Azure

Azure Databricks

During the keynote at this weeks Connect() developer conference, Microsoft unveiled a new service that integrates the Azure platform with a globally distributed streaming analytics solution. Now…


Big Data Professional Program

I started working on the Big Data professional program a few months ago, but became a little busy traveling, speaking, and working. But since my…


Azure Essentials

While I was at Microsoft Ignite earlier this month, I had the chance to test drive the Azure Essentials learning platfrom from Microsoft. And now…


Azure AD Admin Portal

The Azure Active Directory Admin Console (in the new Azure portal) is now Generally Available! The new experience begins with the brand-new landing page and dashboard….


Azure Cosmos DB

 This morning, at Microsoft Build conference in Seattle, Scott Guthrie, talked about core design principles. for Azure and introduced the Azure Cosmos DB platform. Azure Cosmos…


More Badges – KiPi

 Spent the weekend working on the Know It, Prove IT challenges over at the Microsoft Virtual Academy. Not too bad, Already knocked out three of…


Get Certified on SQL Server

T-SQL Tuesday #89 – The times they are a-changing Thank you to Koen Verbeeck for hosting this month’s T-SQL Tuesday. The topic for this month…


Cloud Tech Summit – Chicago

I am very excited to be helping others learn new technologies and asisst them in earning new certifications. On January 19, 2017, I will be…


Chicago Tech Summit

 Two weeks from today, I will be delivering Prep sessions on the 70-473 (Cloud Data Solutions) exam and the 70-475 (Big Data Analytics) exam at…