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Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

Azure Machine Learning for the Enterprise  

Speaker: Phil Wilcock Azure Machine Learning is a powerful toolset for mining historical data in order to predict future trends or behavior. This session will get you started with ML in the enterprise. Take your SCCM, Intune, and Office 365 data and use it like a Samurai! Predict user behavior, mine your data to provide more intelligent deployment targeting, and use ML to predict problems before they happen. This is real leading-edge smart IT for the 21st century, and you'll leave with plenty of examples and inspiration to become an ML black belt....More
Sep 14, 2015
Video
Windows IT Pro

Creating AlwaysOn Synchronous, Asynchronous, and Read-Only Replicas  

Speaker: Michael Otey In this session you’ll see how you can create AlwaysOn Availability Groups that contain both synchronous and asynchronous replicas. You’ll also see how you can offload reporting and backups to read-only replicas....More
Sep 14, 2015
Video
Windows IT Pro

Diving Deeper into the Power BI Platform  

Speaker: Jen Underwood In this session, we will walk through the Power BI platform components from a BI professional perspective....More
Sep 14, 2015
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Windows IT Pro

From Zero to AlwaysOn in About an Hour  

Speaker: Eddie Wuerch Introduced in SQL Server 2012 and greatly enhanced in SQL Server 2014 and Windows Server 2012 R2, SQL Server AlwaysOn Availability Groups bring a very useful new approach to SQL Server HA and DR, with the bonus options of offloading read-only queries and backups to other servers and storage....More
Sep 14, 2015
Video
Windows IT Pro

Improving Database Restores with PowerShell  

Speaker: Michael Fal...More
Sep 14, 2015
Video
Windows IT Pro

Moving From Profiler to Extended Events  

Speaker: Jes Borland For years, SQL Server Profiler and traces were the way we answered the question, What's happening on my SQL Server system? A new tool has emerged to answer that question with more options, which ultimately gives you more information: Extended Events. In this session you'll learn the building blocks of Extended Events sessions. You'll see a side-by-side comparison of how to create a trace and a session, and you'll learn how much more information you gain from the session! You'll also learn a step-by-step method to convert existing traces to sessions....More
Sep 14, 2015
Video
Windows IT Pro

SQL Is Dead; Love Live SQL! Bring Order to Chaos with Hive and Hadoop  

"Speaker: Joshua Fennessy Hadoop is very often affiliated with NoSQL projects. It's also a common misconception that NoSQL stands for NO SQL! In this session we'll uncover the truth behind that myth through the use of a very active Apache project called Hive. SQL developers will feel right at home in this session as we uncover how to access data stored in HDFS in a way that is structured and easy to understand. We'll compare and contrast Hive's approach to traditional RDBMSs and look at use cases where it might be wise to choose one over another....More
Sep 14, 2015
Video
Windows IT Pro

TempDB 101 Plus  

Speaker: Andrew J. Kelly TempDB isn't your ordinary user database and definitely shouldn't be treated like one. The usage patterns and internals dictate that the configuration, monitoring, and usage be done in a different way to get the best performance. You'll see why aspects such as configuration and file placement play such a key role and why you need to plan ahead for TempDB....More
Sep 14, 2015
Video
Windows IT Pro

Things You Should Never Do in Microsoft SQL Server  

Speaker: Denny Cherry In this fun session we'll review several problem implementations that have been seen in the real world. Most importantly we'll look at why these implementations went horribly wrong, so that we can learn from them and never repeat these mistakes again....More
Sep 14, 2015
Video
Windows IT Pro

A Developer's Guide to Web Images  

Speaker: Robert Boedigheimer Most web developers have only a casual understanding of image formats and how to optimize images for websites. Learn which image formats are appropriate for different types of images (e.g., logos, photos). Discover various techniques for improving the performance of your site by serving images from a CDN, CSS Sprites, hosting images on multiple domains, and other approaches. Review the new and srcset standards and how to use them now while supporting older browsers....More
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