These days, relational database management systems (RDBMSs) like Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle are the primary engines of information systems everywhere, particularly for enterprise computing systems and web applications. Though RDBMSs are now common enough to trip over, it wasn’t always that way.
Database expert Kevin Kline and friends discuss BigData, Hadoop, cloud databases, and Azure on Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Microsoft recently launched Trust Services for Windows Azure, an application-level encryption framework that can be used to protect sensitive data stored on the Windows Azure Platform. Read more…
Here’s my tribute to Wayne Snyder, rolling off the PASS board of directors at the end of this year.
Kevin shares articles on BigData, Federal government IT and cloud computing, Microsoft research into data analytics and BigData, hashtags in social media, and max degrees of parallelism.
The “big data” concept will change our world as much as the “data processing” concept changed the world of the 1970′s.
It’s always interesting to see the guestimations of the big brains about figures and facts that are hard to verify. Here’s an example – how much data is computerized today?