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Data Saturday Rheinland 2023

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17 Jun 2023


University of Applied Sciences Bonn -Rhein-Sieg Sankt Augustin, Germany

Data Saturday Rheinland is a free one-day event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform And Microsoft Azure technologies. This community event offers content across data management, cloud and hybrid architecture, analytics, business intelligence, AI, and much more.

Data Saturday Rheinland 2023 is already the 8th community conference that we organize at the  University of Applied Sciences Bonn-Rhein-Sieg. The Data Saturday Rheinland 2023 is organized by PASS Deutschland e.V. UG Rheinland together with the University of Applied Sciences Bonn -Rhein-Sieg.

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15 Dec 2022

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15 Feb 2023

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Hello, Speaker(s),

We welcome your submissions based on following topics:

  • Cloud - Infra. & Architecture
  • Data (Cloud & On-Premises)
  • Data Analytics (Cloud & On-Premises)
  • Career/Professional Development

Session Length:

  • 60 minute - standard session
  • 90 minutes - extended, in deep session

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.

As in previous years, we want to organize 5-6 parallel tracks with 5-6 sessions each, depending on the standards and extended session. Since we are organizing Data Saturday together with the university, we want to organize a separate track for student sessions and a track that is more targeted at students and beginners.

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186 submissions
Submitted sessions
Tillmann Eitelberg, Ameli Kirse
  • From Pixels to Species: How a Raspberry PI can change the way we survey biodiversity
Mathias Thierbach
  • Power BI Model Development Best Practices in a Team
  • Advanced GIT Concepts and Branching Models (400)
  • Using pbi-tools for advanced Power BI CI/CD pipelines
Jan Nordhoff
  • Demystifying Azure AutoML: Understanding the Inner Workings of Machine Learning
Benjamin Kettner, Pia Kettner
  • "Ist ja kinderleicht" - Visualisierung mit Power BI
Sergey Olontsev
  • Lessons learned from refactoring multi terabyte databases for the past 10 years
  • Comparing Query Optimizers in SQL Server, PostgreSQL and MySQL
David L. Bojsen
  • Unlocking Advanced Data Modeling Techniques with Tabular Editor for the "Citizen" Power BI Developer
  • Enabling CI/CD for Power BI & Analysis Services with Tabular Editor
  • Introduction to Tabular Editor – the ultimate productivity tool for Analysis Services and Power BI d
  • Building Better Data Models with Tabular Editor's Best Practice Analyzer
Milos Radivojevic
  • Another session about Paramater Sniffing
  • Intelligent Query Processing in SQL Server: Pros and Cons
André Melancia
  • Hacking Azure AI
  • Accessibility in IT
  • Build your own KITT with Azure Cognitive Services
  • "Machines Are Learning. You Should Learn ML Too: An Azure Story"
André Kamman
  • The stress of many options, which ETL and DWH engines do you combine and why?
  • Getting started with Bicep deployments for Data Engineers
  • Getting started with DBT
Rob Litjens
  • How to protect your crown juwels against Ransomware
  • How to get the most out of your (selective) Defender for SQL deployment?
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Felix Möller
  • Azure DevOps for the Data Warehouse
Clarissa Rodrigues
  • Are you testing or just automating?
  • Towards Classification and Prediction of Stress Patterns using Multiple Physiological Signals
  • Feel Like A Fraud? Seriously, we need to talk about Impostor Syndrome
Bartosz Mikulski
  • Replace your data analyst with an AI-powered Slack bot (so they can focus on difficult problems)
Dan Mallott
  • Let's Get Scary and Continuously Deploy Database Changes!
  • Entity Framework (Core) Unchained: Getting the Best Performance from Your ORM
  • ORMs and the DBA: How to Make Both Happy
  • High Concurrency Table Hijinks
Brian Bønk
  • Power BI & Azure Synapse Analytics - a love story
  • Kusto Query Language (KQL) and Power BI - a love story
  • Azure Synapse serverless - CETAS vs Views vs Parquet
  • Understanding SQL Server Execution plans
  • Kusto - an introduction
Ben Weissman (he/him)
  • Azure Arc for the Data Professional
Stefan Kirner
  • A new car is in town - Apache Airflow in Azure Data Factory
  • Is Power BI only sufficient for my project?
