After five years of changing the way analytics teams work, dbt Core is reaching its v1.0 milestone. Jeremy will discuss the big priorities leading up to v1. Also: what still feels missing in dbt-anchored data stacks in 2021; and a sneak preview of what the team will be working on in 2022.

Databricks solutions architect Ivo Everts will share his story of twenty years of Data and AI in Amsterdam!

Learn about the latest developments from Databricks. Field CTO Chris d’Agostino will take us through enabling data at scale with Lakehouse.

Creating a broad view on enterprise analytics has quickly become critical for companies who want to ensure their data is accurate and up to date, especially as companies and their tech stack grows. Fivetran is the smartest way to replicate data into your warehouse. We’ve built the only zero-maintenance pipeline, turning months of on-going development into a 5-minute setup. Our connectors bring data from applications and databases into one central location so that analysts can unlock profound insights about their business.

Join this introductory dbt workshop with Sara Leon and Kyle Coapman to get acquainted with dbt, a development framework that combines modular SQL with software engineering best practices to make data transformation reliable, fast, and fun. DBT makes it possible for anyone with SQL knowledge to author data pipelines.

NATS is a lightweight, easy to deploy, high performance messaging system that builds upon cloud native infrastructure concepts. It is also open source and written in Go. In this session, Colin Sullivan will provide an introduction to NATS, Luca Cavallin compares NATS to GCP Pub/Sub. Finally, Adelina Simion delivers a workshop for you to get started with this event streaming platform. Form3 has been successfully using NATS for event streaming on our multi cloud architecture, which powers payments for Financial Institutions at high volumes. This talk will share Form3’s knowledge and usage of this cool technology with the tech community.

You’ve been hearing a lot about security best practices, but you’re not convinced they can really make a difference? Do you think your resources are safe only because nobody would notice your random IP address? If so – join my session! I’ll show you real-life attack scenarios to convince you that misconfigurations can have dire consequences.

Martijn Doedens (Cloud Security Consultant at Oblivion) and Niels Zeilemaker (CTO at GoDataDriven) summarise the current state of secure data processing in the (AWS) cloud. We cover the specific services related to data and the services that are used to standardise secure landing zone, actual risks and threats that our customers face when processing big data on AWS and which configurations (aka best practices) you should always implement.

In this session, Daniel Gebler, CTO at Picnic, will discuss a few recent developments in the cloud and data space at this fast-growing online grocery store. One of the topics will be the new automated fulfillment center that Picnic recently started using. This robotized warehouse of 25,000 m2 is built around infrastructure-as-code principles and uses the best of edge computing, on-prem hardware, and warehouse control systems. Furthermore, we will discuss new machine learning services that Picnic uses for fraud detection and order forecasting.

Every day, millions of Dutch and Belgian households do there groceries at Albert Heijn. Fulfilling these customer needs and, at the same time, minimizing the waste is one of the operational optimization problems Albert Heijn faces every day. In this session details will be shared on how data scientist use cloud and data science to tackle this large scale problem in order to stay the number one supermarket in NL/BE.