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Better together. Connect, share, and learn alongside industry-leading data experts 1:1 at PASS Summit. Read more about the exclusive Microsoft activities below.

Keynote Day 1

Rohan Kumar

Corporate Vice President of Azure Data, Microsoft

Join Rohan Kumar as he demonstrates the latest advances from Microsoft across SQL Server, Azure Data Services, Business Analytics and AI.

Microsoft Keynote Room, 4A

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Keynote Day 2

Raghu Ramakrishnan

CTO for Data, Microsoft

Two Decades of Data Innovation: Celebrate the Evolution of the Data Platform and See into the Future with Extreme Cloud-Based Data Solutions

Microsoft Keynote Room, 4A

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Microsoft Data Clinic

Microsoft Data Clinic

Wednesday, November 7 (9:30 AM - 6:00 AM)

This free clinic is designed for you to work through technical issues with top Microsoft  engineers and get architectural guidance from the SQL Server Customer Advisory Team (SQLCAT) and Tiger Teams.

Microsoft Data Clinic

Thursday, November 8 (9:30 AM - 6:00 PM)

This free clinic is designed for you to work through technical issues with top Microsoft  engineers and get architectural guidance from the SQL Server Customer Advisory Team (SQLCAT) and Tiger Teams.

Microsoft Data Clinic

Friday, November 9 (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM)

This free clinic is designed for you to work through technical issues with top Microsoft  engineers and get architectural guidance from the SQL Server Customer Advisory Team (SQLCAT) and Tiger Teams.

Breakfast Sessions

Azure SQL Data Warehouse: Your Path to Turbocharged Analytics

Wednesday, November 7 (6:45 AM - 7:55 AM)
Room 612

Modernizing your data warehouse to the cloud helps you improve analytics performance while cutting costs and reducing risk. Azure SQL Data Warehouse is the fastest cloud data warehouse, based on recent TPC-H and TPC-DS benchmarks. If you’re looking to modernize your DW & BI workloads to the cloud, join this special breakfast with Azure SQL DW PM team to learn what’s next for SQL DW customers and how you can build a fast, flexible and secure analytics platform in the cloud.

Speaker: Igor Stanko, Principal PM, Azure SQL Data Warehouse 

Microsoft Data Unplugged

Thursday, November 8 (6:45 AM - 7:51 AM)
Room 612

Abstract: Microsoft Data Unplugged is your opportunity to meet the Microsoft Engineering Team – the individuals who own databases and data warehousing at Microsoft. This session is hosted by Julie Koesmarno and the session is your avenue to ask questions and talk directly to Engineering PMs about anything and everything related to SQL Server, Azure SQL Database, Azure SQL Data Warehouse and other Azure data services, and get “unplugged” scoop and insights into the inner workings of the SQL Server engineering team. No NDA material will be discussed during this session.

 

Speakers: Lindsey Allen, Asad Khan, John MacIntyre, Andrew Liu, Julie Koesmarno    

Theater Sessions

Join us in the Microsoft Booth #505 for more in-depth learning. These 20 minute Theater Sessions will get you up to speed on the latest tools and technologies available in the Microsoft Data Platform.


Unlock the power of your data by enriching your applications and organizational portals with Power BI embedded analytics

Nimrod Shalit

Wednesday, November 7

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM


Migrate MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL with minimum downtime using Azure Database Migration Service (DMS)

Shau Phang

Wednesday, November 7

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM


Multi-Master at Global Scale with Azure Cosmos DB

Mark Brown

Wednesday, November 7

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM


Run Java in SQL Server

Nellie Gustafsson

Wednesday, November 7

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM


SQL Server, a Hybrid E2E platform for Machine Learning

Sumit Kumar

Wednesday, November 7

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM


Migrate SQL Server databases to Azure SQL Databases using Azure SQL Database

Raj Pochiraju (rajpo)

Wednesday, November 7

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM


Migrate PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL with minimum downtime using Azure Database Migration Service (DMS)

Shau Phang

Wednesday, November 7

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM


Maintain and mange large number of Azure databases with Elastic Database Jobs

Srini Acharya

Wednesday, November 7

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM


Use Azure SQL Data Sync to build a Hybrid SQL data platform

Xiaochen Wu

Wednesday, November 7

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM


Common data problems solved with graphs using Azure Cosmos DB Gremlin API

Luis Bosquez

Wednesday, November 7

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM


Hadoop eco-system migration from on-premises to Azure HDInsight - Best practices

Revin Chalil

Wednesday, November 7

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM


Confidential computing with Always Encrypted with secure enclaves in SQL Server

Jakub Szymaszek

Thursday, November 8

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM


Fast & Secure Data Processing on Edge: SQL on Edge with HPE Edgeline

Sourabh Agarwal, Jane Gao

Thursday, November 8

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM


Designing Fast Scalable Analysis Service Tabular Models: Best Practices and Common Pitfalls

Ravi Kumar

Thursday, November 8

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM


Load Your Data Warehouse with End-to-End ETL in the Cloud using Azure Data Factory

Mark Kromer

Thursday, November 8

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM


Lift and Shift Existing SSIS Packages to the Cloud with Azure Data Factory

Mark Kromer

Thursday, November 8

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM


Embrace and Extend: First-Class Activity and 3rd Party Ecosystem for SSIS in ADF

Sandy Winarko

Thursday, November 8

12:30 PM - 12:50 PM


(Repeat Session) Migrate MySQL to Azure Database for MySQL with minimum downtime using Azure Database Migration Service (DMS)

Shau Phang

Thursday, November 8

1:00 PM - 1:20 PM


(Repeat Session) Migrate PostgreSQL to Azure Database for PostgreSQL with minimum downtime using Azure Database Migration Service (DMS)

Shau Phang

Thursday, November 8

1:30 PM - 1:50 PM


(Repeat Session) Run Java in SQL Server

Nellie Gustafsson

Thursday, November 8

2:00 PM - 2:20 PM


(Repeat Session) Use Azure SQL Data Sync to build a Hybrid SQL data platform

Xiaochen Wu

Thursday, November 8

2:30 PM - 2:50 PM


(Repeat Session) Maintain and mange large number of Azure databases with Elastic Database Jobs

Srini Acharya

Thursday, November 8

3:00 PM - 3:20 PM


(Repeat Session) Confidential computing with Always Encrypted with secure enclaves in SQL Server

Jakub Szymaszek

Friday, November 9

11:00 AM - 11:20 AM


(Repeat Session) Multi-Master at Global Scale with Azure Cosmos DB

Mark Brown

Friday, November 9

11:30 AM - 11:50 AM


(Repeat Session) Lift and Shift Existing SSIS Packages to the Cloud with Azure Data Factory

Mark Kromer

Friday, November 9

12:00 PM - 12:20 PM

Join Microsoft at
PASS Summit v.20 Celebration

Kick off your PASS Summit v.20 with a celebration that is ALL fun and games.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Microsoft Keynote Room

Focus Groups

PASS Summit is a must-attend conference for data-professionals of all levels.

Not only do you have the opportunity to network with the world’s top experts throughout the event, but you can actually walk up to a Microsoft engineer and have a conversation about your problems at no additional cost to your registration. The amazing gathering of practitioners, data experts, and engineers is something that’s unique to PASS Summit.”

Rohan Kumar, Corporate VP of Azure Data
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