What we're about

The Northern Virginia SQL Server Users Group was started in early 2005 by members of the Microsoft SQL Server community who were interested in sharing experiences and disseminating knowledge to other members in the Northern VA/DC/Central MD area. NOVASQL is also a chapter of the Professional Association of SQL Server ( http://www.sqlpass.org ), an international Microsoft SQL Server training and advocacy organization (membership is free). As data platform roles and responsibilities have evolved, we have broadened our scope to include Microsoft Azure Advanced Analytics, Big Data, and general Azure topics. The goal of the leadership of NOVASQL is to provide a comfortable environment where members can participate in multi-disciplinary discussions of Microsoft data platform related issues.

Benefits to NOVASQL Attendees include:

• We host at least two full-day technology conferences a year (e.g., Global Azure Bootcamp, Azure DataFest)
◾Networking with local data platform professionals
◾The latest and greatest Microsoft SQL Server news
◾Microsoft SQL Server and Azure Advanced Analytics and Big Data questions answered by Microsoft insiders
◾Valuable information for career development
◾Free food, drinks, and giveaways

Upcoming events (2)

Azure Databricks Workshop (register via EventBrite)

Microsoft Office

Hello everyone! Please join us for a FREE hands-on workshop delivered by Databricks, Microsoft, and Cap Gemini representatives. The location is the Microsoft offices, 5404 Wisconsin Avenue, 7th floor, Room 7022, Chevy Chase, MD, 20815. We will get started around 9:00AM EST and wrap up at 3:30PM EST. Lunch will be provided. RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/azure-databricks-workshop-tickets-71502924171 Agenda: Databricks Overview Customer Use Case/Best Practices Azure Data Services Overview Lunch Hands-on Workshop This event is being brought to you buy the Norther Virginia SQL Server User Group ( www.meetup.com/novasql ) There is paid parking in the building, and the metro is easily accessible. If you have questions please contact [masked]

NOVA SQL Meetup - November 2019

Microsoft Offices, Reston

Please join us for our November 12th, 2019 meeting. We are moving this meetup from November 11th and having a combo meetup with the Microsoft DC Azure Meetup ( https://www.meetup.com/MicrosoftDCAzureMeetup/ ) More details will be provided shortly. Please thank our sponsor - IT Pro Camp Date: Monday, November 12, 2019, 7:00PM to 9:00PM Location: Microsoft Offices, 3rd Floor, Room 3054, 12012 Sunset Hills Rd. Reston, VA (take elevator up to 3rd floor) Title: MLOps (Machine Learning Operatations) https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/machine-learning/service/concept-model-management-and-deployment Abstract: (more on this shortly) We will learn how to use Azure Machine Learning to manage the lifecycle of your models. Azure Machine Learning uses a Machine Learning Operations (MLOps) approach, which improves the quality and consistency of your machine learning solutions. Speaker: Arief Bavan, Microsoft Cloud Solution Architect BIO - https://www.linkedin.com/in/arief-bavan-35781713/

Past events (48)

Fall 2019 Reston Azure Datafest

Microsoft Offices, Reston

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