Posts Categorized: Pythian

SQL Saturday Bulgaria 2014

  This Saturday October 11, I will be speaking at SQL Saturday Bulgaria 2014 in Sofia. It’s my first time in the country and I’m really excited to be part of another SQL Saturday :) I will be speaking about Buffer Pool Extension, a new feature on SQL Server 2014. If you want to learn a…

Deploying a Private Cloud at Home — Part 1

Today’s blog post is part one of seven in a series dedicated to Deploying a Private Cloud at Home. In my day-to-day activities, I come across various scenarios where I’m required to do sandbox testing before proceeding further on the production environment—which is great because it allows me to sharpen and develop my skills. My…

Microsoft Hadoop: Taming the Big Challenge of Big Data – Part Three

Today’s blog post completes our three-part series with excerpts from our latest white paper, Microsoft Hadoop: Taming the Big Challenge of Big Data. In the first two posts, we discussed the impact of big data on today’s organizations, and its challenges. Today, we’ll be sharing what organizations can accomplish by using the Microsoft Hadoop solution: Improve…

Microsoft Hadoop: Taming the Big Challenge of Big Data – Part Two

Today’s blog post is the second in a three-part series with excerpts from our latest white paper, Microsoft Hadoop: Taming the Big Challenge of Big Data. In our first blog post, we revealed just how much data is being generated globally every minute – and that it has doubled since 2011. Traditional database management tools were not designed…

Microsoft Hadoop: Taming the Big Challenge of Big Data – Part One

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Today’s blog post is the first in a three-part series with excerpts from our latest white paper, Microsoft Hadoop: Taming the Big Challenge of Big Data. As companies increasingly rely on big data to steer decisions, they also find themselves looking for ways to simplify its storage, management, and analysis. The need to quickly access large amounts of…

On the Road with Luan

For the months of September, October, and November, Microsoft SQL Server MVP Luan Moreno will be touring Brazil, Europe, and EUA for various speaking engagements. He’ll be sharing his SQL Server knowledge and insights during SQL Saturdays, conferences, and virtual conferences. “Pythian is a company that values and truly supports employees in sharing their knowledge at community events,”…

In-Memory OLTP – ORDER BY Behavior Clause Using Range Index

Some clients are beginning to thinking about the possibilities of migrating some disk tables to In-Memory tables — this process is not so simple. Migrating tables requires a new mindset as some things changed in the SQLOS and SQL Serve architecture. It is extremely important to know about the differences, the scenarios that can be…

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