Joseph D'Antoni is a Principal Consultant at Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting, and a Microsoft Data Platform MVP with over 20 years of experience working in both Fortune 500 and smaller firms. He is a frequent speaker at major tech events like Microsoft Ignite, PASS Summit and Enterprise Data World. He blogs about all topics technology at joeydantoni.com. He believes that no single platform is the answer to all technology problems. He lives in Malvern, PA and 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 book "Introducing SQL Server 2016"
Joey D'Antoni's Training Days
Soaring with AI for AnalyticsSQLBits 2024
Master the fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in this engaging one-day workshop for newcomers. This journey demystifies AI's utility in analytics, demonstrates tools like ChatGPT, and navigates through practical use cases.
Azure from Admin to ArchitectSQLBits 2022
Are you struggling to wrap you head around the broad array of Azure services? In this session you will elevate your cloud skills and learn to think like an architect.
SQL Server on Linux--A Brave New WorldSQLBits 2017
When Microsoft announced SQL Server's released on Linux, the world was shocked. In this all-day session you will learn about Linux and how to successfully implement SQL Server on the platform.
DBA 2.0--How to Advance Your Career in a Changing LandscapeSQLBits 2016
Some DBAs live in fear of new technologies such as cloud computing and server virtualization. The future will not be kind to their careers. To be successful in modern IT, the Database Administrator needs to understand the full stack.
Joey D'Antoni's Sessions
When to Wave Off Landing Data in PaaS ServicesSQLBits 2024
Get beyond the marketing hype, and learn about the costs, benefits, and problems with PaaS solutions. You will learn when they are the right choice, and when they can trap you into a suboptimal architecture.
You Can't Govern Data You Don't UnderstandSQLBits 2024
Data governance is an important driver to any IT organization, but it is not an IT responsibility. Learn about how to help your company build a data governance function, and how to make it business priority.
Automagic Tuning in SQL ServerSQLBits 2022
Understand the automatic performance changes in Azure SQL and SQL Server
Dealing with Bad Networks - The Availability ConundrumSQLBits 2022
Are you trying to increase uptime locally or for disaster recovery but your network is terrible? Join the club. This session will discuss different techniques, their pros and cons, as well as considerations for availability when your network is flaky at best.
Deep Inside Azure SQL High AvailabilitySQLBits 2022
Want to have a deep dive into how SQL Server and Azure SQL service maintain high availablity? This is your session.
Understanding Azure Active Directory for Data ProfessionalsSQLBits 2020
Authentication and security in Azure use a different model. In this session you will learn how that works, and how to make it work for you applications.
When Anti-Patterns Become Best PracticesSQLBits 2020
SQL Server has long had a series of development anti-practices like using scalar functions and table valued functions that are vastly improved in modern versions of the database engine. Learn what's fixed.
Getting Started with Learning AzureSQLBits 2020
Join three Microsoft Data Platform MVPs to discuss the best approach with building your Azure skills. You will learn the best approaches to gaining the skills you need to function in a cloud world.
Azure Managed Instances—Your Bridge to the CloudSQLBits 2019
Managed Instances can make your cloud migrations simpler, but have their own nuances. Learn about what you need to know to manage this new platform.
Building a Data Delivery Solution in the CloudSQLBits 2018
Case study on using all of the Azure Data Platform and how to build out your optimal architecture.
Graphs Are Everywhere - Graph DB Support in SQL vNextSQLBits 2017
Learn about graph databases and how they are implemented in SQL Server vNext
Who Am I? Managing Identities in AzureSQLBits 2017
Learn about identity management in Azure. You will learn about how to manage identity across your cloud environments.