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Toronto PASS September 2019

Please join us Toronto local PASS Group event on 12th September, 2019.

What ~ Toronto PASS local event 

When ~ Thursday September 12th, 2019

6:00 Networking with Refreshments and Introduction
6:30 Feature topic: Key differences between on Premises SQL Server and Azure SQL DB (a.k.a Azure SQL Database Managed Instance) by Stephen Giles
7:00 Lightning Talk: Azure Data Factory – New SSIS in Cloud by Mladen Celikovic
7:30 End

Where @ Dimensional Strategies Inc (Innovation Lab), 503-5450 Explorer Dr. Mississauga Ontario L4W 5N1 Canada

Featured Presentation:

Key differences between on Premises SQL Server and Azure SQL DB (a.k.a Azure SQL Database Managed Instance)

Stephen Giles, Director of Data Maturity Dimensional Strategies Inc

As businesses move more and more to Platform as a Service for their Cloud solutions SQL Azure Database is becoming a popular replacement for on premises SQL Servers and SQL Server running as Infrastructure as a Service. This session will look at the difference between on premise and PaaS bases SQL Server (particularly the SQL Azure Database Managed Instance variant) and help you prepare to move your on premises SQL Servers to the cloud.

About Stephen:
Stephen Giles is Director of Data Maturity at Dimensional Strategies Inc. His passion is helping companies to see the big picture when it comes to their data platforms and to focus on value rather than technology and buzz words. That being said, he has worked on every SQL Server version since SQL Server 6.5. He lives with his wife and two children in sunny Markham, ON.

Azure Data Factory – New SSIS in Cloud

Mladen Celikovic, Sr. Business Intelligence Consultant Dimensional Strategic Inc.

Is Azure Data Factory going to replace traditional SSIS or any other ETL tool? Our session answers to that questions and many more related on how Data Factory helps with modern data orchestration and how to overcome data challanges in today's data world. Let's also focus on end to end implementation review and DevOps best practice

About Mladen :
Mladen is a Sr. Business Intelligence Consultant focused on delivering high-quality enterprise data solutions to clients and helping companies to increase their business success through Microsoft Data Platform. Making data talking to business and creating their success stories drive his passion for analytics. While crossing through many different industries, he has been loyal to Microsoft, SQL Server, programming and all related technologies since SQL 2000 through and all of the SQL versions as well as all related BI technologies. He enjoys his free time with his baby boy and wife from lakeshore of Oakville throughout Ontario, while keeping up with his passion for music and traveling.

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