SQL Server, Power BI, Azure SQL, Azure Data Stack, Synapse, AI/ML, Analytics. Your favorite subjects, your favorite speakers.
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Data Platform Virtual Summit 2020

Summit: Dec 2, 3 AM UTC to Dec 5, 3 AM UTC (Non-Stop. 72 hours.)
Training Class: Pre-Cons (Nov 30 & Dec 1). Post-Cons (Dec 7 & 8).

Welcome. DPS 2020 ran round-the-clock, covered all time zones. With 30+ Training Classes, 200+ Breakout Sessions, 170+ World’s Best Educators, 48 hours of Pre-Cons, 48 hours of Post-Cons & 72 hours of non-stop conference sessions – DPS 2020 is the largest online learning event on Microsoft Azure Data, Analytics & Artificial Intelligence. Attend LIVE & get the recordings at no extra cost – TRUE VALUE. Training Classes & the conference is minimally priced for the community, yet, last twelve hours of the conference is free for anyone & everyone to join. Can you ask for more?

Welcome To The Virtual Convention Center of DPS 2020

Why Should You Join DPS 2020?

Learn About Pricing

Step 1

Explore DPS 2020, right here. Technology Tracks, Speakers & more.

Step 2

Pick your Training Class. Choose from 29 options - Pre-Cons & Post-Cons.

Step 3

Explore the Breakout Sessions. Check out our Speakers.

Step 4

Grab your 50% discount code. DPS50.

Step 5

Book your seat. Add your classes to the cart, or the summit, or both.

Step 6

Be a winner. Join Us.

The Summit - What Do You Get?

200+ Breakout Sessions. LIVE Attendance. 12 month on-demand access. Keynote. Networking Lounge. Access to Microsoft Engineers & Subject Matter Experts. Moderated chats. Access to Expo Hall. Raffles, fun & more. All of this, round-the-clock, 72 hours, non-stop.

Training Classes - What Do You Get?

8-hour Class. Deep Dive Content. Exclusive Material. Live Attendance + Class Recordings. 12 month on-demand access. LIVE voice based Q&A with the Trainer.

How Much Are You Paying?

In less than 300 USD, you can book the summit & choose a Training Class for yourself. And get the recordings for both. No conference has ever done that. DPS 2020, as people say, is ridiculously low-priced, so go ahead, STEAL IT.

Azure Data, Analytics & AI

DPS will focus on Microsoft Azure Data Platform, Artificial Intelligence & Advanced Analytics. Here is your golden opportunity to learn directly from Microsoft Azure Data, Power BI, AI & SQL Server Product Group Team Members, MVPs, MCMs & Industry Veterans. 7 Key Technology Tracks, 100+ Global Subject Matter Experts & Industry leaders, 110+ Countries, 200+ Sessions, 450+ Companies, 2000+ Attendees, 90+ Subjects & 30+ Technologies.

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Round-The-Clock, Non-Stop.

Pre-Con Classes: Nov 30 & Dec 1. Conference: Dec 2, 3 & 4 (72 hours Non-Stop). Post-Con Classes: Dec 7 & 8.

Top Four Reasons To Attend DPS 2020

DPS @ Your Home

DPS comes to you. At your home, at your office – wherever you are. A truly virtual and global event which will run round-the-clock. Grab it!

Take Home 100% Content

You get access to all the recordings. On-demand. conference, as well as training classes (Pre-Cons & Post-Cons). Play, Pause, Rewind, Play – Steal it!

World’s Best @ DPS

Think of your favorite speakers – they are here. Microsoft Product Group Members, MVPs, MCMs, Industry Leaders, Practice Heads – Love it!

Unbelievable Pricing

Summit – just US$ 249 US$ 124.5. Training Classes – just US$ 349 US$ 174.5. 50% OFF straightaway. Get recordings too at no extra cost. Book Now. BEAT IT!


The Leaders, Experts, Industry-Veterans, Product Makers, MVPs, MCMs & Most Importantly, Community Champions. (more stalwarts coming soon)

Data Platform Virtual Summit 2020

Virtual Training Classes of DPS 2020

8 hours, demo-based, deep-dive, 29 virtual classroom training by global data & analytics experts

Pre-Conference Trainings (Pre-Cons) on Nov 30 & Dec 1. Post-Conference Trainings (Post-Cons) on Dec 7 & 8. Pre-Cons & Post-Cons are 8 hours, focused, deep-dive, demo-packed virtual classroom training sessions aligned to DPS 2020 tracks. DPS 2020 will have 16 Pre-Cons & 16 Post-Cons. Each class will run for eight hours, four and a half hours each day (with 30 mins break in between), for two consecutive days. Just like the summit, Pre-Cons & Post-Cons will also run round-the-clock, non-stop. There will be four batches spread across four different time zones. Each batch will have four parallel classes. A total of 16 Pre-Cons & 16 Post-Cons.

