Agenda of my Speaking: TechDays Hong Kong 2015

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I am pleased that I’ve been selected to speak again for another year in TechDays Hong Kong,

I was honored previously by speaking in TechDays Hong Kong 2013 and 2014. and this is the third year in a row. and I really appreciate it.

I want to thank all Microsoft Hong Kong people who made this year’s TechDays.

TechDays Hong Kong 2015 will happen from 11th to 13th of February, and I will be speaking 4 sessions:

  • ETL on Cloud? Azure Data Factory
  • SSIS vs Azure Data Factory
  • Tell Me Which One to Use; MS Data Visualization
    Tools Comparison
  • Data Warehouse Architecture Best Practices

Details of each session described below; 

Title: ETL on Cloud? Azure Data Factory

Level: 200

Track: SQL Server

Language: English

Date and Time: 11th of Feb, 11:00 AM 

Description:

Azure
Data Factory is the fully managed services for data consolidation and
processing through Cloud, this service is part of Microsoft Azure services. In
this session you will learn how to use Azure Data Factory to build a data
consolidation and transformation scenario on cloud. You will also learn about
scenarios in real world that ADF will be helpful. Many real world demos in this
session will help you to learn working with this tool.

Title: SSIS vs Azure Data Factory

Level: 300

Track: SQL Server

Language: English

Date and Time: 12th of Feb, 9:30 AM 

Description:

SSIS is the mature on premises ETL and data transformation tool,
and Azure Data Factory on the other hand is cloud ETL and data consolidation
tool which has been released recently as part of Microsoft Azure services. In
this session you will learn main differences between these two, and you will
see scenarios that one of these works best. You will learn how to choose best
of these tools in each specific scenario.

Title:
Tell Me Which One to Use; MS Data Visualization Tools Comparison

Level:
300

Track:
SQL Server

Language: English

Date and Time: 12th of Feb, 03:15 PM 

Description:

In
this session you will see pros and cons of using any of Microsoft Data
Visualization Tools;

  • SSRS
  • PerformancePoint
  • Excel PivotTable and PivotChart
  • Power View
  • Power Map

These
tools will be compared based on different aspects in detail. You will see their
difference with many live demos. There will be many comparison matrix at this
session that guide you to use which tool for which scenario and requirement.

Title:
Data Warehouse Architecture Best Practices

Level:
300

Track:
SQL Server

Language: English

Date and Time: 13th of Feb, 1:30 PM 

Description:

This
session starts from conceptual design practices in Data warehouse and dimensional
Modelling. You will learn best practices for data warehouse design, using MDS
for keeping single version of truth for reference data, data cleansing with
DQS, ETL best practices with SSIS, performance tuning of your queries against
data warehouse with indexing and Columnstore indexes. You will see many real
world demos that support the subject.

If you are in Hong Kong you can register at TechDays from link below:

http://www.microsoft.com/hk/technet/techdays2015/

If you are at conferences, step forward and say hi, I would be always more than happy to see my blog readers and also our big SQLFamily around the world :) 

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Reza Rad
Reza Rad is an Author, Trainer, Speaker and DW/BI Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 15 years’ experience in databases, programming and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft MVP in Data Platform for seven continues years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. He is author of some SQL Server and BI books, and also Power BI online book; from Rookie to Rock Star.

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