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Our podcast includes both technical & non-technical discussions on BigData, DataScience, BI, AI, DW, Business Intelligence, TDWI, SqlServer, SQL, NoSql, AWS, Azure, R, Python.Hosts: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan

Latest Episodes

Joe Sack (@JoeSackMSFT) - Adaptive Query Processing in SQL Server 2017 Engine

Joe Sack is a Principal Program Manager in the Azure SQL Database and SQL Server product team at Microsoft, with a focus on the Query Processor. Joe is an author and speaker with over 20 years of experience in the industry, specializing in performance tuning, high availability and disaster recovery. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - Your team created Adaptive Query Processing or QP. It is new in SQL Server 2017 and SQL Azure. As we know, SQL Server uses query plan internally to run tsql statements. Sometimes the plan chosen by the query optimizer is not optimal for reasons such as incorrect cardinal estimate and various other issues. What are some other pain points Adaptive QP is meant to cure? SB - Adapative QP's strength lies behind Batch mode memory grant feedback, Batch mode adaptive joins, Interleaved execution... How do they work internally? RB - What are steps to enabling QP and some best practices? Can you tell us what's in the pipe line for upcoming enhanc...

21 min2017 NOV 14
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Joe Sack (@JoeSackMSFT) - Adaptive Query Processing in SQL Server 2017 Engine

Bill Inmon, Father of Datawarehouse discusses history & relevance of DW in age of Big Data

Bill Inmon – the “father of data warehouse” – has written 57 books published in nine languages. Bill’s latest adventure is the building of technology known as textual disambiguation – technology that reads raw text in a narrative format and allows the text to be placed in a conventional data base so that it can be analyzed by standard analytical technology, thereby creating unique business value for Big Data/unstructured data. Bill was named by ComputerWorld as one of the ten most influential people in the history of the computer profession. Bill lives in Castle Rock, Colorado. For more information about textual disambiguation refer to www.forestrimtech.com. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: SB - In the 1970s, you have coined the term, "Datawarehouse". There are countless Data gurus referring to you as the father of "Datawarehousing". We are curious how did your journey start? What did you envision a "Datawarehouse" to be back then, and now? RB - Who were the earl...

22 min2017 NOV 8
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Bill Inmon, Father of Datawarehouse discusses history & relevance of DW in age of Big Data

Varun Bhartia (@VBhartia) - BeeHyve.IO, A learning platform for Computer Scientists

Varun Bhartia is the cofounder of BeeHyve.io an online learning platform for computer science students around the world - helping students connect with each other and with the best career opportunities. He has spend his entire career working in technology NASA, Microsoft, Facebook, and Uber. He has an undergraduate degree from the university of arizona and an mba from Harvard. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - You have served some of the most interesting and awesome organizations... As a product manager, what is the most valuable lesson you have learned? SB - Recently, you left Uber to launch a startup venture called Beehyve so that college students can utilize it as a portal to find exams and homework from prior years... I can see why students would love it... If they can predict the questions on the next test, it'll definitely add value in their academic career. On the other hand, Don't you think professor would hate this idea if they had to do additional homewor...

20 min2017 NOV 8
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Varun Bhartia (@VBhartia) - BeeHyve.IO, A learning platform for Computer Scientists

Michael Ludwig - Graph Database, Apache Gremlin, & Tinkerpop

Michael Ludwig is a Data Solution Architect at Microsoft, where he works on Machine Learning, Big Data and Blockchain applications on the Azure platform. Prior to joining Microsoft, Michael worked at Silver Bay, designing and optimizing geographical and financial statistical analysis solutions (mostly regression analysis and clustering). Before that, he was a database architect and then the lead systems architect of a multi-tenant cloud-based Internet-of-Things application for LogicPD, in Minneapolis. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - What is the purpose of a graph database? Why do we use it? SB - Does GoogleMap use graph databases in it's application? RB - What are the major Graph Systems out there? How does Apache Gremlin fit into that? SB - SQL Server 2017 has support for graph table.How do you implement it? RB - How is this similar or dis-similar to graph computing solution implemented in vendor agnostic tools such as Apache Tinker pop? SB- Who can be involved ...

