Pieter Vanhove is a Program Manager in the Security & Governance Azure Database Platform team at Microsoft. He is the feature PM for ledger which is all about bringing the power of Blockchain to SQL Server. He has been working with SQL Server since 2000. Pieter has a profound knowledge in high availability and disaster recovery solutions, data security and loves the new Azure stuff. Together with the dataMinds Team in Belgium, he helps organizing dataMinds Connect and is also a regular speaker at Belgian and international events.


In this session you will learn how you can perform your DBA morning checklist with Policy Based Management to evaluate your servers and how I configured my setup.
You will be challenged with a case study to design a solution using Azure SQL Database capabilities. At the end of this session, you will better understand the possibilities to migrate on-premises databases to Azure SQL Database. You will learn how to synchronize data across different environments and get more insights on how to troubleshoot issues in Azure SQL Database. This is a hands-on, open discussions and team work kind of session (not a traditional slideshow).
In this session, you will learn how to solve common security requirements for new or existing applications using Azure SQL Database and Azure SQL Managed Instance. We will cover Authentication and Authorization, Data Protection, Auditing and Security Management. After completing this session, you will understand how to meet specific security compliance standards and best practices.
Attend this interactive session and learn how to create, deploy, and migrate data from your on-premises instance of SQL Server to Microsoft Azure Virtual Machines and Microsoft Azure SQL Database.
Join this session to learn how ledger tables in Azure SQL Database and SQL Server 2022 work and why you should use them in your databases and applications.