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Virtual 2021 Data.SQL.Saturday.LA

event date

12 Jun 2021



Data.SQL.Saturday.LA is a free training event for Microsoft Data Platform professionals and those wanting to learn about Public Clouds, Data Platforms, SQL and No-SQL Databases, Business Intelligence and Analytics. 

2021 Data.SQL.Saturday.LA -

2020 SQL Saturday in Los Angeles -

2019 SQL Saturday in Los Angeles -

2018 SQL Saturday in Los Angeles -

2017 SQL Saturday in Los Angeles -

This event is organized by a Data Driven Technologies, Inc 501.c.3 non-profit.

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

14 Apr 2021

Call closes at 11:51 PM

05 Jun 2021

This event is in Pacific Daylight Time (UTC-07:00) timezone.
Closing time in your timezone () is .

Length: 60 minutes 

Topics: Any data-related topic or non-technical

Session Info: Write a full description of what this session will be, what the audience will learn, and what pre-requisites are expected

No. of sessions per speaker: 5 submissions max

Difficulty level:  you are submitting more than 1 session, please have a session for different levels. 

Examples for data topics:

RDBMS: SQL Server/PostgreSQL/MySQL/DB2/Oracle/MariaDB

NoSQL: MongoDB, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, Couchbase

Data Visualization: Power BI/Tableau/Qlik

Infrastructure: DBA/DevOps on Private, Hybrid, Public Clouds: Microsoft Azure / Amazon AWS / Google GCP / IBM SoftLayer

Development: Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, Database Development, Data Engineering

Data Science: Python/R, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Deep Learning

Examples of Non-technical: Women in Tech, Personal Branding, Job Hunting, Building your Own Tech Company, Mental Health, Careers in Tech

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Submitted sessions
Alpa Buddhabhatti
  • Azure data factory and Devops
  • A Case Study - Data Movement and Transformation using Azure Data Factory.
  • Think like Machine learning Algorithm using Microsoft Azure ML for sentimental analysis.
Nuri Halperin
  • Aggregation Query Language Essentials
  • The Art of Not Sucking at Technical Presentations
  • MongoDB First Steps
Jen Lunde
  • Coworker Communication in the Virtual Office
  • Unexpected Unemployment: What to do Next!
Anil Mahadev
  • Delivering Data Warehouses on Microsoft SQL Server
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David Bermingham
  • SQL Server "SANless" failover clustering with SIOS DataKeeper
  • SQL Server HA and DR in AWS
  • SQL Server HA and DR in Azure
Thimantha Vidanagamage
  • Azure Data Factory: No-code Data Preparation in a Modern Data Warehouse
  • Power BI: Utilizing Large Scale Semantic Models in Service
  • Power BI: Shifting to an Effective Semantic Model
  • Azure Analysis Services: Shifting to an Effective Semantic Model
Mark Runyon
  • Elevating Your Career into IT Leadership
  • Getting Started as a Conference Speaker
  • The Countless Benefits of Mentoring
John Miner
  • Effective Data Warehouse Storage Patterns
  • Audit and Prevent unwanted SQL Server Tables changes
  • Transitioning your T-SQL skills to Spark SQL
David Patrick
  • Intro to Dataverse inside of Power Automate
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Shayon Sanyal
  • Amazon Aurora PostgreSQL Deep Dive
Eugene Meidinger
  • An Introduction to DAX
Anuja Malik
  • AWS RDS SQL Server Deep Dive
Sai Kondapalli
  • AWS RDS MySQL & MariaDB Deep Dive
Vijay Karumajji, Sai Kondapalli
  • Amazon Aurora MySQL Deep Dive
Zoe Douglas
  • Let's build a Power BI tabular data model!
John Martin
  • Getting Started with SQL Server 2019 and Polybase
  • SQL Server and Network Security
  • Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance
  • An Introduction to Terraform, Infrastructure as Code
Jared Poche
  • One Bite at a Time: Deleting Millions of Rows from Production Systems
  • Every Millisecond Counts
Jeff Duncan
  • Getting Started with Amazon RDS for SQL Server
Mikey Bronowski
  • Automate management tasks using elastic jobs in Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Data Studio and keyboard shortcuts - all you can eat
  • An introduction to the ImportExcel PowerShell module
Peter Shore
  • Wait Wait Do Tell Me
  • Secrets of the Plan Cache
  • A Query Runs Through It: An Introduction to the SQL Server Engine
  • Infrastructure for the DBA: An Introduction
William Assaf
  • Become a Contributor to Microsoft Docs
Damir Matešić
  • MS SQL New functions, syntaxes, tips & tricks
  • Advanced data types – JSON
Yitzhak David
  • Nosql SQL Databases for Developer Security officers
  • T-SQL Window Functions in SQL Server 2019
  • SQL Server 2019 on containers and Kubernetes(k8s) from zero to an hero !
  • Query Store for SQL Server 2019 from zero to an hero & lessons learned from the fields
  • Analytics in Power BI with R and Python with SQL Server 2019 ML Service & Polybase : From zero to an
  • Analytics in Power BI with R and Python with SQL Server 2019 ML Service & Polybase
Ginger Grant
  • Using Azure Synapse Pools to Organize and Analyze Data
Ramesh Satya
  • SQL Server Indexes - Back To The Basics
Erik Esmaty
  • Use ADF dynamically to orchestrate your data load
  • Lightning-fast processing in a relational SQL Server environment
  • Introduction to Deployment of ADF in an Azure DevOps CI/CD environment
Kathi Kellenberger
  • Modern T-SQL for Better Performance
  • What is DevOps and why should DBAs care?
  • Getting Started with Extended Events
Kevin Mackey
  • Service Broker for near-real time message processing
  • Don't just code it–Generate it
Nikola Ilic
  • Unpack VertiPaq - Understanding "Brain & Muscles" behind Power BI
  • Power BI & Synapse - The Art of (im)possible!
  • It's just a SQL - Crash course on Synapse Serverless for T-SQL ninjas!
Erwin de Kreuk
  • Is there a way that we can build our Azure Synapse Pipelines all with parameters based on MetaData?
  • Azure Purview Microsoft's answer to Data Governance and Data Lineage
  • Azure Key Vault, Dev Ops and Synapse Pipelines,how do these Azure Services work perfectly together
Michael Viron
  • Careers in Technology Los Angeles 2021
Riccardo Zamana
  • ADX Azure Data Explorer - a complete overview
Will Velida
  • Developing Cosmos DB for the Enterprise
  • Deep Dive into C# Machine Learning with ML.NET
  • Developing HTAP Analytical Solutions with Azure Cosmos DB and Azure Synapse Analytics
Javier Villegas
  • SQL Server 2019 New features
  • Performance Features in SQL Server and Azure SQL
  • Introduction to Azure SQL
Brandon Leach
  • SQL Server Configuration And Deployment With Powershell DSC
  • A DBA's Guide to the Proper Handling of Corruption
Jeff Iannucci
  • Mastering Digital Communication: Better Practices for Successful Interactions
  • Breaking Bad Habits: Solutions for Common Query Antipatterns
Edward Pollack
  • All About Temporary Objects
  • Finding Islands, Gaps, and Clusters in Complex Data
  • All About SQL Injection
  • Memory-Optimized Table Variables in 10 Minutes
  • Dynamic SQL: Writing Efficient Queries on the Fly
Hugo Kornelis
  • T-SQL User-Defined Functions, or: How to kill performance in one, easy step
  • Execution plans ... where do I start?
  • From adaptive to intelligent: query processing in SQL 2019
  • Debugging without debugger: investigating SQL Server's internal structures
Hasan Savran
  • Unexplored Features of SQL Server
  • Starting with Azure SQL Database Edge on Raspberry Pi
  • What do Graph Tables bring to the table
  • How does Azure Cosmos DB work under the hood?
Ray Kim
  • Tech Writing for Techies: A Primer
  • Blogging for Success: Advancing your career by blogging
  • I lost my job! Now what?!? A survival guide for the unemployed
  • Whacha just say? Talking technology to non technical people
  • Networking 101: Building professional relationships
Deepthi Goguri
  • Method behind the magic of Indexes in SQL Server
Ryan Booz
  • PostgreSQL for the SQL Server DBA: What to Know When You're Called In To Help!
Torsten Strauß
  • Transaction Log – Delayed durability and minimally logged operations in Microsoft SQL Server
  • In-memory OLTP Design Principles
  • Batch mode Adaptive Join in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Automatic Query Tuning in Microsoft SQL Server - Plan Correction
  • Parallelism in Microsoft SQL Server
Luis Beltran
  • Building database interactions with users through chatbots
  • Cosmos DB + Azure Functions: A serverless database processing
  • Dockerize your Machine Learning models
Frank Geisler
  • Bad habbits DIE HARD!
  • Automating Power BI with PowerShell
  • Living on the Edge: SQL Server Edge
  • Code Your Report Environment
Kevin Feasel
  • A Map To Success: Functional Programming For Database Developers
  • The Curated Data Platform
  • A Slice of Time: Window Functions in SQL Server
Shane Welgama
  • Lock Picking your SQL Server
  • The reason why DBAs just can't get OVER Window Functions
Kevin Wilkie
  • The Function of Windowing Functions
  • Finding the Right Data Types
Taiob Ali
  • Think like the Cardinality Estimator
  • Azure SQL Database - Where is my SQL Agent?
  • The magnificent seven - Intelligent Query Processing in SQL Server
  • Azure SQL Database-Business Continuity During Disaster
Erin Dempster
  • Introduction to Row Level Security
  • Data Shredding Framework with Azure Automation (PowerShell)
Gethyn Ellis
  • Driven by the 9s - I need a highly available Microsoft Data Platform – what features should I use?
  • Pay less, get more, a guide to SQL Server Licensing
  • Top 5 Skills a DBA will need in 2021
Kevin Chant, Sander Stad
  • GitHub DevOps Duet - LA edition
  • Azure DevOps duet - LA edition
Amit Bansal
  • SQL Server Statistics – Things That You Didn’t Know
  • SQL Server Memory Internals & Troubleshooting
  • Real-World Query Tuning Examples
  • How To Troubleshoot a Slow Running Query in SQL Server & Azure SQL
  • Developer Best Practices in SQL Server
  • 6 Query Tuning Techniques That Will Solve 75% Of Your Performance Problems
Dennes Torres
  • Advanced ETL with Power Query
  • Optimizing Model and Dashboards using DAX Studio
  • Why Synapse Analytics is beyond Azure SQL Datawarehouse
  • Secrets of SQL Dedicated Pool
  • Going to Azure SQL: Admin differences no one told you before
Magnus Ahlkvist
  • Statistics, an unreliable friend
  • RBAR Bad. Sets good.
  • My romantic relation with Powershell generally and DBATools especially
  • Eight hours of work in 20 minutes.
Gonzalo Bissio
  • Azure Sql DB Managed instance, a different sql server?
Benni De Jagere
  • Power BI Premium - Practical Tips for making the most of it
  • Troubleshooting Power BI Report Performance
  • Power BI Dataflows? Why you need to implement it!
  • Keeping up with your Power BI Tenant Administration
  • Designing impactful visualisations for your data
Sebastiano Galazzo
  • Creating a photorealistic talking avatar using generative adversarial networks
Armando Lacerda
  • Azure SQL Server flavors, which one is right for my scenario?
  • Azure SQL DB Hyperscale, the game has changed.
  • Azure Synapse Analytics - When a table is not just a table
  • AI and ML imbedded in Azure Data Platform
Tracy Boggiano
  • SQL Server Configuration with dbatools and dbachecks
  • Mental Health and Wellness in IT: Safeguarding our most precious resource
Dèjì Akọ́mọláfẹ́
  • On-Premises or Hybrid Cloud? Questions That Matter When Virtualizing SQL Server on VMware vSphere