Greetings from Grant!

PASS President, Grant Fritchey gives an overview of the February 2019 PASS Connector!

PASS Marathon: Edición en Español

Nos complace anunciar que tendremos la primera edición de PASS Marathon totalmente en Español el próximo 21 de Febrero del 2019 a las 17:00 UTC. No te puedes perder la oportunidad de asistir a este evento virtual con contenido exclusivo en español. Abarcaremos múltiples temas y contaremos con la presencia de MVPs, Líderes de las Comunidades de PASS y otros expertos en la Plataforma de Datos de Microsoft.

PASS Summit 2019 Registration is Now Open!

Future-proof your data career at PASS Summit. Interactive training on the latest technologies and spotlights on hot topics such as security, cloud, and AI will be led by the best data minds in technology. You don’t want to miss it.

PASS Summit Pre-Conference Call for Interest is Now Open

Are you a top-rated speaker with a topic that you’d love to cover over a full day Pre-Conference at PASS Summit? Now’s your chance! PASS is now accepting applications for our PASS Summit 2019 Pre-Conference Call for Interest.

PASS Community Spotlight

PASS Community members share insights into their data careers – reflecting on lessons learned and looking ahead to potential opportunities: 

Do you have content you’d like to share with the community? We’d love to hear from you! You can reach us at

DELL EMC Becomes a PASS GAP Gold Partner

We’re excited to announce our newest partnership with DELL EMC as a PASS Global Alliance Program Gold Partner. PASS and DELL EMC have a long history of collaboration, including DELL EMC’s sponsorship of PASS Summit. We look forward to growing this partnership and providing the community with the best educational resources and tools the data industry has to offer.

Exciting Changes Coming to

Be on the lookout for some exciting navigation and messaging changes coming to in the upcoming days. These updates will make it even easier to discover all the amazing educational content PASS has to offer. Once the changes go live, we will be looking for your feedback to help us continue making improvements.

PASS Data Expert Series

Don’t forget, Data Expert Series kicks off tomorrow, February 7, at 16:00 UTC and will be streaming content from top Architecture, Data Management, and Analytics sessions from PASS Summit 2018!

The Benefits of Adopting Compliant Database DevOps at PASS

Learn how PASS and Redgate worked together to ensure compliance with the General Data Protection and Regulation (GDPR). This whitepaper touches on how applying DevOps practice to the database helped to adhere with the data privacy regulations that many organizations now face.

Last Chance to Apply for the PASS Summit 2019 Program Committee!

Help shape the content for PASS Summit 2019! We are accepting applications for committee members to help us with abstract and speaker review, presentation review and other special projects. Deadline to apply is Friday, February 8th at 23:00 UTC.

PASS Marathon: Spanish Edition

The very first PASS Marathon: Spanish Edition will take place for on February 21, 2019 at 17:00 UTC.
Don't miss the opportunity to attend this virtual event, featuring exclusive content from PASS Community Leaders and other experts who utilize the Microsoft Data Platform, all in Spanish.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Winning the Head Game in 2019 - Bobbi-Jo Brighton

Tuesday, February 12, 2019. 17:00 UTC

Architectural Choices That Affect Performance - Kevin Kline

Tuesday, February 19, 2019. 17:00 UTC


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