Kevin Feasel is a Data Platform MVP and Engineering Manager of the Predictive Analytics team at ChannelAdvisor, where he specializes in T-SQL and R development, fighting with Kafka, and pulling rabbits out of hats on demand. He is the lead contributor to Curated SQL (curatedsql.com) and a contributing author to Tribal SQL (www.tribalsql.com). A resident of Durham, North Carolina, he can be found cycling the trails along the triangle whenever the weather’s nice enough.
A default SQL Server installation is reasonably secure, but “reasonably secure” doesn’t cut it in an era in which one bad line of code, one weak password, or one open port can result in your customer database ending up on Pastebin. In this talk, we will look at different methods of securing a SQL Server […]
It can seem like the relational database will soon make way to their new Big Data overlords. This sessions gives an overview of the big data technologies, but we also want to touch on how technologies like poly-base can help tie those systems together. Part of this discussion should also include the ‘why’ for helping […]