Friday, January 20, 2017

SQL SG UG Meetup - Jan 2017

Dear All,

Its meetup time again at Singapore SQL PASS Chapter. Please refer below for the details.


January 26th - 6:45 PM to 7 PM - Registration and Snacks

7 PM to 8 PM - Topic 1 - Presentation by Hamid J. Fard

8:00 PM to 8:15 - Break

8:15 PM to 9:15 - Topic 2 - Presentation by Khilitchandra Prajapati

Location: Microsoft Office, One Marina Boulevard, Level 22 CF-15

Topic 1: SQL Server Backup Internals and Performance Tips

Taking SQL Server database backup takes very long time to accomplished on database in production servers. Most DBAs complain about the backup performance, therefore I would like to highlight few tips to improve the backup performance in this session.

Speaker Profile: Hamid J. Fard

I am SQL Server Data Platform Expert with more than 9 years’ of professional experience, I am currently Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008, Microsoft Certified Solutions Master: Charter-Data Platform, Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CIW Database Design Specialist. After a few years of being a production database administrator I jumped into the role of Data Platform Expert. Being a consultant allows me to work directly with customers to help solve questions regarding database issues for SQL Server.

Topic 2: Power BI - Overview & Features


Its time to refresh our memory with PowerBI. In this session we will touchbase the overview of PowerBI product, top features with some related examples. Also discuss how can you make use of this in your organization/project. This is a re-cap session of PowerBI which happened last year in October 2016. Hope to see you at session :)

Speaker Profile: Khilitchandra Prajapati

Khilitchandra has been working with SQL Server, Data Warehouse & Business Intelligence projects for more than 12 yrs. He is currently working as Data Architect for Marina Bay Sands in Singapore.

He is co-leader of Singapore PASS Chapter (local SQL Server User Group). He mainly work on Microsoft technologies, which includes SQL Server, MOSS, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS, C#.Net, VB.Net, Power BI, Azure SQL Server etc. He is an avid Business Intelligence enthusiast and shares his knowledge, experience & expertise via this blog ( to everyone.