Category Archives: Cloud

Updated: AWS for the SQL Server Professional

Updated core deck (includes video at end with demos) on AWS services of interest for the SQL Server professional – enjoy!

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How to: Developing for Aerospike with Python or C#

I’ve been doing some work with the super fast in-memory database,  Aerospike lately.  See previous blog posts here about the speed of this product.  Since I’ve started work w/Aerospike, the team there has announced that their core product is now … Continue reading

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How to: Installing AerospikeDB on Google Compute Engine

Recently, I’ve been doing some work with AerospikeDB.  It is a super-fast in-memory NoSQL Database.  I gave a presentation at the recent BigDataCampLA on ‘Bleeding Edge Databases’ and included it because of impressive benchmarks, such as 1 Million TPS (read-only … Continue reading

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Bleeding Edge Databases – Aerospike, Algebraix and Google Big Query

I gave a talk called ‘Bleeding Edge Databases’ at this weekend’s BigDataCampLA.  Several attendees asked me to record the talk, so I did (and will link that post below).                 Here’s my favorite … Continue reading

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Intro to the Google Cloud for Developers

Here’s the deck from my talk at #Techorama  – enjoy.

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AWS for the Database Professional

Updated my talk ‘AWS for the Database Professional’ – lots of screencast demos – enjoy!

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First Look – Windows Virtual Machine on the Google Cloud

Yes, you read this right.  Google announced last week at their cloud event, that their IaaS service – Google Compute Engine would begin to offer ‘premium operating systems’ – including Windows.  After getting approval from Google to join their limited preview, I … Continue reading

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