Azure

Cloudy with a Chance of Data

Going back to SQL Saturday Nashville for my fourth straight year. But, hot of the presses, I’m bringing a brand new presentation. Well, at least…


Big Data Program

Achievement Unlocked. Six courses down and four to go for the Big Data Microsoft Professional Program. https://academy.microsoft.com/en-us/tracks/big-data/ Updated: 12/25/2017 – Three more down over the Christmas…


Classic Azure Portal Retired

Classic Azure Portal Retired: Microsoft announced today that they will close the Azure classic portal on January 8, 2018. All functions will be available in…


Azure Technical Reference

Building the right infrastructure for an Enterprise BI and Reporting solution is not easy. It takes weeks or months to evaluate all that is available….


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…