Triad SQL Server User Group

The Triad SQL Server Users Group (TSSUG); is a forum where Microsoft SQL Server database administrators and developers meet to learn more about the product, share ideas and make contact with other similar individuals. Our group is run by SQL Server professionals for the benefit of anyone interested in participating in the group.
All of our meetings are free and open to anyone who is interested in sharing their knowledge of SQL Server. Our meetings are generally held on the last Tuesday of every other month, unless otherwise noted. Food is no longer being provided, however you are welcome to bring in your own.


Next Meeting: Tue, Jul 23 2013

Introduction to Big Data

Language: English
Event Type: In-Person
Online Meeting URL: None

Introduction to Big Data


UTC : Tue, Jul 23 2013 22:00 - 01:00
Event Time : Tue, Jul 23 2013 18:00 - 21:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Your Local Time: Tue, Jul 23 2013 22:00 - 01:00


4821 Koger Blvd
Greensboro, North Carolina

Direction: None

Featured Presentation

Introduction to Big Data

Speaker: Kevin Goode, Director of Platform Engineering Inmar

Summary: Surely you have heard the term big data. It is in every industry magazine and constantly mentioned by Gartner and others that provide insight into industry trends. 36% of companies surveyed by Talend are looking at big data projects compared to 24% last year. But what is big data? And more importantly what does it mean to those of us in the data profession, developers and DBAs? This session will explain what big data is, what various platforms exist in the big data space, will provide an overview of the components of the Hadoop stack and present insight about the big data road map to help you know what you need to know in the world of big data.

About Kevin: Kevin Goode is an MCSE, MCSD, and MCDBA. Currently, he is the Senior Data Architect for Inmar Inc. Kevin has over 12 years SQL Server experience starting with 6.5 and 15 years of IT experience. He has worked in many industries including manufacturing, distribution and logistics, financial services, IT outsourcing and has worked for several fortune 500 companies. His specialties include SQL Server development, Performance Tuning, Business Intelligence, and ETL.








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