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You have been invited to take part in a free 1-day training event targeted towards SQL Server and BI Professionals.

Overview:
BIG DATA Saturday is a technical, day long training session that focuses on the latest Microsoft technologies around BI, Big Data, and SQL Server. The sessions will be delivered by technical product experts from both Microsoft and the community, Microsoft’s Product experts, SQL MVPs, and Community.

Top 3 Reasons to Attend:

  • Be the first to hear about SQL Server 2014

  • Connect with product experts from Microsoft and the community

  • Update your skills

Plus, attendees who complete an evaluation form will receive a Free SQL Server Exam Prep eBook: Training Kit (Exam 80-461): Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Approximate retail value of $56)*.

 

 

 


Technologies covered:

  • SQ Server 2012 & 2014

  • BizTalk Server 2013

  • Hadoop and Microsoft Big Data Appliance: Parallel Data Warehouse

  • New BI capabilities: Power View, Power Map, Power Query

 

There will be two tracks available at the event: Track 1 – BI, BIG Data, and Data Warehousing, and Track 2 – SQL Server and Application Platform (see agenda below for full details).

RSVP: This special, no charge training event will fill quickly and space is limited, so be sure to register now to reserve your seat. Feel free to invite friends and colleagues.

REGISTER HERE

9.30AM

  Registration

10.00AM

New World of Data

Harp Girn, General Manager, Server & Tools Division – Microsoft Canada


 

Track 1: BI, BIG Data and Data Warehousing

Track 2: SQL Server and Application Platform

11.10AM

BIG data and large-scale data warehousing with Hadoop and PDW

Jarek Kazmierczak,

Big data and SQL Architect,

Microsoft Technology Center

SQL Server 2014 Unleashed

Marc Theoret,

Technical Solution Professional, Microsoft Canada

12.00PM

Deploying Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services in SharePoint Mode: Why and How

Riccardo Muti,

Sr. Program Manager,

Microsoft Corp 

Diving into BizTalk 2013

Winson Woo,

Technical Solution Professional,

Microsoft Canada

12.50PM-1.20PM

Lunch

1.20 PM

PowerPivot app development – tips and tricks for IT Professional

Vidas Matelis,

BI Consultant, VidasSoft Systems Inc.

Microsoft MVP

High Availability and Disaster Recovery with Microsoft SQL Server 2012 AlwaysOn
Marc Theoret,

Technical Solution Professional, 

Microsoft Canada 

2.10 PM

Get your Mining Model Predictions out to all

Steve Simon, 

Senior BI Development Engineer, 

Atrion Networking Corporation.

Microsoft MVP

Lessons learned while running high volume SQL Server workloads. Part 2

Michael J Swart,
Senior Database Developer,
Desire2Learn, Microsoft MVP

3.00 PM

Break

3.15 PM

Dynamite Data Visualization with Power View in Microsoft Excel

Riccardo Muti,

Sr. Program Manager,

Microsoft Corp 

Lessons learned while running high volume SQL Server workloads. Part 2


Michael J Swart,

Senior Database Developer,
Desire2Learn, Microsoft MVP

 

4.00PM

Closing

 

























 

 

   




*Terms and Conditions

Offer good only in Canada to legal residents of Canada who register and attend the Big Data Saturday event on October 26, 2013 and complete/submit an evaluation form. Offer runs from 12:01AM EST, October 26, 2013 until 11:59PM Eastern Standard Time, November 10, 2013, or when all gifts have been awarded. Limit one (1) gift per person. Taxes, if any, are the sole responsibility of the recipient. We reserve the right to substitute a gift of equal or greater value.