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DATA PLATFORM WEBINARS

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Coming soon

Data Platform Foundation on Azure Cloud

I will give an overview of the major building blocks of Azure Data Platform. You will get a feeling of what services are valuable in what scenarios. 

Some of the questions I plan to cover:

  • What are different storages and when should one use it?
  • What tools can Data Scientists use to build and deploy machine learning models?
  • How much does it cost?
  • How can to automate pipelines and deployment?


22 January 2020

Data Engineering Patterns and Principles

There are patterns for things such as domain-driven design, enterprise architectures, continuous delivery, microservices, and many others.

But where are the data science and data engineering patterns?

Sometimes, data engineering reminds me of cowboy coding - many workarounds, immature technologies and lack of market best practices.

Let's investigate either we can standardize some decisions by applying patterns.


8 December 2019

Introduction to Azure Data Platform

In the video, I present a few learning materials for Azure data professionals:

Hands-on exercises, created by Fabio Braga, where everyone can experiment with Azure Data Factory, Databricks, Synapse Analytics, Cognitive Services and so on.

An extensive slide deck (229 slides), created by James Serra, on how Azure Synapse Analytics fits into the whole Azure Data Platform ecosystem

All Azure data professionals should check out "Cloud Analytics with Microsoft Azure". A very up-to-date book written by Has AlTaiar, Jack Lee and Michael John Peña

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    About the speaker

    Valdas Maksimavičius

    I am a software architect specializing in data analytics and cloud computing with ten years of experience. I have been using Azure Cloud components since 2014.

    For the last four years, I have been leading Data Engineering teams using the latest Azure Data and AI services. I worked on Data Lake and Data Science platform implementations for various sectors in the Nordics.

    I enjoy sharing my lessons learned at conferences and meetups. I am a founder of Vilnius Microsoft Data Platform Meetup and a frequent speaker at IT conferences.

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