Hortonworks Data Platform 2.1 New Features

What is Hortonworks Data Platform Hortonworks recently announced their release of the HDP 2.1 their Hadoop Big Data platform.  If you have not tried it yet and are interested in how to get started with Big Data.  Now is the time learn Hadoop. In this release there are 5 new enhancements to the Enterprise Capability … [Read more…]

SQL Server Filtered Index

What is a SQL Server Filtered Index A SQL Server Filtered index is a nonclustered indexes that can be used to increase query performance when selecting records from a table.  This type of index can be especially useful when there are a small count of  distinct values in a column such as gender that can … [Read more…]