September 26th, 2018 // 12:00 PM EST // 9:00 AM PST

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Introduction to Graph Processing with SQL Server 2017

Markus  Ehrenm├╝ller-Jensen

Hierarchies and graphs are the bread and butter of most business applications and you find them almost everywhere:
* Product Categories
* Sales Territories
* Bill of Material
* Networks
Even when there is a big need from a business perspective, the solutions in relational databases are mostly sort of awkward. The most flexible hierarchies are usually modeled as self-referenced tables. If you want to successfully query such self-referenced hierarchies, you will need either loops or recursive Common Table Expressions. SQL Server 2017 comes now with a different approach: Graph Database. 
Join this session for a journey through best practices to transform your hierarchies into useful information. We will have fun playing around with a sample database based on G. R. R. Martin’s famous “Game of Thrones”.


Markus Ehrenm├╝ller-Jensen

Markus Ehrenmüller-Jensen works as a project leader, trainer & consultant for data warehousing, ETL, and business intelligence since 1994. He is an educated software-engineer, graduated business educator and professor for databases and project engineering at HTL Leonding (technical college) and certified as MCSE Data Platform and MCSE Business Intelligence. Markus speaks regularly on international conferences (eg. PASS Summit, SQLBits, BASTA, SQL Saturdays, SQL Days, SQL Nexus, ...) and writes articles for well-known journals. Since 2014 he is responsible for Runtastic’s data warehouse to drive forward data-driven decisions for employees and customers. In 2013 he co-founded SQL PASS Austria and organizes SQL Saturdays in Vienna since 2014. For his technical leadership in the community he was awarded as a Microsoft Data Platform MVP in 2017.