Meet the SQL team at Microsoft Ignite 2019

The Azure SQL (@azuresqldb) and SQL Server (@sqlserver) Engineering teams represented by Ajay Jagannathan, Alain Dormehl, Alan Yu, Amit Banerjee, Anna Hoffman, Asad Khan, Borko Novakovic, Brian Carrig, Buck Woody, Dinakar Nethi, Jakub Szymaszek, Joachim Hammer, Kevin Farlee, Mihaela Blendea, Mine Tokus, Nellie Gustafsson, Ninar Nuemah, Rony Chatterjee, Sourabh Agarwal, Travis Wright, Umachandar Jayachandran, Jared Moore, and Vin Yu will be presenting at Microsoft Ignite 2019 in Orlando, FL Nov 3-8, 2019.


The team will present several sessions and share the cool new innovations in SQL to help you with your modernization journey. We will also share stories from several customers that have successfully deployed and are running their mission critical workloads on Azure SQL and SQL Server 2019. Stop by our booth and attend our sessions to learn as well as to interact with the team to share feedback and get your questions answered.


If you aren’t able to attend in person, you can tune in to Microsoft Ignite Live and access live streams for many of the sessions, as well as interviews (e.g. one with Rohan Kumar on Nov 4 at 4:30 PM) and other programs specifically for the Microsoft Ignite Live stage.


Here is a list of sessions that the team will be presenting:

Date Code Title Speakers
3-Nov PRE05 Modernizing your Database with SQL Alain Dormehl, Anna Hoffman
3-Nov PRE06 Microsoft SQL Server 2019 and big data clusters Buck Woody
4-Nov THR2128 Deploy SQL Server 2019 big data cluster using Azure Data Studio Dinakar Nethi
4-Nov BRK2009 Azure SQL Database Edge: Overview Sourabh Agarwal, Amit Banerjee
5-Nov THR2148 What’s new in Azure Data Studio Notebooks Alan Yu
5-Nov THR2299 SQL across infrastructures, your options with Travis Wright Travis Wright
5-Nov BRK2006 SQL Server from ground to the cloud Asad Khan
5-Nov BRK3020 Mission critical performance with SQL Server 2019 Kevin Farlee, Amit Banerjee
6-Nov BRK2007 Running upgrades for mission critical SQL Server Brian Carrig, Sourabh Agarwal
6-Nov BRK2008 SQL Server in Azure Virtual Machine reimagined Mine Tokus
6-Nov BRK2010 Azure SQL Database Managed Instance: A fully managed SQL Server in the cloud Borko Novakovic, Ajay Jagannathan
6-Nov BRK2011 Azure SQL Database serverless: Providing autoscaling and optimized price-performance for your database workloads Ajay Jagannathan
6-Nov BRK3021 Data virtualization with PolyBase in SQL Server 2019 Umachandar Jayachandran
6-Nov BRK3025 Setting a new paradigm on hybrid data management Travis Wright
7-Nov THR1077 Simplified Azure SQL Deployment and Management in the Azure Portal Ninar Nuemah
7-Nov THR2280 Meet SQL Server 2019 Buck Woody
7-Nov BRK2012 What’s new in security for Azure SQL Jakub Szymaszek
7-Nov BRK3022 SQL Server 2019 big data clusters: Architecture, deployment, and security Buck Woody, Mihaela Blendea
7-Nov BRK3023 Machine learning and AI with SQL Server 2019 big data clusters Buck Woody, Nellie Gustafsson
7-Nov BRK3027 Azure SQL Database: Maximizing cloud performance and availability Ajay Jagannathan
7-Nov BRK3028 Best, better, Hyperscale: The last database you will ever need in the cloud Alain Dormehl, Jared Moore
7-Nov BRK3049 SQL Server Machine Learning Platform Rony Chatterjee
7-Nov WRK2000 SQL Server modernization Kevin Farlee, Vin Yu
8-Nov BRK2013 Raising the bar again for Azure SQL Database with Centrally Managed Encryption Joachim Hammer, Jakub Szymaszek
8-Nov BRK3024 SQL Server 2019 on containers and Kubernetes Vin Yu

Several members from the greater Engineering team (from Ground to Cloud!) will be present as well, see the session catalog to find them all.


See you soon!

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