Upcoming Events: SQL Saturday Dallas

Key Details What: SQL Saturday DallasWhere: UT Dallas, Naveen Jindal School of Management, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TexasWhen: Saturday, June 1st, all day.Admission is free. Register on the SQL Saturday website. What I’m Presenting 01:15 PM — 02:15 PM — A Map to Success: Functional Programming for Database Developers This is a brand new talk.…

Machine Learning with .NET: Premise

This is part one in a series on Machine Learning with .NET. Microsoft has officially released ML.NET 1.0. The idea behind ML.NET is to bring some of the data science techniques and algorithms we use in R and Python over to C# and F#. Over the course of this series, we will look at a…

Upcoming Events: TriPASS Data Science Group

Key Details What: Triangle SQL Server User Group: Data Science SIGWhere: 3100 Tower Boulevard, Durham, NCWhen: Tuesday, May 28th at 6 PMAdmission is free. Register on Meetup. What I’m Presenting 06:00 PM — 08:00 PM — A Brief Look at ML.NET This will include my example from my Machine Learning with .NET talk as well as…

Course Review: Docker and Kubernetes

This is a review of Nigel Poulton's Pluralsight course entitled Docker and Kubernetes: the Big Picture. This is a great introductory course for someone with zero container experience, as Nigel takes us through a quick primer on containers, Docker, and Kubernetes. Nigel brings an energy to this that I appreciate---he has a lot of passion…

Upcoming Events: Hampton Roads SQL Server User Group

Key Details What: Hampton Roads SQL Server user groupWhere: 100 Constitution Drive, Virginia Beach, VAWhen: Wednesday, May 15th at 6 PMAdmission is free. Register on Meetup. What I’m Presenting 06:00 PM — 08:00 PM — SQL Server Machine Learning Services in Production I gave this once as a "beta" talk and have tweaked it a…

I’m Speaking at PASS Summit

Are you going to PASS Summit this year, from November 4th through the 8th? If so, I have a two-fer for you. First, I'm going to present a full-day training called Architecting a Big Data Analytics Solution in SQL Server 2019. I'm going to draw a few boxes, link together a bunch of interesting technologies…