Joseph D'Antoni is an Senior Consultant and SQL Server MVP with over a decade of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. He is a Principal Consultant  for Denny Cherry and Associates and lives in Malvern, PA.  He is a frequent speaker at major tech events, and blogger about all topics technology. He believes that no single platform is the answer to all technology problems. He holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Louisiana Tech University and an MBA from North Carolina State University, and is the co-author of the Microsoft white paper "Using Power BI in a Hybrid Environment" 

Sessions

Virtualization has had a major impact on computing. While data professionals have adjusted to this for database servers, many BI workloads have moved there as well. Learn about the impact of virtualization on BI.
Learn about graph databases and how they are implemented in SQL Server vNext
Learn about identity management in Azure. You will learn about how to manage identity across your cloud environments.
Case study on using all of the Azure Data Platform and how to build out your optimal architecture.
With the release of SQL Server 2017 vNext on Linux new challenges arise for High Availability and Disaster Recovery solutions. Come join me in this session where we will discuss this scenarios with SQL Server 2017 instances under Windows and Linux.