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Welcome to BIG PASS Community

  • We meet at the Del Taco Headquarters in their training room on the ground floor  |  25521 Commercentre Dr, Lake Forest, CA 92630 
  • We start mingling around 6:30, start the presentation at 7:00 and head to Los Cabos Cantina for drinks around 8:30

March 8th

Anday Nakamura will be presenting: A Beginners Adventure into Reporting Services 2017 and PowerBI Reporting

April 12th

No Meeting as SQLSaturday Orange County at Golden West College in Huntington Beach is 2 days later on the 14th.  Check out the Pre-Cons on the 13th!

May 10th

Speaker and Topic to be announced soon.


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


 

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

March 2018 - Andy Nakamura   |  SSRS 2017 and PowerBI

April 2018  - SQLSaturday on the 14th and pre-cons on the 13th

May 2018 - One of our SQLSaturday 2018 speakers!

June 2018 - You?!

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

 

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