Maria has been working with data technologies for more than 20 years. She has extensive hands-on experience managing various data management technologies, including Postgresql, SQL Server, Azure CosmosDB, Azure SQL Database, Azure Synapse Analytics, Apache Spark, MySQL, AWS Aurora, Redis, AWS Redshift, Couchbase, and Elasticsearch, Snowflake, Google Big Query. She likes every aspect of data management, infrastructure, query tuning, monitoring, data analysis, and data visualization. She is the main organizer of the Israel annual conference "DATA TLV" datatlv.com. Maria is one of the featured authors at mssqltips.com (mssqltips.com/sqlserverauthor/305/maria-zakourdaev)
Maria Zakourdaev's Sessions
Analyzing Big Data in Azure cloud using Spark and DatabricksSQLBits 2023
During this session, we will talk about Azure Databricks' key features, and typical scenarios where Spark can fit, will see a lot of demos and I will share my top list of Azure Databricks best practices.
Building Your Data Analytics Team - live RunAs Radio episodeSQLBits 2023
Panel Discussion moderated by Richard Campbell of RunAs Radio!