TechNet Pod #2 – The Linux One

The TechNet Pod is a monthly podcast that rounds up everything that’s been happening on Microsoft UK’s technical channels, including TechNet UK, @MSDevUK and @TechNetUK. This month, we talk Linux in our interview with Matt Saunders and Jack Moore, two co-organisers of London DevOps.

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Creating an Azure Data Factory Instance

Chris Testa-O’Neill, a Features Engineer in the Analytics and Data Science team at Microsoft, takes a look at creating instances in Azure Data Factory. This is a preview for his talk at the upcoming SQLBits, which takes place between the 5th and 8th April. Be sure to check it out!

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Storing and exploring mountains of data

Gavin Payne builds on his article from last month about the common components of a Business Intelligence (BI) platform and focuses on a service to host one of them – the enterprise data warehouse (EDW).

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Catch Up: SQL Server for the DBA

Are you a DBA looking to catch up on SQL Server 2012 or 2014? We’ve got some great videos that will help you skill up.

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SQL Server 2016 is here!

We’re pleased to announce the general availability of SQL Server 2016, the world’s first relational database to be “born cloud-first”.

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What is R?

In the age of big data, R is rapidly becoming the leading programming language in statistics and data science.

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Catch Up: SQL Server for the BI Professional

Still using SQL Server 2008 R2 or SQL Server 2012? SQLBits’ Chris Testa-O’Neill shares a list of videos that can help you catch up on the top three features of SQL Server 2012 and SQL Server 2014 from a BI perspective.

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