Exciting times. A new breed of SQL Community Leaders are getting things more aggressive than ever before. Yes, their passion & commitment is superb. Who are these new rockstars? Well, wait for a few more days – I need to write another blog post for it. But for the time being, here are the upcoming free learning events for you. Many webinars! Yay, wherever you are, learning continues. And if you are in Bangalore on April 23, do not miss the full day Data Platform Day. 6 SQL rock stars are coming to share their experience and expertise with you. Here are the details.

Here are the free upcoming events for you to attend:

By Event Title Event Type Date Time Where Topic Speaker Register
SQLMaestros SQL Special Webinar (Free) Online Free Webinar April 20 3 pm to 4 pm IST Online Data Cleansing in SSIS Ahmad Osama Click Here
SSG Data Platform Day Full Day, Free In-Person Event April 23 9 am to 5 pm IST Microsoft Bangalore 6 sessions 6 speakers Click Here
SQLMaestros SQL Special Webinar (Free) Online Free Webinar April 27 3 pm to 4 pm IST Online Concurrency Problems in SQL Server Amit Bansal Click Here
SSG SSG Webinar (Free) Online Free Webinar May 4 3 pm to 4 pm IST Online Real-Time Operational Analytics in SQL Server 2016 Manohar Punna Click Here


Register ASAP and block your seat first. Then, forward this blog post to your friends and colleagues and encourage them to attend! These are free community events!

Phew! The SQLMaestros and the SQLServerGeeks team is working hard to touch every part of India, it cannot get better than this!

Also there are some awesome blog posts from the community which you should read. These folks are penning down things faster than one can read :)

Latest Blog Posts
Professional Development Blog Posts Technical Blog Posts
The More You Learn, The More You Earn by Avanish Panchal SQL Server 2016 Security – Row-Level Security (RLS) by Avanish Panchal
Expand Your Horizon- Be a Hero at Your Work by Manohar Punna SQL Server 2016 – New SERVERPROPERTY properties by Prince Rastogi
Comparing Apples to Oranges by Amit Bansal SQL Server Database Mail – It’s vaster than you think by Yogeshwar Phull


What’s keeping me busy?

Well, SQL Server Performance Tuning Master Class in Hyderabad is just few days away starting on May 9. Just 2 seats left for Hyderabad class. This is my favorite class and I really looking forward to it, yet again. In HYD, this will be the 3rd edition. 5 days of rigorous expert level content awaits the attendees :) – The same class also happens in Gurgaon & Bangalore in the month of May. Click here to learn more.

What’s Up with SQLServerGeeks Annual Sumit 2016?

International SQL super stars like Grant Fritchey, Andreas Wolter, Tomer Weisberg, Jen Stirrup, Denny Cherry, Joey D Antoni, Satya and announced. Manohar Punna (SSG President) is sitting on a pile of speaker announcement blogs and he is testing the community’s patience. Manu, are you reading this? Yes, 25 speakers are confirmed and he has announced only 7 till now. :(

Check Out the current announced speakers. Yes, It’s once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from them. At SSGAS 2016, learning & interacting with industry leaders and Microsoft SQL Team is priceless.

Last but not the least, immediately after this blog is posted, we will announce the pre-cons. Hurray !!!

Amit Bansal (SQL MCM, SQL MVP)
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