Past Meetup

Lightning Talks

This Meetup is past

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This is be held at InfoTech ( offices located downtown London at 45 King St.

Please use the King St. Entrance (across from the health unit) and not the Ridout Entrance.

There is a city parking lot locating at the corner of Ridout St N and Horton St E.


We will have 3 speakers providing 25 min talks around the theme of data analytics and data management.

I'll be updating the description once the speakers have forward me the summary on their talks.

6pm - Doors open

6:30pm - Session start

Talk Summaries:

Data Analytics & Data Management Using Azure & PowerShell

• Quick introduction to Azure and PowerShell and why you should use them for data analytics and data management

• How to manage and send data queries to an Azure SQL database

• Creating HTML Reports in PowerShell

• Automation of third-party reports against a data source with PowerShell

• Manage Log Analytics (i.e. Operational Insights) data using Azure

Speaker bio:

Arlan Nugara has been a full stack developer and software architect for over 14 years at Alvarnet Corporation. He has spent most of his time working with the Microsoft technology stack and applying it to the technology needs of large corporations such as financial institutions, telecommunication and wireless equipment companies. He has a real passion for Azure (Enterprise-grade Cloud Computing Platform & Services), ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and DevOps (i.e. collaboration, communication and automation of processes between developers and IT Pros) and is always looking for ways to work smarter and not just harder.

2nd Talk:

Machine Learning Myth Busting

We all make use of machine learning in our daily lives, as end users. In this talk I will give an overview of the machine learning process and some of the algorithms. With an understanding of the process attendees will be able to start incorporating machine learning in their own applications.

Speak bio

Keith Mah has been developing software for over 20 years and is an alumnus of the Logic Programming and Artifical Intelligence Group at the University of Waterloo.

SQL Server and Spatial Data

In this lightning talk we will answer the following questions.

What is Spatial Data and why use it???

How does SQL Spatial fit into SQL Sever?

What can I do with Spatial Data. (examples)

Speak bio

John Campbell has been developing in .net since the days of <% classic asp %>. He is a results oriented full stack developer. He focus recently has been on the cloud and spatial data.