Birmingham Data Platform - Azure Synapse Analytics and Azure Databricks

Microsoft Data Platform Group - Birmingham
Microsoft Data Platform Group - Birmingham
Public group

Ricoh Digital Services

54 Hagley Rd Birmingham · West Midlands

How to find us

Sign in at reception, and someone will direct you to the room

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Details

Microsoft Data Platform Group Birmingham - Thu 5th Mar 2020, 6.15pm

*** Registration on MeetUp required for venue security ***

Session 1: Azure Synapse Analytics : Evolving Azure SQL Data Warehouse (Mark Pryce-Maher)

Session 2: Streaming data pipelines using Azure Databricks (Jon Lunn)

Agenda

6.15pm – 6:30pm Meet & Greet

6:30pm - 7:30pm: Azure Synapse Analytics : Evolving Azure SQL Data Warehouse (Mark Pryce-Maher)

Azure Synapse is a limitless analytics service that brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics. It gives you the freedom to query data on your terms, using either serverless on-demand or provisioned resources—at scale.

In this session we explore Azure Synapse Analytics, we will dive into this limitless analytics service and explore how it brings together enterprise data warehousing and Big Data analytics.
We will explore;
*Data ingestion
*SQL Pools - Data Warehouses
*Spark Pools
*SQL-on-Demand
*PowerBI

7:30pm - 8:00pm Break & Pizza

8:00pm – 9:00pm Streaming data pipelines using Azure Databricks (Jon Lunn)

This session will show how you can set up a streaming data pipeline using Azure Event Hubs and Azure Databricks. We’ll look at some of the best practice on how to do it, and capabilities of the Azure services so you can get a quick insight on how it works.

Venue

This session will be held at Ricoh Digital Services.

Address: 54 Hagley Rd, Birmingham, B16 8PE

Parking:
On site at Ricoh, request a space through the following link:
https://bit.ly/2rZUYvp

Over the road at Broadway Plaza:
https://broadway-plaza.co.uk/Parking

Other Details

We'll be putting on food for the event, so please do register so we know numbers. If you then can't make it we'd really appreciate it if you'd unregister and/or let us know.

Dress code: relaxed

Event Organiser Contact Details

If you need any further details or have any requests for this or future Data Platform Group events, please get in touch.

Alex Whittles
Twitter: @PurpleFrogAlex (https://twitter.com/purplefrogalex)
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Reiss McSporran
Twitter: @McReiss (https://twitter.com/McReiss)
Email: [masked]

Microsoft Data Platform Group - Birmingham
Twitter: @MSDataGroupBrum (https://twitter.com/MSDataGroupBrum)

Speaker Profiles

Jon Lunn is Senior Consultant in Data and Analytics at Ricoh Digital Services. In his role he successfully delivers a wide range of data and analytical solutions, workshops and training across a variety of industry verticals. In his spare time, he can be found with his children building something in Lego.

Sponsors
We're delighted to yet again have the awesome RP Analytics recruitment sponsoring the pizza for the event, thanks!

Ricoh are generously providing the venue for us, thanks Ricoh!

Purple Frog handle the organisation.