Upcoming Events: Edmonton Microsoft Data Professionals

Key Details What: Edmonton Microsoft Data Professionals user group.Where: Edmonton, Alberta by way of the internet.When: Thursday, January 20th.Admission is free. Register on the Edmonton Microsoft Data Professionals meetup. What I’m Presenting 2022-01-20 — 18:30 – 20:30 PM EST — Data Virtualization with PolyBase. This talk is still focused on SQL Server 2019, though with 2022 coming out…

Upcoming Events: Silicon Valley Microsoft Data Platform Meetup

Key Details What: Silicon Valley Microsoft Data Platform Meetup.Where: Sunnyvale CA, by way of the internet.When: Tuesday, January 18th.Admission is free. Register on the Silicon Valley Microsoft Data Platform meetup. What I’m Presenting 2022-01-18 — 10:00 – 11:00 PM EST — Saving Your Wallet from the Cloud. I just revamped this talk to make it fit in a…

Upcoming Events: DEVintersection

Key Details What: SQL Server & Azure SQL Conference at DEVintersection.Where: Las Vegas, NV.When: Sunday, December 5th through Friday, December 10th.Admission is not free. Registration is available from the conference website. What I’m Presenting I don't have dates and times just yet, but here are the talks I'm going to present: 2021-12-07 -- 1:45 - 2:45…

Upcoming Events: Live! 360 Orlando

Key Details What: Live! 360Where: Orlando, Florida.When: November 15th through the 19th.This is a paid event. Registration is available from the Live! 360 website. What I’m Presenting 2021-11-18, 8:00 AM -- 9:15 AM EDT — Does This Look Weird to You? An Introduction to Anomaly Detection 2021-11-18 09:30 -- 10:45 AM EDT -- Getting Beyond…

Upcoming Events: Azure Community Conference

Key Details What: Azure Community ConferenceWhere: On the Internet, UTC+5.5 (India Standard Time).When: Friday, October 29th and Saturday, October 30th. Full-day, paid trainings on Sunday, October 31st.Admission is free. RSVP on the Azure Community Conference website. What I’m Presenting 7:30 AM — 8:30 AM EDT — Riding the Rails: Railway-Oriented Programming with F# This is…

Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Orlando

Key Details What: SQL Saturday OrlandoWhere: Orlando, Florida. Oh my goodness, it's a real-life in-person event!When: Saturday, October 30th.Admission is free. RSVP on the SQL Saturday website. What I’m Presenting 9:00 - 10:00 AM EDT — Saving Your Wallet from the Cloud Not only is this an in-person event, it's also a brand new talk…

Back to Blogging

It's been a hot minute since I've regularly blogged, but I'm working on getting back into it. Let's see a few of the things I've been up to lately, where "lately" is, oh, most of this year... Trainings I've launched a couple of trainings on Teachable, one on the APPLY operator and one entitled the…

Upcoming Events: Machine Learning Week

Key Details What: Machine Learning Week, sponsored by Predictive Analytics World.Where: This is a virtual event.When: Sunday, May 31st through Thursday, June 4th.Registration is $990 for the livestream and $1490 for livestream and recordings. Register on the Predictive Analytics World website. What I’m Presenting Wednesday, 2:45 PM — 3:05 PM PDT — Forecasting Demand in the…

Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Brisbane (Virtual)

Key Details What: SQL Saturday Brisbane.Where: Internet Australia. You have to turn your monitor upside-down to see it correctly.When: Saturday, May 30th.Admission is free. Register on the SQL Saturday website. What I’m Presenting 12:15 PM — 1:15 PM AEST — Data Virtualization with PolyBase Please note that all of the times are in Australian Eastern Standard Time…