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Microsoft announces major update to Azure SQL Database, adds free tier to Azure Machine Learning 

This morning at the Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS) Summit, we celebrated SQL Server 2014’s strong momentum and introduced new services that further expand Microsoft’s big data platform. We announced a major update coming to our database-as-a-service, Azure SQL Database, and easier access to our machine learning service, Azure Machine Learning. These new updates...

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PASS Summit: Networking, Onsite Activities & SQL Family 

Just one week from now, PASS Summit will bring together the #SQLFamily in Seattle for the best week of SQL Server and BI learning and networking on the calendar, Nov. 4-7. With a record 200+ technical sessions across 3 jam-packed days of connecting and sharing with 5,000 fellow SQL Server professionals from around the world,...

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Microsoft sessions at PASS Summit 2014 

Got SQL Server 2005 running on Windows Server 2003?  We have fantastic pre-con and general sessions to help you plan your upgrade and migration strategies. Interested in the new Azure data services like Azure DocumentDB, Azure ML, and Azure Search?  We have awesome people lined up to give you all the details. Want know the...

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3 reasons to get certified at PASS Summit 2014! 

PASS Summit 2014 is right around the corner!  Register by September 26th 2014 to take advantage of the PASS Summit discounted pricing.  PASS Summit is not only a great opportunity to attend the highest rated technical sessions but it’s also one of the best times to get certified. Why should you get certified at PASS...

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2014 winners: 24 Hours of PASS 

Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter the contest #pass24hop Challenge!  As always, we had a great time listening to such passionate community speakers. Congratulations to all the winners!  You will be notified via a Direct Message (DM) with details on how to redeem your free Microsoft Certification Exam. So without further...

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