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SQL Saturday #682 Minnesota - Pre-Cons

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Announcing SQL Saturday #682 Pre-Cons!

PASSMN and the organizers of SQL Saturday #682 are proud to announce the addition of four, day long pre-cons to be held on Friday, October 6th from 9AM - 5PM.

Come learn from these industry experts, providing great content at an amazing price!

Sessions will be held at Saint Paul College, in Saint Paul, MN. Lunch will be provided. (More details will be provided soon about the venue and lunch.)

All attendees must agree to abide by the PASS Anti-Harassment Policy.

Choose from one of these expert sessions and reserve your spot now for only $110 (plus $7.04 in Eventbrite fees)!



The Complete Primer to SQL Server Infrastructure and Cloud

Speaker: David Klee

Track: Administration

Microsoft MVP and VMware vExpert David Klee leads this full-day introduction to getting the most out of the infrastructure underneath your SQL Server environment, whether on-premises or in the cloud. The focus of the course is to help those new to the enterprise server infrastructure concepts become familiar with function and purpose of each layer of the architecture around their databases, and how this knowledge can benefit them as data professionals. Participants will gain exposure to all layers of infrastructure, virtualization, and cloud underneath SQL Server, from storage all the way through to the SQL Server instance and database, and will learn how to review and engineer the entire stack with a strong emphasis on SQL Server performance.



Powering Up with Power BI

Speakers: Brian Larson, John Thompson, Lily Vergara

Track: Business Intelligence

This day-long session will provide instruction on each aspect of Power BI. We will cover: • Data collection using the Query Editor and the M language • Data modeling • Measures using DAX formulas • Visualizations • Deployment and management in a secure, shared environment Along the way we will look at tips and tricks as well as best practices for each of these facets of Power BI. Participants will leave with an understanding of the full range of capabilities of Power BI along with the confidence to use Power BI to create and securely share meaningful analytics.



DBA Fundamentals - give yourself a solid SQL foundation!

Speaker: Kevin Hill

Track: Administration

This class is designed for New or Non-DBAs struggling with SQL admin tasks, and having to Google things daily. I will teach you SQL Server fundamentals so that you will have confidence in: • What makes up a SQL Server • How a database is structured • How to install and what to look out for • Finding what you need in Management Studio • SQL Security Basics • How to create and manage backups • How to create a database • Basic performance troubleshooting • Picking a Disaster Recovery option for your environment These are taught from a foundational standpoint, in simple to understand terms so that you can build on them with confidence. My teaching is heavy on interaction, with examples from years of experience/mistakes. There will be a mix of slides and demos. I will skip many advanced features that are out of scope of a beginner class, as I don't want your head to explode! Join me for the day and you will walk out with a strong grasp of SQL Admin basics!



Azure Data Services Hands On Lab

Speaker: Matt Stenzel

Track: Cloud

Cloud and Data are big buzzwords these days, but how can you make the work for you? There are so many great articles out there telling you how great the cloud and data are, but now you can experience it first hand! In this pre-con you will gain hands on experience with various data technologies in Azure and how they can come together to create a practical data solution. Technologies will include Azure SQL DB, Azure SQL DW, Azure Data Factory, Azure Data Lake, and Power BI. You will go through steps to provision an environment, extract, load, transform and gain insight from the data. You will also see how AI can be connected into this solution with minimal effort.

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