Sandip Pani is a Database/BI developer, an eminent speaker, blogger from Bangalore, India. He has been working on SQL Server over 12 years and is MCITP Certified. He specializes in SQL Server for application development, query tuning and performance troubleshooting. Currently working as Senior Technical Specialist for NextGen Healthcare and is quite active in SQL community world. He shares and enhance his knowledge of SQL Server by spending time at newsgroups and forums, speaking at conferences. He was a Speaker at SQLBits XI – Nottingham, SQLBits XIV – London and SSGAG 16, DPS 17. He is a regular speaker at DataPlatformGeeks (formerly known as SQLServerGeeks) Meet-Up and Data Platform Day events. He also leads the User Group in DataplatformGeeks. He believes 90% of the problem can be solved in this world if correct data is available. His goal is to understand SQL Server product functionality in depth, utilize that knowledge in his job and share the experience with the SQL community.


There are new functions introduces with the release of MS-SQL Server 2012. To perform analytic operation in T-SQL , this time Microsoft has added couple of very handy functions.
SQL server 2014 is one of their measure releases. Where Microsoft has done a superb job. There are so many enhancement we have in SQL Server 2014. In my session I will show you my top 5 features.
The most challenging area of machine learning are Data acquisition, Feature extraction, Feature Selection. Almost in all data science project, 80% of time people spend in Data acquisition and Feature engineering.