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We're Headed to Sunny South Florida for SQLSaturday!

Written by Liz Hamilton | Jun 08, 2015

So many SQLSaturdays, so little time! This weekend, we'll be at SQLSaturday South Florida in Davie. Several of our consultants will be speaking on various topics related to SQL Server and Power BI. Keep reading for more information on all the sessions from our industry experts:

SQLSaturday South Florida Details

When: Saturday, June 13, 2015

Where: Nova Southeastern University, Carl DeSantis Building, 3301 College Ave, Davie, FL 33314

SQLSaturday South Florida Sessions - Saturday, June 13, 2015 

Bradley Schacht

Overcoming Common Tabular & Power Pivot Feature Limitations

Do you need a role-playing dimension, many to many relationships, composite keys or dynamic security? If so join Brad in this demo filled session and learn how to make all of these possible in your Tabular or Power Pivot models!

Devin Knight

Creating an End to End Power View Reporting Solution

This session will give you a beginning to end view of what is needed to create Power View reports from organizing a Power Pivot source to preparing the actual Power View report.

Getting Started with Power Query

Join Devin and learn how you can use Power Query to take your Self-Service BI solutions to the next level.

Dustin Ryan

Reporting on Your Cube with SSRS

In this session, Dustin will give you an introduction to reporting on a cube with SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS). 

Welcome to SSAS Tabular Models

In this session we’ll discuss how to decide if building a Tabular model is the right choice, how to build a Tabular model completely from scratch, best practices you should follow, and things to avoid. If you’re new to Tabular Modeling or wanting to learn best practices, this session is for you!

Mitchell Pearson

Process SSAS Cudes with SSIS

So you have used SSIS for years to do all your ETL and loading of your data warehouse, but did you know you could also handle all your cube processing inside of SSIS? In this session, Mitchell will introduce you to four little know tasks in SSIS that will help to automate the processing of your cube. 

Gareth Swanepoel

SQL Server 2014 for the DBA

This session is designed to introduce SQL Server DBA’s to some of the new and exciting features available in that version. Topics covered in this session include AlwaysOn enhancements, Clustered ColumnStore indexes, Memory-optimised tables (In-Memory OLTP, code-named Hekaton) and Extended Events enhancements. 

Are you planing on attending #SQLSatSoFla? Tweet us @PragmaticWorks and let us know!

For more additional information & complete schedule, please click here to visit the SQLSaturday South Florida website.