4th - 7th May 2016



Nico Jacobs

Dr. Nico Jacobs is a SQL Server trainer and consultant at U2U since 2004. Before that, he was a data mining researcher at the computer science department of KULeuven, where he obtained a PhD in machine learning. At U2U, Nico creates and delivers courses throughout EMEA on the SQL Server business intelligence stack (Integration Services, Analysis Services, Reporting Services …), PowerBI and the traditional relational database environment (database development and administration). Nico is active on Twitter as @SqlWaldorf.
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Nico Jacobs has submitted 2 sessions for SQLBits XV, although the agenda hasn't been chosen yet. See all submitted sessions.

Pending Sessions

This session is a demo-based introduction into Azure Event hubs, Stream analytics, Data factory, Data warehouse, Data lake, HDInsight, Machine learning, Power BI and Cortana
Polybase is part of SQL Server 2016 and allows us to query semi-structured data in a similar way as we query regular data. In this session we show how to get started with this.

Previous Sessions

Azure stream analytics is a new Azure service for analyzing streaming data.

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Announcing the SharePoint Add-in “Export to Word” 04 Feb 2016
Today, we’re glad to announce the FREE SharePoint Add-in “Export to Word”, developed by the team at U2U. This add-in fixes one of those issues that you’ll probably will have come across with in SharePoint, namely generating Word documents based on SharePoint list items. A bit like a mail merge for ...

Use PowerShell and CSOM to batch create SharePoint Online Site Collections with a custom template 31 Jan 2016
Introduction  In this post I will show you how to create multiple Site Collections in SharePoint Online using PowerShell and the CSOM (Client Side Object Model) libraries provided by Microsoft. It will also be possible to apply a custom template to the Site Collections that we create. As ...

Recap of Microsoft Ignite 2015 event 19 Jun 2015
At last month's conferences, Build 2015 in San Francisco and Ignite in Chicago, Microsoft has shown the world their latest innovations and technologies. U2U trainers have attended both conferences to gain in-depth knowledge on the upcoming technologies. It inspired us to organize 2 free evening ...

Reporting with Dynamics CRM 2015 and the new Power BI Designer 07 May 2015
This article will show how you can use the new Power BI Designer to create Power View reports on top of data that is stored inside Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015. First we will build Power Query queries to extract data from the Accounts, Opportunity and Product entities. Next we will use ...

An Office 365 App for Site Collection Provisioning in SharePoint Online 20 Feb 2015
Continuing on my previous post, I decided to create a new Office 365 app that would be able to manage site collections in SharePoint Online. When deciding to build an app that does site collection provisioning, you could chose to do this as a SharePoint App, but SharePoint Apps are typically ...