Alexander Klein is a Senior Business Intelligence Consultant with more than 15 years of experience. His focus is on business intelligence and data warehouse projects with Microsoft technologies such as SQL Server, Power BI, Azure ML or Cognitive Services, AI.  Since 2008 he has been working as a freelance consultant in large and medium-sized projects in all industries in Europe. He has been visiting SQL Saturdays throughout Europe since 2013. Since 2017 Alexander speaks at national and international conferences / user groups about Data Warehouse, BI, Azure and AI.

Alexander Klein has submitted 7 sessions for SQLBits 2020, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

How can the AI make my BI application smarter? Everybody is talking about AI but what can you do with it today?
The example in this session is about the evaluation of the service quality of the #SQLKellner. It explains step by step how to assemble all components to get a "Service AI Power App" that runs on every device.
After more than two years live with BI in Azure Alexander Klein would like to give an honest feedback.
A single workspace environment, for DataScientists, DataEngineers and DataAnalysts to collaborate on the same data with limitless analytics and on-demand query compute at scale.
Over the past 20 years, a number of servers have been set up locally for the BI system to provide BI consumers with all the necessary information. How do you do that now for the next 20 years in the cloud?
Azure Synapse Analytics is all about delivering limitless analytics to organizations and helping data professionals do it efficient do it simply and do it at scale. Going from BI to AI with in a single service.
Microsoft Cognitive Services in a docker image on your own hardware.


Previous Sessions

Azure offers a wide range of services that can be combined into a BI solution in the cloud.