André is a So-Called Modern Data Engineer and architect mostly in Azure. He has done a lot of DBA work on 1000’s of servers where he discovered his love for Powershell, architecting SQL Server solutions, building and tuning ETL processes (with BIML), and even implementing PDW. Having to wrangle a lot of data he's using Python, SparkSQL in Azure Databricks, Data Factory, Synapse and Power BI as well these days. André is a Data Platform MPV since 2009, Dutch Microsoft Data Platform Meetup lead, organiser of Data Saturday Holland and Data & BI track volunteer for Techorama Holland


Previous Sessions

Let's unleash the true power of ADF, it's ability to dynamically inject metadata almost anywhere. No complicated frameworks in this session, I'll show you some simple but very powerful examples.
Understanding how the parquet format works helps with understanding why it can help you retreive your data fast, or perhaps why you struggle to get the desired performance out of your design.