Power BI: When My Dataset is Too Big and My Reports are Too Slow

If you are importing around 10 million rows and no more than 100 MB of data in Power BI, more than likely you don’t have performance issues. But, if you trying to deal with more than 50 gigabytes of data in Power BI, and you have complex DAX measures there is a good chance you’re…

Building Apps in Azure App Services and Serverless Workloads

In this webinar, we will focus on how and what services we should use to build Cloud Applications using PaaS and Serverless workloads. We will build an application using Azure Services like App Service, Azure DevOps, Azure KeyVault, Azure Storage, Azure Functions, and SQL Databases.
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Nextcloud and Azure Blob Storage: A Match Made in the Cloud

Hosting your own File Sharing service like DropBox or OneDrive is not only possible, it’s actually not too hard. One of the most widely used products for doing just this is an app called Nextcloud. In short, Nextcloud is an open source web app written in PHP that acts as a front end for and…

10 Tools and Techniques Python Web Developers Should Explore

Building web applications is one of Python’s true superpowers. Yet, the wide-open ecosystem means there are SO MANY CHOICES for any given project. How do you know whether you’re using the right tool for the right problem? In this webcast, you will go on a tour of modern Python-based web techniques and tooling. We’ll see…

Microsoft Regional Director Renewal for 2019

Introduction I’m proud to be able to say that I was just renewed for another two-year term in the Microsoft Regional Director (RD) program. I very much love this program and, as always, am honored to be a part of it. Many folks have asked me about the RD program and what it means, so…
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High Availability vs. Disaster Recovery

Any good system that is targeting the public or the enterprise these days must be built to expect the unexpected. No system is perfect and at some point, something will happen that will render a system inoperative – a fire, a hurricane, an earthquake, human error – the list goes on. Because there are so…

WintellectNOW & Skillsoft Partnership

Six years ago, we launched WintellectNOW with a just a handful of videos authored by me, Jeffrey Richter, and John Robbins. The goal was to make the same hard-core developer training that we were delivering in person at Microsoft offices all over the world available to everyone. We did so at the request of Microsoft,…