Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week's episode, we discuss how you can get started with Azure.
A feature of Azure SQL Data Warehouse is the ability to scale (and pay for) compute resources as needed. This is particularly useful when loading data to a data warehouse. ETL operations typically put heavy load on the data warehouse, and could benefit from increased computing power. When the load process completes, however, that extra power may no longer be necessary.
Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week's episode, we discuss the cloud as a service and how it relates to pizza.
Hi everyone! About a week ago we held a bonus webinar on Tableau presented by Jonathan Drummey from DataBlick. It was a great session and we had tons of questions. Below are answers to many questions we did not get to in the presentation.
Welcome back to another episode of This Week In Data! If you missed our previous episodes, you can watch them here. In this week's episode, we'll tell you how to master a technical interview.
Back in March of this year I created an article and a webinar for the Pragmatic Works Blog.
The original concepts still hold, Power BI and Excel Power Query are very powerful tools for building data models and sharing data discovery and visualizations. As you move from initial prototyping to a more mature model you may find that performance can be bogged down if you don't manage the structure of your reporting information. This talk provides Tips and Techniques to manage this information (link to updated slides).
High Availability, just mentioning these words brings fear to some and delight to others. Gartner describes High Availability “As business operations' dependency on IT infrastructure continues to increase in response to the need for faster and leaner business processes, the need for these systems to be highly available also increases. Not only do high-availability designs focus on automatically detecting and reacting to failures, but, more importantly, they also focus on mitigating the downtime required for standard maintenance tasks. This Reference Architecture template outlines the approach and architecture to achieve high-availability of IT service infrastructure.”