Each Training Class is designed to offer intermediate & advanced-level training on a specific topic/subject. It also helps in developing your skills and gaining further knowledge beyond the summit content. Apart from attending LIVE classes, you get on-demand access to class recordings, exclusive content along with a participation certificate. It is a STEAL, grab it! Pro-Tip: You can register for multiple pre-cons and post-cons even if you are not able to attend them – no worries, you get the recordings!

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Technology Coverage at DPS 2020


Architecture track will feature sessions related to architecting solutions & deployments around SQL Server, Azure SQL Family, Hybrid models, Linux, Containers, Kubernetes, HADR, Internals & a lot more.


Business Intelligence & Advanced Analytics track will feature sessions related to Azure Synapse Analytics, Power Platform, Analysis Services, SSIS, SSRS, Azure Data Factory, Azure Stream Analytics, R services, Azure Databricks, HDInsight, Data Lake Storage, Power BI Embedded & more.


Data Administration track will feature sessions related to SQL Server, Azure SQL Family, SQL on Linux & Containers, Kubernetes, HADR, Performance Optimization, Query Tuning, Automation, Security & Auditing, Storage, Internals, SQL OS, Relational Engine, Data Modelling, Power Shell, Database Migration, Installation & Configuration & a lot more.


Database Science track will feature sessions related to ML Algorithms, Azure Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Services, Bot Services, R, Python, Cognitive Search, Databricks, Custom Vision, Speech, Q&A Maker, Deep Learning, Neural Network, Text Analytics & more.


Database Development track will feature sessions related to application & database development against Azure SQL Family including SQL Server & Azure SQL, T-SQL Querying, Programming & Tuning, Python, JSON, XML, R, Ruby, C#, .NET EF, PHP & a lot more.


Industry Solution track will feature sessions related to Data/Analytics/AI solutioning for different industries and verticals like BFSI, Manufacturing, Retail, E-Commerce, Healthcare, Utility, Energy, Hospitality & more.

Delegates at DPS 2020

Who Should Attend

Cloud Solution Architects

Data Engineers & Consultants

Database Administrators & Developers

DevOps Specialists

Business Intelligence Professionals

Big Data Professionals

Solutions Architects

Data Scientists

Database Managers & Team Leaders

Technical Leads

Business Analysts

CTOs/CIOs/IT Directors

Project Managers/Leads

Why Should You Attend

On-Demand access to all sessions. Absolutely complementary, for the whole year!

Learn directly from the makers. Access to Azure Data Engineering Teams

Network & learn from industry experts & the largest gathering of MCMs & MVPs

Microsoft Product Team Members from Azure SQL, AI, Power BI, SQL Server will deliver top-notch & latest sessions

A unique online networking experience. Virtual chat rooms to foster technology discussions

Interactive Learning with Chalk-Talks & Open-Talks, scheduled interactions with speakers & panel discussions.

Get real-time project solutions from Microsoft Program Managers, Product Team Members, Premier Field Engineers, Escalation Engineers & Data Architects.

Key Highlights

You can register for multiple training classes (pre-cons & post-cons) even if you cannot attend them. You get the class recordings.

Parallel sessions will be going on round-the-clock from Dec 2, 9 am IST to Dec 4, 5 pm EST. Non-stop learning. Attend whatever you can in your time zone from the convenience of your home or office. Get on-demand access to the rest of the content. Free. Only for registered delegates.

The largest online gathering of Microsoft Certified Masters & Microsoft Most Valued Professional awardees

DPS pass prices are extremely community-friendly. True ROI.

Learning methodologies include Breakout Sessions, Open-Talks, Chalk-Talks, Panel-Discussions, Ask-The-Experts, Technical Round Tables – all online in a never-seen-before experience.


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Your ROI From DPS 2020

LIVE + On-demand access to session recordings at no extra cost

Deep-Dive Insights from Microsoft Product Group Engineers

Download complete conference material including decks, demos, etc

Real-World training from MVPs, MCMs & Industry Experts

LIVE + On-demand access to recorded training class (Pre-Cons & Post-Cons) at no extra cost

Case Studies from Microsoft Customers & Partners – Notes from the field

Breakout Sessions, Open-Talks, Chalk-Talks, Technical Round Tables, Ask-The-Experts, Virtual Chat Rooms, Panel Discussions – Multiple ways of learning & networking

Oh! You were not able to attend? No worries, you have the recordings :)