Over 80 expert recipes to design, create, and deploy SSIS packages with this book and ebook Full of illustrations, diagrams, and tips with clear step-by-step instructions and real time examples Master all transformations in SSIS and their usages with real-world scenarios Learn to make SSIS packages re-startable and robust; and work with transactions Get hold of data cleansing and fuzzy operations in SSIS The book can be downloaded here
Microsoft introduces free resources to help IT pros get started and build their careers in the cloud
Microsoft offers two training/learning paths for IT pro’s who are interested in cloud. Microsoft IT Pro Cloud Essentials Microsoft IT Pro Career Center Both learning path subcriptions are free and offer different learning opportunities. Especially the Cloud Essentials subscriptions offers interesting benefits like free Azure credits, 3 months of free access to Pluralsight and a free certification exam voucher. More information about the learning paths can be found here
What exactly is a Cloud Native platform? It’s certainly a hot topic in IT, as enterprises today assess this option for developing and delivering software quickly and repeatedly. This O’Reilly report explains the capabilities of Cloud Native platforms and examines the fundamental changes enterprises need to make in process, organization, and culture if they’re to take real advantage of this approach. Author Duncan Winn focuses on the open source platform Cloud Foundry, one of the more prominent Cloud Native providers.
Yesterday was the 3rd birthday of Docker. Docker Randstand Meetup organised two meetup sessions. I attended both of the sessions. Docker 3rd birthday celebration - Introduction to Docker Docker 3rd birthday plus book signing with Adrian Mouat The meetups were in the W in Amsterdam and sponsored by Microsoft. The Introduction to Docker meetup was basically a hands-on workshop where you were you the tutorials provide by Docker to create the birthday app.
This year was again a UserCON organized by the dutch VMware User Group Community. Just like the year before it took place in Den Bosch in the convention center 1931. Last year the NL-VMUG was the largest in the world. This year there were even more attendants then last year that came to the UserCON. A good result for the people organizing the UserCON. Like every year the organization created an event with a good mix of sessions, sponsor exhibition and of course good food and drinks.