SQL Saturday Silicon Valley 2023 (#1066)

Event Date: 21 October 2023

This event is: in-person

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Event Details

SQL Saturday Silicon Valley returns in 2023 as a free training event for professionals who use the Microsoft data platform. Nowadays, this community event offers content across different data platforms (Azure, AWS, GCP, etc...), SQL (SQL Server, Postgres, MySQL, etc...) & No-SQL (CosmosDB, MongoDB, ElasticSearch, etc...) systems, data management, public, private and hybrid cloud architecture, data & business analytics, business intelligence, data visualization, data science and artificial intelligence, and many more topics.

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The event is taking place at:
Northeastern University, Silicon Valley
4 N. 2nd St., San Jose, CA, 95113


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Parking is available next to the University Building, as shown below.

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There are two pre-cons at this event. These are both happening on Friday, Oct 20, 2023. Lunch will be provided by Mendocino Farms during the classes.

SQL Server Performance Tuning with Free Tools by John Sterrett

Do you wish you could make your SQL Server or Azure SQL database queries go faster without paying for expensive tools? In this workshop, you will learn how to identify your slowly running queries and how to make them go faster by applying indexes, code changes, and execution plan changes. I will teach you not only how to use the tools but also the processes I use on a day-to-day basis to improve SQL Server workloads for over 50 different customers.

Tools covered include Query Store, Plan Explorer, Extended Events, Intelligent query processing, and open-source scripts.

Speaker Info:John's experience leading large technical teams in complex environments has made him a global expert in performance and scalability. John speaks at conferences worldwide on database strategy and topics related to performance tuning, development, and cloud computing. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer. He is the principal consultant and founder at Procure SQL.

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Power BI Enterprise Workshop by Paul Turley

This full-day workshop session will provide participants with essential best practices knowledge and practical tools to begin designing enterprise-ready solutions with Power BI. We will design a report, but this session will primarily focus on enterprise data modeling and dataset delivery for reporting & analytics.

Bring your questions to the webinar for a live Q&A session.


Bring your laptop and together, we will design a business-ready solution, including:

We will also discuss and demonstrate some advanced topics, including:

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Please note the event is taking place in Pacific Daylight Savings time UTC -8

The schedule shown below is updated by Sessionize to match your computer's time zone setting.


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The Call for Speakers is open until Sept 10 2023.

The call for speakers is closed.

Here is a list of speakers for this event:


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Volunteers are very important to a successful event. Please use the link below to volunteer.

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Previous Events

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Tags: San Jose Silicon Valley California USA physical 2023 North America

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