Ben has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, a co-author of "SQL on Kubernetes", "Azure Arc-enabled Data Services Revealed", "SQL Server Big Data Clusters" and "The Biml Book", regular blogger and speaker on national and international events. He has also published multiple Pluralsight courses. Ben has been involved in about 150 BI Projects and is always looking for ways to become more productive and make SQL Server even more fun! Together with his team at Solisyon, Ben provides training, implementation and consultancy for SQL/BI developers and data analysts in (upper-) mid-market companies around the globe.

Sessions

This session is about using the Business Intelligence Markup Language (Biml) to monitor and control your orchestration patterns. By automatically analyzing the results in ETL logs, we’ll be able to automate our staging orchestration!
A complete overview about SQL Server Big Data Clusters including it's major components and use-cases!
A panel discussion on why both - admins and developers - should understand the impacts and benefits of containerized applications.
Join us, as we explore the capabilities of Azure Arc-enabled SQL Managed Instances.
Join me on a journey through the different offerings in Azure Arc and how they can benefit you as a data professional!
Join Rob and Ben for a fun filled hour from the community for the community as they invite a concatenation of community experts on stage and let them show us what their favorite data platform feature is and why!
SQL Server now runs on Linux, Containers and Kubernetes. In this session you will get an overview of this environment, and explain the installation, management, and monitoring of each.