Microsoft Data Platform User Group Norway

Welcome to Microsoft Data Platform User Group Norway!

PASSChapterLogo.jpgMicrosoft Data Platform User Group Norway (MDPUG Norway, formerly SQL Server User Group Norway) is for for everyone interested in or working with Microsoft Data Platform technologies including SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services & Analysis Services, Information Management (SQL Server Integration Services, Azure Data Factory (ADF) & Data Sync), Power BI, Analytics Platform System, Cortana Analytics Suite, Azure Data Lake, Azure DocumentDB, Azure HDInsight and Hadoop, Spark, & Storm on Azure, Azure Machine Learning, Azure Search, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure SQL Database and Azure Stream Analytics. Our goals are to share knowledge, present new technologies, network and have fun. We welcome everyone from database administrators and developers to business intelligence professionals and students.

Membership is free, join us today!

We are always looking for speakers. Have you worked on an interesting project? Discovered a cool feature? Built an automated framework? Performance tuned the heck out of an application? Scripted all your daily tasks? Join us and share your experiences! We are looking for both Norwegian and English presentations of all levels.

Our meetings are managed via our Meetup group. You can also find Microsoft Data Platform User Group Norway on LinkedIn and you can join us on Twitter by using the hashtag #MDPUGNorway. If you live in Oslo, follow Microsoft Data Platform User Group Oslo on Twitter (@MDPUG_Oslo) and use the hashtag #MDPUGOslo.

Next Meeting

Monday,

December

01

Marco Russo: Inside Power Query

Marco Russo is back in Norway and we are happy to announce that he will present Inside Power Query for SQL Server User Group Norway on Monday December 1st at 18:00 at Teknologihuset!

We will provide food and drinks, so please make sure you register here.

Featured Presentation:

Inside Power Query

Marco Russo, Consultant SQLBI

Power Query is a fundamental component of Microsoft Power BI. It extracts and transforms data from heterogeneous data sources, storing results in Excel and Power Pivot data models. This session shows in detail the features of Power Query. After a description of the architecture, you will see the available connectors, and then the transformations available in the user interface. Finally, you will learn how to implement transformations that are more complex by using the “M” language. The goal of this session is providing technical insights about Power Query, but without requiring a previous experience on this product. However, you will benefit of testing the tool before attending the session, just to be already familiar with the user interface.

About Marco:
Marco is a Business Intelligence consultant and mentor. He wrote several books about Power BI, Analysis Service, and Power Pivot. He also regularly writes articles and white papers that are available on sqlbi.com. Marco is a Microsoft MVP and an SSAS Maestro, the highest level of certification on Microsoft Analysis Services. Today, Marco focuses his time with SQLBI customers, traveling extensively to train and consult on DAX and data modeling for Power BI and Analysis Services. Marco also teaches public classes worldwide. Marco is a regular speaker at international conferences like Microsoft Ignite, PASS Summit, and SQLBits. He also enjoys delivering evening sessions at local user groups during his trips.

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