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Chris Yates is a Database Administration Manager with over thirteen years of experience in the SQL industry. His experience includes design and implementation of both OLTP and OLAP solutions as well as assessment and implementation of SQL Server environments for best practices, performance, and high availability solutions accompanied by a strong development background. He enjoys helping others in the SQL Server community and does this by contributing on several SQL forums, creating “The SQL Professor”, and speaking at several SQL functions. His passion and focus is not only with technology but also helping others along their way and career path.

Archives: October 2016

PASS Summit Keynote 2 – Release 2

Dr. David DeWitt is getting ready to take the stage to a huge ovation and is thrilled to be back at PASS Summit.

Haha, bring back #BringBackRimma is a twitter tag that he has put in place….looking forward to hearing Dr. David DeWitt speak today…..

  1. Why data warehousing in the…

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 27 October 2016

PASS Summit Keynote 2 – Release 1

Grant Fritchey taking the stage to talk about the financial health of PASS.

250k members , 170 countries, and 87% global representation – outstanding.

73% return into the community; focused on being a one global community

119 SQL Saturday Events held in 2016; have had pretty solid growth over the… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 27 October 2016

PASS Keynote Part 2 – Live Coverage

 

Good morning from PASS Summit in Seattle, Washington. Like yesterday I will be live blogging the event. The same format of the blog will apply with up to 5 releases every 15 minutes.

Yesterday was a great first keynote, and from what it appears attendees are pretty excited to… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 27 October 2016

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 5

Julie Koesmarno, Senior Project Manager at Microsoft, takes the stage to talk about business analytics utilizing War and Peace.

Tracing emotions of each key characters via a heat map…..pretty cool to see application of SQL Light language.

Cognitive capabilities managed with big data……


Deep learning is everywhere; this means that… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 26 October 2016

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 4

Document DB: Blazing fast planet-scale NoSQL:

  • Guaranteed Low Latency
  • Elastically Scaling Storage
  • Elastically Scaling Throughput
  • No Impedance Mismatch
  • Choice of Consistency
  • Enterprise Level SLA

Azure + DocumentDB with leading game technology. A game and TV show integration of Walking Dead that brings exclusive clip content into the game using Azure… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 26 October 2016

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 3

 

Justin Silver, Scientist Pros, takes the stage……

Taking data science out of the lab settings and placing it into real world scenarios.

Azure has tremendously been able to allow enhanced functionality into the realm of data science bridging the gap 100x faster with SQL Server 2016.

Microsoft is the… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 26 October 2016

PASS Summit Live Keynote -Release 2

Rohan Kumar, General Manager of Microsoft, takes the stage hyping up SQL Server 2016. We keep hearing the word “Sharing” among databases.

Intelligent Database:

  1. In-Memory Analytics
  2. In-Memory OLTP

Wow, 100X faster analytics + 30x faster transactions

Azure SQL database is the first in the world to support HTAP technology

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 26 October 2016

PASS Summit Live Keynote – Release 1

Joseph Sirosh taking the stage by first telling us a story with over 400 million children in India. Only 50% of them attend school regularly. Consider the loss of potential that could have been a doctor.

Millions more like these children; a world of lost human potential. Millions who drop… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 26 October 2016

PASS Summit 2016 – Live Keynote

Good morning from PASS Summit 2016!

Today will be the first keynote session at 8:15 a.m. with Joseph Sirosh. I’ve found myself back at the bloggers table this year during the keynotes so check back here for updates and highlights.

In addition to these updates (plan on sending 4-5 mass… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 26 October 2016

T-SQL Tuesday #83: We’re still dealing with the same problems

It’s about time I got back into participating in the T-SQL Tuesday block parties that are hosted by community members each month. First, let’s take care of some house keeping rules.

Who Is Hosting?

This month Andy Mallon (b|t) is hosting and has chosen a topic… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 11 October 2016

PASS Summit Advice For First Timers

As I scrolled through the twitter feeds I ran across one from Tom LaRock (b|t) on PASS Summit being three weeks away:

Now, what caught my eye was the fact that he mentions the word “advice” to first timers. It wasn’t that long ago when I… Read more

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Posted in The SQL Professor on 11 October 2016