20 min2017 NOV 6
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Michael Ludwig - Graph Database, Apache Gremlin, & Tinkerpop

Frank La Vigne (@TableTeer) - Microsoft Data Science Certification & Data Driven podcast

Frank La Vigne leads the Data & Analytics practice at Wintellect and co-hosts the DataDriven podcast. He blogs regularly at FranksWorld.com and you can watch him on his YouTube channel, “Frank’s World TV” (FranksWorld.TV). Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - You have recently gone through Microsoft's Professional Certification for Data Scientists. Also, you are training others in this area. What are the 4 units of this Data Science certification program, and where does the units of modules also overlap with Microsoft's Big Data certifiation program? SB - Can you tell us a little bit about the Cortana Intelligence Capstone project in Data Science certification? What sort of time committment and technical knowledge required? RB - We often see questionable studies stating something like coffee is unhealthy followed by a counter study contradicting it? Does statistics or overfitting a data model play a role in it? SB - One of the cool thing you do is co-hosting the "D...

30 min2017 NOV 6
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Frank La Vigne (@TableTeer) - Microsoft Data Science Certification & Data Driven podcast

Curtis Seare (@DataCrunchPod) - Co-Host of Data Crunch Podcast discusses his journey & IoT Use cases

Curtis Seare is a co-host of the Data Crunch podcast, a Tableau and Trifacta instructor, and the Director of Analytics at Shelfbucks, a retail analytics startup in Austin, Texas. He’s worked for almost a decade in the data-science field across multiple companies and industries. He’s solved problems spanning IoT, retail, marketing, sales, competitive intelligence, nonprofit donations, and product development, among others. Bringing organizational change and innovation in analytical processes has been the center of his work. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - Please give us a little background on Data Crunch podcast's history. SB - We have listened to your Data Crunch episodes highlighting some really interesting applications of analytics such as preventing honey bee fallout, eradicating malaria in Zambia etc. Please enlighten us more on what you have discovered in your research. RB - What are some top application of IoT that retailers find useful? SB - One of the b...

21 min2017 NOV 6
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Curtis Seare (@DataCrunchPod) - Co-Host of Data Crunch Podcast discusses his journey & IoT Use cases

Alteryx (@Alteryx) - Co-founder Libby, & product manager Nick on Gartner wins in Analytics

Libby Duane is the Chief Customer Officer and a founding partner of Alteryx. In this role, Libby is responsible for overseeing and maximizing the complete Alteryx customer experience, from engagement to on-boarding, communications, performance, and retention. She has interacted with nearly every Alteryx customer, giving her a holistic perspective of the overall experience from implementation to adoption success. Nick Jewell, Technology Evangelist for Alteryx. He started his career with a PhD in Data Science before Data Science was a sexy term! His background is in studying Chemical Information Science and got to work on some exciting data projects around drug design. He made the jump into ‘big finance’ and spent over a decade learning and developing BI, Big Data and Analytics solutions before the perfect opportunity presented itself to join Alteryx as part of their solutions team. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: SB - Alteryx is a platform for Self-Service Data Analy...

29 min2017 NOV 5
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Alteryx (@Alteryx) - Co-founder Libby, & product manager Nick on Gartner wins in Analytics

Guy in a cube (@GuyInACube), Chat with Adam Saxton & Patrick LeBlanc on PowerBI

"Guy In a Cube" is a youtube channel for Power BI, which is a data visualization application. Currently, Patrick Leblanc and Adam Saxton are producing contents there. Adam Saxton is just a guy in a cube doing the work! He is on the Power BI team, at Microsoft, working on documentation for Power BI and Reporting Services. He is based in Texas, and started with Microsoft supporting SQL Server connectivity and Reporting Services in 2005. Adam has worked with Power BI since the beginning, on the support side, and now helps to produce content for these products. In addition to documentation, he produces weekly videos for the "Guy in a Cube" YouTube channel. Patrick LeBlanc is currently a Data Platform Solutions Architect at Microsoft and a contributing partner to Guy in a Cube. Along with his 15+ years’ experience in IT, he holds a Masters of Science degree from Louisiana State University. He is the author and co-author of five SQL Server books. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was awarde...

