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School of Dev 2017
  

 Featured Speakers

 Bio

Randy Walker, INETA Membership Mentor, Microsoft MVP, Owner, Harvest I.T.

Randy Walker, INETA Membership Mentor, Microsoft MVP, Owner, Harvest I.T.

A MicroISV owner for 7 years, Microsoft MVP for 5 years, and former Board member for INETA, Randy Walker has dedicated his life efforts towards fostering the software development community and discipiling young men for Christ.
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 Sessions

Leading Technical Employees to Success

Join us as we openly discuss the best mentoring methods of increasing technical and inner-office political skills aka "social intelligence". Find out the positives and drawbacks of the various methods and the difficulties in leading technical employees to success. This is a highly interactive session.
Jul 21st - 10:45 AM
Jul 21st

Azure 101

Microsoft's cloud offering has exploded. With all the new product offerings coming out daily, let's make sense of all the lingo and which products should be used and which ones should be avoided.
Jul 21st - 1:00 PM
Jul 21st

Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Cloud BI

Join us as we explore how to use Microsoft's new MPP (Massively Parallel Processing) technology. We'll deep dive into why we would use it over SQL Server, the benefits, the problems, and give real world examples on how a .Net developer & business owner (me) learned how to create a high performance scalable solution. We'll cover things like partitioning, columnstore indexes, CTAS, statistics, and the all important partition swapping.
Jul 21st - 2:45 PM
Jul 21st