PRPASS Meeting – July 2013 – Introduction to Power Query & SQL Server 2014 First Look

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

WHEN:
Thursday, August 1, 2013
Registration opens at 6:15 PM

Register Now

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

Introduction to Power Query

Level: 100 (Beginner)
Audience: IT Professionals

Microsoft Power Query (formerly called Data Explorer) for Excel is a new add-in for users and developers to discover, acquire, and transform data of any shape and size. This tool enhances the self-service Business Intelligence experience in Excel. Come to see how this tool could help you using real life demos.

Speaker: Edwin Torres

Consultant – Nagnoi, Inc.

Edwin has over 6 years of experience implementing Business Intelligence solutions and working with SQL Server. He is passionate about data visualization and has extensive experience working with Reporting Services and Excel among other reporting tools.

SQL Server 2014: First Look

Level: 100 (Beginner)
Audience: IT Professionals

The new version of SQL Server has been recently announce at TechEd NA. This announcement generated a lot of buzz around the enhancements and new features that this new version called SQL Server 2014 will bring. In this session, we will discuss the main up-coming features and enhancements for this next version of SQL Server from the main three scenarios: Mission Critical Performance, Faster Insights on Any Data and Hybrid IT Platform.

Speaker: Jose Rivera
Consultant – Nagnoi, Inc.

Jose L. has a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez and a MBA in Computer Information Systems from the Polytechnic University of Puerto Rico. He has over 9 years of experience in the design, development and management of information systems for various industry sectors including Health Care, Banking, Government and Insurance. Thru his work, Jose L help organizations in the development of Data Analytics, Data Warehousing and Business intelligence solutions specialize in Data Integration/ETL and Frond-End Reporting using both Microsoft BI tools and IBM Cognos BI suite. In addition, he shares his knowledge and perspectives on database technologies and BI on his blog, and he is certified as MCTIP in Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence for SQL Server 2008.

Don’t miss the chance to win prizes at the end of the event!

 

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