The Cloud: The Real Deal or the Next Big Fad

I am an unapologetic cloud enthusiast. When Amazon Web Services became publicly available, I signed up for the first roll out of developer credits to try the service out. I remember signing up for Azure credit when the free month Read More …

Building your own VM Lab Part 1: The Project and Prep Work

As data professionals, we have to constantly keep up with an ever changing landscape of technology. Sure, you can read all of the blog posts and books as they are written, but it helps if you have a place where Read More …

Code On the Beach 2013

I had the great honor of speaking at Code on the Beach this past weekend, August 16th-18th. If you’re not familiar, which I wouldn’t be surprised because this was the first ever, is a developers’ conference in Jacksonville, Florida that Read More …