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PASS Summit is back! Looks inside the 2016 edition #Summit16

The PASS Summit is back! This year, the most important event around the world for Microsoft Data Platform will be held again in Seattle (WA) from 25 to 28 October 2016 and it will be preceded from two pre-conference days from 24 to 25 October 2016.

I wrote "the most important event around the world" because numbers of PASS Summit 2015 are self explanatory! Last year 5,000 data-geeks have attended the PASS Summit which has become the landmark event for the entire Microsoft Data Platform. Take a look at numbers of the year 2015, that are shown in the following pictures, they are really impressive, aren't they?

Every year more and more IT Professionals, Technicians, Analysts and Data Scientists consider this event as a unique opportunity to: connect to other people that have the same passion you have, share your experience and the problems you face for your job and learn more and more about the Microsoft Data Platform for choose the best technology to win the challenges of the market.

Don't forget that you also have the opportunity to meet and talk to people like Conor Cunningham (one of the principal architect of the relational Engine of SQL Server and SQL Azure), David DeWitt (one of the biggest expert of Parallel Databases), Bob Ward (Chief Technology Officer Microsoft CSS) and Mark Souza (General Manager in the Microsoft Data Platform Group). Are you thinking that people are too busy for a talk with you? Nobody of these big names walks away if you try to meet and talk them!

If you are undecided about the contents provided at the PASS Summit, you can watch the sessions of the previous year on PASS TV and you will touch with your hands the quality of the sessions provided at PASS Summit!

  • PASS Summit 2015 – Day 1
  • PASS Summit 2015 – Keynote Day2 (David DeWitt and Rimma Nehme)
  • PASS Summit 2015 – Day 2
  • PASS Summit 2015 – Day 3 

Are you a beginner or a "first timers" at PASS Summit? Don't worry there are lots of sessions of 100 and 200 levels and you can count on the "First Timers Guidebook" that it will arrive soon!

What kind of sessions can you expect to see at the PASS Summit 2016? Find it out from September 07 to 08, 2016 at the 24 Hours of PASS: Summit 2016 Preview Edition, register now at this link, thanks to the sponsors, the 24 Hours of PASS is presented at no cost! This edition of 24 Hours of PASS wants to be a sneak taste of what you can expect from PASS Summit 2016.

You can find all information you need on PASS Summit 2016 website and for your convenience, here some useful links:

See you there!

Published Wednesday, August 31, 2016 1:45 PM by Sergio Govoni

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