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Watch Parallel Data Warehouse (PDW) Architect Brian Walker and SQL Server BI Expert Sanjay Soni as they explore the details of the Microsoft Analytics Platform System (APS)—the logical next step in the evolution of your data warehouse. APS is a turnkey big data analytics appliance, combining a high-performance massively parallel processing (MPP) SQL Server data warehouse with Hadoop into a single solution which offers seamless integration for all of your data and which can improve your data loading and query response time as much as 100x beyond legacy solutions. It enables querying of structured and unstructured data with simplicity and speed, using standard SQL queries. The solution even tackles your big data and business intelligence needs.
Watch the experts in this informative and demo-rich Jump Start, and learn to create the insights your business needs without massive and expensive system redesigns.
Instructor | Brian Walker - Architect, PDW Center of Excellence/Microsoft; Sanjay Soni - Senior Technical Product Manager, SQL Business Intelligence and Data Warehousing/Microsoft
Get an introduction to the PDW appliance.
Watch an overview of PDW hardware architecture and of the components involved in the appliance.
Hear an overview of the software involved in PDW.
Get an overview of the data distribution that enables breakthrough performance.
Explore details on data loading.
Find out more about breakthrough column store indexing technology.
Get an overview of PolyBase, which enables users to write SQL queries against relational and non-relational data.