What SQL Server 2016 SP 1 Brings to Developers
SQL Server 2016

What SQL Server 2016 SP 1 Brings to Developers

With the changes in SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 Microsoft has introduced a slew of new capabilities that are available to all developers that were previously only available before in Enterprise Edition. Consequently, a lot of Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) and smaller organizations have not leveraged technologies such as Data Compression, Columnstore Indexes, Change Data Capture (CDC), […]

Azure Cognitive Services – The Rise of the Machines
Meetings

Azure Cognitive Services – The Rise of the Machines

With advances in computing power, advanced machine learning algorithms and globally consumable data sources the real world use cases for Cognitive Services within our everyday lives has begun to grow significantly. This fun and demo heavy session first introduces the full suite of Azure Cognitive Services API’s and discusses the approach to solution design, API […]

StretchDB
SQL Server

StretchDB – Deep Dive

December 2016 – StretchDB – Deep Dive Stretch Database migrates your cold data transparently and securely to the Microsoft Azure cloud. Stretch Database targets transactional databases with large amounts of cold data, typically stored in a small number of tables. It enables organisations to save costs, save data for longer periods of time without having to […]

Deciphering Replication
SQL Server

Deciphering Replication

November 2016 – Deciphering Replication Deciphering the inner bearings of replication as a technology has always been a challenge for SQL Server professionals. This session will aim at providing internal knowledge on how a Conflict is detected, and then resolved in transaction and merge replication flavors. It will be an advanced session where internal stored […]