SG SQL UG Meetup - Oct 2015

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Time for our October SQL Server User Group Meet.

Oct 29th - 6:30 to 7 PM - Registration and Snacks
7 PM to 7:45 PM - Topic 1 - Presentation by Harminder Sethi
7:45 to 8 PM - Break
8 PM to 9 PM - Topic 2 - Presentation by Khilit Prajapati

Location : Microsoft Office, One Marina Boulevard, Level 22, SINOMB 22CF-15 (24) AV

Topic 1 : Microsoft Data Platform Overview

Microsoft provides the complete, end-to-end data platform approach to get a return on your data. Microsoft’s data platform includes all the building blocks customers need to capture and manage all of their data, transform and analyze that data for new insights, and provide tools which enable users across their organization to visualize data and make better business decisions. In this session we would like to share a brief overview on end-to-end
Microsoft Data Platform capabilities and vision.

About Speaker:

Harminder Sethi is currently working as Data Platform Technical Solution Architect with Microsoft Singapore. He is a Database and Analytics professional with over 12+ years of experience across multiple platforms. His core skills include Database Migration, Architecture and Designing, Data Integration, Advanced Analytics and BI, Performance Optimization & Data Resiliency. Harminder’s expertise in Microsoft Data Platform offers a great value proposition for large infrastructure customers. He provides strategic visions and guidance around Data Platform Solutions including BI, Big Data & Advanced Analytics.

Topic 2: Power BI - Session 2 (Updates & Demos)

In this session, We will touch base some of the key features (difference between Power BI Desktop and (, Content Packs, Natural Language Query, Quick Dashboard creation etc.) of Power BI. We will see some cool updates recently made available for Power BI by Microsoft Team. And last but not least, I will present some pretty Dashboard examples created in Power BI :)

About Speaker:

Khilitchandra V. Prajapati, an Enterprise Architect (Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence) at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. He has implemented various BI solutions in last couple of years for industries like Oil & Gas, Banking, Telecom, Insurance, Casino & Gaming, Hospitality and IT. His prime focus is on Microsoft BI Stack (SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS) with MOSS, C#.Net. He is a MSBI enthusiast and shares his knowledge, experience & expertise via his blog ( (