The PASS Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing Virtual Chapter serves to connect BI professionals globally over ongoing webinars.
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Fri, Sep 20 2013 19:00 UTC


Happy as a Pig in Muck?

RSVP: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7658910279828867072

Happy as a Pig in Muck?

This session will take a look at Pig. Pig is a platform for analysing large datasets using a high level language in Hadoop. It is easy to use, intuitive and embarrassingly parallel. It was developed in order to avoid the complexities of Map Reduce. It is useful for ad-hoc analysis and of course ETL. During this session we will see it being used to manipulate structured and unstructured data.


Allan Mitchell is a SQL Server MVP and runs Copper Blue Consulting with Jen Stirrup. He has worked all over the world helping customers integrate their data and processes. He has implemented large Hadoop installations as well as event stream processing solutions.

 

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January 2015 Upcoming Sessions


Tuesday 27 Jan 2015 11:00 AM PST, 7:00 PM GMT / 28 Jan 2015 8:00 AM NZDT

SSIS Internals and Performance

Speaker: David Peter Hansen

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2255494534688611842

You have worked with SQL Server Integration Service (SSIS) for a few years, but more often than not, you see performance problems with your packages. Some packages are running slow, while others are taking up more memory and CPU than before. In this session, you will learn the internals of SSIS and why having a deep understanding is important to solve performance problems. You will also learn how the control flow engine and data flow engine work, what the impact on performance buffers have, and how execution trees are related to parallelism.


David Peter Hansen
David Peter Hansen is Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) in SQL Server and works as Consulting Manager for Advectas Denmark. He has worked with database development and administration for 12 years, and has worked with the Microsoft Business Intelligence platform since SQL Server 2000. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and is an active community member.

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February 2015 Upcoming Sessions

Monday, February 16, 2015 at 3:00:00 PM CET (UTC+1 hour) / Monday, February 16, 2015 at 9:00:00 AM EST (UTC-5 hours)

BI in the sky (with diamonds)

Speaker: Johan Ludvig

Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/620040259754165249

Microsoft is really delivering up on it's "Cloud first" mantra with rapid releases of new functionality to it's PowerBI portifolio, functionality that won't arrive on-premise until next Office release - if ever. So you, or your manager has decided to give PowerBI a go. But the budget for this is a bit tight, and maybe you're not allowed to use the existing server. Azure is ready for you. But what Azure service do you choose, and how do you let PowerBI and Azure play nicely together? That's what this webinar is here to tell you.


Johan Ludvig
Johan Ludvig is a business intelligence consultant who has been working with SQL Server since 2000. He mainly works with T-SQL, reporting and visualization. Johan Ludvig is a certified QlikView developer but is just as happy diving into PowerBI, R and all other sorts of technologies he can get his grubby little hands on.

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