PRPASS Meeting – January 2013 – Extended Events Made Easy and Power View Reloaded

| 2013-01-24 | 0 Comments

Come and join your Puerto Rico PASS user group to learn and share about SQL Server.

Thursday, January 31, 2013
Registration opens at 6:15 PM

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Microsoft Puerto Rico (Click here for a map)
City View Plaza II Suite 107
State Road 165 Km 1.2
Guaynabo, PR 00968

Extended Events Made Easy
Level: 200 (Intermediate)
Audience: IT Professionals

With the deprecation of SQL Trace/Profiler in SQL Server 2012, learning how to use Extended Events (XEvents) has become a must. XEvents will allow us to investigate, troubleshoot and resolve performance problems in a matter of minutes and very easily. In this session we will cover the basic architecture, components/objects of XEvents and how to create sessions/templates to solve common performance problems.

Speaker: Jose L. Rivera

Jose Luis, Client Analytics Manager at Abarca Health and Online Faculty at University of Phoenix, has over 10 years of experience developing Business Intelligence solutions using SQL Server technologies, among others. In addition, he shares his knowledge and perspectives as a PRPASS Community Leader, college professor and Co-Leader for the Azure and Global Spanish virtual chapters. He holds the MCT and MCTIP (Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence for SQL Server 2008) certifications.

Power View Reloaded: Empower Users with Self-Service BI
Level: 200 (Intermediate)
Audience: IT Professionals

The release of PowerPivot and SQL Server 2012 provoked a revolution of Self-Service BI across the organizations, Power View is a metadata driven reporting tool that enables ad-hoc data exploration with unique interactivity and visualizations. In this session we will go over the different scenarios of how to embrace this new technologies like Excel’s Business Intelligence capabilities and Power View over Tabular/Multidimensional Models while discovering how Self-Service BI enhances Corporate BI in SQL Server 2012 and SharePoint 2010/2013.

Speaker: Guillermo Caicedo
Consultant – Nagnoi, Inc.

Guillermo is an active member and alumni of the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS) and PRPASS. He currently works as a Consultant at Nagnoi, Inc. and has more than six years of experience as Business Intelligence and applications developer. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional in Microsoft SharePoint 2010 and SQL Server 2012. His experiences include Data Warehousing implementations, ETL development using SSIS, metadata modeling and reporting using SSAS, Cognos and SSRS respectively. Mr. Caicedo has also extensive experience developing comprehensive web-based and mobile solutions.


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