November 2019 Meetup: Power BI Updates, and Big Data Analysis

Details

Agenda:

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm: Arrival and Pizza and Drinks

5:30 pm - 5:45 pm: Speed Networking

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm: Introduction and Updates

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm: Main session: Big Data analysis using Azure Data Warehouse and Power BI by Asanka Padmakumara

7:00 pm - 7:30 pm: Networking and Closing

You can register through Meetup, however, we also need your registration in the Eventbrite too. To avoid lines when you come for the meeting, make sure to register in the Eventbrite page here: please REGISTER HERE for FREE:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/power-bi-user-group-auckland-november-2019-meetup-tickets-75626770707

Session Name: Analyzing Big Data using Azure SQL Data Warehouse and Power BI

Session Abstract: BIG DATA has been a buzz word for so long in IT field and different vendors have introduced different technologies to analyze big data. Microsoft introduced Azure SQL Data Warehouse in 2016 to process and analyze large data volumes with the help of powerful cloud infrastructure. In this session, Asanka will start with an introduction to Azure SQL Data Warehouse and then will go through the architecture and best practices. With comprehensive demo, he will cover loading and processing data in Azure SQL DW and finally will show how to analyse data using Power BI.

Speaker Profile:
Asanka is an experienced data engineer who is currently performing the role of Business Intelligence Consultant in Qurios. He has worked close to 10 years in BI and data analytics field and has implemented BI solutions for different industries. As a technology enthusiastic, he enjoys conducting technical presentations both locally and internationally. He is a MCSE in Data Management and Analytics as well as a Microsoft certified Azure Data Engineer. He is passionate about Data Analytics, Business Intelligence and AI related technologies.
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asankapk/
Twitter: asanka_e
Blog: https://asankap.wordpress.com/

You can register through Meetup, however, we also need your registration in the Eventbrite too. To avoid lines when you come for the meeting, make sure to register in the Eventbrite page here: please REGISTER HERE for FREE:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/power-bi-user-group-auckland-november-2019-meetup-tickets-75626770707