Obviously, the first place I would recommend for SQL Server training is to take one of my classes at New Horizons Learning Center. But, I also know that isn’t always possible. However, I do want to share a very great resource for SQL Training and that is the good people over at SQL Skills or more specifically, the videos they publish to PluralSight (Which is also a competitor that I highly recommend.)
So Kendra Little is starting a SQL Workbooks website where she will be helping people learn SQL Server by solving problems. I have always enjoyed her presentations and hope she is very successful in this new adventure.Visit her website and check out the courses.
In-depth Introduction to Machine Learning in 15 hours of expert videos from Stanford University professors Trevor Hastie and Rob Tibshirani (authors of the legendary Elements of Statistical Learning textbook).If you are new to machine learning or a newer R user, I highly recommend getting the available free PDF download from the authors’ website to gain both a theoretical and practical understanding of many important methods for regression and classification.
So you’ve heard about DevOps and now you’re considering implementing it? Get the help you need with these 8 hands-on training courses from Microsoft and edX.
If you plan to implement Exchange Server 2016 or Exchange Online, or if you want to make sure that your implementation was done right, these online training courses are for you! The Exchange Team is excited to announce the release of four new edX online training courses for Microsoft Exchange Server 2016:
We had three times as many speaker submissions as we had actual open speakers slots for the upcoming SQL Saturday Indianapolis. It was very difficult to select from so many excellent individuals. However, we have finalized the sessions and Here is our schedule for the August 13th event. We’ve done our best to provide a good mix of topics and skill levels, we hope you’ll find something of interest throughout the day. Our thanks to the speakers for volunteering their time, we couldn’t do it without them. If there are schedule changes we will make them here as they happen. We encourage you to check back a few days before the event just in case we have had to move one of your favorite sessions.
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 the growing role of technology in almost every aspect of our daily lives, we fall short of meeting workforce demand. Find out more from my friend and fellow MCT Rachel Jones.
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 LinkedIn has entered into an agreement to be acquired by Microsoft. My first thought was, didn’t LinkedIn just buy Lynda.com less then a year ago? This is a seismic shake in the Information Technology world that will ripple through the industry for years to come.
When trouble strikes, the most valuable person in the room is the one who can confidently tackle the unknown. Being an effective troubleshooter is more important than being a walking encyclopedia of solutions to known issues. Rather than try to cover every possible problem and solution the Exchange Server Troubleshooting Companion takes a different approach. This eBook will provide you with the information you need to confidently solve any problem that you encounter.
The SQL Saturday team of Indianapolis would like to introduce the SQL Starter Track. An entire track of FREE sessions geared towards the ABSOLUTE BEGINNER. Be sure to sign up We have also started the #SQLStarter on Twitter. Find out more information on on our Sway Page.
I could only go back 12 years, but I was curious what percentage of my students took each of my classes. If I could have included 2000-2003, I am sure there would have been a little more Visual Basic. I think the Office classes are over-represented since those were only 1 day classes, while the other courses were typically 5 days. I believe in my Statistics course that would be called a lurking variable.
People frequently ask, “Where can I learn more about PowerShell?” Today’s post will highlight popular video training options available directly from Microsoft. Click here for more information.
During this 30-minute webinar from January 13, 2016, Jeremy Cioara, Garth Schulte, and Ben Finkel compare and contrast Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform, and Microsoft Azure — three of the leading cloud platforms on the market. You’ll learn what features the three share, what features help them stand out, and how they can benefit you and your organization.
Looking to get caught up on what to look for in Windows Server 2016? Then you’re in luck. IT Pro contributor John Savill has an extensive rundown of the top ten features in Windows Server 2016, from Active Directory upgrades to Nano Server.
Want to develop your cloud skills? Attend one of these expert-led, virtual classes to get hands-on experience on the latest Microsoft cloud technologies for free. These engaging live sessions will help you learn how to work with Microsoft’s cloud products and services through step-by-step instructions in a practice environment. Find a topic below that interests you and register for a date that works for you. Space is limited for each class so reserve your virtual seat today.