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A dive into Dimensional Modeling
A dive into the basics and some advanced dimensional modeling concepts and design patterns. Topics...
Automating Power BI Creations
Since Power BI was released four years ago, Power BI, Office 365, and Azure have added significant...
Azure Basics for the DBA
It's not a question of whether or not the landscape for the common DBA is changing. Without a...
Azure Lift and Shift Best Practices
Going to the Cloud can be a very scary proposition for most companies, but a lot of your fears can...
Becoming a Master By Giving It All Away
It has been said that “novices absorb knowledge like a sponge, intermediates hoard it for...
Big Data, Big Dupe: A little session about a big bunch of nonsense.
If data is the new oil, then Big Data is the new snake oil. For over a decade, Big Data has...
Breaking the Social Code: How to be Socially Intelligent at Work
Is there a gap between your advanced technical skills and your social-emotional intelligence? Are...
Comment Your Code!
Tech can be really complex. Getting started can be even harder. Being the "New Guy" can suck! Do...
Cosmos DB was the missing piece to my Data puzzle!
Cosmos DB is one of the fastest growing Azure Services, we all have questions about this new...
CosmosDB - Understanding the main factors for successful deployment
Let's face it: Microsoft Data Platform is not just SQL Server anymore. Azure has added a dozen of...
Data Encryption for DBAs
It seems more lately than not, there are daily stories of a data breach somewhere. Data security is...
Data Preparation with Power BI Desktop & M – Strategy, Tactics and Tips
In today’s world reporting and analytics are no longer focused exclusively on internal data from...
Database Corruption! Preventing Disaster to your Database.
Every DBA should know about database corruption because it can be a resume generating event. A...
Database testing takes many forms ranging from server setup validation to stored procedure...
Effective Communication and Self Promotion for the IT Introvert (YOU!)
Self-promotion is often confused with bragging, but most of the time it is the best tool to advance...
Environment Setup using automation tools like Docker, Powershell and Chocolatey
Environment setup in some organizations can take days and even then it is not consistent and has...
Environmental SQL Server Troubleshooting
When called in to diagnose a performance issue what are the 1st things you review? Many DBAs and...
How to Query the Tabular Data Model using DAX
Have you implemented Power BI in your work to build powerful dashboards and want to encapsulate...
How to use GeoSpatial Data in SQL Server
If you would like to learn about Spatial Data but don’t know where to start, this session is for...
Improving the Performance of Functions
Functions are stored blocks of code that can be reused in order to create simpler, more stable, and...
Lightning Talks 1: Dan Hess, Dilip Nayak, Saru Radhakrishnan
Dan Hess: SSRS Reports in SSMS Dilip Nayak: Use Cases for Availability Groups Saru Radhakrishnan:...
Lightning Talks 2: Ted Stathakis, Glenn Burnett, Alex Purice
Ted Stathakis: ProperCase - My Favorite UDF Glenn Burnett: Monitoring Failed Queries in SQL...
Join Glenn Burnett, Dilip Nayak, Saru Radhakrishnan and Dan Hess for four 15-minute...
Making Sense of the Power BI Ecosystem
Power BI adoption growth has been astonishing. And with growing demand we also have growing needs....
Monitor Power BI
Monitoring Power BI means having knowledge of all the content currently hosted in your Power BI...
Moving Databases to the cloud
Your company is moving to the cloud? Are you ready? No matter if it is Azure, AWS, or Oracle you...
Not your Dad's SQL Server; Contemporary twist on a classic standby.
New versions of SQL Server have great new additions and features. I will cover the following...
One key to rule them all - how to effectively destroy data consistency, and ruin query performance
Every beginner knows that every table has an identity primary key, supported by a clustered...
PoSh on SSRS - Essential Skills to manage your RS with PowerShell
Learn how powerful the new PowerShell tools for SSRS are and how they can help you administer your...
Possibilities & Limitations of System-Versioned Temporal Tables
This technical presentation shows how to manipulate data with versioning switched off, what to...
Sessions Found: 43
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