PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 5

Julie Koesmarno, Senior Project Manager at Microsoft, takes the stage to talk about business analytics utilizing War and Peace. Tracing emotions of each key characters via a heat map.....pretty cool to see application of SQL Light language. Cognitive capabilities managed with big data...... Deep learning is everywhere; this means that SQL Server 2016 falls into … Continue reading PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 5

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 4

Document DB: Blazing fast planet-scale NoSQL: Guaranteed Low Latency Elastically Scaling Storage Elastically Scaling Throughput No Impedance Mismatch Choice of Consistency Enterprise Level SLA Azure + DocumentDB with leading game technology. A game and TV show integration of Walking Dead that brings exclusive clip content into the game using Azure media services. 15 million installs … Continue reading PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 4

PASS Summit Live Keynote -Release 2

Rohan Kumar, General Manager of Microsoft, takes the stage hyping up SQL Server 2016. We keep hearing the word "Sharing" among databases. Intelligent Database: In-Memory Analytics In-Memory OLTP Wow, 100X faster analytics + 30x faster transactions Azure SQL database is the first in the world to support HTAP technology Two worlds coming together - industry … Continue reading PASS Summit Live Keynote -Release 2

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 1

Joseph Sirosh taking the stage by first telling us a story with over 400 million children in India. Only 50% of them attend school regularly. Consider the loss of potential that could have been a doctor. Millions more like these children; a world of lost human potential. Millions who drop out on opportunities. Enter the … Continue reading PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 1

T-SQL Tuesday #83: We’re still dealing with the same problems

It's about time I got back into participating in the T-SQL Tuesday block parties that are hosted by community members each month. First, let's take care of some house keeping rules. Who Is Hosting? This month Andy Mallon (b|t) is hosting and has chosen a topic of We're still dealing with the same problems. This … Continue reading T-SQL Tuesday #83: We’re still dealing with the same problems

Is ROI for Vendors Worth the SQL Saturday Investment?

Piggy backing onto the recent SQL Saturday post here in Louisville, I wanted to take a more in-depth look, from my perspective, on how vendors all fit into these events. Having the opportunity to work alongside these vendors has been both a learning experience for myself along with forming new bonds along the way. Louisville … Continue reading Is ROI for Vendors Worth the SQL Saturday Investment?