Keynotes & General Sessions

SQL Server Live! Keynote: The RDBMS is Dead. Long Live the RDBMS!


8:00am - 9:00am

Level: Everyone

Buck Woody

Senior Technical Specialist, Machine Learning and Data Science Team


In the last 40 years, the “death” of the Relational Database Management System has been predicted over and over – and yet the platform survives. It has adapted, grown, improved and thrived. As a data professional, how does your career change as the platform changes? Which buzzwords are “real” – what do you need to learn, and what skills do you need to pursue? Come join Buck Woody, Microsoft’s “Real world DBA” and explore the history - and future - of the RDBMS.