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Thursday 14 January 2016

RStudio Cheat Sheets

Some great cheat sheets to help you navigate and use RStudio from https://www.rstudio.com/resources/cheatsheets/

RStudio IDE is the most popular integrated development environment for R.

Data Visualization using the ggplot2 package lets you make beautiful and customizable plots of your data


There are many more cheat sheets.

Tuesday 12 January 2016

Free ebook: Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016

There is a new free ebook Introducing Microsoft SQL Server 2016: Mission-Critical Applications, Deeper Insights, Hyperscale Cloud, Preview Edition.

The chapters released so far are

Better Security
Improved database engine
Better reporting

Friday 1 January 2016

What is DevOps

Came across this article and great graphic on DevOps.


Culture and continuous delivery with the DevOps Fundamentals Series

DevOps is a culture shift for businesses and enables them to achieve faster and higher quality software with increased customer satisfactions. The DevOps culture at a high level involves people, processes, and products (in this order). It requires development, testing, operations, business, and other teams to work together, efficiently, to deliver better and faster results to customers