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Passionately curious about Data, Databases and Systems Complexity. Data is ubiquitous, the database universe is dichotomous (structured and unstructured), expanding and complex. Find my Database Research at SQLToolkit.co.uk . Microsoft Data Platform MVP

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Tuesday, 8 June 2021

Data Toboggan - Cool Runnings line up

We have an amazing line up of speakers and subject matter experts. 

We have a a lot of different elements with the summer edition of data toboggan.

  • Our keynote will be delivered by Robin Sutara the Microsoft UK Chief Data Officer. I'm really excited to have the opportunity to listen to Robin kick off out event  
  • Ask the Experts panel from Microsoft and the Community
  • A Cloud Skills Challenge on Azure Synapse between 1st June 2021 and ends 23rd June 2021. The Cloud Skills Challenge is here for UK residents and the terms and conditions are available here 
  • Members of the Microsoft Product group sharing their knowledge of the latest features and more
  • MVPs and community members who are passionate about Azure Synapse
  • Lightning talks for a light break between sessions. We have some fun sessions, short topics and interesting research talks.  
  • And most importantly you the community attending and sharing in our excitement for Azure Synapse.

We hope you enjoy the day around the globe on Saturday 12 June 8am (BST) to 8pm (BST).  

Register now: http://bit.ly/DT-CRRegister 

Agenda: https://bit.ly/DT-CRAgenda

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Read: Azure Synapse: A Single Pane of Glass



Friday, 4 June 2021

Data Toboggan - Ask the Experts

Data Toboggan are really excited to have an Ask the Experts from Microsoft and the Community session. Submit your questions now http://bit.ly/DTAsktheExperts Register http://bit.ly/DT-CRRegister

The experts

Wee Hyong Tok (@weehyong), Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft Shirley Wang, Principal Group Program Manager at Microsoft Mark Kromer (@KromerBigData), Principal Program Manager at Microsoft Abhishek Narrain (@narainabhishek), Senior Program Manager at Microsoft Linda Wang, Program Manager at Microsoft Leslie Andrews (@landrews5807), Lead Data Architect at 3Cloud Rayis Imayev (@RayisImayev), Senior Data Engineer, Global Investments at OMERS Kamil Nowinski (@NowinskiK), Group Manager & Analytics Architect at Avanade UK

See the post by Cathrine Wilhelmsen. https://bit.ly/3fO9aO7


To take part in an amazing day of sessions for 12 hours of Azure Synapse on Saturday 12 June r
egister now: http://bit.ly/DT-CRRegister

Agenda: https://bit.ly/DT-CRAgenda

Tuesday, 1 June 2021

Data Toboggan Cloud Skills Challenge

Data Toboggan Cool Runnings has it next 12 hour conference on 12 June. To run along side our event we have teamed up with Microsoft to run a Cloud Skills Challenge on Azure Synapse. The details are below.  

Challenge Dates: 1st June 2021 and ends 23rd June 2021

The Cloud Skills Challenge is here: https://aka.ms/Challenge/DataToboggan

The terms and conditions are available here: https://aka.ms/DataToboggan/terms-conditions

Whilst our conference welcomes international speakers and attendees, please only enter  the cloud skills challenge if you are a UK resident. 

Whilst on the learning path please sign up for the conference to help you gain those new skills along the way

Register now: http://bit.ly/DT-CRRegister

Agenda: https://bit.ly/DT-CRAgenda