Salem Area SQL User Group

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Jes Borland -- Cosmos DB: The Future of Data... Now!

  • In-Person @ 530 Airport Rd SE Salem, Oregon, United States (map)
  • 12:00 - 13:30 Pacific Daylight Time
  • Language: English

SalemSQL Lunch & Learn
Wednesday, May 8th, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm 
RSVP at Eventbrite Tickets

Lunch provided by TEKSystems

Oregon State Datacenter
(near the corner of State St. and Airport Rd.) 
Surface Hub room (1200 to 1330)
530 Airport Rd SE, Salem, OR 97301
(Parking is free!)

Going to PASS Summit this year?  Use the SalemSQL discount code LGDIS9V6G for a $150 discount to benefit our group.

Featured Presentation:

Cosmos DB: The Future of Data... Now!

Jes Borland, Premier Field Engineer Microsoft

Cosmos DB - The Future of Data, Now! The opportunity for getting in on the ground floor of new technologies happens once in a blue moon. In 2017, Microsoft introduced Cosmos DB, a "globally distributed, multi-model database service". It offers multiple APIs, multiple consistency models, automatic indexing, and guaranteed performance. This revolutionary database system is changing how developers store and work with their data. Jes Borland of Microsoft will cover the features, use cases, and case studies for Cosmos DB. Gain a competitive edge by learning about this emerging technology… Now!

About Jes:
Jes Borland is a Premier Field Engineer with Microsoft who has experience with wide range of SQL Server features from version 2005 through 2017, and is on the cutting edge with Azure technologies. Since graduating Fox Valley Technical College with an IT-Programmer/Analyst degree, Jes has worked as an SSRS developer, DBA, and consultant, and her involvement with a variety of implementations has created a deep well of experience from which to draw as she works with customers. Before joining Microsoft, Jes was a six-time Data Platform MVP, recognized for her community work. Jes tackles every project and problem with tenacity and her enthusiasm is unmatched in the SQL Server community. In her free time Jes never stops moving, counting fitness, coffee, cooking, and travel as essentials to life. You can find Jes on twitter (@grrl_geek) and LinkedIn (, and learn from her SQL Server challenges via her blog (



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