Presentations

These are the last 10 presentations I gave:
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MIG20: Moving your Database to Azure

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Milano, Italy
01 Feb 2019

1Northwind Traders kept the bulk of its data in an on-premises data center, which hosted servers running both SQL Server and MongoDB. After the acquisition, Tailwind Traders worked with the Northwind team to move their data center entirely to Azure. In this session we’ll show you how we migrated an on-premises MongoDB database to Azure Cosmos DB and SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Server Managed Instance. You’ll learn about data preparation decisions, performing the migration, and ensuring yo...

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DAT20: Understanding data through visualization

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Milano, Italy
31 Jan 2019

1At Tailwind Traders we need to analyze massive amounts of data with agile data visualizations tools in order to discover patterns that might not be immediately recognizable. By connecting PowerBI to our data storage we were successfully able to build dashboards, interactive reports, charts, graphs, and other visuals that helped us unlock key business insight quickly and effectively. In this session we will show you how to use PowerBI and D3.js (an open source data visualization library) to bring...

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FUN50: Storing Data in Azure

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Milano, Italy
31 Jan 2019

1Tailwind Traders deals with gigantic amounts of data, continually pouring in from sources such as sales, marketing, and fulfillment. In the past, the only choice you had was to put it all into a relational database in a data center. By moving to Microsoft Azure, however, we can now optimize our data storage with increased scalability and resilience. This session will introduce attendees to the various storage options available on Azure, from blob right on through to SQL databases. We will introd...

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MIG20: Moving your Database to Azure

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Johannesburg, South Africa
29 Jan 2019

1Northwind Traders kept the bulk of its data in an on-premises data center, which hosted servers running both SQL Server and MongoDB. After the acquisition, Tailwind Traders worked with the Northwind team to move their data center entirely to Azure. In this session we’ll show you how we migrated an on-premises MongoDB database to Azure Cosmos DB and SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Server Managed Instance. You’ll learn about data preparation decisions, performing the migration, and ensuring yo...

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DAT20: Understanding data through visualization

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Johannesburg, South Africa
28 Jan 2019

1At Tailwind Traders we need to analyze massive amounts of data with agile data visualizations tools in order to discover patterns that might not be immediately recognizable. By connecting PowerBI to our data storage we were successfully able to build dashboards, interactive reports, charts, graphs, and other visuals that helped us unlock key business insight quickly and effectively. In this session we will show you how to use PowerBI and D3.js (an open source data visualization library) to bring...

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MIG20: Moving your Database to Azure

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Toronto, Canada
11 Jan 2019

1Northwind Traders kept the bulk of its data in an on-premises data center, which hosted servers running both SQL Server and MongoDB. After the acquisition, Tailwind Traders worked with the Northwind team to move their data center entirely to Azure. In this session we’ll show you how we migrated an on-premises MongoDB database to Azure Cosmos DB and SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Server Managed Instance. You’ll learn about data preparation decisions, performing the migration, and ensuring yo...

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FUN50: Storing Data in Azure

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Toronto, Canada
10 Jan 2019

1Tailwind Traders deals with gigantic amounts of data, continually pouring in from sources such as sales, marketing, and fulfillment. In the past, the only choice you had was to put it all into a relational database in a data center. By moving to Microsoft Azure, however, we can now optimize our data storage with increased scalability and resilience. This session will introduce attendees to the various storage options available on Azure, from blob right on through to SQL databases. We will introd...

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MIG20: Moving your Database to Azure

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Sao Paulo, Brazil
12 Dec 2018

1Northwind Traders kept the bulk of its data in an on-premises data center, which hosted servers running both SQL Server and MongoDB. After the acquisition, Tailwind Traders worked with the Northwind team to move their data center entirely to Azure. In this session we’ll show you how we migrated an on-premises MongoDB database to Azure Cosmos DB and SQL Server database to an Azure SQL Server Managed Instance. You’ll learn about data preparation decisions, performing the migration, and ensuring yo...

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.NET Standard, .NET Core, why and how?

.NET Sao Paulo user group, Sao Paulo, Brazil
11 Dec 2018

1.NET Standard is the new way to create portable assemblies. After learning about portable class libraries in the past years, it is now time to upgrade our game and start coding for Linux, Mac OS and other platforms in addition to Windows. More and more libraries are getting ported to .NET Standard, sometimes really easily and sometimes more painfully. In this session, Laurent Bugnion, the creator of the popular open source MVVM Light Toolkit, will help you understand why .NET Standard can benefi...

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FUN50: Storing Data in Azure

Microsoft Ignite | The Tour, Sao Paulo, Brazil
11 Dec 2018

1Tailwind Traders deals with gigantic amounts of data, continually pouring in from sources such as sales, marketing, and fulfillment. In the past, the only choice you had was to put it all into a relational database in a data center. By moving to Microsoft Azure, however, we can now optimize our data storage with increased scalability and resilience. This session will introduce attendees to the various storage options available on Azure, from blob right on through to SQL databases. We will introd...

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