I380 Corridor PASS Chapter

  Eastern Iowa's SQL Server User Group
  Cedar Rapids • Iowa City


Meeting Details




Eat, Drink, and Talk about HDInsight

  • In-Person @ 59 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids, Iowa (map)
  • Tue, Mar 08 2016
    17:30 - 20:00 (UTC-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
  • Language: English

Featured Presentation:


Tonio Lora Microsoft Corporation

The main presentation will be an introduction to Microsoft HDInsight, delivered by Tonio Lora. Tonio Lora recently joined Microsoft after a long tenure at Meredith Corporation in Des Moines. HDInsight is Microsoft's Hadoop platform and the presentation will discuss federating unstructured and structured data queries and management.

About Tonio:
Tonio previously worked at Meredith Corporation as the Executive Director of Data warehouse and BI where he collaborated closely with the business units’ leaders to understand and satisfy their decision support needs. Before Meredith, he was part of the professional services group at Teradata, where he designed and deployed multiple large scale data and analytics projects for financial, retail, banking, and telecommunications companies across seven countries in North and South America. Tonio has many years of experience working with BI platforms, traditional and new data warehouse technologies (Hadoop, Spark, etc.), and has implemented solutions in most of the known reporting tools. In addition to spending time with his family, Tonio enjoys coaching childrens’ soccer, volunteering to teach Robotics and 3D Game Design to middle school students, and teaching Management Information System to business students at Iowa State University where his wife, Mirka, also teaches.

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