John Q. Martin
Ming Man Chan
John Q. Martin
Ming Man Chan
DataMinutes – A Conference of Lightning Talks
DataMinutes is the fastest event in the Microsoft Data Platform space yet! A data conference June 11th with a single track of 10 minute lightning talks with brain melting deep dives and mind opening introductions to products and technologies. Call for speakers closes April 10, 2021.
Data Platform Women in Tech Day
On Friday, March 5th, to celebrate International Women’s Month, join a day long virtual event with eleven amazing women with data platform expertise as they talk about tech and professional growth.
Watch on-demand sessions for the community-run SQL Server internals conference.
SQL Server and Azure Databases Tech Communities
Connect with Microsoft Engineering and other members of the community in message boards and access additional resources.
SQL Server and Azure SQL Labs and Workshops
Get hands-on experience with SQL Server and Azure SQL with labs and workshops created by Microsoft Engineering, hosted on GitHub.
Introducing SQL Server 2019
Learn how to modernize your on-premises databases with this free Packt e-book.
SQL Server 2019 technical white paper
Learn how to enhance the security, performance, and availability of your data workloads.
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