There is no question about it, PASS Summit is a fantastic event at which you can connect with industry professionals, learn new things, and hone your data wrangling skills. However, with every great opportunity, there is room for improvement. I am thrilled to find out that this year PASS is introducing learning pathways!
Why learning pathways? Because PASS Summit is a huge event, full of amazing and wonderful topics and speakers and, quite frankly, it is super easy to get lost and over-whelmed with choices.
You will understand what to look for and learn how to make your applications run faster!
You will be provided with real world examples to show the impact of common mistakes and how to fix them quickly. From execution plans, indexing, and queries, to schema and code design, you will be shown how to optimize your interactions with the database for the fastest possible performance.
Leaders in our community will show you what is needed to grow as a leader.
Wherever you are in your career, this pathway will take you through the key skills you need to lead a team, influence your organization, support the professional development of your team, and develop yourself; both as a leader and a technical expert.
The Becoming an Azure Data Engineer pathway will explain what this role is, what you need to know, and what you already know.
Whether you are a DBA, Data Analyst, Developer, or BI Professional, you will be prepared with everything needed to begin your journey in becoming an Azure Data Engineer – all in line with Microsoft’s new certification program.
Delivered by the experts from Microsoft, learn the right way to modernize your environment.
Using real world examples, you’ll get a complete overview of 2019, how to make the move as seamless as possible and a deep dive into some of the coolest capabilities of 2019 – running SQL server with containers on Kubernetes.
Across 5 sessions, you will gain the confidence to modernize not only your database, but also your skills as a data professional.
Take this opportunity to guide yourself and your organization to the leading edge of database technology.
want to learn the skills you need to advance your career?
You will gain a variety of techniques that will help you effectively communicate with your peers, customers, and managers.
You will be become a more self-aware and empathetic communicator, who is able to more effectively influence others, avoid misunderstandings, and move conversations toward more successful and productive conclusions.
While you may not be experienced with Linux, it doesn’t need to be intimidating. No matter where you are starting from, this pathway will provide you with an overview of how to operate within Linux using familiar concepts.
I am so very excited to explore these new learning pathways. The hardest decision for me is which one to chose! I hope to see you there! Please be sure to stop and say hello to me. You can’t miss me, I am the one with the short blue hair!