Taras Kloba's data engineering blog

How I became Microsoft Certified Data Analyst Associate: key tips

My name is Taras Kloba, and I am a Microsoft Certified Trainer with over 12 years of experience working with data. Recently, I’ve passed the DA-100: Analyzing Data with Microsoft Power BI exam and received a certificate confirming the title of Microsoft Data Analyst Associate. This certificate proves a certain level of competence of a data analysis specialist. Namely, a specialist of this level should understand data warehousing, data processing, visualization, preparation and transformation, design and construction of data models. After I shared the news about the certification on social media, many people started asking about the best approaches to exam preparation and the purpose of this certificate. That’s why I decided to share my experience.


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Big Data conferences in 2022

What if we can have a single list of upcoming conferences and an opportunity to attend them? It would be a great way of learning more about Big Data and getting in touch with professionals who share the same passion as you. Moreover, it sounds like a nice opportunity to make friends and try your hand at presenting on a topic. Wouldn’t that be cool? So, we’ve composed a list of Big Data conferences in 2022.

MS Stage

International tech event on the Microsoft Technologies stack. Register when you are a Software developer, Test engineer, DevOps and/or SRE who uses C#, F#, Visual Basic, .NET, ASP.NET, Azure, Cosmos DB, SQL Server, WCF, Office365 or other Microsoft technologies.

The event is scheduled for April 1, 2022 and... Read More