Technology Coverage

In this crazy year of online events, conferences are trying to lure the audience by offering anything and everything under the hood. Promises are being made that hundreds of topics will be covered. Reality is far different.

Come DPS 2022 – we are covering what we promise

Data Platform Virtual Summit 2022 will cover the length and breadth of Azure Data, Analytics & AI stack. Yeah, your favorite SQL Server comes under Azure Data & your lovable Power BI comes under Analytics :).

This year we are adding a new “Student Track”, which will feature sessions that will introduce Azure Data & Data Science to the worldwide student community. These are 101 sessions.


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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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


Professional Development track will feature sessions related to career growth, self-awareness, DEI, wellness, presentation skills & more.


Student Track will feature sessions that will introduce Azure Data & Data Science to the worldwide student community. These are 101 sessions.

Technology & Product-Wise, here is the focus at DPS 2022.


Full spectrum of topics will be covered including Performance, Scalability, Deployment, Security, HADR, Tuning, Migrations, Architecture, Administration, New Features, Programming, Containers, Database DevOps & a lot more. Cloud, On-Premise and Hybrid solutions.

Azure SQL
Managed, always up-to-date SQL instance in the cloud

Microsoft Azure Confidential Ledger PREVIEW
Easily use a REST API managed service to store your unstructured metadata in a blockchain structure Developer Tools

Data Factory
Hybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy

Azure SQL Database
Managed, intelligent SQL in the cloud

Azure Database for PostgreSQL
Fully managed, intelligent and scalable PostgreSQL

Azure SQL Managed Instance
Managed, always up-to-date SQL instance in the cloud

Azure Cosmos DB
Fast NoSQL database with open APIs for any scale

Azure Database for MySQL
Fully managed, scalable MySQL Database

SQL Server on Virtual Machines
Host enterprise SQL Server apps in the cloud

Azure Cache for Redis
Accelerate applications with high-throughput, low-latency data caching

Azure Database Migration Service
Simplify on-premises database migration to the cloud

Azure Managed Instance for Apache CassandraR
Cloud Cassandra with flexibility, control and scale

Table Storage
NoSQL key-value store using semi-structured datasets

Azure Database for MariaDB
Managed MariaDB database service for app developers

Azure SQL Edge
Consume Services privately on Azure Platform

Advanced Analytics

From Power BI to the latest Synapse Analytics – there will be extensive coverage of advanced analytics technologies and solutions from Microsoft.

Azure Analysis Services
Enterprise-grade analytics engine as a service

Data Factory
Hybrid data integration at enterprise scale, made easy

Azure Data Lake Storage Gen1
Hyperscale repository for big data analytics workloads

Azure Databricks
Design AI with Apache Spark™-based analytics

Azure Synapse Analytics
Limitless analytics service with unmatched time to insight

Data Lake Analytics
Distributed analytics service which makes big data easy

Provision cloud Hadoop, Spark, R Server, HBase, and Storm clusters

R Server for HDInsight
Predictive analytics, machine learning and statistical modeling for big data

Microsoft Graph Data Connect PREVIEW
A secure, high-throughput connector designed to copy select Microsoft 365 productivity datasets into your Azure tenant

Azure Data Explorer
Fast and highly scalable data exploration service

Azure Data Lake Storage
Massively scalable, secure data lake functionality built on Azure Blob Storage

Azure Data Share
A simple and safe service for sharing big data with external organizations

Azure Stream Analytics
Real-time analytics on fast-moving streaming data

Data Catalog
Get more value from your enterprise data assets

Event Hubs
Receive telemetry from millions of devices

Power BI Embedded
White label Power BI to quickly and easily provide exceptional customer facing dashboards and analytics in your own applications

Azure Purview
A unified data governance solution that maximizes the business value of your data

Azure Chaos Studio PREVIEW
Improve application resilience by introducing faults and simulating outages

AI + Machine Learning

Create the next generation of applications using artificial intelligence capabilities for any developer and any scenario.

Anomaly Detector
Easily add anomaly detection capabilities to your apps

Azure Cognitive Search
Enterprise scale search for app development

Azure Machine Learning
Enterprise-grade machine learning service to build and deploy models faster

Azure Cognitive Services
Deploy high-quality AI models as APIs

Computer Vision
Distill actionable information from images

Custom Vision
Easily customise your own state-of-the-art computer vision models for your unique use case

Face API
Detect, identify, analyse, organise, and tag faces in photos

Azure Immersive Reader
Empower users of all ages and abilities to read and comprehend text

Language Understanding
Teach your apps to understand commands from your users

An AI service that delivers a personalised user experience

QnA Maker
Distill information into conversational, easy-to-navigate answers

Speech to Text
A Speech service feature that accurately converts spoken audio to text

Cognitive Service for Language
Add natural language capabilities with a single API call

Easily conduct machine translation with a simple REST API call

Health Bot
A managed service purpose-built for development of virtual healthcare assistants

Azure Applied AI Services
Specialised services that enable organisations to accelerate time to value in applying AI to solve common scenarios

Azure Bot Service
Build conversational AI experiences for your customers

Azure Databricks
Design AI with Apache Spark™-based analytics

Azure Open Datasets
Cloud platform to host and share curated open datasets to accelerate development of machine learning models

Azure Video Analyser PREVIEW
An AI service for quickly building video analytics solutions

Content Moderator
Automated image, text and video moderation

Data Science Virtual Machines
Rich pre-configured environment for AI development

Azure Form Recogniser
The AI-powered document extraction service that understands your forms

Kinect DK
Build computer vision and speech models using a developer kit with advanced AI sensors

Microsoft Genomics
Power genome sequencing and research insights

Project Bonsai PREVIEW
Create intelligent industrial control systems using simulations

Speaker Recognition
A Speech service feature that verifies and identifies speakers

Speech Translation
Easily integrate real-time speech translation to your app

Text to Speech
A Speech service feature that converts text to lifelike speech

Azure Metrics Advisor
An AI service that monitors metrics and diagnoses issues

Azure Percept PREVIEW
Accelerate edge intelligence from silicon to service

Azure OpenAI Service PREVIEW
Apply advanced language models to a variety of use cases