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Security Update Guide

From the Windows Server Update Services, Microsoft Security Bulletins, and Patch Tuesdays, Microsoft has had a long history in being a leader with security updates. In…


SQL Server on Linux

Today, Microsoft announced the public preview of the next release of SQL Server on Linux and Windows, which brings the power of SQL Server to Linux…


Weekly Roundup

Want to know what is going on in the Microsoft Tech Community? Check out the Weekly Roundup. This week Microsoft announced Microsoft Teams, but what…


Microsoft Streamlined Certification Paths

Microsoft is streamlining its expert-level certifications to provide more flexibility and a wider array of starting points towards certification. There will be Four new Microsoft…


MVP: Data Platform

I am deeply honored and extremely humbled to be joining the MVP community. This is not something you earn on your own and there are…


Ignite Attendee Celebration

Now that was a great party at Centennial Park. I had a nice view from atop the Ferris Wheel looking down on 23,000 of my…


The 2016 Krewe Photo

Every year, The Krewe gets together at noon on Tuesday in front of the New Horizons booth for our annual picture. And I have no…


First day of Ignite 2016

First day of Microsoft Ignite. First lesson, with 23, 000 attendees you need more than ONE working escalator. Second lesson, I really loved the hangout…


MCP Party at the Museum

For my MCP friends going to Microsoft Ignite. Be sure to pick up your party pass at Certification Central on Monday or Tuesday to attend the…


Microsoft Tech Community

This has been rumored for some time, but it now seems that Microsoft’s latest iteration of online community is live. Launched on September 2nd, but…


Subject Expert at Ignite

Very excited and honored to be once again working at the Microsoft Ignite conference. It is always a fun time and an incredible learning opportunity….


Microsoft’s Professional Degree

Now that it has been publicly announced. I have been working on the accelerated pilot program for Microsoft’s Professional Degree Program in Data Science these…


Data Science Summit

Hear from Microsoft Engineers and customer experts on how you can build data driven intelligent solutions, on-premises and in the cloud, with R, Python, Hadoop,and…


Narrowing the Skills Gap

Last year, there were 566,308 computing jobs open in the U.S. alone, while only 42,969 computer science students graduated into the workforce.  As we witness…


Microsoft and LinkedIn

What happens when you join the world’s leading professional cloud and the world’s leading professional network? We are about to find out. Today, it was announced that…


IT Pro Cloud Essentials

Microsoft is currently offering two new ways to support IT professionals and their companies in a smooth transition to the cloud: Microsoft IT Pro Cloud Essentials…


March 2016 MCT Update

It is time for a long overdue MCT update. First of all you may noticed that we are now just under 10,000 active Microsoft Certified…


Windows SysInternals

Recently, I was downloading ZoomIT from the TechNet SysInternals website and noticed all the other awesome utilities available. It made me wonder if there was…


Data Driven Virtual Conference

Companies that transform data into intelligent action are outperforming their competitors and will be the businesses of the future. Hear Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and…


SQL Server on Linux

Microsoft announced plans to bring SQL Server to Linux. This will enable SQL Server to deliver a consistent data platform across Windows Server and Linux, as…