Sunday, April 30, 2017

SQL SG UG Meetup - April 2017

Dear All,

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


April 27th - 6:45 PM to 7 PM - Registration and Snacks

7 PM to 8 PM - Topic 1 - Presentation by Sarbjit Singh Gill

8:00 PM to 8:15 - Break

8:15 PM to 9:15 - Topic 2 - Presentation by Sakthis Kumar

Location: Microsoft Office, One Marina Boulevard, Level 22 BR-01

Topic 1: How Data Helps business execute the how of Digital Transformation.


The first revolution helped humans mechanize production with steam power, followed by the second revolution which was enabled by electricity and brought on the era of mass production. The third revolution used electronics and information technology. The speed of current breakthroughs and the exponential pace of disruptive innovation now bring about a fourth industrial revolution—characterized by unprecedented processing power, storage, access to knowledge and the blurring of lines between physical, digital, and biological space. The good news is that intelligent technologies like machine learning, big data analytics and the flexibility Azure and SQL Data Platform can help with cloud computing..

Speaker Profile: Sarbjit Singh Gill

I bring 24 years of IT experience spanning consulting, architecture and training for Microsoft technologies such as Lync, Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint, Windows Server, Active Directory, System Center range of products. I am also experienced in carrying out a Microsoft IO (Infrastructure Optimization) and Implementation of the MS MOF (Microsoft Operations Framework).Since 2005, I have been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with Technical Expertise in Lync, SCOM and SharePoint.I have participated as a speaker and proctor in numerous conference and forums and co-authored a book on MS Exchange monitoring using SCOM. As a MVP, I am founder of Singapore Lync User Group and an active member of other MS Technologies User Group communities. I hold a FIA International "C" racing license and I race actively in Japan and Malaysia in touring cars endurance and club races.I am an active Scuba Diver with interest in underwater videography.

Topic 2: Azure Security – Secure your Azure SQL Assets


Learn about Azure Security and how to apply Azure Security features & capabilities to secure your Azure SQL Assets

Speaker Profile: Sakthis Kumar

Sakthis, Microsoft Azure MVP has 17+ years of IT experience spanning enterprise consulting, architecting hybrid solutions using Microsoft technologies like Exchange, SharePoint, Windows Server, Directory Services, Office 365 Platform, Azure.