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Thu, Jun 27 2013 12:00 Atlantic Daylight Time


June 27th BAVC Virtual Chapter Meeting

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An Introduction to HDInsight

Microsoft has recently released HDInsight, which is an Apache Hadoop based solution in Azure for big data. Unlike traditional SQL Server, HDInsight can handle either structured or unstructured data and can provide this data to SSAS, PowerPivot, PowerView, or Excel. In this session, we'll talk about what HDInsight is or isn't, and how we can use it for analysis and visualization to gain new insights into data that was previously much more difficult to work with.


Chris Schmidt is a data architect with Centric Consulting and has experience designing business intelligence solutions for a wide variety of companies in multiple industries. He is very passionate about the entire Microsoft BI stack, with a special emphasis on SSIS and SSAS.

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