Speaking events

27th Oct. 2020 – Guest Lecturer at Rotterdam University, the Netherlands

Topic: Cloud Data Warehousing using Snowflake as a reference architecture

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22nd Sept. 2020 – Data Modelling Meetup – Munich

Optimizing Data Vault architecture on the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform

https://www.meetup.com/Data-Modeling-DM3/events/271981085/

Data Vault is a modern, agile approach to building an enterprise data warehouse and analytics repository. It provides auditable, historical data which can be loaded at speed. Kent Graziano a.k.a. “The Data Warrior” published a series of blog posts detailing how to optimize Data Vault architecture on the Snowflake Cloud Data Platform. This talk will follow in those footsteps using worked examples and demos covering parallel data loading & separation of workloads, key management, and managing big data to support schema-on-read.

26th May 2020 – Snowflake and Power BI

Dan Galavan: Power BI and Snowflake elastic cloud data warehouse on Azure

Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 11:00 AM

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Synopsis In this session as a part of a guided tour we will look at the architectural principles of the Snowflake data warehouse, the enhanced Power BI Snowflake connector, and see both Power BI and Snowflake in action. Snowflake is a modern data platform built for the cloud. Snowflake’s cloud data platform supports a multi-cloud strategy, near-zer…

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“In honor of Kevin Bacon” The skinny on Graph Databases

Recently I gave an interview on Graph databases to Great Data Minds’s Mike Lampa and Kalia Garrido. Areas covered included an introduction to Graph databases, use cases, anti-patterns, the hype, and what have they got to do with Kevin Bacon?

“In Honor of Kevin Bacon” the Skinny on Graph Databases

 

21st November 2019 – Zero to Snowflake 

Will deliver a hands-on crash course on how the only data warehouse built for the cloud offers instant elasticity, secure data sharing, per-second pricing and many other features to enable the data-driven enterprise on behalf of Sonra.

 

5th November 2019 – Technical University Dublin

Delivered two lectures to Computer Science Masters students on behalf of Sonra giving an introduction to cloud data warehousing using Snowflake DWaaS as a reference platform on behalf of Sonra.

 

17th October 2019 – Webinar: a 360° view of the patient primary care journey on Snowflake DWaaS

A recording of the Webinar is available here.

 

1st October 2019 – Changing the game with Cloud Data Warehousing

A 360° view of the patient primary care journey on Snowflake DWaaS on behalf of Sonra

 

29th June 2019 – SQL Saturday Cork, University College Cork

Azure Data Factory & Data Vault datawarehousing

 

19th June 2019 – 23rd TDWI Roundtable, Hannover

Deploying a Data Vault on a Snowflake elastic cloud data warehouse. 

11th April 2019 – SQL User Group – Belfast

Azure Data Factory orchestration of a Data Vault data warehouse

 

9th April 2019 – Data for Breakfast – Dublin – Snowflake cloud datawarehousing  

Snowflake cloud datawarehouse case study on behalf of Sonra

 

20th February 2019 – SQL User group – Cork

Using Azure Data Factory for data integration with a Data Vault data warehouse

 

7th February 2019 – Building a realtime cloud data warehouse in 4 simple steps – Dublin

Including DataVault, Snowflake Elastic Cloud Data Warehouse, Fivetran Data Pipeline, and Knowledge Graphs

 

9th-Jun-2018 – SQL Saturday Cork – Enterprise Data Warehousing – the Data Architectural perspective

24th-Feb-2018 – SQL Bits 2018, London, UK – Lightning Talk – Graph Database in Azure DB and SQL Server 2017

5th- Dec-2017 –Dublin SQL Server User Group – Christmas 2017 Lightning Talks – Graph Database in Azure DB and SQL Server 2017

6th-Dec-2016 – Dublin SQL Server User Group – Christmas Lightning Talks Extravaganza – SQL Server and Data Lineage

06-Sept-2016 – Dublin SQL Server User Group – MS SQL Server Master Data services 2016

18-Jun-2016 – SQL Saturday 501 DublinMS SQL Server Master Data services 2016 – how far can it take your business?

07-May-2016 – SQL Bits 2016, Liverpool – Master Data Services Lightning Talk

08-Dec-2015 – Dublin SQL Server User Group – MS SQL Server Master Data Services 2016 – Entity Synchronization

Speaking at the Microsoft SQL Server PASS World Summit

29-Oct-2015 – SQL Server World Summit, Seattle – Master Data Services – How far can it take your business?

18-Sep-2015 – Dublin SQL Server User Group – MS SQL Server Master Data Services – How far can it take your business?

21-May-2015 – Belfast SQL Server User Group – MS SQL Server Master Data Services – How far can it take your business?

09-Dec-2014 – Dublin SQL Ireland User Group – Master Data Services Whistle-stop Tour

25-Sep-2014 – Irish Computer Society/IASA – Mining Bitcoins or Business Automation – Which is More Profitable?