The Big Data Virtual Chapter provides a community for SQL Server professionals to learn about the use of Microsoft SQL Server software with Hadoop and related technologies.

Microsoft is making significant investments to create the next gen ‘Big Data’ Platform. The goal of the Big Data Virtual Chapter is provide a PASS community for Microsoft SQL Server professionals to learn about the use of Microsoft SQL Server software with Hadoop and related technologies. Join us to share experiences, problems and solutions, as well as learn new skills for building large-scale Hadoop-based systems using the Microsoft platform.

Next Meeting: Tue, Feb 19 2013

An Introduction to Big Data

Language: English
Event Type: Online
Online Meeting URL: None
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“Big Data” is a popular topic in the Business Intelligence and analytics communities but what exactly is it, where is interest in the topic coming from, and, more importantly for us BI professionals, what does this mean for the way we tackle business and technology challenges? In this session, we’ll answer these questions, providing you a starting point for further exploration of this exciting new technology space. Bryan Smith: Bryan Smith is a Business Intelligence Technology Specialist with Microsoft where he assists customers in solving enterprise Business Intelligence and analytics challenges using Microsoft technologies. Bryan comes to Microsoft with a background in industry and consulting and is an experienced trainer and author, having co-authored several books on MS BI technologies including SQL Server 2008 MDX Step by Step.

When

iCal
UTC : Tue, Feb 19 2013 19:00 - 20:00
Event Time : Tue, Feb 19 2013 14:00 - 15:00 (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Your Local Time: Tue, Feb 19 2013 19:00 - 20:00

Where

http://bigdata.sqlpass.org/
Live Meeting. The URL will display the day of the event

Direction: Recording and Presentation Files https://dl.dropbox.com/u/20306766/20130219BryanjSmith.rar

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