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For more than 13 years, IT/Dev Connections has been the premier training event for developers and IT professionals. IT/Dev Connections conference offers essential training to developers and IT pros on Microsoft products including Exchange, Windows 8, Windows Server, SharePoint, & SQL Server.
Manage SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server Core with PowerShellWindows Server 2008 introduced Server Core, the operating system without a GUI. SQL Server 2012 is the first version of SQL Server to support Server Core. This session will demonstrate how to manage SQL Server 2012 on Windows Server Core and will provide PowerShell scripts to help you perform common Server Core tasks.
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Automating Your BI Framework In this session, we explore lessons learned from a project that required implementation of a framework to easily generate BI objects based on reusable patterns. We walk through decision points in the framework design, review implementation steps, and demonstrate the ease with which you can make iterative changes to the design of your BI solution.
PASS Summit is the world's largest and most intensive technical training conference for Microsoft SQL Server and BI professionals. But more than that, it’s your conference – planned and presented by the SQL Server community for the SQL Server community.
BI Best Practices: The Good, the Bad, and the UglyErin Welker will be discussing what she’s found to work (and not work!) based on personal experience at some of the most recognized companies in the US. This session will focus on high-level approaches to the various components of architecting and developing a BI solution, including where to start, tips on gathering business requirements, working with business users, project management, dimensional design, and more!
Demystifying Big Data for BI Professionals: The EssentialsBig Data is the latest buzzword, but what does it mean for your enterprise? In this session we’ll demystify Microsoft’s Big Data technologies for BI pros via your favorite business intelligence tools: Power View, PowerPivot, and Excel. We’ll examine the Microsoft distribution of Hadoop, covering HDInsight, Hive, and Azure through to Excel, PowerPivot, and Power View. We’ll also demonstrate the Hadoop ecosystem of tools in a BI context to show how to provide insights into Big Data.
Microsoft and Industry Experts deliver the next generation of conferences. Show package attendees choose Surface RT or XBOX ONE. Co-located with SharePoint intersection, event content chairs Kim Tripp and Paul Randal take your experience to the next level.
Best Practice ORM Usage with SQL ServerThis session is designed for developers and DBAs alike, and will demonstrate the benefits of ORMs to rapid application development, some of problems they can generate with query execution performance in SQL Server, and finally how to prevent problems with design changes that are simple to implement.
Hadoop: The Great and Powerful By now you’ve probably heard the words “Big Data” and “Hadoop”, but you’re not sure what they mean, much less how to get started. Maybe you’re struggling with storing a lot of data, rapidly processing a huge volume of data, or maybe you’re just curious. This session provides an introduction to what Hadoop is, when it’s appropriate to use Hadoop, and guidance on how to get started.
Strata + Hadoop World is where big data's most influential decision makers, architects, developers, and analysts gather to shape the future of their businesses and technologies. Since joining forces last year, Strata + Hadoop World is also one of the largest gatherings of the Apache Hadoop community in the world, with emphasis on hands-on and business sessions on the Hadoop ecosystem.
The Big Data Doctor Is InOpinions might be plentiful in big data, but experience is rare. Join this interactive session to quiz some of the industry’s most seasoned minds about what works and what doesn’t when it comes to bringing big data to business. Questions and dialogue with the audience will be a central part of this session.
Sparking Global Business Transformation with Big DataIn this session attendees will learn: Ways to support a variety of objectives like building the business and protecting customer privacy. How to integrate Big Data into existing platforms to make them stronger, more nimble, and enabled to facilitate real-time decision making. How to collect, process, and distribute data in real-time and integrate it into the day to day operations and business functions.
Find out how Microsoft is changing the self-service BI landscape with Excel 2013, SharePoint 2013 and SQL Server 2012 SP1.
Learn why some of the world’s most successful companies are choosing Microsoft to improve efficiency and decision making.
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