  • Build your Data Platform on Azure - but secure please!
Alberto Acerbis
  • Data Mesh in Azure
Sam Debruyn
  • dbt with Azure Synapse
  • Setting up dbt for the enterprise
Oliver Lux, Sven Ruda
  • Betrugserkennung mit Azure Machine Learning
Shailvi Wakhlu
  • Preventing, Diagnosing & Curing Bad Data
Cecilia Judmann
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging 101: The Who, What and Why
Rune Ovlien Rakeie
  • Cloud DBAs new responsbilities - Network edition
  • Easing the pain of database migrations to the cloud - Planning, process and great tools!
Paulien van Eijk
  • Dimensions demystified
  • Get started with your own Power BI monitor!
Kevin Chant
  • KevOps for Azure Databricks
  • Spreading your SQL Server wings with Azure Synapse Analytics
Grant Fritchey
  • Using Query Store to Understand and Control Query Performance
  • Learn to Effectively Use Extended Events
  • Automating Database Deployments using Azure DevOps
Margarita Neumueller
  • Diversity: How to be an ally and why we need those
  • Let's talk more about Requirements Engineering
  • Implementing Self Service BI into organizations
Roni Vered
  • Implementing SQL Server workloads on AWS cloud
Dustin Domerese
  • Delete Your Integrations! Patterns for system integration beyond data movement
  • Beyond The Text: Harnessing the Power of AI and Voice Bots in Dynamics Customer Service
  • Break the Hiring mold: How to grow great consultants
Frank Geisler
  • What is new in T-SQL 2022?
  • Automating Power BI with PowerShell
Gabi Münster
  • Power BI Advanced Modeling options
Gabi Münster, Oliver Engels
  • Extended Governance of Power BI with Microsoft Purview
Mathias Halkjaer, Erwin de Kreuk
  • Designing and managing a cost-effective data platform in Azure Synapse Analytics
Marcel Meurer
  • Azure Virtual Desktop - Behind the scenes
Kay Sauter
  • A guide to move your on prem sql server DBs to Azure
  • Deep dive into deploying SQL Server VM on Azure with PowerShell
Sander van der Hoeff
  • Regression testing in a dataplatform environment
  • Database testing with tSQLt
  • Testing your data platform: How to gain and keep control
Gethyn Ellis
  • How to build a data-culture in your Business using Power BI
  • Build a Business: Use your technical skills to build your own business
  • Moneyball – Build a killer Fantasy Football Team with Power BI
Magnus Ahlkvist
  • New and improved features in SQL Server 2022
  • Everything you need to know about Temporal Tables
  • Eight hours of work in 20 minutes.
Björn Peters
  • Security meets Azure SQL Database
  • Was muss ich wissen - vom on-premise DBA zum Cloud DBA
  • 101 - SQL Server Deployment
Torsten Ahlemeyer
  • Knobelspiele mit T-SQL lösen
  • ein vollständiger Schachcomputer in reinem T-SQL
Erwin de Kreuk
  • Create a Secure Azure Synapse Analytics environment, step by step.
  • How to use and create Data Lineage in Microsoft Purview?
  • Managing access to data sources in your data estate with Microsoft Purview
  • Lifecycle Management for Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Create an Azure Synapse Lake Database without writing code
Mathias Halkjaer
  • Designing and managing a cost-effective data platform in Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Best-practice access control with Row-Level Security
  • Supercharge Power BI with Azure Synapse Analytics
  • Advanced Power BI refresh with ADF/Synapse
Erwin de Kreuk, Marc Lelijveld
  • Extending Power BI governance with Microsoft Purview
Marc Lelijveld
  • Power BI Datamarts - what is it and how do I benefit from it?
  • Application Lifecycle Management for Power BI
  • Data modeling for experts with Power BI
  • Power BI processing patterns
  • Advanced data modeling with Power BI
  • Data modeling 101: Understanding the basics of a good data model
Reitse Eskens
  • Choosing the Azure SQL DB tier, tales from the trenches
  • How an attendee became a speaker
  • Monitoring (Azure) SQL database for free? Try Zabbix!
Malgorzata Ilczyk
  • Zero Trust – Cyber Attack? Not If, but When!
  • Oh my Precious Data! - A closer look at Data Security
Matthias Gessenay
  • Making sense of your unstructured data with AI
Sascha Dittmann
  • Data Lakehouse – Vereinfache Deine Big Data-Architektur
  • DevOps für Maschinelles Lernen mit Kubeflow & Co
  • Robuste Datenpipeline mit Open-Source-Software erstellen
Alexander Klein
  • BI in Azure 4 year live
  • Power Universe or the unknown tools in M365
  • Power Automate 101
  • Power Virtual Agents – 101
