Videos: Microsoft BIG Data

Big Data videos released to YouTube A Growing World of Data – Part 1 of a 4 part series on Microsoft’s unique approach to Business Intelligence and Big Data – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dBkzmwaSRUc       The World of Big Data – Part 2 of a 4 part series on Microsoft’s unique approach to Business Intelligence and Big Data…

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Want to know more of our cool SQL Appliances??

  The product team has just put together the following Linked In discussion groups, so be sure to join them to keep updated on Microsoft SQL Server appliances, and allows you to network with your peers about these appliances. Get your questions answered by top architects and product engineers. Microsoft Database Consolidation Appliance Group -…

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Whitepaper: Implementing SQL Server Parallel Data Warehouse using Kimball Approach

Summary: This white paper explores how the Kimball approach to architecting and building a data warehouse/business intelligence (DW/BI) system works with Microsoft’s Parallel Data Warehouse, and how you would incorporate this new product as the cornerstone of your DW/BI system. For readers who are not familiar with the Kimball approach, we begin with a brief…

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Learn how Microsoft deployed SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW)

Microsoft IT Showcase is pleased to announce the publication of Deploying SQL Server 2008 R2 Parallel Data Warehouse at Microsoft, which discusses how Microsoft IT is deploying SQL Server 2008 PDW to support oversight of security events.  Look for the next piece in this series which discusses the PDW deployment on our Enterprise Data Warehouse…

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Getting Trained by the Father of Data Warehouse–Mr Bill Inmon

The last two weeks have been absolutely great, working on Data Warehousing (DW) offerings based on SQL Server. As you would have seen from my previous post we had Mark Thiessen out from Redmond. He spoke to many of our partners and customers about our DW offerings and also keynoted the DW 2.0 Summit. We…

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Busy with Data Warehousing

It has been a while since I updated my blog and this has been as a result of being busy with organising SQL Server Data Warehousing related events. First up we (Microsoft) are platinum sponsors for the DW & BI 2.0 Summit  (see below brochure for more info) at the Swissotel taking place next week…

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