10

Jun

From Data Platform Blog: Microsoft is committed to continuous innovation to make Azure the best cloud platform for running hyper-scale big data projects. This includes an existing Hadoop-as-a-service solution, Azure HDInsight, a hyper-scale repository for big data, Azure Data Lake, READ MORE

12

May

SQL Upgrade and Migration – on the road
SQL Upgrade and Migration – on the road

Next week I’ll be on the road delivering SQL Server Upgrade and Migration seminars. Are  joining in any of the following locations? Bring your questions! Registration is still open! Mountain View, CA May 19 Click Here to Register Chicago, IL READ MORE

12

May

Microsoft Ignite – Recap of Data Platform and BI sessions

Microsoft’s first Ignite conference is a fact, and it was AWESOME! Last week I (Dandy Weyn)  had the great opportunity of being at Ignite as a staffer to the Microsoft booth for both Data Platform and Business Intelligence. Our very READ MORE

09

May

SQLBAREMETAL is back!

This blog is just a quick announcement that SQLBaremetal Workshops are a fact, and content is being updated with the latest and greatest Since I will be doing a lot on SQLBaremetal moving forward, follow this link to the SQLBaremetal READ MORE

04

May

What’s new and coming in SQL Server 2016

Today at Ignite, Microsoft announced the soon to be released preview of SQL Server 2016.       That’ right – SQL Server v.Next has a name, it’s SQL Server 2016 I am very excited about the continuing announcements brought READ MORE

03

May

14 sessions recommendations to attend at Ignite

14 sessions I would recommend to anyone at Ignite. (for data platform and business analytics) I’ve been to a lot of conferences, so many that I can’t remember how many I’ve been at. Starting 14 years ago, I attended my READ MORE

14

Apr

Join us for free SQL Server Upgrade & Migration Seminars

Are you planning to Upgrade or Migrate to SQL Server 2014? In partnership with Microsoft,  DB Best is delivering  free 3 hour seminars at multiple Microsoft MTC locations, seating is limited so register now! In this 3 hour seminar you’ll learn: READ MORE

31

Mar

Relationship status: it’s complicated!
Relationship status: it’s complicated!

Dear Microsoft, If I would be in a relationship status with you on Facebook, it would probably be set to “It’s complicated“. Oh goodness, I don’t know where to start, but quite honestly, our relationship goes way back, to the READ MORE

30

Mar

You are running any of the following applications on Oracle or Sybase, and you are wondered what it would take to get them migrated to SQL Server? Well you probably qualify to join us for a by-invitation only 3 day hands READ MORE

22

Mar

Reblog: Video gone viral – the Grinch that stole our Christmas

The joy of online shopping versus trying to find a parking spot at the mall Just like many other people do around the holidays, we decided to order some items online to avoid busy shopping lines at stores and get READ MORE