Creating an OAuth 2.0 authentication token for Azure Data Lake Store

Hi All!   A Data Lake can be defined as a storage repository that holds a vast amount of raw data in its native format until it is needed. My question is, what would be the point of storing all this data if you can’t access it easily? Azure Data Lake store, which is Microsoft’s…


Training for Microsoft Partners: Azure for SQL Server Consultants

  You are invited to the Microsoft Azure for SQL Server Consultants training in the following cities: Toronto – 5-7 October Vancouver – 17-19 October Montreal – 30 November – 2 December As a valued Microsoft partner, you are invited to a special 3 day event on Microsoft Azure for SQL Server Database Administrators workshop in the…


Microsoft Data Platform at Microsoft Cloud Roadshow in Toronto

Bringing the best of IGNITE and BUILD conferences to Toronto. We want to invite you to attend the Microsoft Data Platform sessions at Microsoft Cloud Roadshow on November 9-10, 2015 taking place at the Toronto Congress Centre. Register now for this 2-day event, which is free to attend and will bring together the best training…


Microsoft Data Platform Overview

Update 2015-11-11: Updated the graphics to include Azure Data Catalog. The variety of offerings in Microsoft's end-to-end analytics platform sometimes feels overwhelming, especially with the rapid evolution. For example, at the Build conference we announced the upcoming availability of Azure SQL DW and Azure Data Lake, while at the Ignite conference we presented the new…


Predictive Analytics Customer Workshop in Vancouver

        PLEASE FIND THE EVENT RESOURCES HERE (Password: Azure)     Join us for an exciting, one-day learning event on predictive analytics using Microsoft Azure.   WHO SHOULD ATTENDData Scientists, Developers & Programmers, Architects, and Analysts WHY SHOULD I ATTEND? Azure Machine Learning is an exciting new Microsoft product that allows rapidly…


MVP Series: What is a DBA, anyway?

We are thrilled to have special guest authors from the Canadian MVP Award Program contributing posts around their favourite tips, tricks & features of SQL 2014.  For the next few weeks, we will be posting a different article from one of our Canadian SQL Server MVPs each week.  We hope you enjoy them, please feel…


Séries de web-émissions: Top 5 solutions de données Microsoft

    Réécoutez les 5 émissions!   Les technologies de plateforme de données sont en constante évolution. Pour vous aider à apprendre les nouveautés, Microsoft Canada a organisé une série de webémissions à ce sujet. Réécoutez les enregistrement pour en apprendre plus au sujet de la nouvelle génération de solutions de données Microsoft : Power BI, le…


Webcast Series: Top 5 Microsoft Data Platform Solutions

  You are invited. Data Platform Technologies are constantly evolving. To help you keep up to date Microsoft Canada introduces a Data Platform webcast series.   Please join us to learn about new generation of Microsoft Data Platform solutions: Power BI‚ Analytical Platform System appliance, In-Memory technologies, Azure Cloud Data Services and SQL Server 2014….


Microsoft Tools to Tackle Ebola, Updated Ebola Analytics File

Microsoft Tools My earlier article highlighting how Power BI can be used to analyze WHO ebola data generated a lot of interest. To follow-up on this topic, I’m writing today about the announcement made by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella regarding tools we make available to help fight ebola. He announced that qualified medical researchers would…


Webémissions de Microsoft Canada: Power BI, Analyse prédictive et "SQL Server as a Service"

Vous êtes invité. Vous avez été nombreux à assister aux divers événements de formation virtuelle que nous avons publiés. Dans la foulée de ce succès, Microsoft Canada organise une série de webémissions portant sur la plateforme de données Microsoft. Ces événements visent à vous aider à en apprendre plus sur les toutes dernières solutions de…