Join this session to get an overview of Power BI from an overall marketing and technical perspective. Major features of new Power BI will be covered with demos, including natural language query, Power BI designer, and others.
Lara Rubbelke brings her passion for architecting, implementing, and improving SQL Server solutions to the community as a Principal Program Manager for Microsoft. As of 2012, Lara is also bringing this passion to the PASS Board of Directors.
Many know Lara from her work on the EPM Framework, a popular solution to extend Policy Based Management to the enterprise. Her expertise involves both OLTP and OLAP systems, data management, performance tuning, encryption, ETL, and the BI lifecycle. She is an active board member of the Minnesota PASS Chapter and regularly delivers technical presentations at user groups, for webcasts, and at local, regional, and national conferences. She has presented at TechEd, PASS Summit, and the SQL Server Launch and delivers webcasts on MSDN and TechNet. Before joining Microsoft, Lara was a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP).
The Windows Driver Kit (WDK) is integrated with Microsoft Visual Studio and Debugging Tools for Windows. This integrated environment gives you the tools you need to develop, build, package, deploy, test, and debug drivers. Microsoft provides a single integrated toolset that supports driver development for all Windows platforms. This session provides an example of how the WDK and Visual Studio make it easy for hardware developers to build quality drivers for all platforms. Topics include: Walkthrough of the development lifecycle using the WDK and Visual Studio, How to create, build, deploy, test and live debug a driver by using the WDK & Visual Studio, Hardware Development Boards, and Overview of documentation, samples, templates. Intended Audience: OEMs, ODMs, IDHs, IHVs, Peripheral Manufacturers, Driver Developers.