SQLSaturday 723

Rochester, United States

PASS SQLSaturday is a free training event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform. These community events offer content across data management, cloud and hybrid architecture, analytics, business intelligence, AI, and more. This event will be held on Mar 24 2018 at Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, New York, 14623, United States

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Register today for our Friday Pre-con! PowerBI Implementation: A Guide to the Other 90% with Eugene Meindinger

Free* SQL Server training! Chance to win great prizes! What more could a SQL Server Professional ask for? If this sounds good to you then don’t miss your opportunity to attend SQL Saturday Rochester, the largest FREE* training event dedicated exclusively to SQL Server Administration, Development and Business Intelligence to hit Rochester, NY.  

* There is a modest $15 fee for lunch.

SQL Saturday Rochester (#SQLsatROC)? What is it? Why should you sacrifice a Saturday in Upstate NY? When is it? Where is it? How do I get involved? Let us fill you in.


This is a one day training event for SQL Server (BI, DBA & Developer) professionals and those interested in the ever-expanding Microsoft Data Platform.

Why: This is a great opportunity to learn from people who have been there and to network with other professionals doing the same thing you are doing. This professional level training and networking can set yourself apart from others!


Saturday, March 24th, 2018. Register online now to reserve your spot. Attendee check-in will begin at 8:00 AM and run through 8:45 AM. The first sessions start at 8:30 AM.

Where: Golisano Hall at Rochester Institute of Technology, 1 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester, NY 14623. A map of the campus can be found here.  Parking for the event will be in the J Lot and the T Lot.

How: All you have to do is register online to reserve your spot, drop in on Saturday and attend the sessions you like. Visiting from out of town? We recommend the Radisson Hotel Rochester Airport, located right next to the RIT campus.

Precon Friday, March 23rd - Power BI Implementation: A Guide to the Other 90% - presented by Eugene Meidinger

When learning about Power BI, the part you learn first is all the powerful visuals. But like an iceberg, that's just the 10% everyone sees. If you are asking yourself "what's next?", this training will teach your the other 90%.

In the first half of the day, we will focus on data manipulation. Often times, the hardest part of making a report is shaping the data. We will cover applied database theory, data cleansing with PowerQuery and data modelling with DAX. We'll show you what each tool is good at and when to use it. We'll also cover some internals so you understand at a deeper level how these tools really work.

The second half of the day is all about deployment and administration. Do you have a data governance plan in place? We'll show how to access your on-premises data with data gateways. We'll cover options for securing and protecting your data, including row-level security and auditing. Finally, we'll go over the ways you can share and distribute these reports.


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What is a PASS SQLSaturday?

PASS SQLSaturdays are local events organized by PASS community members around the world. PASS is a not-for-profit association for data professionals who leverage the Microsoft Data Platform, offering interactive learning built by community and guided by trusted data experts.

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