November 09, 2017
Python and R are among the tools in the SQL Server machine learning toolkit. Native T-SQL scoring is also on the agenda, as uncovered at PASS Summit 2017.
September 26, 2017
Microsoft SQL Server 2017 becomes available in October. In addition to a version that runs on Linux, new features include support for Python-based analytics.
September 21, 2017
Forward-looking IT ops jobs require more Python and less cable management. To reach valued positions in the IT organization, align your skills with these popular job requirements.
August 01, 2017
Programming boot camp Coding Dojo has abandoned its Ruby on Rails training courses and launched higher-demand, full-stack Java developer courses for job seekers.
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