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MSBIC May 2014 Meeting

MSBIC is a community focused on promoting the discipline of Business Intelligence as a whole, for individuals that share a common goal of leveraging analytics to make better business decisions. Our mission is to foster a community that bridges the gap between technologists and business information consumers. We feel both groups should share an interest in leveraging their technology investments to optimize business performance.

Opening Presentation:

Implementing MapReduce Jobs

Bryan Smith, Business Intelligence Technology Specialist Microsoft

Learn the basics of Hadoop through a combination of demonstration and lecture. Session participants are invited to follow along leveraging emulation environments and Azure-based clusters.

About Bryan:
Bryan Smith is a database professional focused on Microsoft technologies and Business Intelligence. He is experienced in industry, consulting, training, education, and technical sales. Specialties include Microsoft SQL Server, Business Intelligence, Data Warehouse, ETL Development, OLAP, TSQL, MDX, Big Data, Hadoop. He is co-author of several books on Microsoft Business Intelligence technologies including Microsoft SQL Server 2008 MDX Step by Step.