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Welcome to Data Platform Summit 2017 (DPS 2017) – The new incarnation of SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit (SSGAS 2016), where everything about Data, Analytics, Machine Learning, Big Data & of course, SQL Server, will be covered in-depth.

3 Days, 7 Tracks, 30+ Technologies, 80+ Subjects 100+ Speakers, 200+ Sessions, 300+ Companies, 1500+ Attendees & an unimaginable flow of intelligence & expertise, need we say more?

DPS 2017 is a step forward towards democratizing the data platform.

DPS 2017 conference pass price increases on the first of every month. This is your only opportunity to master the data ocean & benefit from 4000+ hours of deep-dive, to-the-point, real-world learning from the experts.

Block your calendar today!

Checkout The Success of SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit 2016

Checkout The Success of SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit 2015

DPS 2017 Key Highlights

  • 3-Day Conference in Bangalore, India – Aug 17, 18, & 19, 2017
  • 11 Parallel Pre-Con Seminars (full-day Class-room training aligned to the tracks), Aug 16.
  • 200+ Breakout Sessions, Open-Talks & Chalk-Talks
  • 4 New Learning Delivery Formats Introduced
  • 100+ Speakers/Experts from across the globe
  • Participation from Microsoft’s (USA & India) elite SQL CAT, SQL TIGER, Global Black Belt & Product Teams
  • 1500+ Delegates from 300+ Companies
  • Representation from 20+ Countries
  • Participation Certificates for all delegates

Technology Coverage at #DPS2017

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Data Platform Summit 2017 - Analytics
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Data Platform Summit 2017 - Admin
Data Platform Summit 2017-Programming
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Data Platform Summit 2017-Prof

Data Science

Business Intelligence & Analytics

Cloud, IoT & NoSQL

Database Administration

Database Development

Big Data & VLDBs

Professional Development

Database Science track will feature sessions related to SQL Server, Azure Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, R Services & Analytics Platform System. Business Intelligence & Analytics track will feature sessions related to SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS,SSRS, Azure Stream Analytics, Cortana AS, Power BI, R services, SQL Server, Analytics Platform System & Azure SQL DW Cloud, IoT & NoSQL track will feature sessions related to Azure SQL DB, Azure SQL VMs, Azure SQL DW, Azure Data Factory, Azure Stream Analytics, Cortana AS, Power BI, Azure ML, Azure Search, Azure HDInsight, Hadoop, Spark & Storm, Document DB & Data Lake Data Administration track will feature Sessions related to SQL Server, HADR, Performance Tuning, Security Auditing, Storage Management Technique, Data Modelling, Power Shell, Database Migration, Master Data Management & Installation and Configuration Database Development track will feature sessions related to SQL Server, Performance Tuning, Stored Procedure Optimization, T-SQL Query Tuning & Data Modelling Big Data track will feature sessions related to Cortana AS, Azure HDInsight & Hadoop, Spark & Storm, R Services, Data Lake & Teradata Professional Development will feature sessions related to Career Internals, Tech Team Leadership, Soft Skills for Hardcore Techies & Safe-Guard Your Career
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Delegates at #DPS2017

  • Database Administrators
  • Database Developers
  • Business Intelligence Professionals
  • Big Data Professionals
  • Solutions Architects
  • Data Scientists
  • Database Managers & Team Leaders
  • Technical Leads
  • Business Analysts
  • Data/Analytics Consultants
  • CTOs/CIOs/IT Directors
  • Project Managers/Leads
  • DB Engineers
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  • Real-World training from industry experts.
  • Network with the speakers – SQL product team flyging down from Microsoft (Redmond, USA).
  • Learn from the makers – Direct access to Microsoft product team members.
  • Break-out Sessions, Open-Talks, Chalk-Talks & four new learning format.
  • Deep focus on Data Science, BI & Analytics, DB Admin/DEV, Cloud & Big Data.
  • Advanced, deep-dive sessions. Learn new skills & knowledge. Sharpen existing ones.
  • Learn the latest Data & Analytics trends.
  • 11 parallel full-day class-room training from 11 international experts.
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  • Only event in Asia to host Microsoft Certified Masters.
  • Only event in Asia to give you direct access to SQL Product Team members.
  • Only event in Asia where you learn the latest trends in Data & Analytics.
  • Only event in Asia with new & innovative learning techniques.
  • Only Data & Analytics event in Asia with 200+ training sessions.
  • Only Data & Analytics event in Asia with 7 technology tracks.
  • Only Data & Analytics event in Asia where SQL CAT, SQL TIGER & Global Black Belt team come under one roof.
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Breakout Session Speaker Announcements (as it happens)

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Denny Cherry

Data Platform MCM/MVP, USA

Dr. Leila Etaati

Microsoft Data MVP Platform, New Zealand

Peter Myers

Independent BI Expert and Data Platform MVP, Australia

Rob Farley

MCM/MVP, Australia

Steve Jones

SQLServerCentral founder and Evangelist, Redgate Software
UweRicken Nagaraj Venkatesan Joey D Antoni Reza Rad  Satya Jayanty

Uwe Ricken 

Data Platform MCM/MVP, Germany

Nagaraj Venkatesan

Data Platform MVP, Singapore

Joey D’Antoni

Data Platform MVP, Principal Consultant, USA

Reza Rad

Author, Speaker, Blogger, Trainer and MVP, New Zealand

Satya S K Jayanty

Microsoft Data Platform MVP, UK
Sravani Saluru abhishek-narain  Selvakumar Rajakumar Subramani Paramasiva Siva Harinath

Sravani Saluru

 Support Escalation Engineer, Microsoft, India

Abhishek Narain

Program Manager, Data Group, Microsoft, China

Selvakumar Rajakumar

Escalation Engineer – SQL BI, Microsoft India

Dr Subramani Paramasivam

Data Platform MVP, MCT, Principal Architect, UK

Siva Harinath

Principal Program Manager, Microsoft, USA
 Chris Testa Pooja Kamat Ajay Jagannathan  Thakur Harsh Raj Singh Hamish Watson

Chris Testa-O’Neil

Features Engineer, Cortana Intelligence suite Product Group, Microsoft, USA

Pooja Kamath

Premier Field Engineer, Microsoft, India

Ajay Jagannathan

Principal Program Manager, Microsoft, USA

Harsh Thakur

Senior Software Engineering Manager, Microsoft, India

Hamish Watson

Data Platform DevOPs Evangelist, NZ
Parikshit Anupama Natrajan MuriloMiranda Sudhakar Sannnkkayala Sheela Siddappa

Parikshit Savjani

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft, USA

Anupama Natarajan

Solutions Architect & MCT, New Zealand

Murlio Miranda

Data Platform MVP, Portugal

Sudhakar Sannakkayala

General Manager, Customer Success Engineering/Data Group, Microsoft USA

Dr Sheela Siddappa

Global Delivery Head – Data Analytics, Bosch, India
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Hariharan Rajendran

MCT, Power BI Group Leader and Lead BI Solutions Expert, India

Sandy Winarko

Principal Program Manager, Data Integration, Cloud & Enterprise, Microsoft, China

Vijay Rodrigues

Azure infrastructure geek from Microsoft, India

Joe Yong

Senior PM, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Microsoft Corp, USA

Manish Sharma

Sr. Tech. Evangelist, Cloud & Data expert, Microsoft
Mithun Prasad Sudhir_Rawat Andreas-Wolter Scott Klein Amit_Bansal

Mithun Prasad

PhD in NLP with postdoctoral fellowships from Harvard and MIT, Microsoft

Sudhir Rawat

Data professional “who loves to solve data mystery” from Microsoft, India

Andreas Wolter

CEO & Founder, Sarpedon Quality Lab, Germany

Scott Klein

Senior Technical Evangelist, Microsoft, USA

Amit Bansal

Principal Consultant, SQLMaestros, India
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Avanish Panchal

Database Architect, ITIL V3 Certified, India

Yogeshwar Phull

Regional Mentor, DataPlatformGeeks, India

Tejas Shah

Senior Program Manager of the SQL Tiger Team, India

Prince Rastogi

Chief Technical Editor of, India

Hitesh Chouhan

Data Architect Arcesium, Microsoft, India
 Sandip  Manohar_Punna  Shwetha_Gupta Karthick_PK Akbar_Farishta

Sandip Pani

Database Architect & Community member, India

Manohar Punna

Database Architect & Community member, India

Shwetha Gupta

Big Data, Analytics & IOT, Microsoft, India

Karthick PK

SQL Server Expert, Microsoft, USA

Akbar Farishta

SQL Tiger Team, Microsoft, India
Victor Isakov Akbar Victor Isakov

Mandar Inamdar

Senior Program Manager from Azure CAT Team, India

Victor Isakov

Database Architect, Australia

Amit Khandelwal

Senior PFE at Microsoft, Inida

Sumit Sarabhai

Sr. Premier Field Engineer Microsoft, India

Rangarajan Srirangam

Principal Program Manager, Azure CAT, Microsoft, India
Madhan Santosh Goli

Madhan Gajendran

Azure Cosmos DB Expert, Microsoft, Inida

Santhosh Kumar Goli

Software Engineer, Microsoft, India

André Melancia

MVP, MCT, Principal Consultant at LunarCat

Nikhil Patel

Engineering Manager, Data Migration Team, Microsoft, USA

Amit Banerjee

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft, USA
 Prafulla wani  Guru Charan

Prafulla Wani

Big Data Expert, Microsoft, India

Guru Charan

Technology Architect, Microsoft, India

Pre-Conference Seminars (August 16)

Full-Day Classroom Training on 11 Key Technology Tracks by 11 Global Data Experts

Pre-Conference Seminars (Pre-Cons) are full-day, focused, deep-dive, classroom training aligned to DPS 2017 tracks. There will be 11 pre-cons this year. Each pre-con will be delivered by an international & renowned technology expert. Pre-Conference Seminars are scheduled a day before DPS 2017, on August 16, 2017. Pre-Conference Seminars are designed to offer you advanced training to enhance your summit experience for next 3 days. You also receive exclusive content for the training you attend along with a participation certificate. It is highly recommended that every DPS delegate chooses a pre-con that matches his/her profile & project needs.

 Pre-conference seminars/ workshops:

Azure Infrastructure by Denny Cherry 

Advanced Analytics with R, Microsoft SQL Server, Power BI, and Azure Machine Learning by Leila Etaati

Zero to Microsoft Power BI by Peter Myers

Plan-first Querying – Writing Queries to Suit the Optimizer by Rob Farley

Building a Database DevOps Process by Steve Jones

Analysis of Your SQL Server Like a PRO by Uwe Ricken

Building a modern data warehouse with Azure SQL DW – HANDS ON LABS by Chris Testa-O’Neill

In-Memory technologies in SQL Server – from 0 to Operational Analytics Master by Andreas Wolter

A Brave New World: SQL Server on Linux by Joey D’Antoni

The Azure IoT Ecosystem Workshop by Scott Klein

Data Modeling and Data Visualization by Sivakumar Harinath

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Our Esteemed Sponsors, Exhibitors & Partners

International conferences of this scale are not possible without the support of sponsors. Special thanks to DPS 2017 Sponsors, Exhibitors & Partners.



NIMHANS Convention Centre
Hosur Road, Lakkasandra, Behind Bus Stop,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560030
(Next to NIMHANS Medical College)
(Close to Dairy Circle, after flyover)

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Our Glorious History

Without past, there would be no future. An outcome of persistent efforts and indomitable perseverance resulted in Asia’s First SQL Conference in the year 2015. At SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit 2015 (SSGAS 2015), 50+ speakers delivered 70+ sessions in 5 tracks across 3 days for 800+ attendees –a remarkable beginning!

Continuing the success, SQLServerGeeks Annual Summit 2016 (SSGAS 2016) witnessed a bigger and better conference. 3 days, 5 tracks, 70+ speakers, 130+ sessions,1000+ attendees – the learning event was a grand success and embarked its position as a signature tech event of India. The data & analytics professionals in India learnt from the who’s who of the industry. Microsoft SQL CAT Team, SQL TIGER Team, Global Black Belt Team, Product Engineers from Redmond, USA – name it and they were there.

The visionary keynotes from the Corporate Vice Presidents of Microsoft Data Group (Redmond, USA) were an icing on the cake. Overall, an unmatched & unparalleled learning & networking experience. With changing times, SQLServerGeeks (SSG) has transformed into DataPlatformGeeks (DPG), a broader version covering 30+technologies in Microsoft Data Platform stack. On behalf of DPG & eDominer, you are cordially invited to participate in the edition of our annual international conference,

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SSGAS 2015

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Asia’s First SQL Conference, and it was a success beyond belief. 50+ speakers delivered 70+ sessions across 3 days for 700+ attendees. SQL Product Team members (from Redmond) were led by T.K. “Ranga” Rengarajan. Thanks to Microsoft, HP, Sandisk, Melissa Data, eDominer for their support. Learn More. The second edition – 70+ Speakers delivered 130+ sessions across 3 days for 900+ attendees. Dr. Joseph Sirosh led the SQL Tiger Team, the SQL CAT Team & the Global Black Belt Team from Redmond. A grand success again. Thanks to Microsoft, eDominer, Redgate, ScaleArc for their support. Learn More. With changing times, SQLServerGeeks (SSG) community has transformed into DataPlatformGeeks (DPG), a broader version covering 30+ technologies in Microsoft Data Platform stack apart from SQL Server. DPS 2017, the third edition of our annual conference is a step forward towards modernizing the data platform.
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Your ROI From #DPS2017

  • MS Program Managers, Principal PMs, Group PMs >> Learn the internals from them and implement in your projects, the right way >> Enjoy accolades from your customers
  • Case studies from the field >> MS Premier Field Engineers teach you real world issues >> Avoid them in your projects >> Attain greater customer satisfaction
  • Industry experts from 16+ countries share their domain & technology experience >> Help your current projects & be ready for the next one >> Get customer recognition
  • Interact with SQL CAT & SQL TIGER Team >> Learn about the most complex deployments of the world >> Take your organization to the next level >> Be a champion in your team
  • Take the complete conference material back with you >> Share with your colleagues & peers >> Be a star team member
  • Attend full-day training on Aug 16 >> Re-deliver back in your organization
  • Join 1500+ attendees >> 300+ companies >> Network. Learn. Explore. Be part of the largest gathering of Data & Analytics professionals
  • Breakout sessions, Open-Talks, Chalk-Talks, Group Discussions, Hands-On-Labs, Ask-The-Experts, Scheduled Interactions >> {n} number of ways to gain knowledge.
  • 3 Days >> 7 Tracks >> 30+ Technologies >> 80+ Subjects >> 100+ Speakers >> 200+ Sessions >> 300+ Companies >> 1500+ Attendees >> Need We Say More?

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