DPS 2018 Speaker Announcement – Raj Pochiraju, Principal Program Manager from Microsoft


DPS 2018 Speaker Announcement – Raj Pochiraju, Principal Program Manager from Microsoft

Brace yourself as we announce the next speaker of DPS 2018.

Join us in welcoming the Principal Program Manager from Microsoft – Raj Pochiraju. Raj will be joining us to share insights on Azure Data Migration Services at Data Platform Summit this year. We are excited to host him at DPS 2018.

Raj is a prominent speaker and has worked as PFE and on various enterprise tools delivered by Microsoft like RAP as a Service and DMS. And here is a treat for DBA and DEV folks in Asia: Raj will be delivering regular breakout sessions, Open-Talks & Chalk-Talks at the conference, Aug 9 to 11.

This is your only opportunity to interact in-person and learn from the expert who is community enthusiast and drives the efforts in building tools and services to migrate your on-premise database systems to Azure Data Platform – a must attend.

And do not forget, there will be more than 100 Breakout, Open-Talks & Chalk-Talks session @ DPS 2018. This year, DPS will see highly curated content from the world’s best delivered at a world class infrastructure, Radisson BLU (Outer Ring Road, Bengaluru).

Who is Raj Pochiraju?

Raj Pochiraju works at Microsoft in Azure Data team and is primarily responsible for enabling seamless migrations to Azure Data platforms through tools and services. Recently released Azure Database Migration Service, a fully manager service, that help customers to accelerate transition to cloud.

In his past, Raj has managed several proactive offerings that Microsoft delivers to premier customers, mainly, RAP as a Service, Microsoft’s flagship cloud offering, was delivered for little more than 2,000 customers last FY, assessed more than 6,000 SQL Server instances worldwide, proactively diagnose potential issues and provide comprehensive remediation plan.

From 2004 – 2008, Raj worked as SQL Server PFE in US –Central region, providing onsite, reactive and proactive assistance to hundreds of Microsoft’s premier customers. Before that he worked in eGain Communications, as team lead for Database Administration team, responsible for more than 200 SQL Server instances running eGain CRM product suite, serving several hosting customers.

Raj Pochiraju is also a prominent speaker @SQL PASS, Techsummit and //build conferences. He has received US- Patent Award on “Database Management System Risk Assessment Program” and holds a Masters in Computer Science and Bachelor of Sciences in Statistics

DPS Team, DPG Team & eDominer welcomes Luan to DPS 2018.

What does it mean for you? This is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn from the expert and your only opportunity to attend a regular session and interact in-person with Raj Pochiraju.


DPS 2018 has a battery of power-packed speakers. Keep watching this space for DPS 2018 Stalwarts.

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And we hope you have not missed the highlights from DPS 2017, SSGAS 2016 & SSGAS 2015.

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