Augustin Dokoza Bukvic
  • Start talking Power BI!
Helen Ugoeze Okereke
  • Deep Dive into SQL
Navaneethan Gopal
  • Using Azure ML in Power BI
Gregor Brunner
  • Introducing the "Measure Killer"
Mikael Wedham
  • A masters view on Locking and blocking
Olivier Van Steenlandt
  • Database Deployment Automation using Database Projects & Azure DevOps
  • Improving Team Collaboration Using Database Projects and Azure DevOps
Erik Esmaty
  • Use ADF dynamically to orchestrate your data load
  • Scripting in SSIS
  • Quick overview of dimensional modeling
  • Multiple reasons to use Azure Data Studio
  • Introduction to Deployment of ADF in an Azure DevOps CI/CD environment
  • Everyone has a front-row seat: How to give an awesome virtual presentation
  • Dust off your SSRS skills again! - Introduction to Power BI Paginated Reports
Gregor Reimling
  • Hybrid- and Multi- Cloud Server Management mit Azure Arc
  • Hybrid- and Multi- Cloud Server Management mit Azure Arc
  • Top 10 Azure Security Best Practices
Thomas Naunheim, Gregor Reimling
  • Azure Governance Best Practices and Enterprise-Scale
Benjamin Kettner, Johan Ludvig Brattås
  • IoT <> IoT
Sascha Lorenz
  • Database Engines 101
  • Development with Go for SQL Server 101
  • Rethink your database schema! - A risk management based path to predictable performance
  • How to develop a SQL Server Workload Mindset?
Karim Ourtani
  • DBA Red Team vs DEV Blue Team or "How to communicate with your Entity Framework developers."
  • Applying effective Source Control to your Database System
Michaël Hompus
  • Postponing architectural choices and start developing first with Dapr
  • Leave it to the Dutch: How to save on your Azure bill!
Kevin Chant, Sander Stad
  • Dive into real-world SQL Server deployment pipelines using Azure DevOps
  • Unveiling the magic of CI/CD for SQL Server using GitHub Actions
Benni De Jagere
  • Uncovering Secrets and Mysteries in your Power BI Tenant
  • Keeping the "Direct" in Power BI DirectQuery
  • Troubleshooting Power BI Reports
  • Power BI dataflows? Why you need to implement it!
  • Keeping up with your Power BI Tenant Administration
  • An hour in the life of Power BI Reports
  • Power BI Premium - Practical Tips for making the most of it
  • A Students’ Guide to Data Literacy, and how to create Effective Reports (with Power BI)
Madzy Stikkelorum, Michiel Rozema
  • Advanced Interaction in Power BI Visual Reports
Michiel Rozema, Henk Vlootman
  • Value level security in Power BI
  • Implementing Next-level Calculations with DAX Table Functions
Madzy Stikkelorum, Henk Vlootman
  • The secrets of Power BI - understanding context.
Usman Khan
  • Art of Data Engineering: Building Scalable Systems
Torsten Strauß
  • Rapid SQL Database Development with SSDT Templates and Code Snippets
  • Parallelism in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Row and Page Compression in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Memory Grant in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Intelligent Query Processing - Table variable deferred compilation in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Batch mode Adaptive Join in Microsoft SQL Server
  • Defeat Page Latches in Microsoft SQL Server
Uwe Ricken
  • Simplify data management with partitioning
  • Security für Anfänger
  • Introduction to partitioning
  • How to properly handle LOB data in SQL Server
Arne Bartels
  • Shadow prediction SQL spatial data types and astronomy well mixed
  • SSIS ScriptComponents are not that bad
  • Step-by-step towards building a SSIS Custom Pipeline Component
Samudra Bandaranayake
  • A complete tour of the Power BI platform & ecosystem
Andrew Pruski
  • Chaos Engineering for SQL Server
  • Running SQL Server on Linux
  • A deep dive into Docker
Christian Alexander Schreiber
  • Zero To Hero with Azure DevOps & Power Platform
John Mousa
  • Enterprise guide to analytics capabilities: A journey for data-driven insights and innovation
Iona Varga
  • What to think about, if you're thinking about building a team?
  • Managing your change management!?
Els van Vessem
  • How to get a running start at a new job, without getting lost.
Koen Verbeeck
  • Practical Data Visualization Best Practices
  • The modern Cloud Data Warehouse - Snowflake on Azure
  • Migrate your SSIS skills to Azure Data Factory
  • Fast Forward your Career by Contributing to the Community
Thomas Hütter
  • What are SQL statistics and why should the developer care?
  • So, what about JSON in my database?
  • 50 ways to show your data