Tag: Microsoft Azure

Explaining Azure Data Factory Mapping Data Flows – SQL On The Edge Episode 20

With the current focus on data science, data engineering and the game-changing advantages of doing data lakes or warehouses in the cloud, all the major cloud providers continue to strengthen their data-related services and tools. On this front, Microsoft has…

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Hadoop to the cloud: Is it time to make the move?

When Hadoop was introduced, it promised a faster time to insight because of simpler modeling using cheaper hardware. But over time, organizations have been finding that Hadoop’s complexity and need for specialized skills are adding cost and headaches. Now instead…

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Five ways to migrate your on-premises SQL database to Azure

There are currently three deployment options for SQL Server Database on the cloud. Well, four, if you count Azure SQL Databases in elastic pool. But Azure SQL DB in elastic pool is essentially just Azure SQL Databases grouped into an…

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Introduction to Azure Database Migration Service – SQL on the edge episode 19

Azure has a rich set of offerings in terms of database platform services. We have the full family of SQL Server-based databases (single, pool, managed instance, data warehouse), open source first-party Database-as-a-Service for MySQL, MariaDb and PostgreSQL and the NoSQL…

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How AEG Presents uses data to boost client engagement for Coachella and other events

AEG Presents is a seasoned veteran when it comes to staging high-profile concerts with first-class artists and venues like Coachella and the New Orleans Jazz Festival. But the organization recently realized it had a problem getting the most out of…

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Datascape episode 32 – March Cloud update show

Welcome back to the Datascape Podcast. On today’s show we are going to discuss the latest announcements from the leading public cloud vendors with our industry experts. We are joined by Pierig Le Saux who will be discussing Amazon Web…

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Microsoft Azure introduces new features such as confidential computing, digital twins, and emotion analysis

I recently joined Chris Presley for his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about some of the recent announcements at Microsoft. Topics of discussion included: Public Preview of Azure Confidential Computing Azure Digital Twins in Preview Emotion Analysis now available on the…

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Datascape podcast episode 31 – cloud feature updates Feb 2019

Welcome back to the Datascape podcast. On today’s show, we are going to discuss the latest announcements from the leading public cloud vendors with industry experts. We are joined by Pierig LeSaux who will be discussing Amazon Web Services’ (AWS)…

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Microsoft Data Platform 2017: new features and why you should upgrade – a webinar with Warner Chavez and Vitor Fava

Now is a great time to migrate to Microsoft Data Platform. Listen to Warner and Vitor, our Microsoft MVPs, discuss upgrading SQL 2008 R2 and previous versions, to the Microsoft Data Platform 2017. Given the many options available to the…

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Examining select announcements from Microsoft Ignite 2018

I recently joined Chris Presley for a special version of his podcast, Cloudscape, to talk about some of the recent announcements at Microsoft Ignite 2018. Topics of discussion included: SQL 2019 Azure SQL DB Hyperscale and Managed Instance Cosmos DB…

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