Codecamp Christchurch 2015 SQL and BI Stream Highlights


Codecamp Christchurch 2015 ran today on Christchurch Poly-technique of Technology. I’ve joined the even in last minutes when the agenda was full set, so I only joined as audience. There was a really good turnout for the codecamp about 200 registered. Three streams ran on Software Development, SQL/BI, and SharePoint. 5 sessions in each stream. In total it was a good event, I had a chance to meet some friends and SQL Community down in Christchurch. Here is my highlights of the event.

Event started with the keynote of John Ascroft CIO of Jade Software, and he talked about the intelligent way of building sot ware systems.


SQL and BI stream had five sessions listed below;


Martin started the SQL/BI stream with a session on SQL Developer, Tips and Tricks.


Warwick then talked in a session about how to use BIML with Maintenance Plans in SQL Server to make DBA’s life easier.


Simon showed a very nice demo of Power BI working with Azure Streaming in his presentation.


Nick Draper talked in a session about new Azure SQL Data Warehouse new offering.


Leila showed insightful demos of Data Analytics with Microsoft Data Mining solutions (she would upload slides in her blog post later, so stay tuned)


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Reza Rad
Trainer, Consultant, Mentor
Reza Rad is a Microsoft Regional Director, an Author, Trainer, Speaker and Consultant. He has a BSc in Computer engineering; he has more than 20 years’ experience in data analysis, BI, databases, programming, and development mostly on Microsoft technologies. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for 12 continuous years (from 2011 till now) for his dedication in Microsoft BI. Reza is an active blogger and co-founder of RADACAD. Reza is also co-founder and co-organizer of Difinity conference in New Zealand, Power BI Summit, and Data Insight Summit.
Reza is author of more than 14 books on Microsoft Business Intelligence, most of these books are published under Power BI category. Among these are books such as Power BI DAX Simplified, Pro Power BI Architecture, Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star, Power Query books series, Row-Level Security in Power BI and etc.
He is an International Speaker in Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Business Applications Summit, Data Insight Summit, PASS Summit, SQL Saturday and SQL user groups. And He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer.
Reza’s passion is to help you find the best data solution, he is Data enthusiast.
His articles on different aspects of technologies, especially on MS BI, can be found on his blog:

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