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Building Your First Microsoft SQL Server Big Data Cluster 2019

by Ben Weissman

This course will teach you what Microsoft SQL Server Big Data Clusters are, how to install them, and how to use them. You will also take a look at the underlying technologies and tools.

What you'll learn

Big Data Clusters are an amazing new technology introduced in SQL Server 2019 bringing together:

  • Data virtualization
  • Querying file based data using T-SQL and Spark
  • Scaling out for data marts
  • State-of-the-art machine learning and AI technologies
In this course, Building Your First Microsoft SQL Server Big Data Cluster, you'll learn the fundamentals of Big Data Clusters.

First, you'll explore what Big Data Clusters are and how they can help you solve real-life use cases.
Then, you'll learn about the underlying technology stack that is required to run Big Data Clusters as this is different from a traditional SQL Server Deployment.
Finally, you'll bring these two together to understand how to deploy and work with a Big Data Cluster.

When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2019 Big Data Clusters needed to establish SQL Server as your central Data Hub.

About the author

Ben Weissman, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, has been working with SQL Server since SQL Server 6.5, mainly in the BI/Datawarehousing field. Besides his Pluralsight courses, Ben is also the co-author of multiple books on data and kubernetes including "SQL Server on Kubernetes ", "Azure Arc-enabled Data Services", "SQL Server Big Data Clusters" and "The Biml Book". He is also a regular speaker at international events. Ben and his team at Solisyon have been involved in more than 200 Business I... more

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