Sessions

In this session we are going to look at the some of the flavours of SQL in Azure, namely Windows Azure Database and SQL on IaaS. We will discuss the differences between them, look at what this means from a DBA stand point
The introduction of Availability Groups in SQL Server 2012 and the flexibility this gives administrators is truly awesome. In these session we will cover what Availability Groups bring to the table
What is In-Memory OLTP? How is it architected? Where can I use in-memory technology in my solutions? Learn this and more from the Microsoft team
Firstly we will show off Microsoft's enhancements to the Hadoop open source stack with HDInsight showing you how easy it is to get started with Hadoop. Secondly we'll explore an interesting big data use case
This session is your opportunity to ask the people who know, the questions you want to ask. This is an opportunity you cannot afford to miss.
The Microsoft SQL Server leadership team present an interactive Q&A session
Join the Microsoft Data Platform Product group, from engineers to data scientists and lean about the data platform evolution, and the skills you need to know to stay current. Full of demos and information, this fast-moving story will get you ready for another SQLBits conference
This session presents how to migrate, replicate, and synchronize data between SQL Server, SQL VM, Azure SQL Database, and Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, across on-premises, Microsoft Azure, and other cloud platforms to build a real hybrid data platform. We introduce our current technology choices, deep dive in customer scenarios, and use cases, and share product roadmap.
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.  ?
Modernizing is often a loaded term in a software application setting. In this session, we will break down what are the options of modernizing an existing application, what are the benefit of moving applications to managed Azure Open Source Database platform and what are the best practices and gotcha(s) that you need to look out during data migration.
Azure Stream Analytics is a fully managed serverless offering that enables customers to perform real-time data transforms and hot-path analytics using a simple SQL language. In this session, we will show how to combine SQL reference data to augment data coming from devices and create real-time alerts, leverage partitioning to write data to SQL at high speed, and create real-time dashboards.
The Microsoft Power BI and Analytics team present an interactive Q&A session