Upcoming Presentation – Boston Business Intelligence User Group

I’m excited to announce that I will be speaking at the July meeting of the virtual Boston Business Intelligence User Group. I’ll be presenting an introductory session on Microsoft Fabric. The session is hosted online so everyone is welcome to join for an evening of learning and networking. The event is free, but please register at the link below to help the organizers with logistics and planning.

I hope to see you there!

Date: Thursday July 20, 2023
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 PM Eastern
Where: Online (Register to receive the link)
Cost: Free!
Registration: Meetup

Introducing Microsoft Fabric: The All-in-One Analytics Solution

The world is awash with data and it is up to data professionals to make sense of it all. Just a few weeks ago Microsoft announced the next generation of analytics at Build: Microsoft Fabric!

Fabric is a complete end-to-end analytics platform bringing together Azure Data Factory, Azure Synapse, and Power BI in a single location and more deeply integrated than ever. It’s built on a SaaS platform which helps deliver innovation more quickly and allowing users to get up and running in seconds. At the core Fabric provides a lake-centric and open data hub using the popular Delta format with built-in security, governance, and compliance throughout. At the edge, Fabric delivers flexibility for data scientists, data warehouse developers, and Power BI users to build and analyze using their unique skill sets.

During this session we will discuss the guiding principles and architecture behind Fabric and show a lot of demos! Whether you’re a data engineer, data scientist, data warehouse developer, or an existing Power BI user, Fabric has something for everyone. You won’t want to miss this session!

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Bradley Schacht

Bradley Schacht is a Principal Program Manager on the Microsoft Fabric product team based in Jacksonville, FL. Bradley is a former consultant, trainer, and has authored 5 SQL Server and Power BI books, most recently the Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide. As a member of the Microsoft Fabric product team, Bradley works directly with customers to solve some of their most complex data problems and helps shape the future of Microsoft Fabric. He frequently presents at community events around the country, is a contributor to sites such as SQLServerCentral.com, and is a member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group (JSSUG).

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Bradley Schacht

Bradley Schacht is a Principal Program Manager on the Microsoft Fabric product team based in Jacksonville, FL. Bradley is a former consultant, trainer, and has authored 5 SQL Server and Power BI books, most recently the Microsoft Power BI Quick Start Guide. As a member of the Microsoft Fabric product team, Bradley works directly with customers to solve some of their most complex data problems and helps shape the future of Microsoft Fabric. He frequently presents at community events around the country, is a contributor to sites such as SQLServerCentral.com, and is a member of the Jacksonville SQL Server User Group (JSSUG).

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