Meet the Azure SQL Database team at Microsoft Build Conference

Azure SQL Database Engineering team (@azuresqldb) represented by Lindsey Allen,  Joachim Hammer, Ajay Jagannathan, Joe Sack, Shreya Verma, Kevin Farlee, Borko Novakovic, Jakub Szymaszek, Mirek Sztajno, Veljko Vasic, Dhruv Malik, Alain Dormehl will be in full force speaking at several sessions at the Microsoft Build (#MSBuild) conference (Microsoft’s ultimate annual developer event). The conference will take place May 7–9, 2018, at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.

The team will present several sessions and share some of the cool new innovations in Azure SQL Database to help you with your cloud journey. In addition, through some of these sessions, we will also share success stories from several customers that have successfully deployed and are running their mission critical workloads on Azure SQL Database. Feel free to stop by to attend and learn from our sessions as well as interact with the team to share your feedback, and any questions that you may have on your on-going projects.

Here is a complete list of sessions including dates and times when we will be presenting.

 

Code Title Abstract Speaker Date Start Finish
BRK3305 Build Intelligent Apps with the Microsoft Data & AI Platform Join Rohan Kumar, Corporate Vice President of Data Platform, to learn how Microsoft provides the most comprehensive data platform for your modern, intelligent applications.  Come see our latest innovations that enable you to easily modernize and provide new, differentiated experiences in your applications.  Hear from customers like dv01, Finastra, Jet.com and Rubikloud as they share their stories of how they’re each transforming their industries by leveraging Microsoft’s data platform. Adrian Petrescu;Airlee Gigun;Dean Chen;Hugh Cumming;Jeannette Kescenovitz;Lara Rubbelke;Rohan Kumar;Scott Havens 5/7/2018 2:45PM 4:00PM
WRK3316 Exploring SQL Server 2017 Graph capabilities In this Instructor-Led Lab you will get a hands-on experience on how to use the graph database capabilities of SQL Server 2017 and Azure SQL Database. You will create graphs to understand node and edge tables, and learn how to use graph extensions to Transact-SQL to query the relationships between nodes in a business scenario. Marko Hotti;Shreya Verma 5/7/2018 1:00PM 2:15PM
BRK3318 Tales from the trenches with Azure SQL DB: Best practices from real customer deployments Come join us to hear directly from our senior engineers about why our customers choose Azure SQL DB when modernizing existing applications or building new business critical applications. We will discuss security, performance and all the built in features to provide practical examples of how and why our customers deploy and take advantage of the best cloud database to change the way they think about modern applications. Ajay Jagannathan;Joachim Hammer;Lindsey Allen 5/8/2018 10:30AM 11:45AM
BRK3302 Azure SQL DB Managed Instances – Built to easily modernize application data layer Managed Instances is the latest fully managed deployment model for Azure SQL Database that enables friction-free migration for SQL Server applications running on-premises.  Come and learn why Managed Instance is the best PaaS destination for all SQL Server workloads and how to start your cloud modernization at scale now, using Azure SQL Database Managed Instances. Borko Novakovic 5/8/2018 1:15PM 2:30PM
BRK3322 Securing your data with Azure SQL DB Come learn about new security features like Vulnerability Assessment, Information Protection, Thread Detection and Always Encrypt to see how Azure SQL Database is securing your data in the most secure database on the planet. Jakub  Szymaszek;Joachim Hammer 5/8/2018 3:00PM 4:15PM
BRK3301 Azure SQL Database the intelligent database – Your database on Autopilot Come learn how Azure SQL DB, the most intelligent cloud database, uses machine learning and best practices to ensure your database is always performing at its best. Come learn about features like Adaptive Query Processing, Autotuning and Performance Recommendations, to see how Azure SQL Database can help you spend more time developing applications and less time managing your databases. Jasmine Campbell;Senthuran Sivananthan;Veljko Vasic 5/9/2018 8:30AM 9:45AM
BRK3316 Query Processing Innovations for data intensive, modern applications Learn how your application can benefit from new capabilities in the Azure SQL Database and SQL Server platform, including graph data processing to model complex relationships between objects, and advanced self-tuning query processing to solve or avoid performance related problems. Joe Sack;Kevin Farlee;Shreya Verma 5/9/2018 1:00PM 2:15PM
WRK3306-1 Deploying a secure data environment with Azure SQL Database Part 1 Come learn firsthand about all the new security features like Vulnerability Assessment, Information Protection, Thread Detection and Always Encrypt to see how Azure SQL Database is securing your data in the most secure database on the planet. A instructor lead tour on how to effortlessly secure your data so you can focus on developing with peace of mind. Jakub  Szymaszek;Joachim Hammer;Ronit Reger;Shai Kariv 5/9/2018 8:30AM 9:45AM
WRK3306-2 Deploying a secure data environment with Azure SQL Database Part 2 Come learn firsthand about all the new security features like Vulnerability Assessment, Information Protection, Thread Detection and Always Encrypt to see how Azure SQL Database is securing your data in the most secure database on the planet. A instructor lead tour on how to effortlessly secure your data so you can focus on developing with peace of mind. Jakub  Szymaszek;Joachim Hammer;Ronit Reger 5/9/2018 10:15AM 11:30AM
WRK3311-1 Hands on with Azure SQL DB Managed Instances Part 1 of 2 Learn how to deploy, configure and migrate to Azure SQL DB Managed instances in this hands-on session. We will cover deployment, new exciting features in Managed Instances and best practices for application migration. Borko Novakovic 5/9/2018 2:45PM 4:00PM
WRK3311-2 Hands on with Azure SQL DB Managed Instances Part 2 Learn how to deploy, configure and migrate to Azure SQL DB Managed instances in this hands-on session. We will cover deployment, new exciting features in Managed Instances and best practices for application migration. Borko Novakovic 5/9/2018 4:30PM 5:45PM