Pat Wright's Presentation on Presenting 101. This seemed like more than a 100 level course from last month's UHUG meeting. Check out www.uhug.org and prepare for Speaker Idol in August!
Big Mountain Data Conference is only a month away. Good luck everyone!
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Presenting101
Utah Hadoop Users Group
Presenting 101/Speaker Idol
0 15 minute session 5 min q/a = 20 min total
0 Be prepared for the full presentation a month later
0 Demo’s are suggested not required
0 Excellent Feedback will be provided
0 I will be happy to review presentation before hand
Speaker Idol Required items
0 Time restrictions if you have any
0 Email to Sqlasylum@gmail.com
0 50$ first place 25$ 2nd
0 12 years working with SQL
0 MVP 2006,2007.
0 PASS Board member
0 SQL Chapter Leader
0 Avid Picture Taker.
Where to begin?
0 Find a topic you are passionate about
0 Find something you want to learn more about
0 Write down ideas for what you want to talk about
0 Are you able to present?
0 Simple summary of what you intend to present
0 Talk about who your audience is
0 Don’t be too specific
Title: “Working with Sqoop and SQL Server”
Abstract: “Sqoop is a tool used to get data into the hadoop
ecosystem. It allows direct connections to SQL server
and many other Popular RDBM’s. I’ll walk through the
steps you need to setup a sqoop job and some tips and
tricks I’ve learned dealing with sqooping data from SQL
Server. Anyone that is working on getting data between
RDBM’s and Hadoop would benefit from this session. ”
0 Gather your data/facts
0 Study and prepare slides
0 Present to an empty room
0 Present to others
0 Have a Backup
Day of Prep
0 Confirm With organizers
0 Verify room/location and times
0 Drink lots of water
0 Test Demo’s
0 Test them again
0 I don’t know!
0 Repeat the Question!
0 Be comfortable
0 Plug in your Computer
0 Eyes up and on your audience
0 Stay after for questions(make time)
Feedback / Follow up
0 Blog about it
0 Follow up with attendees from the training
0 Put your Armor on
0 Brentozar.com How to write a conference Abstract
0 Kendra Little (
0 Google: Sqlpass Submitting topics