Microsoft Ignite 2020 is launching as a free, 48-hour digital event this year (shifting from a week-long, in-person event as it had been in the past). With Ignite going all-digital, it now will now be split into two global events, the first is September 22-24 and the second in early 2021.
With registration now open, I encourage you to register to connect with the Azure SQL/ SQL Server experts as well as other technology professionals from around the world. Sessions will be delivered in 3 time zones (Americas, Asia, Europe) so you’ll have an opportunity to learn from your favorite speakers no matter where you are in the world!
More details about the events, including session times/dates are being updated online as it gets closer to show time, but below I've listed the sessions you can expect from the Azure Data team:
Rap with Rohan
Join Rohan Kumar, Corporate Vice President of Azure Data Engineering, for his "ask me anything" session covering all things Data & AI. Interview with Anna Hoffman.
Speakers: Rohan Kumar, Anna Hoffman
Deep dive in Azure SQL: What to use when and updates from the Product Group
Come learn about the latest capabilities in the Azure SQL family (VM, SQL Managed Instance, SQL Database) in the past year, along with the latest "game changers" that Azure SQL brings to the table for organizations, including hyperscale, serverless, intelligence, and more.
Speaker: Ajay Jagannathan
Enjoy 3 Digital Breakouts
Attend “Ask the Experts” after you virtually attending digital breakouts. You can connect with product teams, feature teams, community experts, and advocacy teams directly and get your questions answered live!
Migrate, Modernize .NET applications on Azure
Learn how to modernize .NET Framework Apps, by migrating to App Service or porting to .NET core on Azure. We’ll cover the latest product updates, new options for networking, and increased performance.
Speaker: Venkata Raj Pochiraju
Building a Hybrid data platform with Azure Arc enabled data services
Azure Arc extends Azure's management services and other Azure data services like Azure SQL Managed Instance and PostgreSQL Hyperscale to run anywhere - on your on-premises datacenter, on the edge, or even on other public clouds. This session will update you on the latest hybrid innovations on data with Azure Arc enabled data services.
Speaker: Travis Wright
Running real-time data analytics on the edge with Azure SQL Edge
Azure SQL Edge has taken the same SQL database engine you already know, and optimized it for the Edge and IoT Workloads. With a small resource footprint and built-in capabilities, like data streaming, time series, and Machine Learning discover how Microsoft is creating the ability to “develop once, deploy anywhere” with its database offering at the Edge. This session explores popular customer implementations with Azure SQL Edge, along with new product features for the Intelligent Edge.
Speaker: Vasiya Krishnan
Looking forward to seeing you there! Tweet us at @AzureSQL for sessions you are most excited about.