I must admit, it is always great to find a new tool that you can fit into your BI workflow and DAX Studio which helps you edit DAX queries is one of those tools. I was pleasantly surprised at the full functionality and deep feature set of this tool on CodePlex.
A new ebook is available at the Microsoft Press blog titled “Microsoft Azure Essentials: Azure Machine Learning, by Jeff Barnes”. As part of the Microsoft Press Microsoft Azure Essentials series.
Google have announced changes with a major algorithm update which has just gone live, April 21, 2015. This can change how your site is returned based on the device that the user is using for their search. Mobile is where most searches are trending and as such Google is going to rank sites that have a friendlier experience to mobile users higher if that user is searching from a mobile device.
Criteo has released a real world sample data set of over 1TB and provides over 4 billion examples with binary labels (click vs. no-click) including over 156 billion total (dense) feature-values and over 800 million unique attribute values
When you’re in the planning phase of a database project, one of the important questions is how much space your data will take up. Great MSDN resource for SQL database sizing.
Microsoft has provided a way to try out a sandboxed Azure website without having a subscription or making a commitment.