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Big Data, Cloud, and other Marketing Buzzwords De-mystified

When your boss sends you to a conference, she expects you to learn something useful. Like all of the buzzwords she has to explain to her boss. Make it worth her while (and budget) and bring back the info she craves. Buck Woody, who is surprised that he still is employed by Microsoft, explains them all in one presentation. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll be moved by the tales of cloud derring-do (look it up), “Hadoop”, and all kinds of other children-stuffed-toy-named-technologies. You’ll find that learning can be fun, if not dangerous, and along the way you’ll pick up useful information you can use to not only impress your boss, friends and family – but also things you can use to get actual work done.
Presented by Buck Woody at SQLBits X
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    Buck Woody has been working with Information Technology since 1981. He has worked for the U.S. Air Force, at an IBM reseller as technical support, and for NASA as well as U.S. Space Command as an IT contractor. He has worked in most all IT positions from computer repair technician to system and database administrator, and from network technician to IT Manager and with multiple platforms as a Data Professional. He has been a DBA and Database Developer on Oracle systems running on a VAX to SQL Server and DB2 installations
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