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Data Saturday Southwest US

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Data Saturday Southwest US

event date

15 May 2021



This Data Saturday Event is being jointly developed by the Albuquerque SQL Server User Group, Arizona Data Platform Users Group, and the Santa Fe Data Platform Users Group.  This event will include sessions on many Microsoft Data Platform related topics.

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Call for Speakers
CfS opens at 12:00 AM

19 Feb 2021

CfS closes at 11:59 PM

21 Mar 2021

This event is in Mountain Daylight Time (UTC-06:00) timezone.
Closing time in your timezone is .

Topics: Any Microsoft Data Platform-related technical subject or non-technical

Session Length: 60 minutes

Session Abstract: Please include a full description of what topics this session will cover, what the audience will learn, and which, if any, pre-requisites should be expected of attendees

Number of sessions per speaker: 3 submissions maximum

Tracks: Please choose the track most appropriate to your session from among: Database Engine, BI & Analytics, Azure, Professional Development

Difficulty level: Beginner / Intermediate / Advanced

In particular we would like to encourage speakers local to the southwest region of the United States to submit sessions.

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106 submissions
Submitted sessions
Buck Woody
  • Keynote with Buck Woody - Data Literacy for the Data Professional
Ian Groves
  • Fun and Fails in the Government Community Cloud
Thomas Y. Chen
  • Data Science for Humanitarian Good
Martin Schoombee
  • BIML-UP!! How I use BIML to speed up SSIS development.
Ed Pearson
  • An Azure Solution for Real-Time Analytics
Marco Parenzan
  • Time series anomaly detection with Azure and .NET
Deborah Melkin
  • Beyond the Basic SELECT
  • A Practical Starter Guide to SQL Notebooks
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
  • Unpack VertiPaq - Understanding "Brain & Muscles" behind Power BI
Hasham Niaz
  • Power BI for Business Users
  • Power BI Report Server - Migration Checklist
  • Power BI – RLS Security & Data Governance
Alexander Arvidsson
  • Not my Problem(?) - Azure Networking 101 for Azure SQL Server DBAs
  • The Untruthful Art - Five Ways of Misrepresenting Data
  • Azure machine learning for the absolute beginner
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Sean Brown
  • Intro to Execution Plans
  • Intro To Visual Studio Database Projects
  • Code with Style
John Miner
  • Effective Data Warehouse Storage Patterns
  • Transitioning your T-SQL skills to Spark SQL
  • Audit and Prevent unwanted SQL Server Tables changes
Tracy Boggiano
  • SQL Server Configuration with dbatools and dbachecks
  • Mental Health and Wellness in IT: Safeguarding our most precious resource
Deepthi Goguri
  • Auto Correction? Watch this with Query Store in Action!
  • Method behind the magic of Indexes in SQL Server
Ben Miller
  • Gathering Database Ops Data with PowerShell
Thimantha Vidanagamage
  • Azure Data Factory: No-code Data Preparation in a Modern Data Warehouse
  • Power BI: Utilizing Large Scale Semantic Models in Service
  • Azure Analysis Services: Shifting to an Effective Semantic Model
Joshua Higginbotham
  • Common ETL Patterns using Azure Databricks
  • Functional ETL using Python
Dèjì Akọ́mọláfẹ́
  • On-Premises or Hybrid Cloud? Questions That Matter When Virtualizing SQL Server on VMware vSphere
Andrew Kelly
  • Large Scale Data Loads using Partitioning
George Walkey
  • Azure SQL Devops
Kevin Feasel
  • Launching A Data Science Project: Cleaning Is Half The Battle
  • Optimizing Backup Performance using Data Science Techniques
  • Developing a SQL Server Machine Learning Services Project
