Reviewed the book ‘Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Hadoop’

Recently , just reviewed the book ‘Microsoft SQL Server 2012 with Hadoop‘ by Packt Publishing. The book covers step by step guidance the basics of hadoop components(pig, hive, flume, oozie, mapreduce,hbase, hdfs, ambari).

  • The book also provides a very concise overview on Sqoop connector , importing & exporting data from SQL to HDFS & vice versa.
  • Utilization of SSIS (SQL server Integration services) as ETL(extract, transform & Load tool).



  • SQL Server Analysis Services(SSAS) as composer of Data models.
  • Creating interactive dashboards with PowerPivot, PowerView (PowerBI) using Hadoop Hive data sets.

The book is must readable for professionals who are going to start a new POC , Project specification on Hadoop (on Linux)using Microsoft SQL Server 2012 as connector.

About Anindita
Anindita Basak is working as Big Data Cloud Consultant in Microsoft. Worked in multiple MNCs as Developer & Senior Developer on Microsoft Azure, Data Platform, IoT & BI , Data Visualization, Data warehousing & ETL & of course in Hadoop platform.She played both as FTE & v- employee in Azure platform teams of Microsoft.Passionate about .NET , Java, Python & Data Science. She is also an active Big Data & Cloud Trainer & would love share her experience in IT Training Industry. She is an author, forum contributor, blogger & technical reviewer of various books on Big Data Hadoop, HDInsight, IoT & Data Science, SQL Server PDW & PowerBI.

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