PASS Summit 2019 Community Call for Speakers – Sessions Announced

Almost 100 new sessions have been released, displaying an incredible lineup for this year’s PASS Summit. With new Learning Pathways, over 175 General Sessions, and Pre-Conference Sessions that are filling up daily, you don’t want to miss your chance to confirm your attendance.

PASS Marathon: Open Source – Call for Speakers

The Call for Speakers is now open for PASS Marathon: Open Source! Submit your session by July 15, for the virtual event taking place on July 30.

This series of back-to-back sessions will be exploring all things open source, including topics focused on Git, Kubernetes, Machine Learning, AI, Blockchain, Python, R, and more! Take advantage of this opportunity to share your knowledge and help the community expand their fundamental skills and understanding of open source technology.

Proactively Ward Off Database Threats!

From the cloud to the business takeover of IT, stranger things are mutating database management. Learn how to survive scary new trends and get DBA superpowers!

PASS Community Spotlight

Over the past year, there were a total of 120 SQLSaturdays held around the world – more than in any other previous fiscal year! Congratulations to all SQLSaturday organizers who contributed to the incredible success of these events.
What’s unique about SQLSaturdays? Kendra Little answers this question and more.

SQLSaturday #876 – Santo Domingo 2019 was one of the many first-time events in new locations this year, check out this video from the event.

Angela Tidwell shares SQLSaturday lessons, from her perspective as an attendee, speaker, and organizer.

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And the Outstanding Volunteer Award Goes To…

Jason Strate! Jason is a senior database architect and developer working in the financial services industry. He was the recipient of Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional award for Data Platform (formerly SQL Server) from 2009 to 2016. Most often, Jason can be found splitting his time between reading, karaoke, and leading the PASS Cloud Virtual Group.
Congratulations, Jason!

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