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DevOps for Azure Data-Centric Workloads
Session Abstract: Continuous integration, delivery, and deployment are common elements of modern DevOps practices. However, it’s rare to see these practices put into place for data-centric applications, like databases, ETL, data warehouses, or reports. In this session, we’ll cover why these approaches are beneficial for the data organization and the pieces you need to have in place to be successful. We’ll also cover some of the prime trouble spots that organizations run into, as well as some tools that can help jump start your efforts. Speaker Bio: John Welch works at SentryOne, where he leads the development of a suite of data and BI products that make developing, testing, managing, and documenting data solutions faster and more efficient. John has been working with data, business intelligence, and data warehousing technologies since 2001. He was awarded as a Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP) 2009 - 2016 due to his commitment to sharing his knowledge with the IT community, and is an SSAS Maestro.  John is an experienced speaker, having given presentations at Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) conferences, the Microsoft Business Intelligence conference, Software Development West (SD West), Software Management Conference (ASM/SM), SQL Bits, and others. He has also contributed to multiple books on SQL Server and business intelligence.

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Cloud is the future, and it's already cutting across all Microsoft products and platforms. This Group intends to build a strong community around Microsoft cloud offerings, helping members build and migrate workloads to Microsoft Azure and related platforms. We will meet monthly once to discuss latest cloud developments and share the lessons from trenches. Looking forward for all the Cloud and Microsoft enthusiasts in helping build a vibrant community.

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