For Monday, March 11th meetup we welcome Sriharsh Adari, Cloud & BI Architect. He has around 15 years of experience helping customers with setting up Data Platforms. Over the past few years he has been helping customers to migrate on-premise data workloads onto Cloud Data Platforms – Azure, AWS. Sriharsh is passionate about all things related to Data, Big Data and Business Intelligence.

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Title: Modernize Data Platforms with Azure – Data Factory, Data Lake & Stream Analytics

Abstract: Microsoft Azure is becoming one of the most popular public cloud platforms available, and its popularity is only continuing to grow. To date, more than 85pc of Fortune 500 companies are on the Microsoft cloud. Microsoft Azure offers multiple options to modernize your data platform on the cloud. This session will commence with options, approaches and challenges to set up a Cloud based data platform. Attendees of this session will become familiar with the most commonly used data services in Azure, including considerations for making sound decisions when designing a data architecture to support analytics and big data. You will leave this session with an understanding of the benefits, challenges and suggestions for getting started with Azure Data Factory, Data Lake and Stream Analytics technologies.