Andrew Pruski
  • A deep dive into Docker
Rob Sewell
  • Introduction to Azure Arc Enabled Data Services
  • Creating Azure SQL Database Users Programmatically with a Service Principal using Azure DevOps
  • I ain't a Data Scientist - Why do I need Jupyter Notebooks?
John Martin
  • Getting Started with SQL Server 2019 and Polybase
  • Migrating Databases to Azure SQL Database and Managed Instance
  • An Introduction to Terraform, Infrastructure as Code
Carlos Lopez
  • Using WSL2 for SQL Server in Containers as development platform
  • Working with Azure SQL DB Serverless
Jared Poche
  • One Bite at a Time: Deleting Millions of Rows from Production Systems
  • Every Millisecond Counts
Mikey Bronowski
  • SQL Server and PowerShell walk into a bar...
  • Automate management tasks using elastic jobs in Azure SQL Database
  • Azure Data Studio and keyboard shortcuts - all you can eat
Dennes Torres
  • Why Synapse Analytics is beyond Azure SQL Datawarehouse
  • SQL Server in the Cloud: The available options
  • Going to Azure SQL: Admin differences no one told you before
Mark Runyon
  • The Countless Benefits of Mentoring
  • Getting Started as a Conference Speaker
  • Elevating Your Career into IT Leadership
Usama Wahab Khan
  • Azure databricks for engineers, build your first ETL Pipeline with ADB
David Patrick
  • Intro to Power BI
  • Intro to Dataverse inside of Power Automate
  • 3 Ways for Getting Data from SharePoint : SSIS, Excel and Access
Felipe Schneider
  • From simple notebook to a MLOps
Damir Matešić
  • MS SQL New functions, syntaxes, tips & tricks
  • Advanced data types – JSON
Yitzhak David
  • SQL Server 2019 on containers and Kubernetes(k8s) from zero to an hero !
  • Analytics in Power BI with R and Python with SQL Server 2019 ML Service & Polybase
  • T-SQL Window Functions in SQL Server 2019
Jeff Iannucci
  • Mastering Digital Communication: Better Practices for Successful Interactions
  • Faster Transactions: Query Tuning for Data Manipulation
  • Breaking Bad Habits: Solutions for Common Query Antipatterns
Hasan Savran
  • Starting with Azure SQL Edge on Raspberry Pi
  • What do Graph Tables bring to the table
  • How does Azure Cosmos DB work under the hood?
Angela Henry
  • Getting Started With Data Modeling
  • Intro to Azure Data Catalog
  • Profiling Your Data
Ramesh Satya
  • SQL Server Indexes - Back To The Basics
William Assaf
  • How to Think Like a Certification Exam
  • Become a Contributor to Microsoft Docs
William Assaf, Christine Assaf
  • Ethics in Modern Data
Javier Villegas
  • Monitoring and Troubleshooting SQL Server environments using Free community tools
  • 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
Amit Bansal
  • SQL Server Memory Internals & Troubleshooting
  • Developer Best Practices in SQL Server
  • 6 Query Tuning Techniques That Will Solve 75% Of Your Performance Problems
Aaron Cutshall
  • How to Give a Technical Presentation
  • Defining What’s Normal — The Basics of Database Normalization
  • Tally Ho! — Explore the Varied Uses of Tally Tables
Luis Beltran
  • Using your database for Machine Learning with ML.NET
  • Cosmos DB + Azure Functions: A serverless database processing
Gonzalo Bissio
  • Azure Sql DB Managed instance, a different sql server?
Bob Pusateri
  • Locks, Blocks & Snapshots: Maximizing Database Concurrency
  • The ABCs of BDCs: Big Data Clusters for Beginners
Denny Cherry
  • Table Indexing
  • Selecting the correct Azure Data Solution for your application
  • Azure 101
Taiob Ali
  • Azure SQL Database - Business Continuity During A Disaster
  • The magnificent seven - Intelligent Query Processing in SQL Server
  • Performance Optimization with Azure SQL Database
John Deardurff
  • New Features of SQL Server 2019
  • Introduction to Query Store