May 8, 2019: Not Your Father’s Data Warehouse

1515 SW 5th Ave. Suite 900, Portland, OR
6:00PM – 6:30PM social | 6:30PM – 8:30PM meeting

Paul Turley
Not Your Father’s Data Warehouse

Modern DW Design Patterns in Azure
Let’s explore the advantages of a modern data warehouse architecture. Don’t conventional data warehouse technologies still work? Why not just use SQL Server?
As the variety, volume and velocity of data sources changes, businesses must reconsider the way they consume data for reporting, analytics and decision-support. In this session, we will take a close look at a reference architecture and the Azure services and technology options used in modern data warehouse solutions.

Paul TurleyPaul ( Blog | LinkedIn | Twitter ) is a Principal Consultant for Pragmatic Works, a Mentor and Microsoft Data Platform MVP. He consults, writes, speaks, teaches & blogs about business intelligence and reporting solutions. He works with companies around the world to model data, visualize and deliver critical information to make informed business decisions; using the Microsoft data platform and business analytics tools. He is a Director of the Oregon SQL PASS chapter & user group, the author and lead author of Professional SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services and 14 other titles from Wrox & Microsoft Press. He holds several certifications including MCSE for the Data Platform and BI.


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Jessica Aguilar
The World of Data Driven and Data Informed Decisions

In depth discussion comparing data driven decision making vs data informed decision making. What are their strengths? What are their weaknesses? And when is one method of decision making better than the other?

Jessica Aguilar Jessica Aguilar has a Bachelor of Arts in Business with a major in Management Information Systems and is currently an MBA student at Washington State University. She has recently begun a position at C-Tran as a Data Analyst.

Refreshments graciously provided by ServerLogic.

We wish to acknowledge the OSHU Information Technology Group for supporting Oregon SQL by generously providing the meeting venue.


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