23 min2017 NOV 3
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Guy in a cube (@GuyInACube), Chat with Adam Saxton & Patrick LeBlanc on PowerBI

data.world (@datadotworld) - Joe Boutros & Alex Zelenak talks about this innovative Open Data Portal

Joe Boutros is the Director of Product Engineering at data.world, overseeing the product development and user research programs. He has spent the last 15 years working on early stage consumer facing technology problems as a software engineer, product manager, entrepreneur, and consultant. Joe focuses deeply on data informed product development - the magic at the intersection of measurement and testing, and hands-on user research. Previously, Joe was the founder of Indeed Labs, the innovation team inside the #1 job site in the world. His team was responsible for envisioning the future of Indeed.com’s product suite via invention and rapid prototyping and was the genesis of their entrance into new product categories. Alex Zelenak is a Product and User Experience Designer, currently helping people collaborate around data at data.world. Alex has spend over a decade designing and building products on behalf of agencies, enterprises, and startups. Whether through a mobile app, analytics p...

31 min2017 NOV 3
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data.world (@datadotworld) - Joe Boutros & Alex Zelenak talks about this innovative Open Data Portal

Dharma Shukla (@DharmaShukla) - Founder of Azure Cosmos DB shares cool insights

Dharma Shukla is a distinguished Engineer at Microsoft. He is the General Manager of Azure Cosmos DB. He is the founder of Azure Cosmos DB, which was launched officially in May 2017. It is Microsoft’s globally-distributed, multi-model database service for managing data at planet-scale". One interesting cool fact about him that he has more than 60 patents in technology industry and he is a long distance runner. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar & Shabnam Khan Agenda: SB - Why the name Cosmos? How did Cosmos DB started at Microsoft? Or Why did you decide to build Cosmos DB? We heard that it is used extensively within Microsoft, is it true? RB - What is the programming language in which Cosmos DB is written? SB - What makes Cosmos DB special? Can you give us more insights into its capabilities? (resume) RB - When we heard your podcast episode in Data Skeptic, there was a mention of "Auto Index". You explained it quite well at high level and how it gives freedom to developer from worries relate...

31 min2017 NOV 3
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Dharma Shukla (@DharmaShukla) - Founder of Azure Cosmos DB shares cool insights

Latest Episodes

Joe Sack (@JoeSackMSFT) - Adaptive Query Processing in SQL Server 2017 Engine

Joe Sack is a Principal Program Manager in the Azure SQL Database and SQL Server product team at Microsoft, with a focus on the Query Processor. Joe is an author and speaker with over 20 years of experience in the industry, specializing in performance tuning, high availability and disaster recovery. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - Your team created Adaptive Query Processing or QP. It is new in SQL Server 2017 and SQL Azure. As we know, SQL Server uses query plan internally to run tsql statements. Sometimes the plan chosen by the query optimizer is not optimal for reasons such as incorrect cardinal estimate and various other issues. What are some other pain points Adaptive QP is meant to cure? SB - Adapative QP's strength lies behind Batch mode memory grant feedback, Batch mode adaptive joins, Interleaved execution... How do they work internally? RB - What are steps to enabling QP and some best practices? Can you tell us what's in the pipe line for upcoming enhanc...

21 min2017 NOV 14
Comments
Joe Sack (@JoeSackMSFT) - Adaptive Query Processing in SQL Server 2017 Engine

Bill Inmon, Father of Datawarehouse discusses history & relevance of DW in age of Big Data

Bill Inmon – the “father of data warehouse” – has written 57 books published in nine languages. Bill’s latest adventure is the building of technology known as textual disambiguation – technology that reads raw text in a narrative format and allows the text to be placed in a conventional data base so that it can be analyzed by standard analytical technology, thereby creating unique business value for Big Data/unstructured data. Bill was named by ComputerWorld as one of the ten most influential people in the history of the computer profession. Bill lives in Castle Rock, Colorado. For more information about textual disambiguation refer to www.forestrimtech.com. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: SB - In the 1970s, you have coined the term, "Datawarehouse". There are countless Data gurus referring to you as the father of "Datawarehousing". We are curious how did your journey start? What did you envision a "Datawarehouse" to be back then, and now? RB - Who were the earl...

