SQL PASS Summit 2013 was another great data geek week! I chatted with many of you about Big Data, Hadoop, HDInsight, architecting solutions, SQL Server, data, BI, analytics, and general geekiness – great fun! This time around I delivered two talks on Hadoop and HDInsight – the slides from both are attached. Zero to 60Continue reading “HDInsight Big Data Talks from #SQLPASS”
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Self-Service BI Works!
When I talk to people about adding self-service BI to their company’s environment I generally get a list of reasons why it won’t work. Some things I commonly hear: I can’t get anyone in IT or on the business side to even try it. The business side doesn’t know how to use the technology. ThisContinue reading “Self-Service BI Works!”
Big Data – All Abuzz About Hive at #SQLPASS Summit 2012
Big Data – All Abuzz About Hive Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM I hope to see you at the #SQLPASS Summit 2012 this week! There are many reasons people come to the PASS Summit – SQL friends, SQL family, networking, great content in 190 sessions, the SQL clinic, the product team,Continue reading “Big Data – All Abuzz About Hive at #SQLPASS Summit 2012”
What’s all the Buzz about Hadoop and Hive?
What’s all the Buzz about Hadoop and Hive? Why it Matters for SQL Server Peeps Small Bites of Big Data Cindy Gross, SQLCAT PM On September 20, 2012 we have another 24 Hours of PASS event! This PASS Summit Preview will give you a taste of what is coming at this year’s PASS Summit. ThereContinue reading “What’s all the Buzz about Hadoop and Hive?”
Witty WIT Speakers needed for 24 Hours of PASS – March 2011
SQL PASS is planning another 24 Hours of PASS (24HOP). It will be March 15-16, 2011. Since that is during Women’s History month all the speakers will be women. So if you’re a Woman in Tech (WIT) and know something about SQL or how Windows or storage affects SQL this is a great opportunity! Continue reading “Witty WIT Speakers needed for 24 Hours of PASS – March 2011”