Day: November 6, 2019

Containers SQL Server

SSIS DevOps and Azure Containers

Elizabeth Baron, Sreeja Pullagura & Andy Leonard speak on SSIS DevOps and Azure Containers at PASS Summit 2019. Watch below!

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Data Driven SQL Server

PASS 2019 Welcome Reception

In this Data Point, Andy bumps into some familiar faces on the way to the PASS 2019 Welcome Reception where Grant Fritchey kicks off the festivities. Fun fact: I used to work with Grant Fritchey back in the 90s at a large investment bank on Wall Street. Small World. Video version available at: https://www.facebook.com/DataDrivenTV/videos/790212794754980/ Press […]

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SQL Server 2019 Feature Notebooks
Big Data Spark SQL Server

SQL Server 2019 Feature Notebooks

Here’s a great collection of Jupyter notebooks that explore all the new features of SQL Server 2019. Here are some of the ones that caught my attention. SQL Server 2019 Querying 1 TRILLION rows OneTrillionRowsWarm.ipynb – This notebook shows how SQL Server 2019 reads 9 BILLION rows/second using a 1 trillion row table using a warm cache, OneTrillionRowsCold.ipynb – […]

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Mathematics

What is Abstract Algebra?

Socratica explores Abstract Algebra. What is Abstract Algebra? Abstract Algebra is very different than the algebra most people study in high school. This math subject focuses on abstract structures with names like groups, rings, fields and modules. These structures have applications in many areas of mathematics, and are being used more and more in the […]

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Computer Vision Facial Recognition Generative AI

Can an AI Learn The Concept of Pose And Appearance?

Two Minute Papers examines the paper “HoloGAN: Unsupervised learning of 3D representations from natural images.”

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Exploring Face Detection and Recognition
Computer Vision Facial Recognition

Exploring Face Detection and Recognition

In my final article for MSDN, I explore the nuts and bolts of face detection. Detecting Faces It’s important to point out two distinct terms that are often used interchangeably: face detection and face recognition. Face detection, as the name implies, is limited to detecting the presence of faces in an image. Face recognition involves […]

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Data Data Driven

Andy Arrives at PASS 2019

In this Data Point, we follow Andy as he walks his way through PASS 2019 registration and into the rarefied air of the speakers’ area. Press the play button below to listen here or visit the show page at DataDriven.tv.

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Containers Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Server Based on Docker with VPN Remote Access and More

If you ever wanted to up your home networking game with backup to Dropbox and secure remote access from everywhere through your own VPN, all based on Docker containers, then check out what Andreas Spiess has done. In this video, he covers: Install Docker with many containers like Mosquitto, Node-Red, Grafana, influxDB, Postgres, Portainer, and […]

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