There only a few days to the next big event in my calendar – this time I am travelling to Paris, France to attend and speak at the MS Cloud Summit 2017.
This is a conference covering a lot of Azure topics, and I will be speaking about Azure Data Lake Store and Analytics – spicing it up a bit with some Cognitive Services that we can use in our analytic scripts. I am hoping to see lots of friends and get new ones from the community around SQL Server and Azure Data Services.
A conference organized by AGILE.NET – aOS – AZUG FR – CMD – GUSS
- 1 day pre-conference workshops (Jan. 23th)
- 2 days of conference (Jan 24th-25th)
- 600 attendees expected
- Passionated audience
- 6 tracks – 60 sessions
- Microsoft Cloud technologies (Azure, Office 365, Data Platform)
- Microsoft Hybrid technologies (SQL Server, SharePoint, etc.)
- Valuable international and french speakers
Be part of that great conference. Register now !
A participation of 15€ is asked to help us covering conference cost
Did you know that Microsoft have made it really easy to get started using various data science tools? How, you ask! Well Microsoft have compiled a few Virtual Machine Images, ready to be spun up/provisioned on Azure – all you have to do is to select the data science flavor of your choice. Continue reading →
Today Microsoft have announced that Azure SQL Datawarehouse will support Premium Storage, this will allow the customers to see greater performance and predictability on queries. As of today, all newly created SQL Datawarehouse will be created with Premium Storage, at least in regions where Premium Storage is available. In the remainder of the preview period, the billing will continue to be based on standard pricing.
To read the full blog post – go to -> https://azure.microsoft.com/da-dk/blog/azure-sql-data-warehouse-introduces-premium-storage-for-greater-performance/
A few days ago, we announced that Microsoft Enterprise customers is now allowed to bring their own SQL Licenses to Azure VMs. This means that if a customer already have a SQL License, this license can be used on SQL Server VM images from Marketplace.
This means that they do no longer need to build their own VM, but instead can just provision a server from the marketplace and use the existing license.
Read a lot more on the official blog post
I recently got a new laptop, the renowned Lenovo X1 Carbon 3rd generation – a most amazing piece of hardware. The laptop is so light and blistering fast, that I have not regretted opting for that one instead of the Surface Pro 4.
Well, all was good for the first 2 months, then one day when i took the power out, because I was of to a meeting, the laptop died on me. Just like that power went of, what to do, tried all the tips I found on the net, but to no avail. Continue reading →
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Event is held at:
Tuesday 23rd of February 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Time flies, next week it is already time for the annual SQL Konferenz in Darmstadt, Germany. There I will be giving a speak on Azure Data Lake Store and Azure Data Lake Analytics, and how these can be used in different scenarios. It will be a session filled with technical information and lots of demos.
In conjunction with this, I have been asked to join Data Exposed Studio, a panel discussion together with
Oliver Engels (Panel Host) (L | T), Michael Rys (L | T) and Sascha Dittmann (L | T) – at this panel discussion we will debate The U in Big Data – Do we need a new language?
Data Exposed Studio is a panel discussion, which will be recorded on Video. The format is 45min
long and starts 15 minutes after the parallel sessions in a small TV studio we will setup at the conference.
There will be room for approx. 15 people as audience in the studio.
|The U in Big Data – Do we need a new language?
14:45 – 15:45
|Oliver Engels (Panel Host) (L | T), Michael Rys (L | T), Kenneth M. Nielsen (L | T) and Sascha Dittmann (L | T)
Should you in any way be interested in having this session presented at your company or in any other way be interested in how to enable Azure Data Platform for you business, so not hesitate to email me or call me.