Dear DPG Member


DataPlatformGeeks wishes you & your family, a very warm & prosperous New Year!


We are starting 2018 with a big bang! The month of January 2018 is now lined up with back-to-back learning events (in-person & webinars). Please note that the events are absolutely free to attend. You, your teams and managers are cordially invited.


Event Calendar


Free Events (In-person sessions)


City / Venue / Date / Time




Microsoft Office
EGL, Domlur)


Jan 20, Full Day

9.30 AM to 5 pm

(Lunch will be served)


  • Spark your Data to Build Intelligent Systems
  • Azure SQL Database Managed Instances
  • SQL Server Memory
  • Power BI Report Server
  • Advanced Query Performance Troubleshooting
  • Sudhir Rawat & Abhishek Kabra
  • Tejas Shah (Microsoft)
  • Amit R S Bansal (SQLMaestros)
  • Kane Conway (Microsoft)
  • Sravani Saluru & Swetha S (Microsoft)

Microsoft Office


Jan 20, Half Day

9.30 AM to 1 pm

  • Scale Out for SSIS
  • What’s New for Database Developers in SQL Server 2017
  • Azure Analysis Services
  • Real-World Query Tuning Examples (Video Recorded session by Amit Bansal)
  • Muthukumaran Arumugam (Microsoft)
  • Sandip Pani (DataPlatformGeeks)
  • Rahulinder Singh & Mohammed Malik (Microsoft)


Microsoft Office
Windsor Building, Kalina)


Jan 20, Half Day

9.30 AM to 1 pm

  • Adaptive Query Processing Feature in SQL Server 2017
  • Introduction to MySQL & PostgresSQL as a Service in Azure
  • Real-World Query Tuning Examples (Video Recorded session by Amit Bansal)
  • Haseeb Hamdule (Microsoft)
  • Avanish Panchal (DataPlatformGeeks)


Microsoft Office
Epitome, DLF, Phase 1)


Jan 20, Half Day

9.30 AM to 1 pm

  • Getting Started with Power BI
  • SQL Server Always Encrypted Feature
  • Real-World Query Tuning Examples (Video Recorded session by Amit Bansal)
  • Arjun Rajagopal (Microsoft)
  • Prince Rastogi (DataPlatformGeeks)


e-Zest Solutions Ltd

(Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Hinjawadi Phase-1)


Feb 3, Half Day

9.30 AM to 1 pm

  • SQL Server Memory Internals
  • Real-World Query Tuning Examples


Free Webinars (Online sessions) @ US time zones (11:00-12:00 PST / 14:00- 15:00 EST)


Day / Date



Wednesday, 17th January 2018

SQL Server Memory – Part 1

Amit Bansal (SQLMaestros)

Tuesday, 23rd January 2018

Adaptive Query Processing and Automatic Tuning in SQL Server 2017

Nagaraj Venkatesan (Singapore)

Monday, 25th January 2018

Real-Time Analytics with Power BI

Manohar Punna (DPG, Australia)

Wednesday, 30th January 2018

DevOPS and the Data Professional

Hamish Watson (New Zealand)

Wednesday, 31st January 2018

Cloud based Integrations using Azure Data Factory

Anupama Natarajan (New Zealand)

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o   Deploying Predictive Model as Web Service with Azure ML Studio

o   Calling Web Service From SSIS

o   Clustered Index Internals

o   Extended Events - Part 1


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