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School of Dev 2017

 Featured Speakers


Shawn Weisfeld, Technical Evangelist,, Microsoft

Shawn Weisfeld, Technical Evangelist,, Microsoft

Shawn is passionate about building awesome applications and websites with .NET technologies. He is currently a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft based in Austin TX and founder of Read his full bio at
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Intro to Azure SQL Data Warehouse

In this session we will introduce Azure SQL Data Warehouse and provide the basics you need to get started. Azure SQL Data Warehouse combines the SQL Server relational database with Azure cloud scale-out capabilities. Built on our massively parallel processing (MPP) architecture.
Jul 21st - 10:45 AM
Jul 21st

IaaS vs PaaS - Navigating the Decision Tree: Azure SQL DB vs SQL on a VM

Can I use the PaaS service or should I go with a VM to host my database? In this talk we will discuss the pros/cons of both and provide you the information you need to make the best decision for your workloads.
Jul 21st - 1:00 PM
Jul 21st

Big Data in Azure

This session will provide an overview of the different big data services available in Azure. We will discuss how they can be used together to provide a complete big data workflow for both human-born and machine-born data.
Jul 21st - 4:30 PM
Jul 21st