Friday, September 25, 2015

SG SQL User Group Meetup - Sept 2015

Date: Sep 21, 2015 · 6:30 PM
Venue : Microsoft Auditorium (Singapore) 


Event starts with registration from 6:30pm.
Snacks and Drinks and Socializing from 6:30pm to 7:15pm.
1st speaker from 7:15pm to 8:15pm
Break from 8:15pm to 8:30pm
2nd speaker from 8:30pm to 9:30pm

Topic 1: SQL Database Service Overview
SQL Database is a relational Database-as-a-service, fully managed by Microsoft, offering elastic scale and performance, business continuity and data protection and familiar tools and environment.
In this session we will discuss about, Elastic DB, Performance, High Availability and Migration.

About Speaker:
Prakash Sawant currently serves as an Solution Architect at Microsoft Singapore. With over 14 years of IT strategic planning and Enterprise Architecture experience, he has successfully led many innovative business and technology modernization initiatives and served as a trusted advisor for his clients. He is an effective IT leader with proven experience, addressing strategic and tactical challenges in dynamic environment, while enhancing business value by delivering innovative solutions with a focus on mission and goals.Prakash’s acknowledged hands on experience in the IT industry has seen him speak at international conferences, operate in presales environments and conduct actual design and delivery services. He also has extensive experience in delivery operations.

TOPIC 2: Power BI Desktop - Introduction & Overview

In this session, you will get introduced to a pretty tool recently released by Microsoft. We will try to cover the purpose of tool, components, definitions, demos and QAs. Power BI itself it a BIG subject, so I will take multiple sessions and we will try to be aware and get familiarize with tool as much as possible thru out these sessions. And gradually we will reach to the BIG picture :)

About Speaker:
Khilitchandra V. Prajapati, an Enterprise Architect (Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence) at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. He has implemented various BI solutions in last couple of years for industries like Oil & Gas, Banking, Telecom, Insurance, Casino & Gaming, Hospitality and IT. His prime focus is on Microsoft BI Stack (SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS) with MOSS, C#.Net. He is MSBI enthusiast and shares his knowledge, experience & expertise via his blog (
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