Here’s an interesting (and chilling) look at the business models of the big technology companies. If data is the new oil, then Big Tech is the new Big Oil.
It never hurts to practice the fundamentals and understanding SQL is fundamental to any well-rounded data scientist. Here’s an interesting closeup look at T-SQL, the SQL “dialect” found in SQL Server.
Like any programming language, T-SQL has its share of common bugs and pitfalls, some of which cause incorrect results and others cause performance problems. In many of those cases, there are best practices that can help you avoid getting into trouble. I surveyed fellow Microsoft Data Platform MVPs asking […]
Azure Data Fest returns to Reston March 22, 2019 Seating is limited, reserve you seat today. Tickets at http://bit.ly/adfspring2019
Kirill Gavrylyuk joins Scott Hanselman to discuss new improvements for Azure Cosmos DB SDKs, including the new, idiomatic .NET SDK with friendlier, more intuitive programming model, better testability, better performance, .NET Standard 2.0 support, and now open sourced.
- Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK Version 3.0 now in public preview
- Microsoft Azure Cosmos DB .NET SDK Version 3.0 (GitHub)
- Build a .NET console app to manage data in Azure Cosmos DB SQL API account (SDK Version 3 Preview)
- Create a free account (Azure)
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BBC Click has look at what could be the future of data storage: DNA. They also cover some interesting work in voice recognition.
As part of his Data Lit class, Siraj Raval explores the fundamentals of data visualization.
SQL has been around a while and, as such, it’s an essential skill for wrangling data. Here’s a great video (along with high end animations and VFX) to get you started.
In this course on freeCodeCamp.org, take look at database management basics and SQL using the MySQL RDBMS.
The course is designed for beginners to SQL and database management systems, and will introduce common database management topics. The course looks at various topics including schema design, basic C.R.U.D operations, aggregation, nested queries, joins, keys and more.
This video from the Microsoft Developer YouTube channel gives a thorough overview of CosmosDB, a globally distributed multi-model database-as-a-service. It provides NoSQL foundation with comprehensive SLAs on throughput, availability, consistency and latency and exposes data through SQL, MongoDB, Cassandra, Table and Gremlin APIs. Learn how to take advantage of it in your apps today and leverage the economy of scale tomorrow!