OC SQL Data Platform


Orange County Data Platform Community

We have found a NEW HOME!  Again!
Special thanks goes to Michellea David for hosting us at her new building at 220 Commerce in Irvine, CA.

  • 6:30 > Networking and pizza
  • 7:00 > Presentations
  • 8:30 > Drinks at a nearby watering hole for additional networking and shop talk

Mechanics Bank
220 Commerce
Irvine, CA 92602

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Next Meeting




BIG PASS Community Monthly Meeting

  • In-Person @ 6256 Greenwich Dr. San Diego, California, United States (map)
  • 17:00 - 19:00 Pacific Daylight Time
  • Language: English



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

         7:00 PM - Announcements

         7:15 PM - Reza Rad (Over the interwebs)

         8:30 PM - Raffle and wrap up

         8:45 PM - Networking at Los Cabos Cantina

Featured Presentation:

Amazing Things You Can Do with Power BI

Reza Rad, Consultant & Trainer RADACAD

Come to this session to Learn Wonderful things you can Do with Power BI; Power BI comes with bunch of new tools and features; Power BI Desktop is great editor for Power BI solution, it integrates Power Query for data transformation, Power Pivot for modeling, and Power View for data visualization. Power BI also has Android, Apple and Windows apps. Power BI website also provides some level of slicing and dicing the data, as well as dashboards features. In this session you will learn through many live demos how to get most of Power BI for real world scenarios. You will learn how easy is to build a Power BI report and dashboard on top of a transactional database. You will be also familiar with Custom Visuals, and how to use them in your solution. Right after this session you can start building your Power BI solution. Prepare to be amazed with demos in this session.

About Reza:
Reza Rad is a Microsoft Regional Director, MVP, author, trainer, speaker and consultant. He is a Microsoft Data Platform MVP for eight continuous years (from 2011). Reza is an active blogger and co-founder of RADACAD. Reza is also co-founder and co-organizer of Difinity conference in New Zealand. His articles on different aspects of technologies, especially on Microsoft BI, can be found on http://www.radacad.com/blog. He is also the author of the very popular book Power BI from Rookie to Rock Star, which is free with more than 1,700 pages of content, and the Power BI Pro Architecture published by Apress, along with other books. He is an International Speaker at Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Business Applications Summit, Data Insight Summit, and PASS Summit.

We are always looking for speakers to present at our monthly meetings.  We are sure you have done some really cool stuff in your role and would like to hear from friends in the trenches.  It's not hard and there are many of us happy to coach you.










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