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Deploying a Private Cloud at Home — Part 2

Today’s blog post is part two of seven in a series dedicated to Deploying Private Cloud at Home, where I will demonstrate how to do basic configuration setup to get started with OpenStack. In my first blog post, I explained why I decided to use OpenStack. I am using a two-node setup in my environment, but you…

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…

What is Continuous Integration?

Most companies want to deploy features faster, and fix bugs more quickly—at the same time, a stable product that delivers what the users expected is crucial to winning and keeping the trust of those users.  At face value, stability and speed appear to be in conflict; developers can either spend their time on features or on…

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…

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