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…

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Big Data Hackathon – a Story from a Winning Team

This blog post was created collaboratively by the winning team of the Big Data Hackathon in Data Visualization category (Microsoft Canada office, Mississauga ON, March 13-14, 2015). Big Data Hackathon Team members: Kosta Zabashta, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Marcello Panaccione, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Rayis Imayev, Dawn InfoTek Inc. Selcuk Beydilli, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan…

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Big Data Hackathon in Vancouver

The event is over. Please find the event presentations and resources here. Prize winners: – Data Modelling: Vancouver Crime Analysis by team Droptable UBC – Data Visualization: Reflex Math Analytics by team Synergy         You’re invited! The Microsoft Big Data Hackathon is your opportunity to hack for a good cause.  Assemble a…

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BIG Data Hackathon in Mississauga

The event is over! Congratulations to the winners! Data Modelling Prize winner: Ontario Parking Ticket Revenue Forecaster project   Data Visualization Prize winner: Parking Tickets and Air Flights project Please find the event resources here. __________________________________________   You’re invited! The Microsoft Big Data Hackathon is your opportunity to hack for a good cause.  Assemble a…

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Free BIG Data, Hadoop, SQL Server trainings from Microsoft Partner

          Create a Tactical Plan Using Hadoop & Cloud Technologies 8/5/2014, 11:00am ET How quickly would you be able to gather data, align resources and using analytics – create a tactical plan? We're going to walk through an emergency scenario where data is pulled from public sources and shared with a…

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Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight

  We have new free ebook with you: Introducing Microsoft Azure HDInsight, by Avkash Chauhan, Valentine Fontama, Michele Hart, Wee Hyong Tok, and Buck Woody. Download the PDF (6MB; 130 pages) from https://aka.ms/IntroHDInsight/PDF Download the EPUB (9MB) from https://aka.ms/IntroHDInsight/EPUB Download the MOBI (13MB) from https://aka.ms/IntroHDInsight/MOBI Download the code samples (7KB) from https://aka.ms/IntroHDInsight/CompContent     Introduction…

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Free SQL Server trainings from Microsoft Partner

    What's New in PowerShell v3…and 4! 5/1/2014, 11:00am ET PowerShell v3 was a massive new release. With literally thousands of new cmdlets and a new ISE, where do you start? In this session we'll begin with an overview of the feature sets included with v3, plus the new ISE. Then we'll look at…

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Lancement de Microsoft SQL Server 2014 à Québec

Saturday, April 26, 2014 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Hotel Plaza Québec, salle Carmen 3031 boul. Laurier, Québec, QC (map) 46.764252 -71.293617     Inscrivez-vous ici   GRATUIT POUR TOUS! Afin de réserver votre place pour cet événement, vous devez absolument vous créer un compte gratuit de Meetup pour vous inscrire.   Microsoft SQL Server…

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Hadoop (HDP) and EDW Webcast - Modern Data Architecture for Big Data

Microsoft's data platform is a cloud-ready information infrastructure that will help organizations unlock breakthrough insights and quickly build solutions to extend data across on-premise and public cloud. Hortonworks is the only 100-percent open source software provider to develop, distribute and support an Apache Hadoop platform explicitly architected, built and tested for Enterprise-grade deployments.  Come to…

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Free Big Data Analytics course on Channel 9

  In this course, you'll get an overview of the different ways that you can analyze data for your Big Data solutions using Microsoft Business Intelligence tools such as Excel and Reporting Services. This includes predictive analytics with Excel and Apache Mahout. You'll also learn about NoSQL tools such as Azure tables and MongoDB  …

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