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Hello Everyone! We are pleased to announce that registration is open for "Spring 2019 Reston Azure DataFest: Big Data & Analytics Conference", a 1-day event on Friday, March 22, 2019, 9:00AM to 5:00 PM at the Microsoft offices at 12012 Sunset Hills Road, Reston,VA., 20190. RSVP only at: https://spring2019restonazuredatafest.eventbrite.com Please note - this is a paid conference, and we are charging a nominal registration fee of $22.00 up to the March 18, 2019 registration deadline. Hurry though, we only have 160 seats available for this great event packed with over 20 sessions on the Mirosoft Azure Data Platform and open source solutions. There are discounts for students registered with an ".edu" email address, and for event volunteers (up to 10). This is a great event, and one you will not want to miss. Please help spread the word via twitter ( @azuredatafest #restonspringazuredatafest2019), LinkedIn, etc. Thank you for registering and we look forward to seeing you all at the event! If you have a question about the event email us at [masked] For further information about the event please follow the following links: Call for Speakers - https://sessionize.com/cfs-spring2019restonazuredatafest/ RSVPS - https://spring2019restonazuredatafest.eventbrite.com Call for sponsors - https://sponsors-spring2019restonazuredatafest.eventbrite.com
Please join us for our May 13th, 2019 meeting where will cover SQL Server 2019. More details will be provided shortly. Date: Monday, May 13, 2019, 9:00AM to 12:00PM Location: Microsoft Offices, 3rd Floor, Room 3054, 12012 Sunset Hills Rd. Reston, VA (take elevator up to 3rd floor) Networking, food, chapter announcements: 8:30AM - 9:00AM Main Session and Speaker Introduction: 9:00AM to 12:00PM (might go over slightly) Title: SQL Server 2019 - An Overview Abstract: Speaker BIO:
Please join us for our July 15th, 2019 meeting. We will hear from Cameron Snapp and his presentation on Azure Data Engineering. Please thank our sponsor - Accelebrate - https://www.accelebrate.com/sql-server-training Date: Monday, July 15, 2019, 9:00AM to 12:00PM Location: Microsoft Offices, 3rd Floor, Room 3054, 12012 Sunset Hills Rd. Reston, VA (take elevator up to 3rd floor) Networking, food, chapter announcements: 8:30AM - 9:00AM Main Session and Speaker Introduction: 9:00AM to 12:00PM (might go over slightly) Title: Azure Data Engineering Abstract: As Microsoft releases new Azure features, migrating your ETL processes to the cloud is becoming easier all the time, but also more confusing. Understanding the use and connectivity of the different storage and services is more critical than ever. I'll start with an overview of Azure data components, detail how they can be integrated, and demo the lift and shift of existing SSIS packages to Azure. I'll also demo some dynamic ways to program Data Factory and the features of the brand new Data Factory Data Flow! Throughout, we'll discuss best practices for different Azure centric data migration strategies and explore the benefits of adopting an ELT approach. Bio: Cameron Snapp is a MCSE and PMP certified IT Consultant with over 15 years of database architecture and development experience. He has worked on dozens of Microsoft SQL Server OLTP, Data Warehouse, and Business Intelligence projects. He holds a Computer Science degree from the University of Richmond and a Master’s degree in IT Management from the University of Virginia. Cameron specializes in IT Projects related to data strategy, modeling, integration and reporting.