Frequently Asked Questions
A Master Class is an exclusive, deep-dive, demo oriented, hands-on training created and delivered by trainers who are Microsoft MVPs & MCM, in short, true masters of the subject. SQLMaestros.com is one of the very few providers of advanced SQL Server & MS Data Platform Trainings. Through our online classes, we are now expanding our reach to the global community of SQL professionals. Our instructors are consultants who have incorporated decades of real-world project experience into the content training delivery. Learn more
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For the calendar year 2017, we have announced six online master classes covering the entire stack of MS Data Platform. Batches begin from May 8, 2017 till December 15, 2017. You can download the entire Master Class Schedule.
Our trainers are Microsoft Data Platform specialists, MVPs & MCMs, in-short true masters of the subject. They have decades of real-world project experience in Microsoft Data stack. While they continue to work on projects, they now share their knowledge and hands-on-experience through the master classes. Our trainers are:
Microsoft Certified Master of SQL Server & Data Platform MVP, Amit Bansal
Microsoft Data Platform Expert & MVP, Ahmad Osama
You can download the course brochure for the respective class here.
You can pre-register and let us know your preferred timings.
We take your preferred timings into consideration before announcing the timings
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We will notify you for completing your final registration. The notification mail will have the online payment link (PayPal). Once you make the payment your master class registration is confirmed.
You can also make payments via bank/wire transfer. SQLMaestros team can assist you with bank details.
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We do not offer refunds. We can gladly adjust you in our next batch at no extra cost.
Master Class is a 40-hour training course divided into ten sessions, each session being 4.30 hours (with two 15-min breaks).
Any working professional who has some relevant experience of working on Microsoft Data Platform can attend these classes. These classes are very useful for DBAs, Data Architects, DB Engineers, Data Platform Developers, Data Analysts, Data Scientists, Bi Developers, BI Practitioners, etc.The classes are not meant for freshers.
Master Classes will be delivered via GoToMeeting (World’s most used application for video conferencing). You need to download and install this software on your system before joining the class. Read about our Online Delivery Model
Following course materials will be provided to you:
• Course manuals (PDFs) – These are instructor decks exported in PDF format. The course manuals are locked to provide access to only one device.
• Hands-on-Labs – As a master class participant, you will get a complementary 6-month access to Hands-On-Labs. All master class labs are hosted in the library. Apart from practicing course-specific labs, you will have access to the entire library for six months.
You will need a system with good internet connectivity and GotoMeeting installed on your system. Keep your headphones handy. Please ensure your audio settings are working fine in GotoMeeting.
You would be receiving an invite URL before each session. You just need to click on the link to join the session at the scheduled time. No ID and password is required to login. Participants are expected to login 15 minutes before the scheduled time and be ready for the session. Please ensure that the audio settings are working properly. Session will begin as per the scheduled time. Read about our Online Delivery Model
You will have to set up your own environment to practice the hands-on-labs. The setup is very easy. Once you are registered for the class, we will share a setup guide which will contain step-by-step instructions to install SQL Server on your system and create an Azure account. In case of any help required, SQLMaestros can assist you. Read about our Online Delivery Model
Yes. We are offering free demos for all the courses. You can talk to our instructors during the sample class. Register for the Sample Master Class.
We have a two-step registration process: Pre-Registration & Final Registration. Read about Registration Process.
Unfortunately, we will not be able to provide any backup classes if you miss any class. Recording of online classes is strictly prohibited.
Master Classes are exclusive, deep-dive, demo-oriented and based on real-world scenario. The trainers are Masters in Data Platform. The contents delivered will not be available to you from any training institution. Master Classes will help you enhance your skills to be ahead of competition always.
No there are no assessments at the end of the class. Master Classes are conducted with the objective of helping you build practical skills on Data Platform technologies which will help you in your career.
Yes , we will provide a participation certificate(soft-copy) after you complete your course.