Mathias is a data enthusiast with a great passion for the synergy between data analytics and cloud data platforms. As a Principal Architect at Fellowmind he works with building up clients' data capabilities, implementing data platform technologies and all-in-all maximize the impact of their their data. Being a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, he is very passionate about sharing anything with community, especially something around turning data into impact! With a background in Product Development and Innovation, Mathias brings a unique 'Data Product' perspective to the realm of data architecture, and is obsessed with the bigger picture. With his slightly rebellious attitude, he's not afraid to challenge the status quo and break industry norms to find new and better solutions.
Mathias Halkjaer's Sessions
Point-in-time analysis in Power BI and FabricSQLBits 2024
In this session, we will explore various methods for tracking data history, so that you can provide your users with the ability to answer questions about how your data has changed over time.
A deep dive into Direct LakeSQLBits 2024
The new Direct Lake storage mode in Power BI promises to revolutionize data handling by blending the real-time nature of DirectQuery and the high performance of Import mode. Is this all just hype, or does Direct Lake truly deliver on these claims?
Advanced Power BI refresh with ADF/SynapseSQLBits 2023
After this session, you will be able to conceptualize and implement different Power BI refresh scheduling patterns in ADF/Synapse. You’ll learn what limitations in Power BI you can overcome with an “external” orchestration tool as well as the different building blocks available. Finally, we will go through an example implementation as well as a step-by-step demo of how you can set this up yourself.
Supercharge Power BI with Azure Synapse AnalyticsSQLBits 2023
In this session we will cover how to architect an end-to-end enterpise analytics platform so that we utilize the best of both worlds. The extremely versatile ETL capabilities of Synapse and the powerful data modelling in Power BI.