From licenses to subscriptions

Slide Deck Rolf McLaughlin – From License to Subscriptions

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Microsoft Common Data Services, Model, Analytics, Pools? What? Stop!

Well, we all are already aware that with Evergreening every day new services in Azure appear or every month new features in Power BI will be introduced. But the stuff that is next will be massive for Power BI, Power Apps, for Dynamics, for Master Data, Data Catalogs even for Data Lakes: Common Data Service, […]

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KDD: Kubernetes Driven Development

Kubernetes is becoming the standard in container orchestration but tooling is still lagging behind more mature environments. While that’s true, the community has rallied behind this technology and has started to develop tools to help develop, manage and deploy Kubernetes ready applications. This talk aims to introduce tools like Telepresence to improve development by allowing […]

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Implementing a Lambda Architecture with Go, Redis, PubSub and BigQuery

Overview of a custom Lambda Architecture for real-time behavioral personalisation, developed in the Go programming language, running on Google AppEngine and using Redis for the serving layer and BigQuery for the batch layer.

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From Data Lake to DAX Query

Collecting data from and combining data out of different data sources is the essential requirement for BI. In times of cloud services this is getting a lot easier. Azure offers a variety of services that work hand in hand and can be fully automated using PowerShell or.NET. In this session we will show an example […]

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Azure SQL DB Managed Instances – Built to easily modernize application data layer

Managed Instances is the latest fully managed deployment model for Azure SQL Database that enables friction-free migration for SQL Server applications running on-premises. Come and learn why Managed Instance is the best PaaS destination for all SQL Server workloads and how to start your cloud modernization at scale now, using Azure SQL Database Managed Instances. […]

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Multi-Cloud Deployment and Automation

In this talk I will go over how to automate a multi cloud deployment with Terraform. After that we will use Cassandra as an application that is also deployed in an automated fashion (using Ansible). I will not only go over the automation tools used (Terraform and Ansible) but also the pitfalls to avoid in […]

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Azure SQL Data Sync – Internals

In this session we will deep dive into the components and they work together to track changes and sync data. Based on this we will be able to understand the requirements, performance, best practices and how to troubleshoot.

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Embrace and Extend: First-Class Activity and 3rd Party Ecosystem for SSIS in ADF

This session focuses on the deeper integration of SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS) in Azure Data Factory (ADF) and the broad extensibility of Azure-SSIS Integration Runtime (IR). We will first show you how to provision Azure-SSIS IR – dedicated ADF servers for lifting & shifting SSIS packages – and extend it with custom/3rd party components. […]

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