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Microsoft states that Power BI is “a cloud-based business analytics service that enables anyone to visualize and analyze data with greater speed, efficiency, and understanding”Does this mean Power BI Desktop can also be used for more than...
posted on 11/11/2015 13:08
Spark on Azure: A Gentle IntroductionA gentle introduction to the world of Big Data and Spark. We are going to use Spark notebooks (Jupyter and Zeppelin), which are available on Azure HDInsight to demonstrate the ideal ad-hoc data analytics environme...
posted on 11/11/2015 13:07
Exploring Power Query - 27/05/2015On may 27th Ken Geeraerts will be giving an introduction on Power Query. In this session we are going to have a look at Power Query and check out the wonderful things we can do with it. Click here for more detai...
posted on 05/05/2015 08:54
On March 19th we will be having our next evening of laerning with none other thana Glenn Berry Principal Consultant with SQLskills.Unless you've got all your databases running in the cloud, storage is still important and so is knowledge on how it wor...
posted on 19/02/2015 10:15
Hold the presses! On February 5th, Karen Lopez and Thomas LaRock will be in Belgium for one night only and yes, we managed to convince them to give a Session. called "Database Design Throwdown"Are you opinionated? Are you usually right? Do you k...
posted on 12/01/2015 11:57

What's Going on in the community?

It’s easy to get caught up in daily incidents, tickets, and special projects. Like a good scout, though, a core task in a DBA’s job is to be prepared. You have to set time aside in your schedule to: 1. … Continue reading →
Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited (11/02/2016 15:15)
Most of you are going to hate this And TL;DR, there’s a script at the end of the post. But like The Monster At The End Of This Book, it’s worth it not to skip the middle. There are about … Continue reading →
Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited (10/02/2016 15:15)
I recently ran into a performance problem that had me scratching my head. How could a stored procedure’s plan have changed, and yet it not be reflected in sys.dm_exec_procedure_stats? So here’s what happened and what I knew: 7:45am: Users...
Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited (09/02/2016 16:15)
This year, we’re trying something new: every Monday, we’re going to show you one module out of our online training classes. It’s the whole module, not a sneak peek, and it’s available the whole week. But you’d better not...
Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited (08/02/2016 16:15)
In this week’s Office Hours Q&A, Erik, Tara, Doug, and the new guy Richie Rump answer fast-paced questions about logging Perfmon counters to a table, Standard Edition’s 4-socket licensing limit, whether odd or even MAXDOP numbers make...
Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited (05/02/2016 13:56)
Leaders are embracing the need to partner with IT to help them gain actionable insights from data. Attesting to this, The Economist recently published a study, “Big data evolution: Forging new corporate capabilities for the long term,” wh...
Source: SQL Server Blog (04/02/2016 18:00)
I love living in the city Blog posts about people’s favorite data sets seem to be popular these days, so I’m throwing my hat in the ring. NYC has been collecting all sorts of data from all sorts of sources. … Continue reading →...
Source: Brent Ozar Unlimited (04/02/2016 15:15)
Leaders are embracing the need to partner with IT to help them gain actionable insights from data. Attesting to this, The Economist recently published a study, “Big data evolution: Forging new corporate capabilities for the long term,” which found th...
Source: SQL Server Blog (04/02/2016 10:00)
The SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview (CTP) 3.3 is now available for download! In SQL Server 2016 CTP 3.3, part of our new rapid preview model, we made enhancements to several features which you can try in your development and test environ...
Source: SQL Server Blog (03/02/2016 18:55)
The SQL Server engineering team is pleased to announce the immediate availability of SQL Server 2016 public preview release CTP 3.3. This release advances the “Cloud First” tenet; the build has already been deployed to SQL Azure Database ...
Source: SQL Server Blog (03/02/2016 18:45)

And on a different note

Today’s Office 2016 release for Office 365 introduced a new model for managing and deploying regular updates. Here’s what admins for small to midsized businesses need to know now that Office 2016 has been released. The post Small and midsized busines...
Source: Office 365 technology (22/09/2016 23:00)
In an effort to expand their user base and brand, developers are deploying on more devices and more platforms every day. This can expose more issues in your apps and more complexity in resolving them. More platforms, more devices, more users, more is...
Source: Windows App Builder Blog (11/02/2016 23:00)
Today, Xbox Wire announced that Quantum Break will also be coming to Windows 10 simultaneously with the Xbox One version on April 5, and will be available for a limited time at no additional cost for those who digitally pre-order the game on Xbox One...
Source: Windows Experience Blog (11/02/2016 18:40)
It’s been said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. At The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, that’s never been truer—innovation is an integral part of the culture at Goodyear. —Read more from Sherry Neubert, CIO, Goodyear Tire ...
Source: SharePoint Blog (11/02/2016 18:00)
Hi everyone, Today we are sending out another Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview Build 10586 which we are releasing today to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, Build 10586.107. This update includes some additional fixes: Fixed an...
Source: Windows Experience Blog (10/02/2016 19:01)
“Liberating Genius: The First 20 Days” is a series of lessons developed by Angela Maiers offered free to educators by Microsoft in OneNote. This eBook’s lesson plans involve self-reflection, character-building, collaboration and the inspiring motto, ...
Source: OneNote Blog (10/02/2016 18:00)
Today we are excited to share Xbox Wire’s announcement that the first major update of the year to Minecraft: Windows 10 Edition Beta and Minecraft: Pocket Edition is coming later this month: the Overworld Update. With the Overworld Update, make...
Source: Windows Experience Blog (10/02/2016 15:18)
The first Office 365 Deferred Channel build (previously known as Current Branch for Business) is now available for Microsoft Office 365 Client apps for Windows. The Deferred Channel allows organizations to choose an update schedule that limits the fr...
Source: Outlook Blog (09/02/2016 18:08)
Tired of the same old box of chocolates? Us too. This year we’re spicing up Valentine’s Day with tips from Windows 10, Cortana, and romantic movies and music available in the Windows Store. Smooth Talker “If I had a nickel every time I met some...
Source: Windows Experience Blog (09/02/2016 14:53)
Optical Character Recognition (OCR) is part of the Universal Windows Platform (UWP), which means that it can be used in all apps targeting Windows 10. With OCR you can extract text and text layout information from images. It’s designed to handle vari...
Source: Windows App Builder Blog (08/02/2016 19:00)
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