I’m in Redmond this week for the Microsoft MVP Summit. This will be my ninth Summit, but I’m as excited as if it was my first. The opportunity to meet with the people that make and ship the bits, provide valued feedback on their products, and connect with other data professionals is something I treasure. Here’s hoping they keep me around for another year.
As always, here are some links from the Intertubz that I hope will hold your interest. Enjoy!
Probably none, because the article does not talk about how much money it costs Dropbox to manage the infrastructure themselves.
That sounds cool and all, but, um, what about the G-force felt during acceleration, deceleration, and turns at that speed? Well, that sounds cool, too. Sign me up.
OK, forget self-driving cars. The first thing I want AI to replace are lawyers. These results are encouraging.
Oh, good. With this case heading to court there’s a chance that under oath someone might unwittingly admit to how Bitcoin is more scam than currency. And I love how they want to be paid in Bitcoin. By the time this case is settled they may get enough to buy a cup of coffee, and the transaction will take six hours to process.
“Hey, let’s just use GitHub for our source control! It’s FREE!”
Proof that the cloud is just as secure as your own data center. People are going to misunderstand technology no matter where it is hosted.
Because I’m a database geek and I want y’all to understand that deadlocks are caused by application code, nothing more. The next time you have a deadlock, don’t blame the DBA. Instead, take a look in the mirror.
Being able to hang out with fellow Microsoft Data Platform geeks for three days is the highlight of my year: