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Top five reasons to join us for the PASS Summit 2017 Day 1 Keynote 

PASS Summit 2017 takes place from November 1 to November 3, in Seattle, Washington at the Washington State Convention Center. This year’s event guarantees to be an exciting time to reconnect with the community, see friends old and new, and learn about new product features and enhancements. Microsoft would like to invite you to join...

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Taking your data to the cloud is easier than you thought 

Data management is shifting away from on-premises towards the many benefits of the cloud. Data is the fuel that energizes businesses in today’s marketplace, and the cloud amplifies this energy. The question then arises — what’s the simplest way to take your data to the cloud? In this free webinar, our Azure experts share how...

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Microsoft for the Modern Data Estate 

This post was authored by Rohan Kumar, General Manager, Data Systems Group. Welcome to Microsoft Ignite 2017! I hope you are able to join us in person, or virtually through the Ignite Live Stream, to hear our exciting product announcements for your Data Estate. As Scott Guthrie wrote, today we announced general availability of SQL...

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Webcast: Intro to Microsoft SQL Server on Linux with containers 

With our community technology previews of SQL Server 2017, Microsoft is bringing the industry-leading performance and security of SQL Server to Linux and containers for the first time. SQL Server running on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform has advantages for both the SQL Server and Red Hat Linux communities. Join...

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Serving AI with data: A summary of Build 2017 data innovations 

This post was authored by Joseph Sirosh, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Data Group This week at the annual Microsoft Build conference, we are discussing how, more than ever, organizations are relying on developers to create breakthrough experiences. With big data, cloud and AI converging, innovation & disruption is accelerating to a pace never seen before....

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A Stand Out Performance by KillaDBA 

This post was authored by Nikki Thomas Two weeks ago, we welcomed special guest performer Homer McEwen (aka KillaDBA) to SQL Saturday. The database administrator from Atlanta writes and records songs about SQL Server to help others gain a better understanding of the platform. And although his songs are innovative, engaging, and seriously catchy, it’s...

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