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Welcome to BIG PASS Community

  • We meet at Del Taco (Corporate) at 25521 Commercentre Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630

Do you have any events to share? If you do, send them to Ted Stathakis.


January 2018 meeting has been canceled, due to presenter being sick. We'll see everyone in February.

 


Mark Your Calendars: An all-day free training is coming to Southern California

Friday, June 17, 2016 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM

SQL Server Launch 2016 Discovery Day - Irvine, CA

Microsoft Technology Centers
3 Park Plaza, Suite 1600
Irvine, CA 92614

PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO REGISTER: Click Here

Next Meeting

Thursday,

February

09

BIG PASS Community Monthly Meeting - Jamey Johnston

  • In-Person @ 25521 Commercentre Dr. Lake Forest, California, United States (map)
  • 18:30 - 20:30 (UTC-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • Language: English

 

We are really looking forward to our next meeting. I hope you are too. If you can make it, please RSVP here.

Agenda

6:30 PM - Networking. Feel free to bring your dinner and join us for some great conversation. 

7:00 PM - Announcements

7:15 PM - Jamey Johnston (Remote)

8:30 PM - Raffle and wrap up

8:45 PM - Networking at Los Cabos Cantina

Abstracts below
 
Please contact Mickey Stuewe if you have any questions.

Featured Presentation:

Code Like a Pirate ... Intro to R and Data Science Tools in MS

Jamey Johnston, Senior Data Scientist

R is the most popular statistics language used today. It is one of the most useful tools in the data scientist's tool belt. It is also integrated into the MS stack in tools like Azure ML, SQL Server and Power BI and can be used to take your data analytics to the next level. Come to this session to get an introduction to the R language including: - Installing and Configuring R and RStudio - RStudio Overview and Debugging - How to Access and Manipulate Data - Install and Manage Packages - Create and Use Variables - Control Flows - Functions - Basic Graphing and Statistical Analysis We will finish with a brief introductions of how R integrates in Azure ML, Power BI and SQL Server 2016 using real demos. The focus of the session will be primarily on the introduction to the R language and getting attendees comfortable with using R to start the journey into Data Science!

About Jamey:
Jamey Johnston is a Senior Data Scientist for a large independent oil and gas company. He currently works on data gathering, cleansing and statistical/predictive modeling using R, Python, and SAS. For the past 20 years, he has worked for Fortune 500 companies architecting successful databases and BI systems, and on Predictive Analytics. He holds a BS in Spatial Analysis from LSU and a Masters of Science in Analytics from Texas A&M. He is active in his local SQL Pass chapter in Houston, speaking and volunteering at SQL Saturdays. He is an MS Data Platform MVP.

Upcoming Speakers

Jan 2018 - Ryan Adams - CANCELED

Feb 2018 - TBD

Mar 2018 - TBD

Apr 2018 - TBD

May 2018 - TBD

If you would like to speak for us, please contact the chapter leader, Ted Stathakis.

 

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