Tag: microsoft

Loading data into Azure Data Warehouse with Data Factory – SQL on the edge episode 18

Earlier this year Microsoft released the next generation of its data pipeline product Azure Data Factory. The first release of Data Factory did not receive widespread adoption due to limitations in terms of scheduling, execution triggers and lack of pipeline…

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Pythian recognized as the winner of the Microsoft Canada Application Innovation IMPACT Award  

Today Pythian is proud to announce that our team has won the 2018 Microsoft Canada Application Innovation IMPACT Award. These annual awards recognize Microsoft partners who demonstrate excellence in innovation and implementation of customer solutions based on Microsoft technology. Microsoft…

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GitHub and Microsoft – did you hear?

Open-Source, GitHub and Microsoft. If I heard that during the Ballmer era of Microsoft, I’d ask if it was April 1st or not. If you are not a Microsoft junkie or just been busy working, you may not have heard…

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Microsoft Azure Managed Services Marketplace, Azure Data Factory V2 and more

Chris Presley recently kicked off his brand new Cloudscape podcast. This podcast focuses on different cloud vendors and shares their unique takes, approaches and strategies as it relates to their area of expertise. I was glad to be one of…

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Pythian’s Vice President of Business Development recognized as one of CRN’s 2018 Women of the Channel

OTTAWA, ON, May 14, 2018 – Pythian, a global IT company that helps businesses leverage disruptive data technologies to better compete, announced today that CRN, a brand of The Channel Company, has named Vanessa Simmons, Vice President of Business Development…

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Datascape podcast episode 25 – Azure SQL Database & Paas offerings

Welcome to another episode of the Datascape podcast. Today we are joined by our regular guest and friend, Warner Chaves to chat about Microsoft Azure SQL Database. We are always glad to have Warner on the show and today is…

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Datascape podcast episode 17: key announcements from Microsoft Ignite

Today on the show we are going to be discussing the most interesting announcements that came out of the Microsoft Ignite Conference. To help us navigate this part of the Datascape, I have invited Warner Chaves back to the show….

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Datascape podcast episode 8 – SQL server 2017 & Microsoft Data Amp

In this episode, Warner joins us again, this time to discuss the Microsoft Data Amp 2017 event and dive into detail about all of the new and exciting announcements that were made. We dive into data migration services, the managed instance concept, today’s expectations of DBA’s, and much more!

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Datascape podcast episode 2 – running SQL server on Linux – say whaaat??!

SQL Server is a conventional RDBMS created in partnership between Microsoft and Sybase in ~1989. Since then, SQL Server has only ever run on the Windows operating system. Infoworld ranked SQL Server as the second most popular database (along with…

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SQL On The Edge #11 – Azure data lake fundamentals

Warner Chaves, Principal Consultant at Pythian and Microsoft MVP explores and explains the basic fundamentals of Azure Data Lake.

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