ASF 019: Simon Whiteley interview


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How many bicycles he has got at home and where was the destination of last year of a 400 km trip?
Which tool among Azure is the closest to his soul?
What exactly is hiding behind the term "Modern Data Warehouse"?
When Azure Data Factory (Mapping) Data Flow will be publicly available?
Also, we will try to answer the fundamental question: is the SSIS dead or alive?
Find out the answers on these questions and much, much more.
As Chief Cloud Architect with Adatis Consulting, Simon Whiteley has been working with the Microsoft BI Stack for a decade, starting off building traditional warehouses with SSIS and SSAS but bringing in alternative technologies where needed. Most recently, he has turned his head to the clouds, advocating new methods of getting insight to the right people. Whether it's automating file ingestion into Azure Data Lakes, applying massive compute via SQLDW & Data Lake Analytics, or simply shifting your current SSIS packages into the cloud, he can help.
Big believer in the wider data community - Regularly present on cloud analytics architectures and runs the SQL Surrey PASS chapter & co-organises the London PASS Chapter. Simon is a strong advocate of the use of modern development practices in the SQL World.
Data Geek, Cloud Herder, Speaker, Cyclist, Microsoft Data Platform MVP and general Tech-Nerd.
This talk has taken place after London SQL Server User Group meeting in London (UK), CodeNode on 29th January 2019 (Tuesday).
Interviewer: Kamil Nowinski.

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