Anna is a veteran software & data engineer and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, with over 16 years of experience. Anna has tackled projects from real-time analytics with Scala & Kafka, building out Data Lakes with spark and applying engineering to Data Science. She is a senior consultant with Advancing Analytics, helping shape & evolve their data engineering practice. Anna has a real passion for data and strives to bring the worlds of Software Development and Data Science closer together. Other areas of interest include UX, Agile methodologies, and helping to organize/run local Code Clubs
Anna-Maria Wykes's Sessions
Introduction to the wonders of Azure DevOpsSQLBits 2023
Azure DevOps is the leading deployment tool for build and release solutions end to end. It helps you plan your Agile project, manages Git code, and deploys solutions using Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD) pipelines. In this session we will cover some of the core components of Azure DevOps and show you how to implement a secure deployment pipeline, using unit tests and gating with your CI builds and CD releases.
Automate the deployment of Databricks components using TerraformSQLBits 2022
Introduction into Terraform, Databricks provider and steps required to build an automated solution to provision Databricks workspace and resources into Azure cloud platform using Terraform.
So you want to be a Data Engineer?SQLBits 2022
An introduction to becoming a Data Engineer, Anna, Mikey and Ust will introduce the technology stack, tools and development skills needed for data engineering and show you how and where to go to learn them. We'll also show you how the skills you already have can kickstart your journey to becoming a Data Engineer.
Scala for Big Data the Big PictureSQLBits 2020
An opportunity to explore Scala, and why it is truly a “Data Engineers language”. Using Azure Functions, Data Factory, Azure Data Lake Gen2 and Databricks the basics will be explored, followed by real world examples