I recently tried out running SQL Server 2016 on a Google Cloud Platform Windows-based Virtual Machine (GCE – Google Compute Engine Service). This is a quick way to try out new features of the latest version of SQL Server. In this case, I wanted to test out the R (language)-in database services. Although you can […]
A great teacher taught me a technique to use when I felt ‘blocked’ trying to write an essay. I have used and refined this technique for years when I am doing professional writing, particularly as I write/submit abstracts to conference as a potential speaker. People often tell me ‘you write so fast!’. Since I am […]
When is SQL Server ‘not enough’ and/or ‘too expensive’ for your application performance scalability needs? Caching is a popular mechanism used to accelerate response times and help applications scale while reducing the load on RDBMS systems, and save on resources. Redis is a widely used in-memory NoSQL database, which can be used as a database, […]
Resources from my talk at NDC-Sydney on how to to quickly setup a cloud-based data warehouse using AWS Redshift and AWS Marketplace partners, Matillion ETL for Redshift and Yellowfin for Data Visualization – includes short pptx deck, You Tube screencast video and link to aws cli setup scripts via a Github repo #HappyBuilding
Deck from my talk scheduled for NDC-Sydney / August 2016 – here.
Here’s a link to my slides from the workshop I delivered for QCon Sao Paulo, Brazil, “Real-world Cloud Big Data Patterns” Enjoy!
Here’s my deck from QCon Sao Paulo conference keynote ‘Cloud-centric IoT’ enjoy!