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PASSMN Special December 2012 Meeting

Posted by denglishbi on November 29, 2012

Next week the Minnesota SQL Server User Group is having a special meeting on Wednesday, December 5.  The presentation will be on Big Data.  Be sure to register so that your name badge will be available for you at the Microsoft Technology Center when you arrive.Minnesota SQL Server Users Group

The sponsor for this special meeting is Microsoft Technology Communities.


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

Date/Time: Wednesday, December 5 from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.


  • 5:30 – 5:45 : Registration / hospitality / networking / food!
  • 5:45 – 6:45 : Hadoop’s Role in a Big Data Architecture
  • 6:45 – 7:00 : Announcements / Networking

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


Jim Walker talks Hadoop, Big Data and Microsoft Tools

Jim Walker, Hortonworks, is a recovering developer, professional marketer and amateur photographer with nearly twenty years experience building products and developing emerging technologies. During his career, he has brought multiple products to market in a variety of fields, including data loss prevention, master data management and now big data. At Hortonworks, Jim is focused on accelerating the development and adoption of Apache Hadoop.

And don’t forget, the SQL Lunch that was scheduled for October was rescheduled and will be next month for Friday, December 14 from 11:30 to 1:30 with me as the host – SQLFriends Lunch–Dec 14.


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