Leonard Lobel (Microsoft MVP, Data Platform) is the chief technology officer and co-founder of Sleek Technologies, Inc., a New York-based development shop with an early adopter philosophy toward new technologies. He is also a principal consultant at Tallan, Inc., a Microsoft National Systems Integrator and Gold Competency Partner. Programming since 1979, Lenni specializes in Microsoft-based solutions, with experience that spans a variety of business domains, including publishing, financial, wholesale/retail, health care, and e-commerce. Lenni has served as chief architect and lead developer for various organizations, ranging from small shops to high-profile clients. He is also a consultant, trainer, and frequent speaker at local usergroup meetings, VSLive, SQL PASS, and other industry conferences. Lenni has also authored several MS Press books and Pluralsight courses on SQL Server and Azure Cosmos DB programming.
Leonard Lobel's Training Days
Developer Dive into Azure Cosmos DBSQLBits 2023
Dive into Azure Cosmos DB with data modeling, geo-replication, partitioning, tunable consistency, custom indexing, migration, client development, event-driven microservices, and more.
SQL Server Workshop for DevelopersSQLBits 2012
This full-day workshop will get you up to speed on powerful new features for developers in SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2012. Learn T-SQL Enhancements, .NET Data Access, Beyond Relational, and Enterprise Features all in one information-packed day!
Leonard Lobel's Sessions
Securing Azure Cosmos DBSQLBits 2023
Implement network security with the IP firewall, VNet access, and private endpoints, understand the various authentication options using master keys, resource tokens and Azure AD integration, learn about built-in server-side encryption, and how to configure client-side encryption using Always Encrypted.
Geospatial Data Types in SQL Server 2012SQLBits 2013
The geospatial capabilities in SQL Server are not only powerful, but easy and fun to use! In this session, learn how to integrate location-awareness into your own applications with the geometry and geography data types.
Native File Streaming with SQL Server 2012SQLBits 2012
This dynamic session will teach you how to use FILESTREAM and FileTable using T-SQL and the OpenSqlFileStream API. We’ll also cover the hierarchyid data type, full-text search improvements and the new Statistical Semantic Search.