Author: SQLMaster

Author of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Administration cookbook (released May 2011) - www.packtpub.com Co-Author of MVP Deep Dives SQL Server Volume II from Manning Publications. Knowledge is the power and you will gain by sharing it; SQL Server MVP since the year 2006 and Subject Matter Expert with consulting & technical expertise for Databases, Business Intelligence & Architecture solutions with over 19+ years of experience. My work experience inclduesa wide range of industries, including the stock exchange, insurance, tele-communications, financial, retail, and manufacturing sectors, among others. A regular Speaker and SME volunteer at major technology conferences such as Microsoft Tech-Ed (Europe, India and North America), SQL PASS (Europe and North America), SQL Bits – UK and manages Scottish Area SQL Server user group based in Scotland. A moderator in majority of web based SQL Server forums (Microsoft Technet & www.sql-server-performance.com), writer, contributing editor & blogs at www.sqlserver-qa.net and www.sql-server-performance.com websites.

Hadoop – facts and myths

TweetWhen it comes to Big Data, Hadoop comes into picture – having an unique position within data platform in processing/managing multi-structured data for analytics and visualisations. Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing are key strategies to manage data platform, so as…

PaaS – get to know SQL data warehouse loading patterns and strategies

TweetPaaS (Platform-as-a-Service) is best chosen when majority of your business needs relies upon web, not having necessity of storing data on-premise. A popular choice within cloud computing services.Combing with Infrastructure as a Services that provides virtual machines and/or storage from…

SQL Server R Service – enterprise-scale data science

TweetData Science is the new workforce that has geared up in most of business domains now,data is a centric force for every organisation irrespective of size-of-business. In this space when Microsoft acquired Revolution Analytics that marks development tools and enhanced R…

SQL Server 2016 Community Technology Preview 3.3

TweetGet your testing gear on, here is another instalment of SQL Server 2016 CTP which is 3.3. There are 2 options available to test this version either you can download SQL2016CTP3.3 or using Windows Azure capabilities to fire up a fresh…

What is Big Data – brief notes and technology players?

TweetData, data and data everywhere. Relational and Analytical data forms have been here for a very long time, now the new form of data has evolved which is Big Data. A natural evolution of data, more efficient ways to process…

DocumentDB – have a look at new possibilities from NoSQL JSON database

TweetWhen you are dealing with applications with query and transactions over schema-free database then you are not new about NoSQL way of dealing such development. Rather call it as non-relational way of dealing the database, Azure DocumentDB is a NoSQL…

Meet and greet your data with Power BI empowerment

TweetIn the current times data is most important arsenal for any company to analyse, mine and visualise required information without having a dependancy on external sources. Being a Data Analyst right software is always helpful to create visualisations and get…