Choosing where to store your data is fare more difficult that it ever has been. We can be paralyzed with choice! This session seeks to ease that anxiety and provide direction for application developers and DBAs. You’ll learn the difference between DocumentDB, Azure Table Storage, Blob Storage, Azure SQL Database, SQL in a VM, Azure SQL Data Warehouse, Azure Data Lake Analytics, Azure Data Lake Store, and more. See demos and review case studies so that you’ll have a complete view of how data is stored in Azure and how to choose great tools, leading your project down the path to success.


Ike Ellis, Partner Crafting Bytes

Ike Ellis is a Senior Data Architect and partner for Crafting Bytes. He has designed and implemented data solutions for many well-known organizations. He has been a Microsoft Data Platform MVP since 2011. He co-authored the book “Developing Azure Solutions,” now in its second edition. He is a popular speaker at SQLBits, PASS Summit, and SQL in the City. He speaks at user groups, code camps, and SQLSaturdays. He has written courses on SQL Server for developers, Power BI, SSRS, SSIS, and SSAS for Wintellect. He has an upcoming course on CosmosDB. He founded the San Diego Tech Immersion Group, a technical book club based in San Diego and is the co-chair of the San Diego Software Architecture Group.