19 julio 2012

Puerto Rico PASS Monthly Session–July

When: 2012/07/26 @ 6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Where:  Microsoft Puerto Rico, Guaynabo, PR 0068
Cost: Free
More information: http://www.prpass.org/calendar/

 

SESSION TOPICS:

Look who’s Blocking
Level: 200 (Intermediate)
Audience: IT Professionals / DBAs

Have you ever faced the situation of trying to retrieve some data and the query keeps waiting on. Why this simple query is taking so long? There is a good chance that you are encountering locking/blocking problems. In this session, we will demonstrate how to recognize, diagnose and troubleshoot common locking and blocking scenarios. We will discuss transactions basics, lock types, escalation, and the infamous deadlock, among others.

 

Speaker: Jose L. Rivera
Abarca Health

Jose Luis has over 9 years of experience developing Data Analytics, Data Warehousing and Business Intelligence solutions using SQL Server technologies, among others. In addition, he shares his knowledge and perspectives on database technologies as PRPASS Community Leader and college professor. He holds the MCTIP in Database Administration, Database Development and Business Intelligence for SQL Server 2008.

 

Some Ideas to Keep in Mind while Designing your Dashboards
Level: 100 (Begginer)
Audience: BI Developers / Information Workers

As part of the new PRPASS’ Executive Series and Soft Skills Development, in this session we will discuss some important ideas and recommendations for effective visualizations and dashboard design according to Stephen Few, a recognized author and thought leader in the field of Business Intelligence. We will show suggestions about what to do and NOT to do while designing a dashboard.
Important note: This session will be totally focused on design and best practices, not in the development or implementation.

 

Speaker: Edwin Torres
Nagnoi, Inc.

Edwin Torres is a Business Intelligence Consultant at Nagnoi. Mr. Torres has been involved in Business Intelligence projects for more than 5 years, covering different industries or verticals such as tourism and healthcare among others. He is also founder of Mi Windows Blog (www.miwindowsblog.com), one of the most important blogs in Latinamerica and Spain wich covers topics around Windows Phone and Windows 8.

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