Latest Updates

These are our latest posts on what is happening in IT industry.
Our extensive database on Microsoft Azure Data Catalog will help you getting started and working with Azure.

Uncategorized

Query Store Improvements in SQL 2022

Query Store was first introduced in SQL Server 2016 and it is amazing how far it has come in such a short time. You can already use Management Studio and [...]

Read More

Uncategorized

Shrink Database With Low Priority

Shrink the size of your SQL database with SQL Server 2022.

Read More

Don’t miss a thing

Subscribe to my newsletter to get the latest news.

Latest About

Microsoft Azure

Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog is an enterprise-wide metadata catalog that makes data asset discovery straightforward. It’s a fully managed service that lets you register, enrich, discover, understand, and consume data sources.

Azure Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog – Glossary

Microsoft in the News Finally!  Microsoft has added the ability to convert PDF documents into editable Word documents. Assuming you are using MS Office 365, you can now open a PDF in Word the same way you would open a Word doc. You will get a message saying that it [...]

Read More

Azure Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog – Glossary setup

Microsoft in the News If you are like me, you saw the upcoming augmented reality technology as mainly something for gaming or for consumers looking for additional information and connection – think, Oculus, Magic Leap, and Google glass. Then I read that the Swedish company Tetra Pak is using Microsoft’s [...]

Read More

Azure Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog – Tagging

Microsoft in the News Did you know that Microsoft has something called “Cognitive Services”? They are currently working on 25 Cognitive Services that they will be making available to you soon. These services allow you to build apps using Microsoft’s machine learning algorithms, using just a few lines of code. [...]

Read More

Azure Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog – Saved search

Microsoft in the News The Internet of Things (“IoT”) ranks right up there with 3D printing and AI as something that is going to transform the way we live. Today, opening a bottle of Johnnie Walker Blue Label will activate a sensor built into the label which sends a message [...]

Read More

Azure Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog – Search functionality

Microsoft in the News J.D. Power and Associates recently released their survey on Tablet satisfaction. Microsoft’s Surface tablet came out on top in many categories, but most surprising was that overall, consumers were more satisfied with their Surface than they were with iPads. According to J.D. Power, the Microsoft Surface [...]

Read More

Azure Data Catalog

Azure Data Catalog – Search function Basics

Online video games used to treat perinatal stroke Globally, 3.5 million babies suffer from a perinatal stroke every year. These strokes cause a varying level of motor impairments. Francesca and Roberto had a son, Mario, who ended up being one of these 3.5 million babies. As Mario grew up, they [...]

Read More

Melody Zacharias

Women in Technology

Women in Technology

Regional Director Program

1 Comments

Read More

Women in Technology

Women’s History Month

Read More

Melody Zacharias Women in Technology

My Journey to Becoming a PASS Summit Speaker

I have gone through the better part of my life eschewing any and all public speaking. I didn’t like it, and, to be honest, it terrified me. Then I came [...]

Read More

Women in Technology

Book Release

As some of you know, I’m passionate about a few things.  For instance, I will happily talk all day about Cortana, SQL Server, Data, and several other tech topics.  Another [...]

Read More

Melody Zacharias Women in Technology

Lifelong Learning

Microsoft in the News: Back in 2014, Microsoft purchased Minecraft for $2.5 Billion. On January 19, 2016, they introduced us to Minecraft: Education Edition. Microsoft took a game enjoyed by [...]

Read More

Melody Zacharias Women in Technology

Hour of Code 2016

Microsoft in the News With Christmas fast approaching many of you are starting to fret over what to get people for Christmas. For this reason, I decided to bring some [...]

Read More