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Data Saturday Sofia

event date

9 Oct 2021


Sofia, Bulgaria

Data Saturday Sofia is a hybrid training event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform.

About this Event

Data Saturday Sofia is a hybrid training event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform.

Community speakers will offer sessions about cloud, analytics, database administration, business intelligence, AI and more. 

Following the announcement of the ending of PASS , this site has been established by the community as a means to continue events under the Data Saturdays name. 

We believe that by sharing these resources and enabling community input, we can provide the same level of events that SQLSaturdays provided.

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Call for Speakers
Call opens at 12:00 AM

01 Mar 2021

Call closes at 11:59 PM

30 Jun 2021

Call closes in Jordan Daylight Time (UTC+03:00) timezone.
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We will accept sessions , focused on Data Platform  (preferable Microsoft Data Platform), but other topics especially based on open source solutions are appreciated.

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115 submissions
Submitted sessions
Georgi Petkov
  • Dynamic measure selection and ways to implement in Power BI
Liam Doyle
  • What makes Databricks an effective Machine Learning tool?
Milos Radivojevic
  • Parameter Sniffing with SQL Server Stored Procedures
  • Parameter Sniffing with SQL Server Stored Procedures
Kalina Ivanova
  • Demystifying Power BI Dataflows
Mihail Mateev
  • Data processing with Azure Data Factory and Cosmos DB
  • Empower Your business with Power Automate’s Desktop RPA Solutions
  • Dealing with Cosmos DB in 2021
  • Power BI Embedded Gen 2 in a Nutshell
  • Creating Azure Data Lake Automated Workloads with Power Automate
  • Best Practices of Implementing Intelligent Edge Solutions with Azure IoT & AI
Ivan Miliovsky
  • Building Dynamic Pipelines in Azure Data Factory
Margarita Naumova
  • Modern database design (anti)patterns
Tomislav Bronzin, Gabrijela Vratarić
  • Create Mixed Reality App with Microsoft PowerApps in less then 30 minutes
Andrey Bachvarov, Ivan Tsenov
  • AI in Healthcare: Deep regression learning for the purpose of epigenetics modelling.
Ivelin Andreev
  • Another PoV on Data with Autonomous Systems and Bonsai Project
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Uwe Ricken
  • User Definied Functions – From SQL 2000 – SQL 2019
  • Simplify data management with partitioning
  • Security techniques for cross database access
  • Introduction to partitioning
  • Database Scoped Configuration - Server Settings
Denis Reznik
  • Why my query is slow and how to fix this
Catalin Gheorghiu
  • PowerBI in IoT Scenarios
Ron Dagdag
  • Breeding image classifiers in C#
  • Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus: both can code .NET in Jupyter
  • Developing Spidey Senses : Anomaly Detection for apps
Nikola Ilic
  • Fold on tight - what is a Query folding and why should I care?
  • Magnificient 7 - Simple Tricks to boost your Power BI Development
  • Power BI & Synapse - The Art of (im)possible!
Rain Leander
  • Notes From a Database Newb: Diving Into CockroachDB
Rob Richardson
  • Database DevOps with Containers
Dr. Joe Perez
  • Driving Decisions with Data: Delight or Disaster?
  • The Beauty and Brains of Effective Data Storytelling: From Concept to Reality
Luis Beltran
  • Using your database for Machine Learning with ML.NET
  • Azure Video Indexer: Advanced data extraction from video and audio content
  • Cosmos DB + Azure Functions: A serverless database processing
Marco Parenzan
  • Deep Dive Time Series Anomaly Detection with different Azure data services
Thomas Y. Chen
  • Data Science for Humanitarian Good
André Melancia
  • Bohemian Data Rhapsody: An Azure Story
  • The Big Quantum Theory: An Azure Story
  • Upgrade your grey cells and use Azure Synapse Analytics
  • The Knights of the Round Graph
  • IoT Hands On... Or Off... Or On Again... An Azure Story
Ayokunle Olowoniwa
  • CYBERSECURITY!, The good, the bad, and the hacked
  • Why dread the science of hacking?
Damir Matešić
  • What's new in MS SQL for developers?
  • Advanced data types – Hierarchical data in MS SQL
  • MS SQL New functions, syntaxes, tips & tricks
  • Advanced data types – JSON
Jose Manuel Jurado Diaz, Roberto Cavalcanti
  • Azure SQL Journey: The daily routine of a Cloud DBA
Deepthi Goguri
  • Fundamentals of Azure SQL Database
  • Method behind the magic of Indexes in SQL Server
  • Become an Expert in Managing Your Tempdb
  • Fundamentals of Query Store
Yitzhak David
  • Self AI , NLP , R and Python , SQL Server 2019 ML Service & Polybase with Power BI Desktop
  • Data virtualization with SQL Server 2019 PolyBase and integration with Power BI .
  • 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
  • Nosql SQL Databases for Developer Security officers
  • Data virtualization with SQL Server 2019 PolyBase and integration with Power BI
  • Analytics in Power BI with R and Python with SQL Server 2019 ML Service & Polybase
Andrea Martorana Tusa
  • Custom Maps in Power BI with Shape Map and Mapbox
  • Integrate Teams, Power Automate and Power BI for project management and monitoring
  • Register your location and activity codeless with the Power Platform
Wolfgang Strasser
  • Data what? Why you should govern you data!
  • Azure Synapse Analytics: (Not only) for the Power BI Developer
Olena Borzenko-Turianska
  • Going real time using Azure CosmosDB and React
  • Scaling your data to the size of the Cosmos (DB)
Hugo Kornelis
  • From adaptive to intelligent: query processing in SQL 2019
  • T-SQL User-Defined Functions, or: How to kill performance in one, easy step
  • Debugging without debugger: investigating SQL Server's internal structures
  • Normalization beyond Third Normal Form
  • Five stages of grief - internals of a hash spill
  • Execution plans ... where do I start?
Pedro Reis
  • Getting Started with Power BI
  • "DAX" The way to do it... Again!
  • From Power BI to Excel - The best of two worlds
Alpa Buddhabhatti
  • Azure data factory and Azure Databricks for every one.
  • Azure Data Factory for Anyone with Pipeline creation to Azure DevOps Deployment
Ahmad Osama
  • Securing an Azure SQL Database Deployment
  • Azure Networking for SQL Server DBAs
Dèjì Akọ́mọláfẹ́
  • On-Premises or Hybrid Cloud? Questions That Matter When Virtualizing SQL Server on VMware vSphere
John Martin
  • Getting Started with SQL Server 2019 and Polybase
  • Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance
  • SQL Server and Network Security
  • An Introduction to Terraform, Infrastructure as Code
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
Eldert Grootenboer, Olena Borzenko-Turianska
  • Implementing an Event Sourcing strategy on Azure
Eldert Grootenboer
  • A Guide Through The Azure Messaging Services
Torsten Strauß
  • In-memory OLTP Design Principles
  • Detect Plan Regression with Query Store
  • Batch mode Adaptive Join in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Automatic Query Tuning in Microsoft SQL Server - Plan Correction
Taiob Ali
  • Think like the Cardinality Estimator
  • New features in Management Studio — Performance Troubleshooting made easier!
  • The magnificent seven - Intelligent Query Processing in SQL Server
  • Notebook Jobs - end to end demo
  • Azure SQL Database - Where is my SQL Agent?
Dennes Torres
  • Secrets of SQL Dedicated Pool
  • Cloud Security: Secure Access from your Applications to Azure SQL
  • Why Synapse Analytics is beyond Azure SQL Datawarehouse
  • Optimizing Model and Dashboards using DAX Studio
  • SQL Server in the Cloud: The available options
  • Advanced ETL with Power Query
  • Going to Azure SQL: Admin differences no one told you before
Dejan Sarka
  • Business Analysis with T-SQL
  • Power BI and Columnstore Building Blocks
  • Regular Expressions in SQL Server - 20 Years of Development
  • Data Science in Power BI Desktop
Tsvetelina Kovacheva
  • Getting started with dbatools
Ivan Donev
  • From data pond to data ocean in the cloud