Monthly Archives: May 2015

Microsoft Virtual Academy

Many of you probably know about Microsoft Virtual Academy but in case you don’t, here is a quick reminder.

What is Microsoft Virtual Academy?

Microsoft Virtual Academy is a place to go to learn about Microsoft technology from those who know it best.  Typically talks are given by those with close ties to the product teams or even the developers themselves.  They offer the ability to get a class setting without ever having to get out of your basketball shorts.  So order in some food, maybe grab a beverage, and get to watching!

 

Brand new to Hadoop?  Personally I think modules 1,2, 5, and 6 are enough to get you started

http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/implementing-big-data-analysis

 

Already a Data Scientist?  Or an aspiring Data Scientist?

http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/getting-started-with-microsoft-azure-machine-learning

 

Have you been hearing a lot about Streaming Analytics and want to learn the concepts? Check out Module 1 and research Azure Stream Analytics to see the newest tech.

http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/breakthrough-insights-using-microsoft-sql-server-2012-training-scalable-data-warehouse

 

Trying to take your Excel skillz to the next level?  PowerBI Baby

http://www.microsoftvirtualacademy.com/training-courses/faster-insights-to-data-with-power-bi-jump-start

 

~Andrew