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Sep 14, 2015
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Squeezing the Most Out of Row and Page Compression  

Speaker: Andrew J. Kelly SQL Server 2008 brought us the ability to do row- and page-level compression in our databases; however, many people still don't take full advantage of these wonderful features. The most common bottleneck today is physical I/O; SQL Server compression can help in most cases. If you aren't sure how these features work or how to apply them in your environment, this session is for you. We'll discuss in detail how the compression schemes work at both the row and page levels, along with which data types might or might not be able to participate....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

The Efficient DBA: Automating Your Job  

Speaker: Jes Borland As an operational DBA, you have many tasks to perform. You need to ensure that your databases are backed up, consistency checks are run, and performance baselines are created and monitored. How do you accomplish these tasks and still have time to help developers and end users with performance, perform upgrades and migrations, and continuously learn? Automation!...More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Turning Requirements Into a BI Prototype  

Speaker: Stacia Misner Your SQL Server system can support two types of Analysis Services models: multidimensional or tabular. But what if you’ve never implemented them and your company wants to start using BI? Are you wondering how to get started? Regardless of which type of SSAS model you want to use, the best first step is to determine what types of questions your BI solution should answer. Next, determine how to structure your data....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Advanced Web APIs  

Speaker: Sam Nasr The ASP.NET Web API framework allows a single web service to communicate with multiple clients in various formats such as XML and JSON directly over HTTP. The architecture is designed to support applications built with REST, but it doesn't force new applications to use a REST-style architecture. In this session we’ll discuss various ways of creating and consuming Web APIs, different output formats, including BSON, and tools for testing and debugging....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

ASP.NET Quick Wins: 20 Tips and Tricks to Shift Your Application into High Gear  

Speaker: Kevin Griffin Out of the box, ASP.NET can do a lot of amazing things. The tools and framework have grown to make mundane tasks, such as minification, simple to implement. We frequently overlook optimization opportunities if we use the framework only as we were taught. The reality is that a lot of easy tweaks exist to allow ASP.NET to perform at its peak. In this presentation we'll walk through a slew of tweaks used to make ASP.NET perform in the best way possible. You'll leave with a checklist of tasks that will instantly improve the performance of your web application!...More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Communicating with the Internet of Things  

Speaker: G. Andrew Duthie The Internet of Things (IoT) is a frequently heard buzzword lately, and more and more vendors are looking for ways to make money by Internet-enabling their devices. But one of the tricky aspects of IoT is choosing just how these devices, which are often small and low-powered, communicate. Some devices use Wi-Fi, which can be overkill for a device with only simple communication needs, not to mention providing another potential attack surface in your network. Other options include Bluetooth, good old serial communication, or a combination of these options....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Developing Real-Time Dashboards with Power BI APIs  

Speaker: Jen Underwood In this session we'll walk through the Power BI REST APIs to create custom datasets and reports, as well as push data directly from a variety of applications into real-time dashboards. We'll take it one step further to learn how to process streaming data and events with Azure Stream Analytics. Then we'll dive into how to integrate rich analytics into applications with embedding....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Going Mobile with Office 365 APIs  

Speaker: Bill Ayers Office 365 APIs are the key to productivity for mobile information workers, which today means just about all of them. Let's talk about building mobile apps with cross-platform tools such as Visual Studio Tools for Apache Cordova, the Office 365 REST API, and libraries such as ADAL.js. We'll build apps for Windows, Windows Phone, iOS, and Android that use the full breadth of Office 365 and SharePoint, and you'll learn about some JavaScript and SPA frameworks that will give your mobile apps a professional look....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Keynote: JavaScript Next: ES6, ES7, and Beyond  

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Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Securing Your Apps with OAuth2 and OpenID Connect  

Speaker: Roland Guijt In the past you could get by with designing a login screen with a username and login textbox in your app and directly check the credentials in a database. But we're living in the age of (Web) APIs. With modern apps, such as SPAs, just authenticating with the website isn't enough; you also want to connect on behalf of the logged in user in a Web API that's providing data. OpenID Connect is used for authentication in this scenario and OAuth2 for authorization. The duo is the complete solution to this problem....More

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