Apr, 2019

Workshop: The Data Platform: SQL and Power BI, Exeter

With SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2008 R2 end of extended support on the horizon, the time has come to start the modernisation of your data platform.

At this full-day technical workshop in Exeter our experts aim to give you an understanding of Microsoft data services and their infrastructure, as well as data platform architecture best practice. You will leave with a clear understanding of next steps for your business on the data modernisation journey.

Presented by our Information Systems Architect, Cloud and Infrastructure Solutions Specialist and Head of Group Services, content covered will include:

Data Infrastructure and Platform Services
SQL Server 2008 (R2) end of extended support
Demo migrating to Azure SQL
Data platform architecture best practice
Power BI architecture and ETL
Demo Azure SQL, Logic Apps, Cognitive Services and Power BI

09:30 Registration
09:45 Introductions
10:00 Session 1: Azure infrastructure and platform services, Azure SQL and migration demo
11:30 Break and refreshments
12:00 Session 2: Data platform architecture, best practice and ETL
13:30 Lunch
14:30 Session 3: Demo building a dashboard with Azure SQL, Cognitive Services, Logic Apps and BI
16:00 Closing comments
16:30 Finish

Venue: Exeter Science Park Centre, 6 Babbage Way, EX5 2FN

Spaces on this workshop are limited, so please register early to avoid disappointment. You can register to attend via Eventbrite.