Intelligent Insights for Improving Azure SQL Database Performance

Intelligent Insights for Improving Azure SQL Database Performance

Veljko Vasic explains how Azure SQL Database uses built-in intelligence to continuously monitors database usage so that it can detect disruptive events that cause poor... Details
What’s New in Azure Cosmos DB’s API for MongoDB

What’s New in Azure Cosmos DB’s API for MongoDB

Emily Lawton discusses what's new in Azure Cosmos DB's API for Mongo DB, including new preview features such as support for the aggregation pipeline and... Details
Extracting Maximum Knowledge from Big Data Using Big Compute

Extracting Maximum Knowledge from Big Data Using Big Compute

Deep learning and AI are fundamentally changing the way data is used in computation. They enable computing capabilities that will transform almost every industry, scientific... Details
The New Import Flat File Wizard in SSMS 17.3

The New Import Flat File Wizard in SSMS 17.3

The latest episode of Data Exposed welcomes Alan Yu, a PM in the SQL Server engineering group focusing on SQL Tools. He shows off the... Details
Hadoop – Just the Basics

Hadoop – Just the Basics

Here is a great overview of Hadoop for the beginner. Details
Cloudera vs Hortonworks vs MapR vs Intel

Cloudera vs Hortonworks vs MapR vs Intel

Hadoop is most often associated with big data. A look at the different Hadoop solutions such as Clouder, Hortonworks, MapR and Intel. Hear Pythian's CTO... Details
Big Data Exploration Infographic

Big Data Exploration Infographic

While the content is skewed towards IBM and their technology stack, the fundamentals hold true. Details
Graphs with Azure Cosmos DB

Graphs with Azure Cosmos DB

If my previous post about the graph data structure has you eager to get started, then check out this video with Kirill Gavrylyuk. He talks... Details
What is a Graph?

What is a Graph?

I've been hearing the term "graph" more and more lately. Whether it's the Microsoft Graph mentioned repeatedly in the Ingite 2017 keynotes or the Graph... Details
What is a Data Warehouse?

What is a Data Warehouse?

Here’s a great video explaining the reasons and mechanics of data warehousing. Details