dataMinds Connect Conference - 03 October

For an overview of our Precon sessions, please click here.

TIME DEV DBA Data Science / Big Data Power BI BI
09:00-09:30 Welcome & Registration
09:30-10:30 Opening Keynote: Microsoft SQL Server 2017: Built-in Intelligence, SQL Everywhere, and Cloud First strategy for a better SQL!
Alain Lissoir
10:30-10:45 Switch Sessions
10:45-11:45 T-SQL in SQL Server 2016 / 2017 : Practical Usage
Aaron Bertrand
SQL Server <3 Linux
Frederik Bogaerts
“Why should I use SQL Server?” SQL Server 2017 from the perspective of a data scientist
Bart Van Der Vurst
Geocoding with SQL Server, Google Maps and Power BI
Andrea Martorana Tusa
Analysis Services DNA
Ásgeir Gunnarsson
11:45-12:00 Switch Sessions
12:00–13:00 When SQL Server makes mistakes
Nico Jacobs
Transform your database into Azure SQL Database
Pieter Vanhove
Data Lake (Analytics) is your storage location of the future but available now!
Sammy Deprez
PowerApps and Power BI
Ken Geeraerts
Scaling out with Integration Services in SQL Server 2017
Jan Van humbeek
13:00–13:45 Lunch Break
13:45-14:45 Introduction to TDD for PowerShell using Pester
Rob Sewell
Top Troubleshooting Tips for Clustered Implementations of SQL Server
Allan Hirt
Advanced analytics in the cloud: AzureML
Enrico van de Laar
Let's talk Power BI Premium
Adam Saxton
Columnstore Indexes - is it the DWH faster switch you are looking for?
Johan Ludvig Brattås
14:45-15:00 Switch Sessions
15:00-16:00 Introduction to Azure Cosmos DB
Leonard Lobel
Always On Multi-Site Patterns
John Martin
Datacore Software driving the Parallel processing revolution
Regis Chauffepied
Let's have some fun(ctional) with Power Query M language!
Cédric Charlier
Scripting Tabular models
Bent Pedersen
16:00-16:15 Switch Sessions
16:15-17:15 SQL 2017 New feature - Graph Data
David Postlethwaite
Responding to Extended Events in near real-time
Gianluca Sartori
Practical Usage of R
Ginger Grant
ETL in the cloud
Alexander Klein
17:15-18:00 Closing drink

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.