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PASSMN May 2012 Meeting

Posted by denglishbi on May 7, 2012

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The next Minnesota SQL Server User Group meeting is coming up next week. This month Lara Rubbelke will be talking about Big Data and leveraging Hadoop to gain additional insights.  Don’t forget the new meeting location which is at the Minneapolis Microsoft Technology Center in Edina.

Minnesota SQL Server Users Group

The sponsor for this month’s meeting is Emergent Networks.

Location: 3601 West 76th Street, Suite 600 Edina, MN 55437

Date/Time: Tuesday, May 15 from 4 to 6 p.m.

Live Meeting:

Agenda:

  • 4:00-4:15 : Registration / hospitality / networking
  • 4:15-4:30 : Quick Start for Basic Presentations
  • 4:30-5:45 : Introducing Microsoft’s Big Data Solution
  • 5:45-6:00 : Closing comments/prize giveaways

Please click here for meeting details and to RSVP for the event

Quick Start for Basic Presentations (Jason Strate, Digineer) – This presentation will cover two areas.  First, talk about how terrible of a speaker I was, and how I’m not that much better now.  Then outline a “basic” presentation format – like a quick start.

Introducing Microsoft’s Big Data Solution (Lara Rubbelke, Microsoft) – Welcome to the world of Big Data! Hive, Pig, Sqoop, HDFS, MapReduce… Discover how to gain new insight from your data by integrating Hadoop with SQL Server. Join this introduction to fundamental Big Data concepts and terms. Learn how others are leveraging Hadoop and how the Microsoft Big Data Solution fits within the data platform ecosystem.

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