Cloud

Position Yourself for the Future

An excellent special presentation by Jeffrey Snover (@jsnover) and Jason Helmick (@theJasonHelmick) on “How to position yourself for the future”, hosted by the Austin PowerShell…


Cloud Platform Roadmap

Keeping up with changes to the Cloud Data Platform is very difficult as changes happen all the time. Fortunately, Microsoft now has a Cloud Platform…


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…


Exam Passed – 473

Well, that was not as difficult as I thought it would be. I was able to pass the 70-473 exam for the Cloud Data Platform Specialist…


Security and SQL Azure

I was doing some research on Security and SQL Azure Databases and found this great article form Joseph D’Antoni (Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting) and Stacia…


Big Data Challenge

I completed the Know It, Prove It challenge and earned the Microsoft Virtual Academy Big Data badge. Whether you’re a Developer, Data Pro, or student, you…


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…


Cloud Wars

 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…


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…