DB-Engines.com ranks hundreds of database management systems

DB-Engines.com publishes lists of database management systems (DBMS) ranked by category, including:

Microsoft releases updated set of free Technology e-Books

Microsoft has released an updated set of free Technology e-Books on various subjects.  The full list can be found here.

    Book topics include:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Windows 10 and Windows Server
  • SQL Server
  • Visual Studio
  • Power BI
  • Dynamics CRM
  • Azure
  • PowerShell
  • SharePoint

Microsoft Data Amp – Online Event April 19th 2017 at 8 AM PT

Microsoft Data Amp, a live online event on data and analytics, will start at April 19th 2017 at 8 AM PT (Pacific Time).   The event includes keynote speakers and demos of Azure and other data solutions.

More information is at #MSDataAmp and https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2017/03/15/introducing-microsoft-data-amp/.

Microsoft announces Professional Degree Program

Microsoft has announced a new Microsoft Professional Degree (MPD) program. A series of courses on Data Science are now available from edX.org. The goal of these courses is to address the skills gap for data science job seekers. Current prices are $50 to $100 per course.

Some of the same course titles include: