Friday Five: Pass Summit 2019, Tech Events in Parma, and Exchange 2019!
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Building a Modern Data Warehouse From Different Sources SQL Server and Spark

Oscar Garcia is a Principal Software Architect who resides in South Florida. He is a Microsoft MVP and certified solutions developer with many years of experience building software solutions. He specializes in building cloud solutions using technologies like AWS, Azure, ASP.NET, NodeJS, AngularJS as well as BI projects for data visualization using tools like Power BI, Tableau and JMP. You can follow Oscar on Twitter @ozkary and check out his blog at

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PASS Summit 2019!

Since 1999 Sergio Govoni has been a software developer; in 2000 he got a degree in Computer Science at "Università degli Studi" in Ferrara (Italy). He has worked for over 19 years in Centro Software, a software house that produces the best ERP for manufacturing companies that are export oriented. Now, he manages the Development Product Team and he is constantly involved on several team projects, where he focuses his attention on the architecture and the mission-critical technical details. For the provided help to technical communities and for sharing his own experience, since 2010 he has received the Microsoft Data Platform MVP award. During 2011 he contributed to write the book SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2 ( Follow him on Twitter or read his blogs in Italian and English.


Two tech events in Parma, the city of food

Alessandro has worked in IT since 2000, and started his DBA career in 2005. He is the CTO and co-founder of Engage IT Services S.r.l. where he works as a Team Leader. He manages the development team with a continuous improvement pattern using agile practices. He designed the SQL Server automated deployment in his company using the RedGate tools and Visual Studio Team Services. Thanks to this, he's now Friend Of RedGate. Alessandro is also a teacher for SQL Server and ALM topics and a Translation Community Contributor on the official MS documentation. He is a staff member of He is also the organizer of some Italian online and offline events, like PASS SQL Saturdays and DevOpsHeroes. He's the local organizer of SQL Saturday Parma. He's Certified Disciplined Agile Practitioner. Follow him on Twitter @suxstellino.



Asma Khalid is a Full Stack .Net Expert, Community Speaker & Contributor, TechnicalEvangelist, Technical Writer and Fanatic Explorer. Asma enjoys doodling with technologies and sharing her knowledge with the community. Her core domain is Software Engineering but she also has proficient experience in Developing & Managing IT projects/products. Some of her key skill sets and expertise are Solution Architect, Full Stack .NET Software Engineering, Product Development & Deployment, Project Management, Project Execution and Implementation and Project Monitoring & Evaluation. For international accreditation of her work and expertise, she is the first female from Pakistan to receive Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award one time and the first female from Pakistan to receive C-sharp corner online developer community Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award two times in a row. she has 5+ years of experience as IT professional, freelancer, technical blogger, technical writer and entrepreneur. Follow her on Twitter @Asmak.


Exchange 2019:- Convert distribution group to Shared Mailbox

Based in South Africa, Edward van Biljon's drive and passion is to empower people with knowledge and help them up-skill to the next level. Edward is very active in the community. He is a blogger, trainer and soon to be author. Follow him on Twitter @edwardvbs
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