See you at SQL Nexus in May?
If you work with the Microsoft data platform and related technologies (SQL Server, Azure, PowerBI, ...), you should consider going to the SQL Nexus conference in Copenhagen next month.
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This will be the official Danish launch event for SQL Server 2016. How cool is that? One of the key note speakers will be Joseph Sirosh, who is Corporate Vice President for the Data Group at Microsoft.
There are eight great full day pre conference training days featuring some of the best database speakers in the world:
Allan Hirt will teach you about the newest availability techniques in Windows Server and SQL Server
Allan Mitchell and Davide Mauri will do a precon on Azure IoT Hub, Azure Stream Analytics, Azure Data Lake and Power BI, and build a small Lambda-Architecture solution on the way
Itzik Ben-Gan will help you mastering T-SQL Querying Fundamentals
Amit Banerjee will teach about enhancements done for high availability and disaster recovery, monitoring, performance, scalability and much more in SQL Server 2012, 2014 and 2016
Matt Mason will guide you through a series of proven SSIS design patterns, and teach you how to apply them to solve many common ETL problems
Rafal Lukawiecki will learn you about data science on all the data platform technologies
Tim Chapman will help you understand SQL Server In-Memory OLTP and SQL Server 2016 New Features
Sanjay Mishra, Kun Cheng and Denzil Ribeiro from the SQLCAT team will tell you about A day in the life of an Azure SQL DB Developer / DBA / DevOps
The main conference have five tracks of topics from Business intelligence, Database Administration, Development to Advanced Analytics/IoT and Cloud with more than 50 talks from top-notch local and international speakers.
If your company have a Premier support agreement, you can even use support hours to pay for the conference.
See details at the event site: http://www.sqlnexus.com/rates.html
Finally, me and a dozen other volunteers from the Danish SQL Server User Group (http://www.sqlsug.dk) are organizing a community zone, where we intend to host a number of interesting activities:
meet the speakers
beer (on Tuesday afternoon)
possibly a russian
roulette lightening talk session
Hope to see you there!
Read more about SQL Nexus and register at