Hello From Hamish!

Director-at-Large, Hamish Watson, gives an overview of the June 2020 PASS Connector.

PASS Summit 2020 Goes Virtual!

The announcement you’ve all been waiting for is finally here. We are thrilled to confirm that the first ever PASS Virtual Summit will be taking place this November. We will be releasing additional details as they are confirmed, but rest assured that the quality networking and learning opportunities you need will be at the forefront of this event.

PASS Summit 2020 Call for Speakers Reopens

Back by popular demand and as a result of PASS Summit 2020 becoming a virtual conference, we have reopened our Call for Speakers! If you would like the chance to be a speaker this November, from the comfort of your own home, please submit your interest before June 17.

A New, On-Premises Approach to Documentation and Data Lineage

SentryOne is excited to announce the new on-premises version of SentryOne Document, our popular database documentation and data lineage solution!

PASS Community Spotlight

We are constantly impressed by the PASS community. Individuals from around the world are looking out for one-another and providing support. Here are some resources from members of the PASS Community to help inform and guide you through these unprecedented times.

Grant Fritchey shares his thoughts on developing resiliency.
Jess Pomfret summarizes life hacks that can be integrated into your life.

Free Presto Book ($60 Value)

Check out the new O’Reilly book, courtesy of Starburst, with over 2,000 copies downloaded already. Learn the world's fastest distributed SQL query engine and access analytics anywhere. 

All Access: PASS Summit 2020

The PASS Summit 2020 All Access program provides a fantastic opportunity for a first-time attendee to receive a complimentary 3-day registration to PASS Virtual Summit 2020. Experience the full 3-day conference for free, along with perks above and beyond the conference pass such as VIP meet and greets and exclusive networking opportunities.

Let us know how attending PASS Virtual Summit 2020 would make a positive impact in your life. Entries close on June 9 – don’t miss your chance!

Presto on Azure: Query Anything, Anywhere

Registration is now open for our upcoming Partner Webinar with Starburst on June 25 at 14:00 UTC. In this webinar, you will be shown how Starburst Presto deployed on Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS) serves as a fast SQL query engine over data in ADLS. Sign up to hear more from Starburst and be entered for a chance to win a USD $100 Visa gift card.

Lift-and-Shift to the Cloud with SQL Server on Azure Virtual Machines

Get the combined performance, security, and analytics of SQL Server with the flexibility and hybrid connectivity of Azure.

Upcoming Virtual Events

Power BI Report Server: A Deep Dive - Luca Gualtieri

Thursday, June 04, 2020, 18:00 UTC.

Power Automate Image Analytics - Ben Watt

Tuesday, June 16, 2020, 17:00 UTC.

Staging Data for Azure SQL Services - John Miner

Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 17:00 UTC.


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Email communityteam@pass.org with your engaging, community-focused article ideas and you just might see yourself featured in an upcoming edition!   

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