of some of the newest capabilities of our favorite data language, and walk away with a long list of reasons to consider upgrading to the latest version - or the next version.
Many people think that normalization stops at Third Normal Form. But there are lots of higher normal forms. And they are not as complex or as irrelevant as often claimed. If you want to design better databases, then come attend this session!
Learn about the powerful 8600 series of trace flags which additional details about how the query optimizer behaves as it processes a query.
In this session we will show you how Tabular performs when you are querying a model with many billions rows, conduct a complete analysis of the model searching for optimization ideas and implement them on the fly, so to look at the effect of using th
See how Azure Data Factory orchestrates the movement of data in Azure, with a case study from a Microsoft partner.
Learn how object-oriented T-SQL hurts performance.
We will take a look into my favourite Powershell scripts
An in depth look at query plans and the query optimiser
The Query Store functionality in SQL Server 2016 will change the way we look at performance going forward. Come see why.
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