22 min2017 NOV 8
Comments
Bill Inmon, Father of Datawarehouse discusses history & relevance of DW in age of Big Data

Varun Bhartia (@VBhartia) - BeeHyve.IO, A learning platform for Computer Scientists

Varun Bhartia is the cofounder of BeeHyve.io an online learning platform for computer science students around the world - helping students connect with each other and with the best career opportunities. He has spend his entire career working in technology NASA, Microsoft, Facebook, and Uber. He has an undergraduate degree from the university of arizona and an mba from Harvard. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - You have served some of the most interesting and awesome organizations... As a product manager, what is the most valuable lesson you have learned? SB - Recently, you left Uber to launch a startup venture called Beehyve so that college students can utilize it as a portal to find exams and homework from prior years... I can see why students would love it... If they can predict the questions on the next test, it'll definitely add value in their academic career. On the other hand, Don't you think professor would hate this idea if they had to do additional homewor...

20 min2017 NOV 8
Comments
Varun Bhartia (@VBhartia) - BeeHyve.IO, A learning platform for Computer Scientists

Michael Ludwig - Graph Database, Apache Gremlin, & Tinkerpop

Michael Ludwig is a Data Solution Architect at Microsoft, where he works on Machine Learning, Big Data and Blockchain applications on the Azure platform. Prior to joining Microsoft, Michael worked at Silver Bay, designing and optimizing geographical and financial statistical analysis solutions (mostly regression analysis and clustering). Before that, he was a database architect and then the lead systems architect of a multi-tenant cloud-based Internet-of-Things application for LogicPD, in Minneapolis. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - What is the purpose of a graph database? Why do we use it? SB - Does GoogleMap use graph databases in it's application? RB - What are the major Graph Systems out there? How does Apache Gremlin fit into that? SB - SQL Server 2017 has support for graph table.How do you implement it? RB - How is this similar or dis-similar to graph computing solution implemented in vendor agnostic tools such as Apache Tinker pop? SB- Who can be involved ...

20 min2017 NOV 6
Comments
Michael Ludwig - Graph Database, Apache Gremlin, & Tinkerpop

Frank La Vigne (@TableTeer) - Microsoft Data Science Certification & Data Driven podcast

Frank La Vigne leads the Data & Analytics practice at Wintellect and co-hosts the DataDriven podcast. He blogs regularly at FranksWorld.com and you can watch him on his YouTube channel, “Frank’s World TV” (FranksWorld.TV). Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - You have recently gone through Microsoft's Professional Certification for Data Scientists. Also, you are training others in this area. What are the 4 units of this Data Science certification program, and where does the units of modules also overlap with Microsoft's Big Data certifiation program? SB - Can you tell us a little bit about the Cortana Intelligence Capstone project in Data Science certification? What sort of time committment and technical knowledge required? RB - We often see questionable studies stating something like coffee is unhealthy followed by a counter study contradicting it? Does statistics or overfitting a data model play a role in it? SB - One of the cool thing you do is co-hosting the "D...

30 min2017 NOV 6
Comments
Frank La Vigne (@TableTeer) - Microsoft Data Science Certification & Data Driven podcast

Curtis Seare (@DataCrunchPod) - Co-Host of Data Crunch Podcast discusses his journey & IoT Use cases

Curtis Seare is a co-host of the Data Crunch podcast, a Tableau and Trifacta instructor, and the Director of Analytics at Shelfbucks, a retail analytics startup in Austin, Texas. He’s worked for almost a decade in the data-science field across multiple companies and industries. He’s solved problems spanning IoT, retail, marketing, sales, competitive intelligence, nonprofit donations, and product development, among others. Bringing organizational change and innovation in analytical processes has been the center of his work. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: RB - Please give us a little background on Data Crunch podcast's history. SB - We have listened to your Data Crunch episodes highlighting some really interesting applications of analytics such as preventing honey bee fallout, eradicating malaria in Zambia etc. Please enlighten us more on what you have discovered in your research. RB - What are some top application of IoT that retailers find useful? SB - One of the b...

