Delta Lake as an Alternative to the Modern Data Warehouse

We have a mid day event arranged by the Victoria SQL Server User group. Like us, they are members of the PNW Data Community bringing you a virtual meeting option while we can’t meet in person.

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Thursday March 25th @ Noon

The meeting is hosted via Microsoft Teams. In order to encourage questions during the presentation, we want people to use the raise hands option in Teams. Please be mindful of the other attendees!

Meeting host: Victoria SQL Server User Group

Schedule (may be fluid):
noon – Announcements, etc
12:10pm – Presentation

Session: Delta Lake as an Alternative to the Modern Data Warehouse

This talk will cover Azure Databricks. Dmitry wants to share knowledge about Databricks. He is building delta lake and adopting new technology. There is a paradigm shift from SQL Data Warehouse to Python/Scala/SQL hybrid model on top of delta lake. Dmitry will go through his findings and help you better understand the pros and cons of technology against modern cloud data warehouse platforms like Synapse Analytics, Redshift, Snowflake, and so on. He also will give a demo for the product and share step by step guide of the delta lake building process.

Speaker Bio: Dmitry Anoshin

Dmitry is an Analytics and Data Engineer Leader with 10+ years of experience working in Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse & Data Integration, BigData, Cloud, and ML space across North America and Europe.

Dmitry leads Data Engineering initiatives, works on a petabyte size data platform built using cloud and big data technologies for supporting machine learning experiments, data science models, business intelligence reporting, and data exchange with internal and external partners. He also handles privacy compliance and security-critical data sets.

Apart from work, Dmitry teaches a Cloud Computing course at the University of Victoria, mentors high school students at CS faculty, and volunteers his time for coaching people with analytics engineering skills in the CIS region. Moreover, he is the author of analytics books and speaker at data related conferences and user groups.

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