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James Serra

James is currently a Senior Business Intelligence Architect/Developer and has over 20 years of IT experience. James started his career as a software developer, then became a DBA 12 years ago, and for the last five years he has been working extensively with Business Intelligence using the SQL Server BI stack (SSAS, SSRS, and SSIS). James has been at times a permanent employee, consultant, contractor, and owner of his own business. All these experiences along with continuous learning has helped James to develop many successful data warehouse and BI projects. James has earned the MCITP Business Developer 2008, MCITP Database Administrator 2008, and MCITP Database Developer 2008, and has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering.

James Serra

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SQL Server

I previously talked about PolyBase and its enhancements (see PASS Summit ... Keep reading >
Posted on Mar 15, 2017 11:00:02 AM by James Serra
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Azure SQL Database (SQL DB) has increased its max database size from 1TB to 4TB at ... Keep reading >
Posted on Mar 10, 2017 11:00:12 AM by James Serra
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I see a lot of confusion when it comes to Azure Data Factory (ADF) and how it ... Keep reading >
Posted on Mar 1, 2017 11:00:24 AM by James Serra
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SQL Server

There can sometimes be confusion, in IoT scenarios, between IoT Hub and Event Hub, ... Keep reading >
Posted on Feb 8, 2017 11:00:44 AM by James Serra
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