Join Asia’s Largest Data & Analytics Conference

17-19 August, 2017, NIMHANS Convention Centre, Bangalore

Pre-Conference Seminars (16 August, 2017)

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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.

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DPS 2017 Key Highlights

  • 3-Day Conference in Bangalore, India – Aug 17, 18, & 19, 2017
  • 6 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

Technology Coverage at #DPS2017

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Data Platform Summit 2017 - Analytics
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Data Platform Summit 2017-Programming
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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.
  • 6 parallel full-day class-room training from 6 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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Our Key Note Speakers


SSGAS 2016 audience was mesmerized by Dr. Joseph Sirosh, Microsoft Corp VP of Data Group. His “connected cows” keynote was an instant hit with the attendees. At SSGAS 2015, T.K. “Ranga” Rengarajan, Microsoft Corp VP,  delivered a mind-boggling keynote, demonstrating how data platform can be modernized.

Watch out for this space for DPS 2017 Keynote Speaker announcement.

Breakout Session Speaker Announcements (as it happens)


50+ international speakers/Data experts at SSGAS 2015.

70+ international speakers/ Data experts at SSGAS 2016.

Industry experts from 16+ countries, SQL Product Team Members from Microsoft (Redmond), SQL CAT Team, SQL Tiger Team, Microsoft India Team, Global Black Belt Team, Data Scientists & many other veterans from the data & analytics field, delivered intriguing sessions at the previous two editions of the summit. DPS 2017 will see even a greater, star-studded line up of world-class experts.

Speaker announcements will start rolling from April 2017.

Pre-Conference Seminars (August 16)

Full-Day Classroom Training on 6 Key Technology Tracks by 6 Global Data Experts

Pre-Conference Seminars (Pre-Cons) are full-day, focused, deep-dive, classroom training aligned to DPS 2017 tracks. There will be 6 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. It is highly recommended that every DPS delegate chooses a pre-con that matches his/her profile & project needs.

 Pre-conference seminars will be based on DPS 2017 technology tracks.DPS 2017 Pre-Conference Seminar topics will be announced by April 2017.

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SSGAS 2016 Pre-con Seminar topics/details
SSGAS 2015 Pre-con Seminar topics/details

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,

Data Platform Summit 2017

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SSGAS 2015

SSGAS 2016

DPS 2017

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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Our Esteemed Sponsors, Exhibitors & Partners

We are extremely grateful to our SSGAS 2015 sponsors & SSGAS 2016 sponsors, exhibitors & partners. International conferences of this scale are not possible without their support. Special thanks to Microsoft, Redgate, eDominer, HP, ScaleArc, Sandisk, Melissa Data, S&P Capital, CloudFront, Peopleware India & SQLMaestros. DPS 2017 Sponsors will be announced soon!


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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