We’ve made some changes to the organiser team, venue and date for the Queensland SQL Server User Group. Firstly, Microsoft has finished their renovations which means we can move back to our original venue, Microsoft Brisbane, Level 28, 400 George Street, Brisbane. Secondly, we’ve had to change the date to the first Wednesday of each month. […]
SQL Server Managed Instance, the PaaS Instance Offering With the pending release of SQL Server Managed Instance, the capabilities of the product as a near 100% compatible with an on premises instance will be discussed. What will be addressed are the capabilities of the product, features that are supported, how to migrate with the azure […]
In this presentation you will learn that data storytelling is a structured approach for communicating data insights and unlocking value in data which involves a combination of three key elements: data, visuals, and narrative.
In this session we will cover with a live demo how to import, modify and create reports from a SQL Server Database using Power BI Desktop. We will then move into the Power BI Service to show how to leverage your reports for users in your Organisation using all the capabilities within the Power BI Service.
Stretch DB – We’ve all heard of it but how many of us have actually used? And how many have put it into production? In this demo-heavy session, Data Platform Consultant, Anderson Rangel will explain what Stretch DB is, how it works and when we should be implementing it.
Azure Analysis Services has been in the cloud for a few months and it rocks!
This session will cover fundamentals of using Azure Analysis Services. David will go through the new capabilities of the service, comparing it with SQL Server Analysis Services on-premises. David will also explain why we should take Azure Analysis Services into account for our solutions and how to build models in the new service.
Is Machine Learning still a buzz word or can we easily put it to use to gain actionable insights from our data? In this demo-heavy, hands-on session, Ram will explain how to find hidden patterns in the data, find outliers and predict results using real-world datasets.
When disaster strikes, everyone’s immediate question becomes: How long until the system is back online? Whether it’s a single database or the whole SQL environment, time is essential… As everyone waits on the restore to complete.
In this session, we will understand the new query optimisation capabilities in SQL Server 2017 and run through some examples. Product is in CTP stage and behaviour in release may vary.