Microsoft – Sr. FastTrack Azure Engineer
Bradley Ball is a Sr. FastTrack Azure Engineer on the Microsoft CXP Product Group. He is a current Microsoft MVP Reconnect member and former MVP. Bradley spent 8 years working as a Defense contractor for clients such as the U.S. Army and The Executive Office of the President of the United States, was the Data Platform Practice Manager for Pragmatic Works Consulting, and a Sr. Consultant for Microsoft Premier Support for Developers. He has presented at many SQL Saturdays, for PASS SSUG’s across the US from California to Puerto Rico to New Hampshire, SQL Rally, DevConnections, SQLBits 2015, TechReady 24, SQL Live 360 2011-2019, SQL Intersections 2019 – 2021, & the PASS Summit 2011-2015. He wrote Chapter 14 Page & Row Compression for PRO SQL Server 2012 Best Practices and he can be found blogging on http://www.sqlballs.com about anything else that interests him.
Title : FastTrack – Tales from the Field: Azure DevOps Database Projects for Azure Synapse Analytics
We’ve worked with team members from GitHub & Microsoft to develop a process to guide multiple customers to production. In this session a member of the Microsoft Azure FastTrack CXP Product group will enable you to create a DevOps Repo and an ARM template in order to deploy your Dev and QA Environments, next we will start your project in Dev creating a new branch that contains SQL Scripts, Notebooks, Linked Services, a Provisioned SQL and Spark Pools, we will merge branches, create build and release pipelines, and publish those artifacts to our QA environment.