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"Full Text indexing!" or..."What is that service I never turn on?"
If you've ever wondered what that other service is in your configuration manager then this is the...
"There Be Whales Here!" -- Big Data in SQL Server
Due to varying definitions of Big Data which confuse data volume and data organization, the common...
5 Popular Choices for NoSQL on a Microsoft Platform
If you are thinking of trying out a NoSQL document database, there are many good options available...
A Tour of R in the Microsoft Ecosystem
Over the past few years R has been popping up in several areas within the Microsoft ecosystem. It...
Advanced Power BI
Looking to learn more advanced Power BI Topics? This session takes a deep dive into Power BI...
Alexa – Skills Development, Data, and Continuous Improvement
"Alexa, make Song Quiz smarter and more fun." That command may not work (yet), but this session can...
Applying Forensic Accounting Techniques Using SQL And R
Forensic accountants and fraud examiners use a range of techniques to uncover fraudulent journal...
Approaching Zero: Minimizing Downtime During Deployments
Negotiating a downtime for a release can be difficult in this modern, 24x7 world. When downtime...
Azure for the Production Data Professional
Microsoft Azure is an open, flexible, scalable, enterprise-grade cloud computing platform. This...
Azure SQL Database for the Production DBA
Have you been wondering what Azure SQL Database is and what it means for you as a production DBA?...
Battle Scars: Porting a SQL Server app to an MPP system
Battle scars are proof of the struggles endured and won. Find out about one particular battle in...
Build Your Extract Packages Automatically!
Automating extract packages is trivial., you simply use INFORMATION_SCHEMA. The problem is not all...
Building REST API using SQL Server JSON functions
SQL Server 2016 and Azure SQL Databases both contain JSON features that allow data to be accessed...
Cloudy with a chance of Anything Goes - DIAD
DIAD - Dashboard In An Hour This session teaches you how to extract data from the web so you can...
Cloudy with a Chance of Data
This course is intended as an Introductory look at the Cloud and Azure Data Services. We begin our...
Collecting Performance Metrics
Have you ever had a manager standing over your shoulder, wanting to know why a server is running...
Common SQL Server Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
Making mistakes is human nature, avoiding them comes from experience and shared wisdom from others....
Common SQL Server Mistakes and How to Correct Them
Making mistakes is natural, but learning from them and avoiding them in the future takes effort....
Data To Impress Those That Sign The Checks - Azure Logic Apps, Social Media, and Sentiment Analysis
The job of a data professional is evolving rapidly, driving many of us to platforms and...
Defining What's Normal -- The Basics of Database Normalization
Determining how to design database structures in an efficient manner has always relied on the same...
Drinking From the Firehose: a Guide to Keeping Up with Technology
Keeping up with technology can feel like a treadmill; you keep running but never get anywhere....
Enabling Familiar, Powerful Business Intelligence
This session focuses on Microsoft’s BI technologies and its abilities to make advanced easy to use,...
Encryption: Not just for the NSA anymore
Are you interested in data encryption? Do you store sensitive data in SQL Server databases? Does...
Enter the Tidyverse: R for the Data Professional
In this day-long training, you will learn about R, the premiere language for data analysis. We...
Essential Linux for the DBA
Unlike many other DBAs, the SQL Server DBA is finding themselves managing databases running on...
Essential Linux for the SQL Server DBA
Linux has come to Microsoft! Do you want to gain the knowledge that Oracle DBAs have been using for...
Execution Plans 101
Do you have a query that you want to tune, but don't know where to start? Execution plans can be a...
Extended Events: What are they and How do I use them
Extended Events are an essential part of properly monitoring and every DBA should know what they...
Eyes on the Prize: Simple and Effective Dashboard Visualization Techniques
When done right, data visualization informs users quickly and efficiently with a minimum of...
Fundamentals That Will Improve Your Query Performance!
Time and time again the same misunderstandings by developers and query writers appear when query...
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