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What does a data science team look like?

Until a couple of years ago, people barely knew the term 'data science' which has now evolved into an extremely popular career field. The...
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Why Neo4j is the most popular graph database

Neo4j is an open source, distributed data store used to model graph problems. It departs from the traditional nomenclature of database technologies, in which...
Polyglot persistence echews a one size fits all approach to data

Polyglot persistence: what is it and why does it matter?

Polyglot persistence is a way of storing data. It's an approach that acknowledges that often there is no one size fits all solution to...

Firewall Ports You Need to Open for Availability Groups from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

Something that never ceases to amaze me is the frequent request for help on figuring out what ports are needed for Availability Groups in...

Your Quick Introduction to Extended Events in Analysis Services from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

The Extended Events (XEvents) feature in SQL Server is a really powerful tool and it is one of my favorites. The tool is so...

Logging the history of my past SQL Saturday presentations from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

(2020-Dec-31) PASS (formerly known as the Professional Association for SQL Server) is the global community for data professionals who use the Microsoft data platform. On...

Storage savings with Table Compression from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

In one of my recent assignments, my client asked me for a solution, to reduce the disk space requirement, of the staging database of...

2018 is the year of graph databases. Here’s why.

With the explosion of data, businesses are looking to innovate as they connect their operations to a whole host of different technologies. The need...

Daily Coping 31 Dec 2020 from Blog Posts – SQLServerCentral

I started to add a daily coping tip to the SQLServerCentral newsletter and to the Community Circle, which is helping me deal with the...
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The road to Cassandra 4.0 – What does the future have in store?

In May 2019, DataStax hosted the Accelerate conference for Apache Cassandra™ inviting community members, DataStax customers, and other users to come together, discuss the...

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Top life hacks for prepping for your IT certification exam

I remember deciding to pursue my first IT certification, the CompTIA A+. I had signed up for a class that lasted one week, per...

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Learn Transformers for Natural Language Processing with Denis Rothman

Key takeaways The transformer architecture has proved to be revolutionary in outperforming the classical RNN and CNN models in use today. Artificial intelligence is...

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