Get started with U-SQL language in Azure Data Lake

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U-SQL is a language that unifies the benefits of query power of SQL, with the power of the C# language. In this presentation, we'll start off with an overview of Azure's Data Lake Store and Data Lake Analytics features, and then we'll focus in on the U-SQL language, it's keywords for example, EXTRACT, SELECT, WHERE, GROUP BY, HAVING, OUTPUT. We'll see how to use C# to extend the U-SQL language all within a Visual Studio project.

SPEAKER: Carl Prothman
SPEAKER BIO: Carl Prothman has over 20 years of experience in the software industry as a Consultant with specialties in C#, SQL, TSQL, SCOPE, U-USQL, Large Data, Map Reduce, and Azure Insights & Analytics. He been recognized as a Microsoft ASP.NET MVP, President of the .NET Developers Association Users Group, an INETA speaker, and a Bellevue College Teacher (C#/ADO.NET/Big Data). Carl has a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics (BSAA) from the University of Washington. And he has worked for clients such as Microsoft, Boeing, and Rockwell International. To contact Carl please see:

6:15 - Doors open
6:30 - Talk
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