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Introverted and fancy some quiet no-pressure chatting over a bite to eat? Join me for breakfast or lunch at #MSIgnite

Diversity, for me, also includes types of people. Some people can win through noise and sheer stamina for arguing a point, but that can really switch off introverts. It's important to try and look through other people's lenses. Just because they don't respond like you, doesn't mean that they are wrong. It just means that… Continue reading Introverted and fancy some quiet no-pressure chatting over a bite to eat? Join me for breakfast or lunch at #MSIgnite

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How do you know if your org is ready for Data Science? Starting your journey with Azure Databricks

Mentioning  data science at your company may give you an air of expertise, but actually implementing enterprise-wide transformation with data science, artificial intelligence or deep learning is a business-wide transformation activity. It impacts your data and analytics infrastructure, engineering and business interactions, and even your organizational culture. In this post, we will look at a few… Continue reading How do you know if your org is ready for Data Science? Starting your journey with Azure Databricks

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SQL Server on Linux for the Business Intelligence Professional: Getting your Database on the VM

In this edition, we will look at getting the database up on the Virtual Machine as a first step. Then, we will restore it using SSMS. I'm expecting that you will have done the pre-requisites that I laid out yesterday. You will also need to have connected to your database on the Azure Virtual Machine.… Continue reading SQL Server on Linux for the Business Intelligence Professional: Getting your Database on the VM

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SQL Server on Linux for the Business Intelligence Professional: Connecting to your database on Azure Virtual Machine

What's next for the Business Intelligence professional, as they learn about Linux? Here, we will connect SQL Server Management Studio to the Linux edition of SQL Server. I'm expecting you'll have completed the pre-requisites laid out previously. Connect SQL Server Management Studio to SQL Server Linux Add in an inbound security rule which allows remote… Continue reading SQL Server on Linux for the Business Intelligence Professional: Connecting to your database on Azure Virtual Machine

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SQL Server on Linux for the Business Intelligence Professional: Prerequisites

In this blog series, I'll talk about SQL Server on Linux for the Business Intelligence Professional. You'll need some prequisites, and this blog post edition is dedicated to helping you to get set up. It's assumed that you have set up a SQL Server on Linux Virtual Machine on Azure. To connect to it, you… Continue reading SQL Server on Linux for the Business Intelligence Professional: Prerequisites