What we're about

The Northern Virginia Data Platform MeetUp ( formerly, "NOVA SQL Server Users Group") is a SQL Server and Azure Data Platform MeetUp. 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 NOVA Data Platform MeetUp is to provide a comfortable environment where members can participate in multi-disciplinary discussions of Microsoft data platform related issues.

Main Website - https://azurecloudevents.com

Presentation Downloads - https://aka.ms/novasqlug-downloads

You Tube Channel - https://aka.ms/azurecloudevents

Check us out on twitter - @novasql

Benefits to Northern Virginia Data Platform MeetUp Attendees include:

• We host at least two full-day technology conferences a year (e.g., Global Azure Bootcamp, Azure Data and AI Fest)

◾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)

NOVA SQL User Group - MLOps with Azure Machine Learning and Azure DevOps

Hello Everyone! Our topic this month will be "MLOps with Azure Machine Learning and Azure DevOps" by Microsoft Senior Cloud Solution Architect, Jon Tupitza.

Title: MLOps with Azure Machine Learning and Azure DevOps

Description - TBA

Speaker: Jon Tupitza

Speaker BIO: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jontupitza/

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This monthly Friday lunch time webinar series running from January 29th through October 29th, 2021. All of our meeting on 2021 will be online/virtual until we are well past COVID19 issues. This MeetUp is designed to help you on your professional and technical development. We will do two conferences in 2021, June 25 and Nov 12. We will talk about a range of Azure related topics, of course covering SQL Server and Azure Data Services, but also Azure compute, networking, storage, security, monitoring and governance.

Azure Data & AI Fest (Fall)

Online event

Hello Everyone!

We are pleased to announce that registration is open for the "Fall 2021 Global Azure Data & AI Fest (Modern Data Warehousing)", a free/no charge, 1-day virtual conference on Friday, November 12th, 2021, 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM EDT. We will send out the online session link no sooner than 2 days before the event, and also post the online session track information to meetup.com. Since the event is more scaled down due to good ol' COVID19 we are virtual only and we are using a single link for the multi-session virtual meeting.

RSVP Here (not on MeetUp): https://nov2021azuredataandaifest.eventbrite.com

We are running one track with a keynote and 4 x 1-hour long sessions. We will be focused on Azure Synapse and Modern Data Warehousing. We did AI/ML topics this past June, so this event will focus on the data platform.

Full Speaker Line up and Event Schedule Will Be Posted Late September

10:00AM Event Introduction and Welcome
10:05 - 10:55AM - Key - James Serra - “Azure Synapse Analytics Overview: A Data Lakehouse”

11:00AM - 11:55AM - Session 1

12:00PM - 12:55PM - Session 2

1:00PM - 1:55PM - Session 3

2:00PM - 2:55PM - Session 4

3:00PM - Event Closing

Please help spread the word via twitter ( @azuredatafest ), LinkedIn, etc. Thank you for registering and we look forward to seeing you all at the event!

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For further information about the event please follow the following links:
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