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A Story of BI, BIG Data and SQL Server in Canada
Big Data Hackathon – a Story from a Winning Team
This blog post was created collaboratively by the winning team of the Big Data Hackathon in Data Visualization category (Microsoft Canada office, Mississauga ON, March 13-14, 2015). Big Data Hackathon Team members : Kosta Zabashta , Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Marcello Panaccione , Ontario Teachers'...
13 Apr 2015
Big Data Hackathon in Vancouver
The event is over. Please find the event presentations and resources here . Prize winners: - Data Modelling: Vancouver Crime Analysis by team Droptable UBC - Data Visualization: Reflex Math Analytics by team Synergy You’re invited! The Microsoft Big Data Hackathon is your opportunity to hack for a good...
4 Feb 2015
BIG Data Hackathon in Mississauga
The event is over! Congratulations to the winners! Data Modelling Prize winner: Ontario Parking Ticket Revenue Forecaster project Data Visualization Prize winner : Parking Tickets and Air Flights project Please find the event resources here . __________________________________________ You’re invited...
28 Jan 2015
Free BIG Data, Hadoop, SQL Server trainings from Microsoft Partner
Create a Tactical Plan Using Hadoop & Cloud Technologies 8/5/2014, 11:00am ET How quickly would you be able to gather data, align resources and using analytics - create a tactical plan? We're going to walk through an emergency scenario where data is pulled from public sources and shared with...
22 Jul 2014
Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight
We have new free ebook with you: Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight , by Avkash Chauhan, Valentine Fontama, Michele Hart, Wee Hyong Tok, and Buck Woody. Download the PDF (6MB; 130 pages) from http://aka.ms/IntroHDInsight/PDF Download the EPUB (9MB) from http://aka.ms/IntroHDInsight/EPUB Download the...
30 May 2014
Free SQL Server trainings from Microsoft Partner
What's New in PowerShell v3...and 4! 5/1/2014, 11:00am ET PowerShell v3 was a massive new release. With literally thousands of new cmdlets and a new ISE, where do you start? In this session we'll begin with an overview of the feature sets included with v3, plus the new ISE. Then we'll look...
22 Apr 2014
Lancement de Microsoft SQL Server 2014 à Québec
Saturday, April 26, 2014 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Hotel Plaza Québec, salle Carmen 3031 boul. Laurier, Québec , QC ( map ) 46.764252 -71.293617 Inscrivez-vous ici GRATUIT POUR TOUS! Afin de réserver votre place pour cet événement, vous devez absolument vous créer un compte gratuit de Meetup pour vous inscrire...
28 Mar 2014
Hadoop (HDP) and EDW Webcast - Modern Data Architecture for Big Data
Chris Di Lullo
Microsoft's data platform is a cloud-ready information infrastructure that will help organizations unlock breakthrough insights and quickly build solutions to extend data across on-premise and public cloud. Hortonworks is the only 100-percent open source software provider to develop, distribute and...
23 Jan 2014
Free Big Data Analytics course on Channel 9
In this course, you'll get an overview of the different ways that you can analyze data for your Big Data solutions using Microsoft Business Intelligence tools such as Excel and Reporting Services. This includes predictive analytics with Excel and Apache Mahout. You'll also learn about NoSQL tools...
21 Dec 2013
Big Data Saturday – Mississauga, October 26
You have been invited to take part in a free 1-day training event targeted towards SQL Server and BI Professionals. Overview: BIG DATA Saturday is a technical, day long training session that focuses on the latest Microsoft technologies around BI, Big Data, and SQL Server. The sessions will be delivered...
16 Sep 2013
Free MVA training: Getting Started with Microsoft Big Data
New Microsoft Big Data training became available on Microsoft Virtual Academy. In this session, you’ll get an overview of Microsoft Big Data tools as part of the Windows Azure HDInsight and Storage services. As a developer, you’ll learn how to create map-reduce programs and automate the workflow of processing...
8 Oct 2013
TechEd North America 2013 presentations now available on demand
TechED 2013 North America (New Orleans, June 3 - 6, 2013) recorded presentations are now available on Channel9. The five most popular BI and Data Platform presentations were: · Big Data. Small Data. All Data. · ...
4 Sep 2013
Microsoft BIG Data: Windows Azure HDInsight general availability
Windows Azure HDInsight provides 100% Apache Hadoop as a service in the cloud. HDInsight builds on top of the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) to ensure full compatibility with Apache Hadoop. HDInsight offers: Insights with familiar tools: Through integration with Microsoft’s business intelligence tools...
28 Oct 2013
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