Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Victoria

Key Details What: SQL Saturday VictoriaWhere: Camosun College, Lansdowne Campus – Young Building, 3100 Foul Bay Rd, Victoria, British Columbia, V8P 5J2, CanadaWhen: Saturday, March 16th, all dayAdmission is free. Sign up at the SQL Saturday website. What I’m Presenting 02:45 PM — 03:45 PM — Much Ado About Hadoop This will be my first trip…

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PolyBase Revealed: Hive Shim Errors

I just recently worked through an error in which predicate pushdown would work for flat files but would fail with a weird error on ORC files. tl;dr If you're hitting Hive 3, make sure you're using SQL Server 2019 CTP 2.3 (or later). The Equipment HDP 3.0.1.0-187 running standalone. This includes HDFS 3.1.1, Hive 3.1.0,…