One of the last technical challenges of cloud adoption is right security configuration. This session focuses on Azure Sql PaaS, covers governance, risk management and compliance and provides 8-step process for securing public cloud.
A technical overview of Azure SQL Data Warehouse Gen 2. SQL Data Warehouse is a cloud-based Enterprise Data Warehouse (EDW) that leverages Massively Parallel Processing (MPP) to quickly run complex queries across petabytes of data.
This session will take a look at better Unicode support, query processing improvements for row store tables, secure enclaves, and other neat things you'll find useful as a modern database administrator or developer.
Data lakes have been around for several years and there is still much hype and hyperbole surrounding their use. This session covers the basic design patterns and architectural principles.
Step back through the ages and explore how database teams have approached creating environments for dev and test. Learn how, in the new age of provisioning, databases are delivered safer, faster, and more efficiently
SQL Server 2008/R2 is soon reaching end of support. We'll take a look at the migration life cycle and show you how easy it is to migrate SQL Server instances to Azure with near-zero downtime by using the Azure Database Migration Service and related tools. We'll also give you a deep dive how to perform scale migrations using our CLI components
In this session, you will learn about the latest additions to the portfolio of network security features for Azure SQL Database. This session will be heavy on the “how-to” for securing the network connectivity for Managed Instance.  ?
Slack, Bots, ChatOps? Is any of this useful to a DBA? Yes, come and let me show you how!
Learn how Machine Learning Services in SQL Server is a powerful end-to-end ML platform for customers, on both Windows and Linux. Come learn about the unique value proposition of doing your entire machine learning pipeline in-database – right from data pre-processing, feature engineering, and model training to deploying ML models and scripts to production in secure and compliant environment without moving data out. 
Learn about the metadata features in SQL Server that describe your database and how they can make documentation, tuning, and maintenance much easier.
Have you wondered what it takes to keep an Always On availability group running and the users and administrators who depend on it happy? From security tips to maintenance advice, come hear about some less than obvious tips that will keep users happy.
This session will focus on the new features and capabilities that help you meet compliance and security needs with SQL Server on-premises as well as in Azure SQL Database. This includes the new Static Data Masking, new authentication capabilities, new functionalities in Vulnerability Assessment and Threat Detection as well as Always Encrypted. If you want to know about the latest developments in SQL Security, this session is for 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
A little bit of knowledge about how SQL Server works can go a long way towards making large data engineering queries run faster.
Always Encrypted using enclaves enables rich queries on encrypted data.
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.
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.
Row Level Security based on related tables
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.
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.
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?
In this session we will review the new enhancement to SQL Server security available in SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL DB.
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.
How easy is it to hack a SQL Server? In this session we'll see a few examples on how to exploit SQL Server, modify data and take control, while at the same time not leaving a trace. We'll also cover recommendations on how to avoid these attacks.
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.
The SQL Team delivers value monthly to both cloud and on-premises environments. This is not easy to do. This talk will explain the model, telemetry and security
Loved by business users, yet loathed by IT, Excel is the world’s most popular analytics tool by far. See how XLCubed helps users work smarter in data-connected Excel and Web, while addressing IT concerns about Excel’s role in the BI landscape.
Attend this session to get an overview of the wide array of significant changes and investments with Azure SQL Database, including parity with SQL Server 2016 and Intelligent database capabilities.
Learn about identity management in Azure. You will learn about how to manage identity across your cloud environments.
Join me for an overview of how Azure SQL DB customers can simply secure their data using our most advanced features to-date including Always Encrypted, Transparent Data Encryption, Dynamic Data Masking and SQL Threat Detection.
Releasing new features every month, Power BI is moving faster than ever towards letting you experience any data, any way, anywhere. Join this session to learn how the current Power BI suite can be leveraged by all users and see the new updates
Come to hear about lessons learned from early customer deployments of SQL Server security features: Row level security, Always Encrypted, Data Masking, Auditing, etc.
Security is one of the top topics for the new release of SQL Server. A total of 3 completely new features are coming to us: Always Encrypted, Dynamic Data Masking and Row Level Security.
This session will show you what is possible in the Power BI Offering of Microsoft in relation to Data Governance
Learn how Auditing provides Configurable Auditing policy and Azure storage to log database activity. Also learn how to leverage Dynamic Data Masking reduce the exposure of sensitive data in application and DevOps scenarios.
In this purely demo-based session, I will show several real-life attacks, from mere reading up to disrupting service availability via various types of manual and automated SQL Injection, including a broadly unknown elevation of privileges attack.
This session covers all aspects of what you need to do, to enable the storage of card details in SQL Server and achieve PCI certification. We will deep dive into the solutions for storing the data securely using SQL Servers encryption functionality
What are the techniques to implement linked reports, subscriptions, report history, snapshot options, editing report using browser based Report Builder? Find out in this session.
Everyone knew how to keep data safe and secure, right up until Edward Snowden revealed this error. Learn how to keep the data secure, by identifying and quantifying the risks. Take away practical tips and advice to apply immediately.
This session targets SSAS developers that are already dealing with complex security solutions on a regular basis and want to get more insights on what actually happens inside SSAS when the different kinds of security are applied to their model.
This session shows how you can use SQL Server 2014’s features to meet your solution’s non-functional requirements and ensure operational success.
Attend this session to learn more about Governed Data discovery, get an overview of BI Office and find out why so many Microsoft customers are investing in this innovative BI Platform.
PowerPivot is a breakthrough for self-serve BI but is not easily deployed in the enterprise. Join us for this fast-paced, technical demonstration on how to upgrade PowerPivot into secure and scalable Analysis Services tabular cubes
This session will cover advanced security topics in the Analysis Services Multidimensional model.
SQL Server Code Name Denali Reporting Services will include Project Crescent for visualizing, interacting with and presenting data. Project Crescent. Come to this session to see how to make the most of this new tool.
This talk looks at MDX and DAX, examining their similarities and differences. It won’t turn you into an expert in either but it will help you to decide, given your particular career plans, if either or both are worth learning.
Basic outline of SQL Azure: How SQL Azure fits in with other Azure Storage Options. Main differences between SQL Azure and SQL 2008. Brief new design challenges.
In this session I’ll show you how to maintain security and development rigour whilst allowing the developers to use ORM tools.
SQL Injection attacks are one of the most common hacker tricks used on the web. Learn all about SQL Injection attacks in this perennially favorite session.
Access Web Databases are hybrid supporting a native client Access application and a pure browser based interface to a SharePoint host. This session looks at design and conversion issues.
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