21 min2017 NOV 6
Comments
Curtis Seare (@DataCrunchPod) - Co-Host of Data Crunch Podcast discusses his journey & IoT Use cases

Alteryx (@Alteryx) - Co-founder Libby, & product manager Nick on Gartner wins in Analytics

Libby Duane is the Chief Customer Officer and a founding partner of Alteryx. In this role, Libby is responsible for overseeing and maximizing the complete Alteryx customer experience, from engagement to on-boarding, communications, performance, and retention. She has interacted with nearly every Alteryx customer, giving her a holistic perspective of the overall experience from implementation to adoption success. Nick Jewell, Technology Evangelist for Alteryx. He started his career with a PhD in Data Science before Data Science was a sexy term! His background is in studying Chemical Information Science and got to work on some exciting data projects around drug design. He made the jump into ‘big finance’ and spent over a decade learning and developing BI, Big Data and Analytics solutions before the perfect opportunity presented itself to join Alteryx as part of their solutions team. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar, Shabnam Khan Agenda: SB - Alteryx is a platform for Self-Service Data Analy...

29 min2017 NOV 5
Comments
Alteryx (@Alteryx) - Co-founder Libby, & product manager Nick on Gartner wins in Analytics

Guy in a cube (@GuyInACube), Chat with Adam Saxton & Patrick LeBlanc on PowerBI

"Guy In a Cube" is a youtube channel for Power BI, which is a data visualization application. Currently, Patrick Leblanc and Adam Saxton are producing contents there. Adam Saxton is just a guy in a cube doing the work! He is on the Power BI team, at Microsoft, working on documentation for Power BI and Reporting Services. He is based in Texas, and started with Microsoft supporting SQL Server connectivity and Reporting Services in 2005. Adam has worked with Power BI since the beginning, on the support side, and now helps to produce content for these products. In addition to documentation, he produces weekly videos for the "Guy in a Cube" YouTube channel. Patrick LeBlanc is currently a Data Platform Solutions Architect at Microsoft and a contributing partner to Guy in a Cube. Along with his 15+ years’ experience in IT, he holds a Masters of Science degree from Louisiana State University. He is the author and co-author of five SQL Server books. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was awarde...

23 min2017 NOV 3
Comments
Guy in a cube (@GuyInACube), Chat with Adam Saxton & Patrick LeBlanc on PowerBI

data.world (@datadotworld) - Joe Boutros & Alex Zelenak talks about this innovative Open Data Portal

Joe Boutros is the Director of Product Engineering at data.world, overseeing the product development and user research programs. He has spent the last 15 years working on early stage consumer facing technology problems as a software engineer, product manager, entrepreneur, and consultant. Joe focuses deeply on data informed product development - the magic at the intersection of measurement and testing, and hands-on user research. Previously, Joe was the founder of Indeed Labs, the innovation team inside the #1 job site in the world. His team was responsible for envisioning the future of Indeed.com’s product suite via invention and rapid prototyping and was the genesis of their entrance into new product categories. Alex Zelenak is a Product and User Experience Designer, currently helping people collaborate around data at data.world. Alex has spend over a decade designing and building products on behalf of agencies, enterprises, and startups. Whether through a mobile app, analytics p...

31 min2017 NOV 3
Comments
data.world (@datadotworld) - Joe Boutros & Alex Zelenak talks about this innovative Open Data Portal

Dharma Shukla (@DharmaShukla) - Founder of Azure Cosmos DB shares cool insights

Dharma Shukla is a distinguished Engineer at Microsoft. He is the General Manager of Azure Cosmos DB. He is the founder of Azure Cosmos DB, which was launched officially in May 2017. It is Microsoft’s globally-distributed, multi-model database service for managing data at planet-scale". One interesting cool fact about him that he has more than 60 patents in technology industry and he is a long distance runner. Interviewer: Rajib Bahar & Shabnam Khan Agenda: SB - Why the name Cosmos? How did Cosmos DB started at Microsoft? Or Why did you decide to build Cosmos DB? We heard that it is used extensively within Microsoft, is it true? RB - What is the programming language in which Cosmos DB is written? SB - What makes Cosmos DB special? Can you give us more insights into its capabilities? (resume) RB - When we heard your podcast episode in Data Skeptic, there was a mention of "Auto Index". You explained it quite well at high level and how it gives freedom to developer from worries relate...

31 min2017 NOV 3
Comments
Dharma Shukla (@DharmaShukla) - Founder of Azure Cosmos DB shares cool insights
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