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An Introduction to Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1

Written by Scott Fountain on January 17, 2017

In November 2016, Microsoft released SQL Server 2016’s first service pack (SP1). SP1 includes new functionality along with typical improvements and fixes. With SP1, features exclusive to SQL Server’s Enterprise Edition are now available to lower editions (Standard, Web, and Express). In this post, we will discuss the following SP1 highlights: Enterprise-level features available to…

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Data Diagnosis: The Power of Data in Medicine

Written by John Canfield on January 12, 2017

Photo Credit: Machinelearningsoftware.org Data Diagnosis – I use this term when referring to a medical professional’s diagnosis based on knowledge, experience, and the utilization of big data. Big data, the buzzword lost in the mix of artificial intelligence and machine learning, is vital for the existence of the two. Artificial intelligence and machine learning depend…

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Once Future, Now Reality: Technological Advancements and their Effect on the Labor Force

Written by John Canfield on January 3, 2017

Rapid technological advancements are making profound changes to daily human life. Computers double their capabilities every twelve to eighteen months. Grocery stores without cashiers, same day delivery using drones, and robots working in fast food restaurants are just a few examples of what is now considered “modern technology.” Machine learning has surpassed what many would…

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