Category: SQLAzure

Data Science – build your skill with problem-solving, communication, curiosity and knowledge in data platform

TweetIn the flurry of recent posts about data science topic I have had feedback about what kind of skillset is required for a Data Scientist, so here is the extract. If you want to compete and be intelligent, then it…

SQL Server 2016 general availability and discovery day

TweetIn another few days time SQL Server 2016 (RTM) will be available for the users and officially supported within the production environments. 2016 version is the first database born in the cloud, a new innovation in the world of data platform. There…

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 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…

U-SQL for your Big Data processing

TweetAs a Microsoft technology user you might have come across about TSQL, iSQL, OSQL and ANSI-SQL. Here is the new kid on the ranch, U-SQL. A new language with a power of SQL expressive(ness) and produce scalable distributed query capability to analyze…

Features supported by the editions of SQL Server

TweetThere are certain instructions you need to be aware of features supported by different editions of SQL Server. Since the version 2012 (still applicable on 2014 & 2016 CTP2)  Microsoft has divided the number of specifications on editions perspective to accommodate unique…

SQL Server 2016, and what-not!

TweetOh well, as the subject line says bloggers around the world are busy in digging about what’s coming on with newly announce SQL Server 2016 version. To begin with we are in SQL Server 2016 CTP2 stage now and I’m sure…