PASS Summit

Pass Summit 2017

It’s about that time of year again when there is a buzz in Seattle in regards to PASS Summit. Many data professionals will be heading out to one of the biggest SQL related events of the year. There is excitement for many along with a sense of being overwhelmed for some. The minute you step […]

A Data Professional’s Story – PASS Summit 2016

A Data Professional’s Story – PASS Summit 2016

This year is different. Why? I’m not sure yet. There is a lot of reflection going on since my return from PASS Summit 2016. As I look at the long laundry list of “to do’s” to get completed in the office; this past PASS Summit reminded me to slow down and take a minute to […]

PASS Summit Keynote 2 – Release 2

PASS Summit Keynote 2 – Release 2

Dr. David DeWitt is getting ready to take the stage to a huge ovation and is thrilled to be back at PASS Summit. Haha, bring back #BringBackRimma is a twitter tag that he has put in place….looking forward to hearing Dr. David DeWitt speak today….. Why data warehousing in the cloud Scalable DW fundamentals A […]

PASS Summit Keynote 2 – Release 1

PASS Summit Keynote 2 – Release 1

Grant Fritchey taking the stage to talk about the financial health of PASS. 250k members , 170 countries, and 87% global representation – outstanding. 73% return into the community; focused on being a one global community 119 SQL Saturday Events held in 2016; have had pretty solid growth over the course of 2012-2016 Six 24 […]

PASS Keynote Part 2 – Live Coverage

PASS Keynote Part 2 – Live Coverage

  Good morning from PASS Summit in Seattle, Washington. Like yesterday I will be live blogging the event. The same format of the blog will apply with up to 5 releases every 15 minutes. Yesterday was a great first keynote, and from what it appears attendees are pretty excited to see what the second keynote […]

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 5

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 5

Julie Koesmarno, Senior Project Manager at Microsoft, takes the stage to talk about business analytics utilizing War and Peace. Tracing emotions of each key characters via a heat map…..pretty cool to see application of SQL Light language. Cognitive capabilities managed with big data…… Deep learning is everywhere; this means that SQL Server 2016 falls into […]

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 4

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 4

Document DB: Blazing fast planet-scale NoSQL: Guaranteed Low Latency Elastically Scaling Storage Elastically Scaling Throughput No Impedance Mismatch Choice of Consistency Enterprise Level SLA Azure + DocumentDB with leading game technology. A game and TV show integration of Walking Dead that brings exclusive clip content into the game using Azure media services. 15 million installs […]