Anna Hoffman

Senior PM Manager, Microsoft

Anna Hoffman's Sessions

Microsoft Database Innovations: SQL Server, Azure SQL, open-source and beyondSQLBits 2022

For over 30 years, Microsoft has been leading the charge with innovations in the database spaced based on YOUR feedback and requirements. In this session, learn about the more recent innovations and customers, and how we're aiming to build the best operational database on the planet, anywhere you are. Database services covered include SQL Server, Azure SQL, Cosmos DB, Azure Database for PostgreSQL, MySQL, and MariaDB, and Azure Arc.

AMA with the Microsoft Engineering team hosted by Bob WardSQLBits 2022

Come get your questions answered live on stage by members of the Microsoft engineering team. This will be a fun and interactive session hosted by Bob Ward. We will take questions live from the audience plus those who are connected virtually.

SQL Server to Azure SQL: Performance and AvailabilitySQLBits 2020

Translate your existing SQL Server performance and availability skills and apply them to Azure SQL.

Azure SQL: What to use whenSQLBits 2020

Learn what to use when for various flavors of Azure SQL

SQL Server ML End-to-EndSQLBits 2019

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. 

Leveraging Prebuilt AI Models in SQL Server 2019SQLBits 2019

In this session, you'll learn about the various prebuilt AI/ML models that are available for your consumption through Microsoft's Cognitive Services. Additionally, you'll see examples of how these prebuilt services can be leveraged with SQL Server 2019.